So a beefed-up Boro will need to start well and finish strongly if we want to finish in the automatic slots
The runners-up cheque for pounds 11,000 lifted McKay to 11th on the Solheim Cup table that will reward the top seven with automatic slots
for next year's team to take on America in Sweden.
Victory would have seen Graham Turner's side, who had David McAllister sent off, jumping over Crawley into the automatic slots
It currently has rookies Vaughn Taylor, Zach Johnson, Brett Wetterich and JJ Henry in the automatic slots
Wins for Ireland against the Dutch would secure one of the two automatic slots
on offer for the 2015 competition in Australia and New Zealand.
Simon Dyson shot a decent round of 70 to keep the pressure on the guys in the last two automatic slots
- Miguel Angel Jimenez and Peter Hanson - only to find both responding to match his six-under-par score.
Matthew, lying sixth in the rankings, could still be overtaken for one of the seven automatic slots
It was a disappointing Huish Park return for ex-Glovers boss Russell Slade, who has seen his side slip out of the League One automatic slots
in recent weeks.
And while the Hoops are certainties to be in Europe next season, Motherwell and traditionally-strong finishing United look a good bet to get automatic slots
Saturday's 1-1 draw at Peterborough coupled with the Hammers' 3-1 home win over Derby has given Sam Allardyce's side the upper hand in the battle to occupy the automatic slots
One big finish at the WGC Bridgestone, which starts in Akron on Thursday, or next week's US PGA will seal one of Europe's 10 automatic slots
There was similar drama over at Beau Desert as the same storm flooded the course and left all hopes of a play-off washed out until this morning - but there all 13 automatic slots
were filled, and the nine-man play-off is only needed to sort out their four 'alternate' places.