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Off-the-field shenanigans have yet again catapulted Mayo GAA into the headlines and yet again for all the wrong reasons.
It was a feast of club championship football in Mayo last weekend with the final eight teams confirming their involvement in the senior championship quarter finals. Davitts joined Breaffy out of group one after a very impressive 3-14 to 2-08 victory over Kiltane, securing second spot in the group.
Dublin and Kerry must meet again after playing out a draw in an epic All-Ireland final last weekend.
After seeing your best laid plans picked apart over the previous hour by a ruthless machine, it is never an easy place for a team manager to be, having to face questions from a gaggle of journalists looking for a line from you to describe what just happened.
As clichés go 'a game of two halves' could not be more appropriate after Dublin's 3-14 to 1-10 win over Mayo last weekend in the first of the All Ireland semi-finals.
It all came tumbling down in the 12 minutes after the second half started - after top class first half display that saw them lead by two points at the break, Mayo found themselves trailing by ten points and down and out of the championship for the year.
You would imagine there is very little more than can be written about Mayo and Dublin's rivalry over the past seven years.
It was an occasion like we have never experienced, it was a performance that we have become somewhat accustomed to, it was a result we could only have dreamed of. It was a proper Mayo day.
Mayo knew before throw in that they still have plenty of work to do if they are going to stop Dublin’s drive for five All Ireland titles later on in the Summer, but if they were in any doubts they were given another warning of what they will have to do in a few months time to catch the Dubs.
Mayo's unbeaten run in the 2019 national league will be put to the ultimate test on Saturday evening as we head to HQ to take on All-Ireland champions, Dublin.