Championship draw keeps Kerry and Cork apart

Championship draw keeps Kerry and Cork apart

All Ireland champions Kerry and Cork have been kept apart in next year's Munster championship draw.

The Kingdom will play either Tipperary or Waterford, while Cork face the winners of the Clare-Limerick quarter final.

Leinster champions Dublin open with a quarter final against either Offaly or Longford. A possible semi final with Kildare awaits the winner of that quarter final.

The other side of the draw sees Meath face Wicklow, while Wexford take on either Louth or Westmeath. Mayo will face one of Galway, New York or Leitrim in the Connacht semis, while Roscommon face London in the other.

In Ulster, Donegal must face a preliminary round tie with Tyrone, with a quarter final with Armagh the carrot. In the same half of the draw, Derry face Down.

On the other side, it's Cavan v Monaghan and Antrim v Fermanagh. Kilkenny start in the Leinster semi finals and could face Wexford. While Dublin v Galway is the standout quarter final, with the winner facing a possible semi against Offaly.

In Munster, champions Cork take on Waterford in the semi finals, while Clare must begin with a quarter final against Limerick before a possible semi final with Tipperary.

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