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It might not have been the 6-12 he joked last week about that he scored against Davitts in an underage club game back in the day, but the 4-9 that Cillian O'Connor netted in the All Ireland semi-final win over Tipperary was another record in the ledger for Cillian O'Connor - but there is one piece still missing that Ballintubber man craves from his roll of honour.
It was a hectic weekend of action in the county ground last weekend - where four finals played out in front of an ever-revolving cast of fans.
For the ninth time in their history Knockmore were crowned as the high kings of Mayo football on Sunday afternoon in MacHale Park.
Come Sunday evening, either a long drought for one of the traditional big beasts of the game or the realisation of a long-held dream for one of the pretenders to the throne will become a reality, when the Moclair Cup is handed over in MacHale Park.
Ray Dempsey has been there and done it with Knockmore on the field back in their heyday.
Over the past 12 seasons, just four clubs have ended the year with the Moclair Cup in their possession and for nine of those years, it was passed between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber, with Ballaghaderreen winning twice and Charlestown once.
It will be a quarter final weekend like no other in MacHale Park this weekend - as the best eight sides in the county will go toe-to-toe in front of only a handful of people.
The paths to the respective finals is now known for all the sides left in the Mayo GAA Senior, Junior and Intermediate Championships.
It’s all to play for still in the Mayo Senior Football Championship after the second round of games over the weekend.
Club football has been back up and running for the past few weeks, but this is the big one that we all have been waiting for.