Kilkenny just about overcame a defiant O'Moore side at the weekend.
Laois and Westmeath will battle each other to avoid relegation to Division 2 of the Allianz National Hurling League.
There was just one point between Kilkenny and a defiant Laois in Nowlan Park on Sunday.
It ended 1-19 to 22 points there.
Manager Cheddar Plunkett says his priority was getting players back on the field:
While Westmeath suffered a thrashing at the hands of Tipperary, 4-27 to 16 points.