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All roads lead to Killarney on Sunday for Mayo's debut bow at the Super Eight's stage of the All Ireland Senior Football Championship.
Claiming the league title against Kerry back in April was an experience enjoyed by all - but what could be just as important as actually lifting the trophy for the rest of the Summer, is the new and returning players, that were blooded by James Horan during those eight league games - and the FBD before it - in the depths of Winter.
Mayo are in the hat for Monday’s last round of the qualifiers draw - but their injury concerns continue to pile up with Lee Keegan and Jason Doherty both forced out of their nerve wracking win over Armagh with injuries.
Winning the national league title at the end of March is not the end goal for the Mayo team - as the next step on its journey gets under way next Sunday - in as far flung a championship location as you can get - in Gaelic Park, in the Bronx, in New York. Rather, continuing to build and develop the fundamentals they worked on during the league over the summer - is what James Horan is looking to see over the next few months.
With our league success still digesting, the attention now turns to preparing for an assault on the Connacht championship and then hopefully the All-Ireland series.
It was misery all round for Mayo GAA as our senior men and ladies suffered a double defeat for the second week in a row.
Mayo will be looking to get back to basics on Saturday night when Galway come calling to MacHale Park.
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.
Mayo picked up their second win on the bounce in the National Football League on Sunday - with a display impressive performance against last years beaten All Ireland finalists.
The entrance hallway into the Mayo dressing room provided a small bit of welcome shelter from the elements for James Horan on Saturday night after he had spent the best part of the previous two hours putting his imposing frame square against the wind and rain that ripped right down the heart of McHale Park all evening - while instructing his players who were battling as much against the weather as their opponents on the field.