Jim McGuinness: Gut sense is that Mayo will draw on every past experience and find release

When it comes down to it I struggle to see beyond Mayo but the margins are fine

Mayo’s Pédraig O’Hora and Enda Hession celebrate at the final whistle after beating Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo’s Pédraig O’Hora and Enda Hession celebrate at the final whistle after beating Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

There is so much intrigue and speculation about this evening’s gripping All-Ireland final.

Well, I think it is going to be a proper game of football. Both Mayo and Tyrone will go after each other here. I think there is a chance both teams will let loose on each other. It will be highly tactical but it could also be full throttle. When you have two teams who fully believe they can - will - become champions, then it means there will be a collision. Of game plans; of bodies; of sensibilities. Of tradition. And what happens then?

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