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There might not be a Las Vegas in the Hills of Donegal in reality, but Mayo at least left Ballybofey breaking even thanks to a late deflected James Durcan goal. The Castlebar Mitchels man knew he had to gamble it all on one play at the death and it paid off handsomely for Mayo when all was said and done.
Mayo manager James Horan will give four players their league debuts tomorrow night in the counties league opener against Donegal in a youthful and exciting looking team.
If Mayo's opening game of 2020 is a sign of what we can expect for the rest of the season, then strap yourselves in, brace yourselves, we are in for one hell of a roller coaster ride.
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.
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.
With our league success still digesting, the attention now turns to preparing for an assault on the Connacht championship and then hopefully the All-Ireland series.
Heading to Croke Park to face Kerry used to be the thing that would fill Mayo supporters with a sense of dread in their stomachs - but since James Horan's first stint in charge of the Mayo team, things have swung in Mayo's favour.
Mayo knew that things had to go in their favour elsewhere if they were to make next Sunday’s league final – but they still had to take care of business themselves to make sure they were still in with a shout of a place in the final.
Since 2016 Galway have played Mayo on seven occasions, winning all seven - three in the championship, two in the national league, and two in the FBD league. And on Saturday evening, Galway continued the recent domination of their old rivals with a 1-11 to 0-12 win in McHale Park to make it their sixth in a row.
A Saturday evening in February is never the date to mark your cards for what you will expect to happen later on in the Summer.