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Knockmore are back in the Mayo Senior Football Championship final after seeing off their nearest and dearest rivals Ballina Stephenites by four points in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
Over the past 12 seasons, just four clubs have ended the year with the Moclair Cup in their possession and for nine of those years, it was passed between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber, with Ballaghaderreen winning twice and Charlestown once.
The old cliché of – “it was a game of two halves” could not be more appropriate when describing events between Mayo and Kerry last Sunday in round five of the Allianz league.
Dónal Ó’Fatharta’s U20 footballers have booked a Connacht semi-final date with Leitrim next Saturday at 2pm in Carrick-on-Shannon after overcoming Mayo’s stiff challenge on penalties.
The second weekend in February sees championship action return for a Mayo side, with the shuffling around of the fixture calendar this year seeing the u20 championship move to a Spring start from the summer.
The rising star can quite often upstage the main attraction on a concert billing and while all the attention will be on the big show at 5pm in Croke Park, the support act could quite possibly be the game of the day for thrills, spills and and excitement.
Mayo’s Connacht final win over Galway was one of those games that you really had to see to believe actually happened - their All Ireland quarter-final win over Dublin was of an equally epic variety.
The Mayo seniors are feeling the pinch of having played seven championship games to date - but their minor counterparts will also reach that total of championship games played tomorrow afternoon when they take on Dublin in the All Ireland Minor Football Championship quarter-final in Longford.
The Mayo footballing weekend gets under way this evening in the the old house of pain for many of the counties sides - Tuam Stadium. The old ground is getting a lick of paint and some refurbishment works at the minute and it has been the scene of many a painful defeat for Mayo teams down through the years, but for this year's crop of Mayo minors that will have little effect on them as they take their next formative steps as inter-county footballers.
Four goals from Castlebar Mitchels attacker Paul Walsh saw Mayo blow past Sligo in the Connacht Minor Football Championship semi-final in MacHale Park on Wednesday evening.