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It was always going to be a tough task for the Mayo hurlers to maintain their place in division 2A of the National Hurling League this season.
Tooreen's dreams of making it to Croke Park came to an end in Tullamore last Saturday when they exited the All Ireland championship at the hands of Cork and Munster champions, Fr O'Neills.
Tooreen will be heading back to Athleague on Sunday for the second weekend in a row.
There is no room for error for the Mayo hurlers tomorrow when Louth come calling to MacHale Park in round two of the Nickey Rackard Cup.
They may have lost their Connacht intermediate title in Athleague on Saturday afternoon, but Tooreen lost nothing when it came to effort and heart on the field.
Fresh from their defence of the Mayo senior championship, Tooreen will start the defence of the Connacht intermediate title on Sunday in Athleague.
There has been a massive turn around in the fortunes of the Mayo hurlers in the past few months.
On Sunday afternoon the Mayo senior hurlers will be looking to claim the National Hurling League division 2B crown in Cavan.
The Mayo senior hurlers head east on Sunday looking to pick up a win that will get their National Hurling League campaign back on track following their opening round loss to Derry in MacHale Park last Sunday afternoon. JP Coen's men were felled by the Oak Leaf county by the smallest of margins with the visitors running out winners on a scoreline of 1-14 to 1-13.
The start of the National Football League on Saturday evening will see thousands flock into MacHale Park to see the new season get under way properly. The league is often seen as time for guys to be given a chance to impress in the early rounds and stake their claim for a place later on in the year. But is this really the case?