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The Mayo minors take centre stage this weekend as they take on Galway in the All-Ireland final on Friday evening in Hyde Park Roscommon, throw in at 7.15pm.
Just walking down the streets of Castlebar over the past few weeks, you can tell something special is going on. The red and yellow of Castlebar Mitchels is hanging out of flag poles and decorating windows all over the town.
When they look back on it Knockmore will feel they had the chances to win this game in Ballina, they hit 14 wides over the course of game to the two that their opponents did.
It wasn't the greatest spectacle in the world. The purists and traditionalists will be out with the long knives criticising the quality of what unfolded in our showpiece club competition, but Knockmore couldn't care less, they have impressively won back-to-back county senior titles for the first time since 1997.
Finals in Gaelic football aren't there for getting high artistic marks from the judges in Gaelic - they're there to be won, and that is exactly what Knockmore did last Sunday in Ballina.
Knockmore claimed their tenth Mayo senior football championship and second in a row after a hard fought win over a brave and battling Belmullet side in Ballina on Sunday afternoon.
When the draw was made for the Mayo senior football championship, all eyes were on group three, the group of death as it got effectively called, that included- Ballaghadeereen, Westport, Castlebar Mitchels and the unfortunate Balla.
After the first day of the weekends action in the Mayo GAA Football Championships this weekend, we now know that Knockmore, Mayo Gaels and Kilmeena will be in the senior, intermediate and junior finals respectively - while Balla maintained their status in the senior championship for another year.
We have two unique county senior semi finals to look forward to this weekend. It's a healthy sign to see different teams make it to the last four, besides the same old 'same old' every year.
Last Saturday evening a wind and rain-swept Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence was the scene for two of the most dramatic senior quarter finals in recent years and the RTE cameras were there to catch the action.