Carlow referee, Paud O'Dwyer has been appointed to take charge of the Kilkenny versus Offaly National Hurling League shoot-out at the weekend.
Kilkenny lost the toss for venue and they will travel to play the Division 1A quarter-final on Sunday.
The throw-in at Bord na Móna O’Connor Park, Tullamore will be at 1pm.
Extra time will be played, if necessary, because there must be a winner on the day. If there is not a decision at the end of extra time, then the match will be decided by a frees shoot-out.
The winners in Tullamore will play Galway or Wexford in the semi-final the following weekend.
The other quarter-final fixtures are - Innovate Wexford Park (2pm) Wexford v Galway; Parnell Park, Dublin (3pm) Dublin v Tipperary; Gaelic Grounds, Limerick (4pm) Limerick v Clare.
Relegation play-off - Páirc Uí Rinn (3pm) Waterford v Cork.