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Here’s the line up for next Sunday’s Allianz hurling league quarter-finals

Kilkenny, Clare, Galway, Tipperary, Cork, Wexford, Laois and Limerick will contest the quarter-final ties.

Image: Donall Farmer/INPHO

REIGNING CHAMPIONS KILKENNY will take on Wexford at the quarter-final stage of the Allianz hurling league after the line-up was decided today.

Cork will meet Tipperary, Clare will take on Laois while Galway will face Limerick. The relegation decider will feature Dublin and Waterford in a fortnight’s time.

Wexford will have home advantage for their game as they had less home games than Kilkenny so far in the league this season.

There will be a toss for home advantage for the remaining three matches although Cork may get home advantage due to be owed a home game by opponents Tipperary.

The final round of games in Division 1A saw Kilkenny, Galway and Tipperary reach the quarter-finals with Clare having already been assured of a place before today.

Laois, Wexford, Limerick and Cork had already been assured of quarter-final spots from Division 1B.

The quarter-final line-up (March 30th) in full reads:

Clare v Laois
Kilkenny v Wexford
Galway v Limerick
Cork v Tipperary

The draw for the semi-finals (April 20th) also took place today and is as follows:

Clare/Laois v Cork/Tipperary
Wexford/Kilkenny v Galway Limerick

The final will take place on May 4th.

Elsewhere, the relegation playoffs are:

Division IA: Dublin v Waterford
Division IB: Antrim v Offaly

As it happened: Sunday Allianz Hurling Leagues match tracker

As it happened: Cork v Wexford, Division 1B Allianz hurling league

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