With the knockout stages of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship upon us, it has been confirmed that the two semi-finals will once again be played on the same weekend at Croke Park later this month.
All-Ireland, Munster and Allianz League champions Limerick will play the winners of the Kilkenny v Cork/Westmeath quarter-final on Saturday, July 27 at 6pm, with newly-crowned Leinster champions Wexford taking on the winners of Tipperary v Dublin/Laois quarter-final the following day at 3.30pm.
The winners of this weekend's preliminary quarter-finals between Westmeath and Cork and Laois and Dublin will face Munster and Leinster runners-up Kilkenny and Tipperary respectively in the quarter-finals proper on Sunday week in a Croke Park double-header.
The All-Ireland hurling final takes place on Sunday, August 18.
All-Ireland Senior Hurling preliminary quarter-finals
Sunday, July 7
Westmeath v Cork, TEG Cusack Park, 3pm
Laois v Dublin, Portlaoise, 4.15pm
All-Ireland Senior Hurling quarter-finals
Sunday July 14
Croke Park, Dublin: Kilkenny v Cork/Westmeath, 2pm
Croke Park, Dublin: Tipperary v Dublin/Laois, 4pm
All-Ireland Senior Hurling semi-finals
Saturday, July 27
Limerick v Kilkenny v Cork/Westmeath
Sunday, July 28
Wexford v Tipperary v Dublin/Laois
All Ireland Senior Hurling final
Sunday, August 18, Croke Park
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