As the AIB club championship becomes more and more competitive, the draws took place to set up the Leinster championship for hurling.
In the first leg of the draw, the Offaly champions will play the Dublin winners and the winner of that game faces the Kilkenny champions in the semi-final.
On the other side of the draw sees the Carlow victors take on the Westmeath champions, while the Laois champions play the Wexford champions for a semi-final position. The winners of those two games meet in the second semi-final.
1) Offaly v Dublin winner vs Kilkenny
2) Carlow v Westmeath
winner 2 v winner 3
3) Loais v Wexford