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Ballintubber limped over the line against Leitrim champions Glencar Manorhamilton in the Connacht quarter final on a scoreline of 1-11 to 0-9 to set up a mouth-watering clash with All-Ireland club champions Corofin next Sunday at 2pm in Tuam.
The next stop off on the Ballintubber football tour of 2019 will be in Tuam Stadium on Sunday.
After claiming their fifth Mayo senior title this decade, Ballintubber will go looking to scratch the one major itch they haven't been able to get rid of during that run and win a provincial title to go with the quintet of county title wins.
Two enthralling contests, two county champions, two unfortunate losers. Last Saturday's double header county finals evening was a momentous occasion for all the clubs involved, a victorious evening for the footballers of The Neale and Ballintubber, not so memorable and heart breaking for Ballyhaunis and Ballaghadeereen players.
The record books will show that Ballintubber have been the team of the decade in Mayo - in MacHale Park on Saturday night they claimed their fifth Mayo senior title since 2010 to move one ahead of local rivals Castlebar Mitchels over the past ten years.
On the last day of September 2007, Ballintubber claimed the Mayo Intermediate Championship - in the dozen years that have followed that victory, the west Mayo club have gone on to achieve success after success.
Hopefully we will get a bumper crowd in Elverys MacHale Park on Saturday evening that the occasion deserves - with interesting encounters awaiting.
Ballintubber held the course on Saturday night in MacHale Park seeing off Ballina Stephenites challenge and book their place in the county final.
The fixtures' makers have decided to run a senior and an intermediate semi final side by side next Saturday and Sunday - which is a novel idea - but strange at the same time.
The last four sides left standing in the Mayo Senior Football championship will go toe-to-toe over the weekend in what promises to be a thrilling couple of days of football in the county grounds.