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It's Christmas week for football fans this weekend with the start of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship.
Knockmore will face Roscommon champions Padraic Pearses in the Connacht senior club final on January 9 after the Roscommon outfit overcame Galway champions Mountbellew Moylough in a very fiery contest that ended in the most controversial circumstances.
Mayo football saw another legend step away from the inter-county game with the news this week that Colm Boyle has decided to step away from the county scene after a glittering career in the green and red.
It wasn't the greatest spectacle in the world. The purists and traditionalists will be out with the long knives criticising the quality of what unfolded in our showpiece club competition, but Knockmore couldn't care less, they have impressively won back-to-back county senior titles for the first time since 1997.
Anyone who has ever spent any time with Andy Moran knows the man can talk and will talk. He's always engaging and entertaining and this week his new book Andy - Lessons learned in the pursuit of glory was launched.
This weekend sees the start of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship with eight games taking place across four different groups. Knockmore are the defending champions and the rest of the pack will be going all guns blazing to hunt down Ray Dempsey's men this time around. We look ahead to all the action over a hectic weekend of games.
This is where it starts to get interesting - not that the Connacht championship wasn’t interesting already, with plenty of twists and turns for a number of reasons.
Mayo waltzed into the Connacht Senior Football Championship final without having to break a sweat against Leitrim in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
Spend some time with Ryan O'Donoghue and you'll come away with a few things to think about. He's fiercely proud of where he comes from, he relishes a challenge and he's determined to succeed.
With both sides through to the semi-finals the threat was gone from this game, but the chance to top the group was to play for and Mayo did their part with a comprehensive win over Meath in McHale Park.