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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.
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.
After last weekends defeat to Tyrone this was a must win game for Mayo if they were going to have any chance of progressing in the Nicky 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.
The Mayo senior hurlers will face another trip across the Irish Sea after their National Hurling League clash with London was called off last Sunday due to a frozen pitch in McGovern Park in Ruislip.
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.
New Mayo manager Derek Walsh could not have asked for a better start to the new season.
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.