The draw for the 2019 O’Byrne Cup has been made tonight by the Leinster Council.
In what is the only four team group, Group 1 sees Carlow facing Westmeath, Offaly and Kildare in the New Year, while in Group 2 Longford, Wicklow and Louth will all play each other.
Holders Meath are in Group 3 with John Sugrue's Laois side and Wexford.
Dublin have received a bye to the competition’s semi-final stage.
Meanwhile, the draw for the 2019 Walsh Cup was also made tonight.
2019 O’Byrne Cup draw:
Group 1: Carlow, Westmeath, Offaly, Kildare
Group 2: Longford, Wicklow, Louth
Group 3: Laois, Meath, Wexford
2019 Walsh Cup draw:
Round-robin: Carlow, Dublin, Laois, Offaly
Semi-finals: Galway, Kilkenny, Wexford, round-robin winner