All-Ireland champions to host Tipp in Munster hurling league opener
Clare and Cork will open Group 2 in Ennis on 29 December.
ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS LIMERICK will host Tipperary in nine days’ time as the Co-Op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League swings back into action.
Limerick will travel to Tralee to face Kerry the following Thursday, while Tipp will host The Kingdom in Nenagh on 5 January.
In Group 2, Cork and Clare will convene in Cusack Park on 29 December before the Rebels host Waterford in Mallow just four days later.
Clare will travel to Dungarvan to face Waterford on 6 January.
The final will take place on 13 January, with a time and venue to be confirmed in due course.
Limerick v Tipperary: Friday, 14 December, Gaelic Grounds, 7.30pm
Kerry v Limerick: Thursday, 20 December, Austin Stack Park, 7.30pm
Tipperary v Kerry: Saturday, 5 January, Nenagh, 2pm
Clare v Cork: Saturday, 29 December, Cusack Park, 2pm
Cork v Waterford: Wednesday, 2 January, Mallow, 7.30pm
Waterford v Clare: Sunday, 6 January, Fraher Field, 3pm