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Calling the eventual winners of the Mayo GAA Intermediate Football Championship is a fool's errand most years and this year is no different.
Football is only a game, and after recent events in Sligo, the game gave that county a massive lift last Wednesday night when they claimed their first ever u20 (or u21 as the age grade used to be) provincial title, in dramatic circumstances.
With 46 minutes gone on the clock in the spring early evening sunshine on the banks of the Shannon, Frank Irwin stroked over his sixth point of the day to put Mayo eleven points clear on a scoreline of 0-15 to 0-4.
Nothing ever comes easy at the intermediate grade and this year is proving to be no different - last year's beaten finalists are out of the competition after the group stage.
The Mayo intermediate championship threw up plenty of surprises last weekend in its first round of action.
The hardest thing to predict before the start of any championship season is who is going to win the intermediate title.
The grand old ground in Tuam has seen plenty of tough battles down through the years between Mayo and Galway.
An air of excitement and anticipation is gathering in many households as teams and individuals from Mayo Community Games put their final preparations together for the forthcoming Community Games National Festival of Finals which take place in Athlone IT, over the next two weekends. This festival will host some 9,000 participants and the green and red of Mayo Community Games will be strongly represented with 286 competitors making the journey east to Athlone.