Kilkenny, Carlow, and Tullow’s J1 and J2 sides are back on the field of action after a few weeks off over the Christmas period.
Covid-19 cases played havoc with fixtures in the run-up to Christmas with Kilkenny worst affected of the local clubs.
Kilkenny is on the road on Saturday 8 January when they head for Dundalk for their Leinster League Division 1A game.
On Sunday, Tullow heads for Boyne for their Leinster League Division 1B game while Carlow has home advantage against Clondalkin.
All those games have 2.30 pm starts.
Tullow gets their Paul Flood Cup campaign off to a start on Sunday, 9 January when they face Balbriggan at home at 1 pm.
All first-round ties are scheduled to be played on Sunday with the final scheduled for Saturday, 23 April, in Energia Park.
Meanwhile, Kilkenny has a friendly game against New Ross on Sunday in Foulkstown.