Pat Gilroy's Dublin to open 2018 championship vs Kilkenny as All-Ireland hurling draw is revealed
Pat Gilroy's championship debut with the Dublin hurlers in the revamped championship will start with a mouthwatering home tie against Brian Cody's Kilkenny in 2018.
The provincial championships will be played on a round-robin basis next season, with each side getting two home games and two away games.
Round One in Leinster sees Dublin host Kilkenny while All-Ireland champions Galway will visit Offaly. In week one in Munster, Clare are at home to reigning provincial champions Cork, while Limerick have a home tie against Tipperary.
Here is the draw in full:
Leinster hurling championship
Round 1: Dublin vs Kilkenny, Offaly vs Galway.
Round 2: Kilkenny vs Offaly, Wexford vs Dublin.
Round 3: Offaly vs Wexford, Galway vs Kilkenny.
Round 4: Dublin vs Offaly, Wexford vs Galway.
Round 5: Kilkenny vs Wexford, Galway vs Dublin.
Munster hurling championship
Round 1: Cork vs Clare, Limerick vs Tipperary.
Round 2: Tipperary vs Cork, Clare vs Waterford.
Round 3: Waterford vs Tipperary, Cork vs Limerick.
Round 4: Limerick vs Waterford, Tipperary vs Clare.
Round 5: Clare vs Limerick, Waterford vs Clare.