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Often in life how you get to your destination can be deemed irrelevant - once you complete the journey.
Current All-Ireland, Connacht and Galway champions Corofin are boiling hot favourites to win their sixth county senior football title in a row this Sunday when they take on Mountbellew/Moylough in the county final at Pearse Stadium (3pm).
There is a real sense of anticipation in football circles around Galway this week ahead of the two county senior semi-finals in Tuam Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
With three rounds of the newly-formed group stages of the Galway Senior Football Championship completed, there is still much to play for.
The Galway footballers will be fully aware Stephen Rochford and his Mayo squad will have all their guns locked and fully loaded to try to knock them out of the Connacht championship this Sunday in McHale Park (4pm).
Corofin and Galway player Liam Silke won the inaugural AIB club footballer of the year when he was announced as the winner last weekend at a function in Croke Park.
The Corofin senior football squad did what was required on Saturday in Tullamore when they advanced to the club's third All-Ireland decider in their history.
My grandfather John Francis Silke, who lived and farmed in Corrandulla, Co Galway, used to tell me when I was a youngster that as you get older the years really start to race by.
Galway and Connacht club champions Corofin qualified for the All-Ireland club semi-final when they easily defeated Fulham Irish (London) by 3-8 to 1-04 in Ruislip at the weekend. They will now meet Moorfield (Kildare) on February 17.
Annaghdown footballers had a glorious opportunity to reach the 2017 county final last Sunday when they led a lacklustre Corofin going into the last 10 minutes of their semi-final.