Aidan O’Shea and his Mayo team-mates were beaten by Dublin across two games in the All-Ireland final. The talismanic 26 year-old helped the side to the decider after a Connacht Championship loss to Galway, but once again, they fell at the final hurdle.
On Monday evening, O’Shea took to Instagram to clear the air.
“Back to the reality of Life today. Tough Days & more to come but proud to be from Mayo & we as a group will Continue to ‘Chop Wood & Carry water’ in search of our ultimate goal. Thanks for all the messages of support. #mayogaa”
This comes after goalkeeper Rob Hennelly posted a similar statement last week.
Joe Brolly wrote a divisive column on Sunday, following on from his ‘celebrity loser’ remarks a number of weeks ago. You can read the RTÉ’s comments on the issue here.