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The number on the back of a shirt means relatively little these days in the game, with match-ups between different individuals taking players all over the park.
Mayo rattled home 5-20 to see off Tipperary with ease and book their place in another All Ireland final - but they left Croke Park with plenty to work on as the Munster champions hit the back of the Mayo net three times and if they had taken the two early goal chances that presented themselves it could have been a very different game.
Galway bowed out of the Connacht and All-Ireland Championship of 2020 at the hands of their bitter rivals by 0-14 to 0-13 in Pearse Stadium on Sunday.
It was a day for grit and determination in a city more known for the flair and flavour of the arts and when it came to the crunch Mayo had that bit more of battle hardness than their hosts on the shore of Galway Bay.
A brilliant seven point haul by captain Shane Walsh was not enough for Galway as they fell to an agonising one point defeat to Mayo in the Connacht Senior Football Final at Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
On a day for old fashioned six stud boots a sharp shooting performance from Cillian O’Connor was the foundation for Mayo to move on to next Sunday’s Connacht Championship semi-final against Roscommon.
Division two awaits Mayo next season after they were seen off by Tyrone by a single point in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
In a year like no other, Mayo put in a performance far above anything they had been able to muster in their previous five outings in the league before the action was called to a halt in early Spring.
For the ninth time in their history Knockmore were crowned as the high kings of Mayo football on Sunday afternoon in MacHale Park.
The Gaelic Football season got up and running last weekend on the local scene with the start of the Michael Walsh Leagues across the county.