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Mission complete, just about. Mayo were involved in another roller-coaster of a contest last weekend when they played Clare in a winner-takes-all ticket to division one of the national football league for 2022.
As the old cliché goes, games are for winning and Mayo did that, just about.
The last time Mayo and Leitrim met on the football field was in James Horan’s first game of his second coming as Mayo manager, on a cold and dreary early January day last year.
We will never know what the outcome would have been had Mayo kept their full complement on the field for the duration of the contest, but for the first 15 minutes or so, Mayo certainly had the better of proceedings against the Dubs.
You'd have needed to be split in 10 to take in all the Mayo GAA club action across all the grades last weekend. It really was a football feast within the county.
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.
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.
John Healy’s No-one Shouted Stop was about the death of a Mayo town - but Mayo made sure that they didn’t shout stop on the football field on Saturday evening in MacHale Park, booking their eighth All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons with a four point win over Ulster champions Donegal.
Just before I was about to hit send on last week's column I deleted one of the opening lines 'Beware- this game is fraught with danger'.
With our league success still digesting, the attention now turns to preparing for an assault on the Connacht championship and then hopefully the All-Ireland series.