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Galway city and county will come to a standstill on Sunday when Galway will aim to topple Kerry in Croke Park and win their first Sam Maguire in 21 years.
For Galway to win on Sunday and bring Sam Maguire home, there are a few key areas that need to be nailed.
So here you are, men of Galway; for the first time in a generation, back to a familiar field. And you are here because you have faced down every challenge laid in front of you....and this Sunday, will be just another.
Championship football is about finding a way. It is a motto that has served Galway footballers well throughout the past three months.
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.
A competitive season which commenced with a National Football League Division 3 victory over Wicklow in January will culminate in the surrounds of Croke Park on Saturday evening as Westmeath aim to become the inaugural winners of the Tailteann Cup.
The 3-19 to 0-13 scoreline from this year's National Football League final between Mayo and Kerry is a painful reminder of what Mayo face into on Sunday and what Kerry are capable of doing to a team if things are not near perfect when set up against them.
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.
Each day of our lives, it is our duty to make deposits in the memory banks of those who come after us, to create signifiers of different times, some far away place we can then all go to when we need to let ourselves drift from the humdrum of the present, while contemplating the future.