As soon as Monday morning's Round 4 qualifier draw paired Mayo against their age-old rivals Galway the countdown began to what promises to be a shuddering showdown encounter
Qualifier matches with Mayo always seem to be rollercoaster experiences and this was certainly the case with Saturday evening's gripping Round 3 tussle against Armagh
With the Round 2 qualifier win over Down last weekend now boxed away the next challenge facing Mayo comes in the form of another Ulster county, with Armagh rolling into Castlebar on Saturday evening
Mayo hit the road at the start of another qualifier campaign this weekend, with a large travelling contingent from the county descending on Newry on Saturday night for a Round 2 knockout clash against Down
After a four-week gap this coming weekend sees the resumption of championship action for Mayo.
Over three weeks have passed since Mayo's Connacht semi-final loss to Roscommon and there's been plenty of introspection since then on the causes and consequences of that unexpected reversal.
A week on from Mayo's Connacht championship semi-final defeat to Roscommon, it's time to put some distance between the county and this latest provincial setback.
On this week’s Mayo News Football podcast, we once again have to come to terms with another Connacht Championship defeat for Mayo. For the fourth year in a row, the green and red won’t be in action on Connacht final day after a one point loss in a breathtaking clash with Roscommon
The first big test in this year's football championship awaits for Mayo on Saturday evening, as they renew hostilities at provincial level with Roscommon for the first time since 2014
With the New York trip now over, it's time to look ahead and in the latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast we do this in two respects
Most of the Mayo supporters who made their way across the Atlantic for last weekend's Connacht championship opener against New York have now arrived back home
The Mayo fans who descended on Gaelic Park in their thousands may not have been able to dodge the rain but James Horan's team made short work of avoiding any threat of a shock result in their Connacht championship quarter-final tie against New York.