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Come Sunday evening, either a long drought for one of the traditional big beasts of the game or the realisation of a long-held dream for one of the pretenders to the throne will become a reality, when the Moclair Cup is handed over in MacHale Park.
Knockmore are back in the Mayo Senior Football Championship final after seeing off their nearest and dearest rivals Ballina Stephenites by four points in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
Over the past 12 seasons, just four clubs have ended the year with the Moclair Cup in their possession and for nine of those years, it was passed between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber, with Ballaghaderreen winning twice and Charlestown once.
The Ballintubber dream of a three-in-a-row was rudely dispatched by a hungry and hard working Knockmore side, who mixed teak tough defending with attacking flair in spades in MacHale Park on Saturday evening.
After a hectic weekend of action in round one of the senior championship, this coming weekend will make or break the senior championship for a number of teams.
The Gaelic Football season got up and running last weekend on the local scene with the start of the Michael Walsh Leagues across the county.
Mayo made short work of Sligo in the Connacht u20 Football Championship semi-final in Castlebar on Wednesday evening, running out 1-25 to 1-6 winners to set up a final showdown against Galway in Tuam Stadium next Wednesday.
It might be almost Easter - but the gales that blew through vast tracts of Mayo on Saturday gave the first round of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship a more end of the year feel, than the start of the summer.