The draws have been made for the Kilkenny U19 and U21 hurling championships, with county finals slated for late November.
Starting with the Permanent TSB U19 championship, there are three groups to draw.
Permanent TSB U19 A Championship
- A: O’Loughlin Gaels v Mooncoin
- B: Galmoy/Windgap v Dicksboro
- C: Thomastown v Rower Inistioge
- D: Dunamaggin v James Stephens
The cup semi-finals pit the winners of A and B together along with the winners of C and D.
The shield semi-finals see the runner-up of games A and B face-off, with the runner up of C and D providing final opposition.
Quarter-final games get underway weekend ending Sunday 7 November, with semi-finals the following weekend and county finals Sunday 21 November.
Permanent TSB U19 B Championship
The U19 B championship follows the same structure.
- A: Glenmore v St. Martin’s
- B: Bennettsbridge v Graigue Ballycallan
- C: Erin’s Own v Tullogher Rosbercon
- D: Young Irelands v Piltown
Permanent TSB U19 C Championship
The C championship also follows the same fixtures and dates structure.
- A: Tullaroan v Dicksboro
- B: St. Lachtain’s v Graiguenamanagh
- C: Carrickshock v Lisdowney
- D: Danesfort v Conahy Shamrocks
JJ Kavanagh & Sons U21 A Championship
This is a straight semi-final with A and B winners the first pairing followed by the winners of C v D.
- A: Mooncoin v James Stephens
- B: Dicksboro v O’Loughlin Gaels
- C: Ballyhale Shamrocks v Bennettsbridge
- D: Thomastown v Dunamaggin
JJ Kavanagh & Sons U21 B Championship
- A: Young Irelands v Graigue Ballycallan
- B: St. Martin’s v Lisdowney
- C: Danesforst v Piltown
- D: Erin’s Own v Rower Inistioge
JJ Kavanagh & Sons U21 C Championship
- A: St. Lachtains v Dicksboro B
- B: Galmoy/Windgap v Barrow Rangers
- C: Mullinavat v Glenmore
- D: Kilmacow v Graiguenamanagh
JJ Kavanagh & Sons U21 D Championship
- A: Clara v John Lockes
- B: Conahy Shamrocks v Carrickshock
- C: O’Loughlin Gaels B v St. Patrick’s Ballyraggett
Tullogher Rosbercon get a bye into the semi-finals to face the winners of fixture C.
JJ Kavanagh & Sons U21 E Championship
- A: Emeralds v Blacks and Whites
- C: Tullaroan v Fenians
Cloneen/Railyard (B) and Slieverue (D) receive byes as it’s a six-team group.
In that semi-final structure, Cloneen/Railyard will play the winners of fixture A while Slieverue will face the winners of fixture C.