The Spread

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
30th August, 2015
While Mayo and their star player Aidan O’Shea will be hopeful of a win on Sunday, the smart money will be on Dublin. Picture: INPHO

Some rivalries are built on geography, others due to assorted reasons to hate, but Dublin and Mayo’s is all about desperation. For the Connacht champions it’s all about that one year, 1951, and their lack of All-Ireland titles since. Over the past decade, that chase has been tied directly to Dublin. In 2006 and 2012, Mayo knocked out Dublin at the semi-final stage before coming up short in the big one. In 2013, a lone...

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