Darragh Ó Sé: Mayo’s track record suggests they can take the final step

Horan’s men have beaten better teams than Tyrone have over the past few seasons

Aidan O’Shea celebrates the semi-final win over Dublin when he  was substituted and later reintroduced to the action.  I wouldn’t be surprised if people are talking about him having silenced the doubters afterwards. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Shea celebrates the semi-final win over Dublin when he was substituted and later reintroduced to the action. I wouldn’t be surprised if people are talking about him having silenced the doubters afterwards. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There’s an interesting dynamic to this final in that everyone is going for their first All-Ireland success.

The only people in the dressing rooms on Saturday with All-Ireland medals will be Brian Dooher and a few of the Tyrone backroom team. None of the players know what it’s like. All of them are walking around today wondering how it will be. They’ll be thinking of very little else.

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