With little over a week to throw-in, there is already plenty of intrigue around this year's hurling championship.

Starting in October, with the second wave of Coronavirus upon us and that other plague, the yellow sliotar, causing even further upset.

Mikey Stafford and Rory O'Neill are joined by Brendan Cummins and Ursula Jacob to look at the two provincial championships as they revert to knockout format.

Will this suit Liam Cahill's rejuvenated Waterford? Have Clare a prayer against Limerick? Is it possible Tipperary will have a more potent forward line? Can Wexford overcome injuries and Covid? And can anyone in Leinster stop Kilkenny and the masked Brian Cody?

Ursula also has a look at the runners and riders in this year's Camogie championship, which begins this weekend.

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