Sunday's game will represent a first in over 40 years for the Laois club.
Mountrath will play host to the Laois senior hurlers for the first time in over 40 years on Sunday.
Their opposition in their Walsh Cup opener will be Wexford.
Willie Maher is at the helm for his first competitive game over Laois hurling.
Midlands 103 commentator, Pat O'Sullivan says the game represents a good opportunity for the county's younger players: