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Ballintubber travel into the unknown on Sunday when they play Sligo Champions Tourlestrane in the Connaught club quarter final. The unavailability of Markievicz Park means Sunday's action will take place in picturesque Enniscrone.
There is no point pretending I saw it coming, there is no point being wise after the event.
James Horan pitched up for his first round of full press duties as the new Mayo manager in Lough Lannagh on Thursday night just as the draw for next years football championship was taking place.
He may not have said it at the time, but to those who were huddled in a kitchen under the Mackey Stand in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick on a Saturday evening in late August 2014 - a distinct feeling arose that something was about to come to an end - as James Horan held a press conference after Mayo's All Ireland semi-final replay defeat to Kerry.
Who wouldn't want more of what they saw in MacHale Park last Saturday night between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber?
James Horan was ratified for a four-year term as Mayo GAA manager late last Thursday night, much to the delight of many Mayo supporters who believe he still has unfinished business with the current Mayo team.
Michael Solan's withdrawal from the race to become the next Mayo GAA football manager has left the door open for James Horan to return to the hot seat.
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.
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.
Monday night's quarter-final and semi-final draws for the Mayo senior and intermediate championships have thrown up a number of mouth-watering encounters over the weekend of September 22 and 23.