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Mayo knew that things had to go in their favour elsewhere if they were to make next Sunday’s league final – but they still had to take care of business themselves to make sure they were still in with a shout of a place in the final.
A dominant second half performance from Corofin saw them see off Ballintubber in the Connacht Club Senior Football Championship Final in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
While it is not as though Ballintubber will be unaware of the level of the challenge they face on Sunday - it is still worth looking at what they are about to run into as they look to claim their first ever Connacht senior title.
Ballintubber will have to produce the game of their lives - and some - to have a chance against standard bearers and All-Ireland champions, Corofin, in the Connaught final this Sunday at Elverys MacHale Park - with throw in at 2pm.
After claiming the Mayo senior title for the fourth time in eight years, Ballintubber look to be very well equipped for a serious crack at claiming the Shane McGettigan cup for the first time.
The borderline between these two west Mayo clubs is as thin as a knife edge and the outcome was just as narrow.
There is no point pretending I saw it coming, there is no point being wise after the event.
Some time around 9.30pm tomorrow night after 32 games and 1,960 minutes of football (minus injury time), we will find out who is the best of the best in the county.
Trying to accurately sum up everything that happened over two epic nights fo football is not going to be an easy task.
The repeat of last year's final between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber - which also marks a meeting of two teams that have split seven of the last eight senior titles between them - is the main attraction of tomorrow night's double header in MacHale Park.