Kilkenny secured their place in the hurling league q-final with a 4-22 to 0-14 win over waterford today
The home side started slowly but Kelly’s goal after 20 minutes got them on their way and they had racked up 1-7 by the break.
Waterford collapsed after half time and further goals from Larkin and Farrell saw them set up a q-final with wexford next weekend
In today’s other games:
Tipperary are into the quarter finals, after they beat Dublin by 1-19 to 19 points at Semple Stadium.
They’ll face Cork in the last 8, while Dublin have been consigned to a relegation playoff.
Dublin will face Waterford in that playoff
And Galway and Clare also both make the quarter finals, after playing out a draw in Ennis.
It finished Clare 18 points, Galway 1-15.
In Division 1B, Cork have been promoted to the top division, after they beat Wexford at Pairc Ui Rinn by 2-24 to 1-20.
Elsewhere, Limerick beat Laois by 1-17 to 1-13 at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise.
And Offaly thrashed Antrim by 5-27 to 4-9 in Tullamore.
All of that means the quarter final line up sees Clare take on Laois, Kilkenny play Wexford, Galway battle it out with Limerick and Cork play Tipperary.
Meanwhile, the relegation play-offs will see Dublin take on Waterford and Antrim play Offaly.