It turns out that penalty shootouts in Gaelic football are like buses - you wait forever for one to come along and then two arrive together.
The New Year started in dramatic fashion at Carrick-on-Shannon yesterday for Mayo's footballers
Everyone is counting down the days to Christmas at this stage and we're also chalking off the days ahead of the annual Club Stars banquet
Chestnuts roasting by an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir ... and the Mayo News football podcast playing on your iPhone.
The Senior and Intermediate club football championships came to a conclusion under the lights at MacHale Park on Saturday night