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Round two of the Mayo senior championship certainly threw up a few surprises, some shock results and some brilliant team and individual displays across all four groups.
On Tuesday evening as the gloom of autumn settled in over Castlebar, the new and hopefully bright future for the Mayo senior team strode into the Dr Mickey Loftus Suite at the far end of the stand in Hastings Insurance MacHale Park.
It's Christmas week for football fans this weekend with the start of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship.
Last weekend saw the quarter-finals in the top divisions of the Mayo Senior League take place as the sides limbered up for the championship race coming into view in a few weeks.
Mayo GAA have installed their six person selection committee who will appoint the new Mayo senior football manger to replace James Horan in the role.
With just four weeks to go to the start of the club championships in Mayo, the club season will move up a gear this weekend with a number of league quarter-finals taking place across the divisions.
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.
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.
The location really could not be better for Sunday's Mayo Senior Football Championship final. With James Stephens Park in Ballina hosting two north Mayo sides battling it out to be the best in land, something special is brewing up for Sunday.