This time it was tempting to declare a collective Man of the Match award for the whole team, maybe with a special edition gong for Stephen Rochford as well. But it’s a bit of a tradition here on the site at this stage and so, for the ninth time in this championship campaign, it’s time to declare the result of this particular MOTM poll.
I don’t think how the voting – which this time gave everyone three choices for who they felt did best in the game – was done would have altered the result in any meaningful way. Colm Boyle, who was also declared MOTM by RTÉ yesterday, wins the award with a thumping 41% of the vote.
Others to feature prominently in the voting this time around were Jason Doherty (16%), Keith Higgins (10%), Andy Moran (8%) and David Clarke (7%). They all played a huge part in yesterday’s win, as indeed did everyone else who featured for us at Croke Park. As did the lads on the line.
Well done to them all. On to the final we go. Up Mayo.