Mayo fans are ready for another crack at the Dubs

We've been previewing the ladies final...

Mayo fans are ready for another crack at the Dubs


Dublin and Mayo will meet in Croke Park on Sunday to battle for the All-Ireland ladies football championship, we've been previewing the action with Mayo's Diane O’Hora and Dub Diane O’Hora.

Both contributors agree that they expect Sunday's match to be a tight affair, with the potential to showcase both side's free-flowing approach to the game.

Diane told Ger Gilroy that following the male team's one-point loss last weekend, Mayo fans have thrown their support behind this squad:

"It's so positive to see the warmth in the country behind them - it's just been redirected almost immediately towards the ladies team coming to Dublin on Sunday."

The All Ireland winner believes that Mayo have developed a more physical approach for the 2017 championship.

Lindsay Peat thinks there's "something a little bit different" about Dublin this year and she hopes that they will have enough to defeat Mayo:

"I think there's only going to be a kick or two of a ball between them and I do hope that Dublin come out the right side of it," she told Off The Ball.

Having suffered a string of final losses, Peat believes Dublin have been forced to mature. Commenting on those disappointments she added, "There's nothing else that can hurt you really."