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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.
Monaghan is firmly in the mind of Mayo manager James Horan following the draw for the first round of the All Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifiers earlier this week.
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.
Tomorrow night the focus on Mayo GAA will firmly be where it belongs - on the action on the field - when Kerry come to Castlebar in this crunch National Football League division one clash.
Mayo manager James Horan has given 28 players game time so far in this year's National Football League across their three opening games.
Mayo's mid-term league assessment would have to be summarised very briefly as 'doing fine, but can do better'.
The role of goalkeeper in Gaelic football has changed dramatically over the past few years - where once a good shot stopper and a guy who could launch the ball 50 yards down the field were the prerequisite skills for the position, now the position has changed into something much different - with footballing ability, precision passing as important a the ability to read the tactical plan of the opposition vital to the role.