Sunday 17 December 2017

Plenty for Mayo to think about - on and off the pitch

Horan's men paid ultimate price for failure to carry out orders when it mattered most

Eugene McGee

Eugene McGee

Compared to the drama attached to the two recent hurling finals, most neutrals in Croke Park for the football final seemed to be disappointed at the end.

Despite the fact that the closing stages were very tense, there still seemed to be an inevitability about the result from a long way out.

The fact that the two teams who had provided the most attractive football all through 2013 managed to play their worst football of the year seemed to upset a lot of people.

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