It will two Leinster versus two Munster teams in the GAA hurling All-Ireland semi-finals on the weekend after next, following wins for Kilkenny and Tipperary over Cork and Laois respectively in the quarter-finals.
It clears the way for the semi-finals, which are - July 27 (Saturday) Kilkenny v Limerick, Croke Park (6pm); July 28 (Sunday): Tipperary v Wexford, Croke Park (3.30pm).
This will be the third successive year that Kilkenny and Limerick have met in the championship.
Kilkenny won a qualifier game by three points in Nowlan Park in 2017 while Limerick won an All-Ireland quarter-final by two points last year.
Tipperary and Wexford last met in the All-Ireland semi-final in 2001 when Tipperary won a replay.
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