This coming weekend sees the culmination of the group stages in this year's Senior, Intermediate and Junior club football Championships
Two rounds of matches have now been contested in this year's Senior, Intermediate and Junior club football Championships, with the group tables in all three competitions starting to take shape as the knockout stage starts to come into view.
With inter-county football over for another year, the focus has now shifted to the club scene where last weekend the first round of matches took place in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior club championships.
Paddy Prendergast, who played at full-back on Mayo's All-Ireland winning teams of 1950 and 1951 died on Saturday at the age of 95. With his passing, the final link to the group of players who took part in the last two All-Ireland finals won by the county has now been severed
It's now two weeks on from Mayo's latest, hugely disappointing All-Ireland final defeat. The debate about how and why the final was lost continues to rumble on, as the county comes to terms with the fact that yet another opportunity to land the Sam Maguire has once again slipped from its grasp
The grim reality of yet another All-Ireland final loss is now sinking in with Mayo supporters, following the county's defeat to Tyrone in last Saturday's Sam Maguire decider
After all the anticipation of being back in another All-Ireland final comes the crushing disappointment of yet another defeat for Mayo in a Sam Maguire decider
For the last few weeks we've been building up steadily to this year's All-Ireland football final. The build-up is now nearly complete, with the big match between Mayo and Tyrone throwing in at Croke Park at on 5pm on Saturday
As Saturday's All-Ireland final comes ever nearer, supporters will obviously be wondering what these final few days ahead of the big game are like for the players
It's less than a week out now from the final so it's definitely the right time to be talking tactics. In this latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast, as we continue our build-up to the big game, it's tactics all the way
With the All-Ireland final against Tyrone now fast approaching, Mayo supporters are doubtless finding it hard to concentrate on anything other than the big game, with all the questions that this contest throws up.
Following Tyrone's shock win over Kerry in last Saturday's second All-Ireland semi-final, the countdown to this year's Sam Maguire decider now begins in earnest