The Laois hurlers get their Leinster campaign underway tonight against Kildare.
The midlands counties are in under 20s hurling action this weekend.
Offaly welcome Westmeath to Tullamore for their first round fixture.
The Faithful County will be hoping Limerick man Leo O'Connor can work his magic again after guiding the minor side to an All Ireland final last year.
The action at Glenisk O'Connor Park gets underway tomorrow at 2pm.
Laois will begin their campaign away to Kildare in Hawkfield this evening where throw in is set for 7.45pm.