The grim reality of yet another All-Ireland final loss is now sinking in with Mayo supporters, following the county's defeat to Tyrone in last Saturday's Sam Maguire decider
After all the anticipation of being back in another All-Ireland final comes the crushing disappointment of yet another defeat for Mayo in a Sam Maguire decider
For the last few weeks we've been building up steadily to this year's All-Ireland football final. The build-up is now nearly complete, with the big match between Mayo and Tyrone throwing in at Croke Park at on 5pm on Saturday
As Saturday's All-Ireland final comes ever nearer, supporters will obviously be wondering what these final few days ahead of the big game are like for the players
It's less than a week out now from the final so it's definitely the right time to be talking tactics. In this latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast, as we continue our build-up to the big game, it's tactics all the way
With the All-Ireland final against Tyrone now fast approaching, Mayo supporters are doubtless finding it hard to concentrate on anything other than the big game, with all the questions that this contest throws up.
Following Tyrone's shock win over Kerry in last Saturday's second All-Ireland semi-final, the countdown to this year's Sam Maguire decider now begins in earnest
With the extremely long lead-in to this year's All-Ireland final, Mayo have the luxury of getting a close-up view of the delayed semi-final between Kerry and Tyrone, the winners of which will meet James Horan's team in the Sam Maguire decider on 11th September
Mayo supporters are still coming down gently off the high from Saturday night, when the county qualified for its second All-Ireland final appearance in successive years and its sixth in ten years, ending Dublin's long unbeaten run in the Championship in the process
Over the past decade Mayo supporters have had several Croke Park days to remember
On Saturday evening, for the tenth time since 2012, Mayo take on Dublin in an all-or-nothing Championship showdown at Croke Park.
Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final between Mayo and Dublin draws ever nearer and while many Mayo supporters will have their own memories of previous seismic clashes between the counties from their vantage point of looking in from the outside, we don't often get any insights about what those games were like from the point of view of those taking part