Mayo's latest qualifier campaign started off in fine style and in glorious weather down at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick yesterday evening.
The football qualifiers get underway on Saturday and, once again, Mayo are seeking to start a backdoor run that will propel them all the way to Croke Park
There was an element of Groundhog Day for the large home support at MacHale Park yesterday with another red card for Mayo proving hugely costly as the county crashed to a third successive Connacht championship defeat to Galway. The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast captures the action from this tense and cagey Connacht quarter-final clash at Castlebar
The draw for Round 1 of the qualifiers has been made and in it Mayo have been paired with Limerick.
We're less than a week out now from Mayo's much-anticipated Connacht championship opener against Galway. It's a hugely important championship start for both counties and a match that's been firmly pencilled into everyone's diaries for several months.