Next Saturday’s round 1 hurling qualifiers have been confirmed by the GAA this lunchtime. The round 1 draw took place on RTE radio 1 earlier today. All Ireland Champions Tipperary and Leinster Champions Wexford were both given a bye into round 2.
First up on Saturday at 1:15pm is the meeting of Laois and Clare at UPMC Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. This game will be broadcast on the GAA Go platform.
The second qualifier between Dublin and Cork will take place at Semple Stadium, Thurles at 3:45pm and will be shown on Sky Sports Mix.