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The Mayo tent was rolled up for another year, and another long winter of wondering and waiting will lie in store as a 71-years ticks into 72.
The 3-19 to 0-13 scoreline from this year's National Football League final between Mayo and Kerry is a painful reminder of what Mayo face into on Sunday and what Kerry are capable of doing to a team if things are not near perfect when set up against them.
It was far from a vintage performance against Monaghan but the ultimate objective was achieved. Mayo won and were in the bowl for the round two qualifier draw which took place last Monday morning, which of course paired us against Kildare for this Saturday evening in Croke Park.
It was never going to be perfect, because it never is - and after six weeks without a competitive game it was going to be a matter of getting the job done and blowing out the engine ahead of bigger challenges.
It’s never ordinary with Mayo. They won and are in the second round of the qualifiers, but it could very easily have been different if referee Barry Cassidy had decided to give Monaghan a penalty in injury time when Conor Lenonard looked to have been fouled after he intercepted a poor ball back to Lee Keegan, by Aidan O’Shea.
They could have forced it to extra time at the death, when Aiden Orme took aim from the stand side of the field and kicked for a point but his effort tailed just wide of the target and from Connor Gleeson’s kick-out David Coldrick blew the final whistle.
Mayo picked up their first win over Dublin in the league in a decade and first in the capital in since the 1970s with a comprehensive victory over their old foes on Saturday night.
Mayo manager James Horan has made seven changes to his team for round three of the Allianz National Football League against Dublin this weekend at Croke Park.
Mayo claimed a crucial away win in a hard fought 2-10 to 1-11 contest against Monaghan in Clones to set them up nicely in the division one table after two rounds.
Mayo picked up their first win of 2022 after a hard fought win over Monaghan in Clones on Sunday.