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Calling the eventual winners of the Mayo GAA Intermediate Football Championship is a fool's errand most years and this year is no different.
The real stuff starts now. Losing to Galway wasn't ideal - but it has taken Mayo as many games through the back door to get to the same stage as the newly minted Connacht champions.
We have been put through the wringer on several occasions in the last number of years in nail-biting games, you would think we would be used to it by now.
It was far from a vintage performance against Monaghan but the ultimate objective was achieved. Mayo won and were in the bowl for the round two qualifier draw which took place last Monday morning, which of course paired us against Kildare for this Saturday evening in Croke Park.
It was never going to be perfect, because it never is - and after six weeks without a competitive game it was going to be a matter of getting the job done and blowing out the engine ahead of bigger challenges.
It’s never ordinary with Mayo. They won and are in the second round of the qualifiers, but it could very easily have been different if referee Barry Cassidy had decided to give Monaghan a penalty in injury time when Conor Lenonard looked to have been fouled after he intercepted a poor ball back to Lee Keegan, by Aidan O’Shea.
It's something familiar and yet something new that Mayo face into tomorrow afternoon in Hastings Insurance MacHale Park.
Mayo's championship aspirations for 2022 will be put to the acid test as they take on Monaghan in a mouth-watering clash on Saturday in Hastings Insurance MacHale Park in a round one qualifier.
Monaghan is firmly in the mind of Mayo manager James Horan following the draw for the first round of the All Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifiers earlier this week.