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It was a disappointed Padraic Joyce who faced the media after Galway were unable to generate any second half scores from play in their Connacht Final capitulation at Croke Park this afternoon.
Galway face Mayo this Sunday afternoon in a Connacht final with extra significance. Not only is it a continuation of the old-school straight knock out championship, but, to accommodate the expected large crowds, the game has been moved to Croke Park.
Mayo got their 2021 championship off to a flying start after a facile 3-23 to 0-12 victory over a very disappointing, out of sorts and dispirited Sligo outfit in the Connacht quarter final.
Colm Collins' Clare stand in the way of Mayo's immediate return to the top flight of GAA football.
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.
As the old cliché goes, games are for winning and Mayo did that, just about.
The league is not the benchmark that Mayo judge themselves on, but this being their first public outing since last December and not long until championship comes around - there is not much time for them to find their feet for the season ahead.
After doing the heavy lifting in the opening three quarters last Saturday, like an experienced heavyweight working themselves back towards another title tilt somewhere down the track - Mayo will get some more rounds into their legs and lungs tomorrow afternoon in Mullingar.
Just over a year ago a screeching halt was called on life as we knew it and with it the action on the sporting field.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.