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2016 Championship Hurling and Football Draws Made

Kilkenny begin the defence of their Leinster Championship next year against the winners of Dublin and Wexford in the Semi Finals.

Carlow are in the qualifier group along with Westmeath, Kerry and Offaly.

The winners will play All Ireland finalists Galway while the runners-up play Laois.

Carlows footballers will meet Louth in the opening round with the winners meeting Meath in the quarterfinal.