With the dust now settled after the League, we look ahead to the first weekend of the Championship on The Hurling Pod with James Skehill and Paul Murphy.
Former Kilkenny defender Murphy and ex Galway goalkeeper Skehill joined Will O'Callaghan to give their predictions on the three teams who will qualify from Munster and Leinster and considered how far reigning champions Limerick are ahead of the pack.
The lads also discussed the recent fall-out around the under-14 development panel in Offaly and the potential impact of forcing talented children to specialise early in their sporting careers.
0:00 - 11:42 - Welcome back Munster and Leinster round-robin.
11:42 - 25:46 - Who will qualify from Leinster? Has Shefflin improved Galway?
25:46 - 43:29 - Wexford or Dublin to qualify? Where are Kilkenny at? Laois and Westmeath battling against the drop.
43:29 - 1:05:08 - Limerick still favourites, Cork and Waterford to join them in qualifying?
1:05:08 - 1:14:01 - Can Tipperary or Clare reach the Munster final?
1:14:01 - end - Player development panel controversy and charters for 14 year-olds.
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