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It’ll be a tough one to take this for Mayo, they had beaten all before them and beaten Galway twice before in the Connacht championship, but when it came to the biggest day of all Galway had their number.
This evening the latest generation of Mayo minors go looking to follow in the footsteps of the seven other minors sides from the county who have brought the Tom Markham Cup home to the county.
There is one thing for certain before a ball is thrown in this evening in Dr Hyde Park - and that is that Mayo will be prepared and focused to the best of their ability ahead of the game.
Any successful championship campaign is a long journey, but for this year's Mayo minors the road ends this evening when they face down that old familiar foe - Galway - in Dr Hyde Park with the All Ireland title up for grabs.
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.
Inside the Mayo camp there is no complacency that it is a matter of just showing up tomorrow evening and claiming the Tom Markham Cup.
Mayo minor manager Sean Deane was delighted with his side's progress to the All Ireland Minor Final, which will take place on Friday week in Dr Hyde Park in Roscommon, following their win over Kerry in the All Ireland semi-final last Saturday.
It's been a long road from where they started to standing just 60 minutes away from a spot in the All Ireland final for the Mayo minors.
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's a Kerry double for Mayo next weekend with both the seniors and the minors facing the Kingdom in championship encounters.