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There is very little that can be said about the Mayo faithful that has not already been said or seen on social media or the RTE news over the past few days.
All 16 runners and riders in this year's Mayo Senior Football Championship have been waiting for this weekend to arrive for a while now. Saturday will see a full slate of action taking place all over the county, with Ballintubber the defending champions the side to beat again this year.
Days like this don’t come around too often and when they do it is something to be savoured and the thousands of Mayo supporters who made yet another pilgrimage to Croke Park made drank up every moment of this one after the final whistle.
With ten minutes to go last Sunday, James Horan introduced James Carr into the action, making the Ardagh man the 34th player to get game time during the league for Mayo this season.
Mayo made the long trek home from Tralee with two vital league points in the bag thanks to a hard working performance against the up to then unbeaten Kerry men.
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.
Mayo once again failed to get the better of their near neighbours, as Galway edged home deserved two point winners in MacHale Park on Saturday night.
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.
Mayo head into the mid league break with six points in their back pocket following a five point win over Cavan in MacHale Park on Saturday night.