With a long and distinguished playing career at inter-county level - capped by two All-Stars and the Footballer of the Year award in 2017 - Andy Moran was one of Mayo's top performers in an era when the county challenged seriously for national honours year after year.
With the spoils now settled at county level for the year, however, we have time to widen the lens out and consider longer-term trends that impact on how GAA clubs within the county are faring.
There was a real sense of occasion at James Stephens Park in Ballina on Sunday where this year's Mayo Senior football Championship final was contested by Knockmore and Belmullet.
The destination of the silverware in this year's Mayo club Championships has now been sorted, with Knockmore, Mayo Gaels and Kilmeena coming out on top in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships respectively
Possession of the Moclair Cup for 2021 is set to be decided at James Stephens Park, Ballina, on Sunday, with north Mayo rivals Knockmore and Belmullet battling it out in this year's county Senior Championship final. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview the title decider.