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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.
Mayo's preparations for their crunch tie with Galway on May 13 have gone to the next stage with Stephen Rochford tidying up his championship panel last week.
It was double heart break for Rice College and St Nathy's in the Post Primary Schools senior A and B finals in Croke Park last Saturday in what were two very contrasting contests.
Rice College manager Shane Conway was not looking for any excuses in the aftermath of the Westport school’s one point defeat against St. Ronan’s of Lurgan on Saturday afternoon.
There was heartbreak for Rice College of Westport in their first ever Hogan Cup final appearance at Croke Park on Saturday afternoon.
It is 41 years since the Hogan Cup crossed the Mayo border, when St Colman's, Claremorris, claimed the famed schools' football title back in 1977, it is 21 years since a Mayo team competed in the final of the competition when St Gerald's, Castlebar, lost out in Croke Park, and on Saturday it is the turn of Rice College, Westport, to have a crack at glory.
It was nice to sit back and relax on Easter weekend to watch the league finals played out on Saturday and Sunday without having to deal with the pressures and roller coaster emotions of the previous week.
School days are for a lot of people full of memories they can look back on fondly or awkwardly later on in life.
Just one hour of football this lunch time is standing in the way of Rice College, Westport from taking a spot in the biggest schools football game of all - the Hogan Cup final in Croke Park on Saturday, April 7.
It was fitting that Rice College picked up their first every Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools A title in the home town of the most famous nursery of schools football in the province on Saturday.