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