As we covered earlier today, Mayo have pulled out all the stops to help ensure a win this Sunday in Croke Park.
And top of many minds is the infamous ’Mayo curse’.
The legend goes that after the 1951 All-Ireland final, the victorious Mayo team was passing through Foxford on the journey home to Ballina and failed to pay proper respect to a funeral ceremony. The residing priest was so furious he put a curse on Mayo football to never win a subsequent All-Ireland Final while any member of that 1951 team lived.
And while you may not believe in curses, that was the last time Mayo lifted the Sam Maguire, despite being in seven All-Irelands over the sixty-odd years.
Rory from Rory’s Stories decided to do something about the curse and rounded up the two surviving members of the team to finish what ’should have been done a long time ago’.
That’ll do it?
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