Tipperary v Kilkenny, Semple Stadium, Saturday 4.15pm
This is a big game for both teams because with two to qualify for the All Ireland semi-final from this group, it looks like the battle will come down to
Galway v Clare, Kenny Park, Athenry, Saturday 3.30pm
Bertie Sherlock has his team in fine form, but they will need to hit the ground running. Fiona Lafferty, Deirdre Murphy and Shonagh Enright and co. will give it everything.
Kilkenny: C Ryan; L Fennelly, C Doherty, J Frisby; L Lyng, A Butler, E Aylward; C Dormer, A Dalton (Capt); T Muldowney, K Power, A Dunphy; M Quilty, E Keane, A Neary.
Tipperary: P Ryan; M Ryan, M Luttrell, S Kelly; M Shortt, T O’Halloran, P Bulfin; J Horan, J McGrath; C Grogan, U O’Dwyer, G Kinnane (Capt); J O’Halloran, E Hayden, E McDonnell.
Clare: D Lynch; S Sherlock, S Lafferty, D Corcoran; C Morey, F Lafferty, K Lynch; D Murphy (Capt), A Ryan; R Kaiser, S Enright, S O’Loughlin; C Roseingrave, R McMahon, C Commane.
Galway: S Earner; R Glynn, T Manton, S Keane; N Kilkenny, S Cahalan (Capt), L Ryan; A M Hayes, S Tannion; O Kilkenny, T Maher, B Hanney; V Curtin, B Kerins, A Connolly.