Mayo have got off to an ideal start in their All Ireland campaign with a win away to Kerry in Killarney.
This is the first time that Kerry have lost in the championship in Killarney since 1995 – 39 games unbeaten.
Aidan O’Shea, Ryan O’Donoghue and James Carr all scored well in the first half with the Cliffords to the fore for Kerry.
Kevin McStay’s side held a 0-12 to 0-7 lead at the break.
The second half broke into an attacking, end to end encounter with plenty of excitement.
Both sides created credible goal chances but Shane Ryan and Colm Reape kept their goals intact.
That was until Eoghan McLaughlin broke the Kerry defensive line on the hour mark, before rifling a low left footed shot to Shane Ryan’s left.
This put Mayo six ahead with ten minutes remaining.
The sides exchanged scores throughout the closing stages with Sean O’Shea adding placed balls, and Tom O’Sullivan pointing again to reduce the gap to four.
Jordan Flynn pointed to seal the deal, and give Mayo a first championship win over Kerry since 2017.
The All Ireland champions will face their neighbours in Cork next, while Mayo meet Leinster finalists Louth.
Full time score from Killarney:
Kerry 0-17 Mayo 1-19