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Ballintubber held the course on Saturday night in MacHale Park seeing off Ballina Stephenites challenge and book their place in the county final.
The last four sides left standing in the Mayo Senior Football championship will go toe-to-toe over the weekend in what promises to be a thrilling couple of days of football in the county grounds.
After their wins last weekend at the quarter-final stages of the senior and intermediate championships, the eight teams left standing in the competitions now know when they will be back in action.
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.
It is a quarter of a century since Mayo tangled with Kildare in the All Ireland Minor Football Championship, in their 1991 semifinal meeting Mayo emerged victorious on a score of 1-12 to 2-3 in Croke Park. On Monday afternoon O'Connor Park in Tullamore will be the venue for their next meeting in the minor championship, this time at the quarterfinal stage.
The Mayo minors attempts to claim a 40th Connacht title for the county came up short on Sunday in a rain sodden Pearse Stadium in Galway. Enda Gilvarry’s side can have very little complaints about the outcome of this game as the hosts were deserved victors in a patchy affair, where both sides struggled with the conditions.
Enda Gilvarry's Mayo minors face their own "high noon" on Sunday when they take on Galway in the Connacht Minor Football Championship final in Pearse Stadium in Salthill. Mayo booked their place in the showdown with an impressive win over Leitrim nine days ago, but this challenge will be an all together tougher one for this years crop of minors.
It is Enda Gilvarry's fourth year in charge of the Mayo minors and on Wednesday night he guided a third batch of minors to the provincial decider in those four years with a big win over Leitrim in Carrick-on-Shannon, but there is still plenty work to do he said afterwards. "There was some good and some bad, it's fantastic and great for the players, a great opportunity now over the next number of weeks to prepare and we're into an All Ireland quarter final. We will need to improve in a lot of aspects of the game to compete in the Connacht final and then in an All Ireland quarter-final, but it's great to have an opportunity to do that. We're all really looking forward to that, you can see it in their reaction after the game that they are delighted."
Mayo booked their place in next weekend's Connacht Minor Football Championship final against Galway with a goal glut in Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday night. It was a night to remember for young Belmullet man Ryan O'Dongohue who headed home from the game with the man of the match award for hitting an amazing 3-4 over the hour's action.
Mayo progressed to the Connacht Minor final in nine days time thanks to an early goal glut against Leitrim in Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday night. Enda Gilvarry’s men hit Leitrim for three goals inside the opening 15 minutes with Belmullet’s Ryan O’Donoghue their tormenter in chief.