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Champs Tipperary face Cork in GAA 2017 Championship draw

Champs Tipperary face Cork in GAA 2017 Championship draw
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Tipperary celebrate after winning this year’s All-Ireland Hurling Championship

All-Ireland hurling champions Tipperary will begin the defence of their title next year with a Munster quarter-final against Cork.

Michael Ryan’s side, who beat Kilkenny in this year’s final, must win two games to reach the Munster final, with the winner of the Tipp-Cork tie playing Waterford in the semis. The other semi-final pits Limerick against Clare.

Kilkenny go straight into the semi-finals of a Leinster Championship featuring a qualifying group, three quarter-finals and two semi-finals before the final.

Galway and Dublin meet in one quarter, while Wexford and Offaly both face draws against a qualifier – one of Laois, Westmeath, Meath and Kerry.

Football champions Dublin’s first assignment is a Leinster Championship quarter-final against Carlow or Wexford, with Offaly or Westmeath awaiting in the semis.

New York and London both feature in the Connacht draw, with last season’s All-Ireland runners-up Mayo entering at the quarter-final stage against either New York or Sligo.

In Munster, Kerry play Limerick or Clare in one semi-final, with Tipperary taking on Cork or Waterford in the other, while in Ulster, Donegal face a quarter-final with Antrim.

Munster SHC

Quarter-Final: Cork v Tipperary

Semi-Finals: Cork/Tipperary v Waterford, Limerick v Clare

Leinster SHC

Qualifier Group: Laois, Westmeath, Meath, Kerry

Quarter-Finals: Galway v Dublin, Wexford v Top two team from Qualifier Group, Offaly v Top two team from Qualifier Group

Semi-Finals: Galway/Dublin v Offaly/Top two team from Qualifier Group, Kilkenny v Wexford/Top two team from Qualifier Group

Dublin beat Mayo in a dramatic replay to claim the All-Ireland Football Championship

Munster SFC

Quarter-finals: Cork v Waterford, Limerick v Clare

Semi-finals: Kerry v Limerick/Clare, Tipperary v Cork/Waterford

Connacht SFC

Prelim: Sligo v New York

Quarter-finals: Mayo v Sligo/NY, Leitrim v London

Semi-finals: Galway v Mayo/Sligo/NY, Roscommon v Leitrim/London

Ulster SFC

Prelim: Monaghan v Fermanagh

Quarter-finals: Derry v Tyrone, Donegal v Antrim, Down v Armagh, Cavan v Monaghan/Fermanagh

Semi-finals: Derry/Tyrone v Doengal/Antrim, Down/Armagh v Cavan/Monaghan/Fermanagh

Leinster SFC

First round: Louth v Wicklow, Laois v Longford, Carlow v Wexford

Quarter-finals: Louth/Wicklow v Meath, Laois/Longford v Kildare, Carlow/Wexford v Dublin, Offaly v Westmeath

Semi-finals: Louth/Wicklow/Meath v Laois/Longford/Kildare, Carlow/Wexford/Dublin v Offaly/Westmeath

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