Kilkenny to host Limerick in qualifiers

Dublin, Offaly and Tipperary also receive home advantage

BY Simon Maguire 14:49 Monday 26 June 2017, 14:49 26 Jun 2017

Players contest a late ball into the Wexford square. Image: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Brian Cody's Kilkenny have been drawn against Limerick in the first round of the All-Ireland Hurling Championship qualifiers.

It's a repeat of the 2014 championship semi-final and the Cats will have home advantage for the tie.

Elsewhere, Dublin will play Laois in an all-Leinster affair with Offaly taking on Waterford and Tipperary hosting Westmeath. 

The matches are due to be played this weekend with venues and times to be confirmed. 

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