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The sun glared down on Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada from the get go and by the time all was said and done Mayo were dreaming of even sunnier days in Croke Park after they booked a spot in the Nicky Rackard Cup final for the second year in a row.
Mayo gave their promotion hopes a big boost on Saturday in Hyde Park when the saw off Roscommon by nine points, to make it two wins from two in Division 2B of the National Hurling League.
With one win under their belts already the Mayo senior hurlers will be looking to make it two from two, when they take on Roscommon in Hyde Park tomorrow afternoon.
Mayo had to dig deep at the end against Derry in their season opener in MacHale Park, to get their National Hurling League Division 2B season off to a winning start.
It was a case of gone in sixty seconds for the Mayo hurlers in Croke Park on Sunday, having battled back to edge their noses back in front through a Shane Boland pointed free with five minutes of normal time left Mayo were left crushed when Donegal struck back with two goals inside of a minute to claim the Rackard crown.
Mayo picked up where they left off last weekend against Monaghan in Healy Park on Saturday afternoon where they put hosts Tyrone to the sword.
Things couldn't really have gone much better for the Mayo senior hurlers last Saturday - a 25 point victory, 12 different players getting on the scoreboard and the first competitive win of the year under their belts.
Two enthralling contests, two county champions, two unfortunate losers. Last Saturday's double header county finals evening was a momentous occasion for all the clubs involved, a victorious evening for the footballers of The Neale and Ballintubber, not so memorable and heart breaking for Ballyhaunis and Ballaghadeereen players.
The bonfires will be burning in south Mayo this weekend after The Neale claimed their first ever Mayo Intermediate Football Championship in dramatic circumstances.
Mayo exited the Nicky Rackard Cup despite a brave fight back from 12 points down at half time against Sligo to grab a draw, but it wasn’t enough for them to make it through to the semi-finals of the competition.