May starting date for Galway in U20 hurling championship

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Galway will have their first game of the U20 Hurling Championship this year at the start of May.

Galway and Dublin will each play the winners of the Leinster Quarter Finals on May 2 this year.

The Leinster final will take place on Tuesday, May 10, followed by the All-Ireland final on the weekend of May 21/22.

The draw details of the Leinster U20 Hurling Championship have been announced this week, with a long wait before the Galway side see any action.

Round 1 of the championship will take place on the weekend of April 2, with three games set: Meath v Kildare, Carlow v Westmeath, and Antrim/Down v Laois.

In Round 2 Wexford will play the winner of Carlow and Westmeath, and the other match up will see Antrim/Down/Laois v Meath/Kildare.

One of the Quarter Final fixtures has also already been set, with Kilkenny and Offaly to face off on April 19.