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This weekend sees the start of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship with eight games taking place across four different groups. Knockmore are the defending champions and the rest of the pack will be going all guns blazing to hunt down Ray Dempsey's men this time around. We look ahead to all the action over a hectic weekend of games.
It was always going to be a game where everything had to go right for Mayo, or at least 90 per cent right. On Saturday they fell well short of that.
It was the first time since 1951 that we entered an All-Ireland final as favourites. Every Mayo person, myself included, genuinely felt this was our time.
This one will sting, more so than the other recent defeats in the concrete caldron on Jones Road on the biggest day of all.
An é seo an bhliain? Aistear fada, lán le misneach, fiú amháin ar na laethanta pianmhar. Is minic go raibh Maigh Eo beagnach ar bharr an gcnoic.
Just sit back and take in everything that happens in the first 90 seconds once the ball is thrown in on Saturday night; that's the advice of former Mayo captain Andy Moran.
At the end of the Mayo-Dublin All-Ireland semi-final five weeks ago, as the ‘Green and Red of Mayo’ boomed out over the loudspeakers, the chorus reverberated around the ground like a war-cry signalling the end of the most hurtful oppression imaginable at the hands of Dublin for over a decade.
Nobody knows better than Mayo supporters that anything can happen once the ball is thrown in on All Ireland Senior Final day; two own goals in the first half, the ball bouncing off the ground and spinning up and over the bar, our most important player sent off after playing a minimal part in a mass brawl - all things Mayo fans can remember vividly.
I had a dream two weeks ago, that Mayo won the 2021 All-Ireland football final. It was a joyous but weird dream.
On a day when there was more than a handful of talking points from the game, we take a look at five.