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The new year has broken and with it attention has firmly turned towards what the year holds in store for the Mayo footballers.
The signal to get the bonfires lit Belmullet was sent north well before the half-time whistle was blown in MacHale Park on Saturday night as the north Mayo men strolled to their first Mayo intermediate title since 1974 in style.
Getting out of the intermediate championship is one of the toughest things to do - just ask Burrishoole or Belmullet, who will be face-to-face on Saturday evening, with that prize up for grabs.
And then there were four. Sunday afternoon will see the final four teams left in the Mayo GAA Intermediate Championship battle it out for a spot in the final of this year's competition in an exciting double header in MacHale Park.
What happened in Newbridge leading up to throw-in had been of the GAA’s great soap operas, played out in front of the country for all to throw in their two cents.
A cursory glance at the final score of this one would give those who weren’t paying attention to the action the impression that this was just another regulation win for a division one team against a lower ranked side in the qualifiers.
Mayo swatted away the challenge of Limerick with ease in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday evening going home with a 18 point win against their hosts.
It seems like it's déjà vu all over again. Have people not learned?
As far as Mayo GAA football days go, last Sunday in Elverys MacHale Park will probably rank as one of the worst, particularly for this bunch of players.
Just as the evenings start to get a bit of a stretch in them, Mayo got a bit of a bounce to their game last weekend as the battles that lie ahead this summer come more into focus.