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The novel ending to last Sunday's clash with Leitrim grabbed plenty of national headlines this week, but on the field there is plenty that Mayo will have to work on over the coming weeks as they ramp up their preparations for the start of the National Football League against Roscommon.
What unfolded in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada on Sunday afternoon will in time just become a small footnote in Mayo’s history, with the added spice of it being the first time that Mayo ever had to partake in a penalty shootout to decide the outcome of a game.
The new year has broken and with it attention has firmly turned towards what the year holds in store for the Mayo footballers.
By the time the ball throws in this Sunday, a total of 1,590 days will have passed since James Horan's last game in charge of Mayo in the All Ireland semi-final replay against Kerry in August 2014 - to this first act of his second coming, when the team takes on Leitrim in the opening round of the FBD League in Carrick-on-Shannon.
On Saturday night the curtain will come down on the Mayo GAA U21 A football championship with a mouthwatering clash between the defending champions Westport and south Mayo men Claremorris.
The first two spots in the semi-finals of the Mayo senior football championship were clinched on Saturday night in MacHale park with Breaffy and Ballintubber taking their places in the final four.
Mayo were mere inches away from forcing extra time in Croke Park, but Ryan O’Donoghue’s last gasp close range free was deflected up and over the bar by a Kildare hand and with it went Mayo’s hopes on Jones Road.
The Mayo u20s are heading to Croke Park on the August bank holiday weekend for a crack at an All Ireland u20 title.
Goals do win games and two goals in the space of as many minutes was the key to a well drilled Mayo winning the first ever Connacht u20 championship in Hyde Park.
While the seniors will not be there, the Mayo u20s victory over Leitrim last Saturday ensured there will be some Mayo interest on Connacht final day in Hyde Park on Sunday afternoon.