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2016 hurling and football league fixtures revealed: Dublin to face Kerry in opener

Dublin celebrate their Allianz NFL Division 1 title in April
Dublin celebrate their Allianz NFL Division 1 title in April

All-Ireland champions Dublin will begin their national league defence with a Saturday evening fixture against Kerry at Croke Park on January 30.

The repeat of the All-Ireland final is sure to draw a big crowd to GAA headquarters.

Dublin corner-back Philly McMahon will be suspended for the game for his eye gouge on Kieran Donaghy in the All-Ireland final.

National hurling league champions Waterford open their campaign against All-Ireland champions Kilkenny at Walsh Park on Sunday, February 14.

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