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The pressure came on and when it did Balla answered the questions that were posed to them by Kiltimagh to claim their first ever Mayo intermediate title, only two years after winning the junior championship.
When the first two rounds of group games had been played a few weeks ago, not too many would have predicted that Kiltimagh and Balla would be squaring off on Saturday night to lift the Sweeney Cup.
And then there were four - after last weekend's quarter finals of the Mayo Intermediate Football Championship, just four teams were left in the race for the title.
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The Mayo juniors will be contesting the Connacht Junior Football Championship Final for the fifth year in a row on Sunday when they take on Galway on the undercard of the senior decider between the Tribesmen and Roscommon.
On Sunday in MacHale Park the junior semifinals of the Mayo GAA championship will be played as a double header with the action getting under way at 2pm, with the meeting of Kilmaine and Ballycastle. The north Mayo men booked their place in the final four last Saturday night when they saw off Kilmeena in a quarterfinal replay by five points in terrible weather conditions, their opponents booked their spot in the final four with a big 3-16 to 1-9 quarterfinal win over Killala a few weeks ago.
While the Mayo senior side have been consistently brilliant over the past few years, their junior counterparts have been just as consistent in recent times, having reached the last two All Ireland finals only to be beaten by Kerry in the final in Croke Park, they also reached the final of the 2012 edition of the competition only to be once again beaten by the men from the Kingdom, this time in Cusack Park.
Mayo manager Michael Solan made seven changes from the side that started the previous week against Donegal with Marcus Park, Gary McHale, James Kelly, Cathal Hennelly, Ryan O’Donoghue, Barry Duffy and Colm Reape all coming into the starting 15 for this North West Cup Final against Sligo.
It is an all West Mayo decider in MacHale Park on Sunday in the county junior final when Louisburgh and Balla meet at 3.30pm. It has a been a long time coming for both sides who are looking to make their way back out of the the junior ranks and into the intermediate grade for next year.