The open draws for the 2018 Munster Senior, Junior and Minor Cups took place in Mallow with each of the three Cup holders facing tough opening ties as they begin their quest to retain their crown.
The dates for fixtures will be announced upon release of the official fixture list in due course.
Senior Cup holders Cork County make the short trip to Farmers Cross to take on local rivals Cork Harlequins in the Quarter Final with Midleton awaiting the winners in the Semi-Final. The other Quarter Final sees 2017 finalists Limerick making the trip up the M18 to face Galway at Lydican with the winners setting up a home tie against County Kerry in the Semi Final.
Junior Cup holders Cork Harlequins open their defence with a home Quarter Final against Tipperary County with the winners facing Cork County in the Semi-Final. Limerick make the trip to East Cork in the other Quarter Final to take on Midleton with a trip to the Oyster Oval awaiting in the Semi-Final.
Minor Cup holders Limerick face a tricky trip to the Mardyke in the Quarter Finals to take on Cork County with the winners facing the victors of Midleton and Winner 1 (Cork Harlequins v Tipperary County). The other half of the draw sees a derby in The Kingdom when County Kerry take on North Kerry while Lismore await the winners of UCC and Waterford Districts.
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