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The spoils went to Tooreen in MacHale Park on Sunday, but Castlebar Mitchels left the contest with more than just their heads held high after pushing the Blue Devils all the way in the Mayo Senior Hurling Championship final.
A virtuoso display by Niall Burke helped Oranmore-Maree to the Connacht Intermediate hurling championship in Athleague (Roscommon) on Saturday.
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.
Last year Tooreen created a bit of history by becoming the first Mayo side to win the Connacht intermediate hurling title - and they are back this year looking to defend that title.
Fresh from their defence of the Mayo senior championship, Tooreen will start the defence of the Connacht intermediate title on Sunday in Athleague.
Just like last year, Mayo need to see off the challenge of near neighbours Roscommon to maintain their status in the Christy Ring Cup for next season.
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.
Nocturnal activities saw Tooreen hit the headlines back in 1958 and that tale is the inspiration for the blue devil on the club's crest. On Saturday, the men from east Mayo will face off with a club that hit the headlines for other nocturnal goings on last year, for a place in the All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Championship final.
The Mayo senior hurlers retained their place in the Christy Ring Cup for 2018 thanks to a ten point win over Roscommon in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday night. Mayo’s victory was spearheaded by ace marksman Kenny Feeney who finished up with eleven points over the 70 minutes. Having been relegated to the third tier of the championship by their opponents two years ago, this victory will have been all the sweeter for JP Coen’s men.