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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.
The Mayo senior hurlers will be looking to pick up a win against Wicklow on Sunday that would be vital in ensuring the stay in Division 2A of the National Hurling League for next season.
It's been a long time since the hurlers of Mayo got to represent the county - having played their last competitive game of 2019 in early June last year when they exited the Nicky Rackard cup after drawing away to Sligo.
It's all pretty simple for the Mayo hurlers this weekend - they know they have to beat Sligo tomorrow afternoon by two points to make sure they are in the knock-out rounds of the Nicky Rackard Cup.
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.
Plying their trade in the Nicky Rackard Cup is not where the Mayo hurlers want to be come championship time, but that is where they find themselves this year, after being relegated from the Christy Ring Cup last season.
Five weeks after their initially scheduled meeting with the exiles from London was called off because of a frozen pitch in McGovern Park in Ruislip, Mayo will this weekend make the trip back across the Irish Sea for the second time.
Mayo will face another tough examination on Sunday when they make the trip to the midlands to take on league leaders, Westmeath, in round four of the national hurling league.
The Mayo senior hurlers will play the second of four games in as many weeks on Sunday, when they welcome Antrim to James Stephens Park on Sunday afternoon.
Mayo make the long trip to Tralee on Sunday as they go looking for their first win in this year's National Hurling League when they take on Kerry.