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Not even ‘the curse’ will thwart Mayo’s bid this time

Martin Breheny


Horan’s men have set a higher bar than Tyrone – their liberation is finally at hand

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Kerry's Adrian Spillane has his shot blocked by Tyrone's Ronan McNamee during their All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Kerry's Adrian Spillane has his shot blocked by Tyrone's Ronan McNamee during their All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

James Horan and Aidan O'Shea after Mayo's win over Dublin. Photo: Sportsfile

James Horan and Aidan O'Shea after Mayo's win over Dublin. Photo: Sportsfile

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Kerry's Adrian Spillane has his shot blocked by Tyrone's Ronan McNamee during their All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Here’s an early prediction for the All-Ireland football final – Mayo’s 70-year wait for Sam Maguire will end in ten days’ time.

It’s a call based solely on the evidence as I see it and would have been the same if Kerry had nudged past Tyrone in the closing minute of normal or extra-time.


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