Originally Posted by blowitupref
Seen this posted on Hoganstand (yes i know mostly rubbish over there)
If Sligo win then it would be sweet for them - Connacht title and getting paid to beat Mayo in McHale Park!
If they lose (particularly if they were to lose narrowly) then the accusations of selling a Connacht Championship would surface and the image of being the poor or greedy relation who put themselves at a disadvantage for a few bob wouldn't sit well with the supporters.
It's a fair point & a bit of dilemma for the Sligo GAA.
It's certainly a valid point and it would appear that Sligo would have been damned if they did.
From a Mayo perspective, if Mayo were to win there any gloss would be taken off as a result of the home advantage card. It's in the Hyde now anyway, so aside from it being a smaller venue, there can be few complaints about that.
Sligo look handy enough and certainly should not be taken for granted, I see a close game and should be a good game of football, there for either team to take on the day.