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There is no point pretending I saw it coming, there is no point being wise after the event.
Ballina made it two from two in Division 2C of the All Ireland League last weekend with a 36-17 bonus point win over Tullamore on the road.
Who wouldn't want more of what they saw in MacHale Park last Saturday night between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber?
The second day of quarter finals in the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship saw Castlebar Mitchels and Ballaghderreen book their places in the final four alongside Breaffy and Ballintubber.
The quarter final spots of the Mayo senior championship have been filled. Five teams had already qualified for the last eight before a ball was thrown in in the final group games, with a little bit of house-keeping to be done to see which teams finished top and which teams finished runners up.
If only we could see these two sides go toe-to-toe in the height of summer, rather than in the gloom of November with a constant mist seeping into the bones of those in action on the field and the hardy souls in the stands.
The Galway senior footballers are on the road this weekend when they face Fermanagh in Brewster Park (2pm) on Sunday.
The two heavyweights of rugby in the county will pack down against each other this Sunday at 2.30pm in Heffernan Park. Hosts Ballina, have backed up their historic junior cup win last season with a brilliant start to this season and currently sit on top of the Junior 1A table with seven wins from their opening eight games, their only loss coming thanks to a narrow three point defeat by Connemara at home a month ago.
This is the one that neutrals and supporters alike have been looking forward to since each side won its respective county title. The sides have met twice in the last three years, with Castlebar Mitchels gaining the upper hand on both of those occasions and going all the way to the All Ireland final. In the year they did not meet, Corofin saw off the best Mayo could offer, made it as far as St Patrick's Day, and brought the Andy Merrigan Cup home for the second time in their history.
A rainbow split the sky before throw in Sligo on Saturday afternoon and Castlebar Mitchels followed it to the end to find their way into a home Connacht semi-final against Corofin next Sunday in MacHale Park.