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The Rollercoaster Twitter Reaction Of That Astonishing Comeback

The Rollercoaster Twitter Reaction Of That Astonishing Comeback
By Conor O'Leary
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What a finish. As legendary darts commentator Sid Waddell would say that was the greatest comeback since Lazarus. It was a remarkable comeback from the westerners, who looked dead and buried with just over ten minutes to go after Kevin McManamon's goal put Dublin five points clear.

Mayo fans, and viewers alike thought that that spelled the end of Mayo's Sam hopes for another year, and attributed their loss to that old curse.

It's fascinating to see how quickly people changed their minds in such a short space of time, as Cillian O'Connor got some vital scores to haul Mayo level and earn them a replay for next week in Croke Park:

The pessimism about Mayo actually started much earlier in the game, after a lacklustre first half:



It's now 1-08 to 0-09 but the doubters are out in force:


The stats even seemed to be backing up the Mayo naysayers:

Then Dublin got the goal and went five points clear. Apparently it was "All over for Mayo". Even the curse was mentioned:

But wait, a penalty for Mayo?:

Some were delighted:

Others didn't know what was going on:

FT, and they have to do it all over again. Final thoughts from the doubters?

See Also: An Incredible Bit Of Quick Thinking Went Into That Key Goal For Dublin
See Also: Joe Brolly's Summation Of Dublin Vs Mayo Is Getting The Country Very Excited
See Also: The Wonderful 13th Minute Applause For Darragh Doherty From Both Sets Of Fans

Picture credit: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE

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