Laois and Westmeath through to Leinster Hurling Championships Quarter-Finals

Laois and Westmeath through to Leinster Hurling Championships Quarter-Finals

Laois and Westmeath are through to the Leinster Hurling Championships Quarter-Finals after a dramatic final day of the Round-Robin Qualifiers.

Westmeath started the day in fourth place, but a 1-18 to 19 points win over Meath was enough to qualify.

Laois and Westmeath through to Leinster Hurling Championships Quarter-Finals

Laois defeated Kerry away from home to reach the last eight. They won 2-21 to 3-15.

Meath have been relegated to The Christy Ring Cup next season.

After the day's games. Westmeath were drawn to meet Offaly in the quarter-finals. Laois will play Wexford.


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