Willie Maher got his tenure with Laois off to a winning start, while there were defeats for Offaly and Westmeath.
There were mixed fortunes for midlands counties in Walsh Cup action yesterday.
Willie Maher got his tenure with Laois off to a winning start with 0-20 to 0-18 victory over Wexford.
Offaly ran Kilkenny all the way to the final whistle, last year's beaten All Ireland finalists won out 2-19 to 0-21.
And Westmeath were ultimately comfortably beaten by Galway who pulled away in the second half.
That one finished 3-27 to 0-20.