Kilkenny to host Limerick in hurling Qualifiers

Trevor Spillane

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Kilkenny have been handed a home tie with Limerick in the All-Ireland senior hurling Qualifiers.

The Cats were paired with the Munster men when the draw was made this morning (Monday). It is a first meeting of the two counties since the 2014 All-Ireland semi-final, when Brian Cody's side beat the Treaty Men by 2-13 to 0-17.

The GAA have confirmed that the match will be played in Nowlan Park on Saturday, with a throw-in time of 7pm.

All Qualifier matches will be played on Saturday, with the winners going on to the second round on July 8 and 9. 

GAA Hurling Draw Round One

Offaly v Waterford, Tullamore 3pm.

Tipperary v Westmeath, Semple Stadium 5pm.

Dublin v Laois, Parnell Park 7pm.

Kilkenny v Limerick, Nowlan Park 7pm.