Huring does some housekeeping this weekend, clearing up two competitions lying around from last year and teasing Laois and Antrim with the prospects of play-off adventure or joining the hopefuls in the Joe McDonagh Cup.
Antrim had a dizzying start to the league campaign but even in this condensed season that seems like a long time ago.
Laois have been on a grim slog all season. Their Under-20s delivered a huge thrashing to Antrim during the week but the form line suggests that Northern revenge may be served lukewarm at best.
The Under-20 decider sees Dublin take on Cork. From death's door a month or so ago, Dublin hurling suddenly looks spritely.
Galway have been seen off by the Dubs at senior and Under-20 level in recent weeks. Those wins looked unlikely so Cork are forewarned.
Cork have had a long spell of inactivity but compact with solid players all over the field and are well placed to claim a welcome triumph for all on Leeside.
The Minor final brings together Kikenny and Galway for a third year in a row.
Billy Drennan, one of the stars of last year’s ill-fated campaign is the player to watch for Kilkenny but Galway have momentum.
Galway came into the competition a month ago with a 15-point win over Munster champions Limerick which included a spurt of 3-06 in the final eight minutes.
The Tribesmen are going for a fifth win in six seasons at this level and looking to defeat Kilkenny for the third consecutive time. It would be an achievement by any standards and I expect them to do it.
Tomás Ó Sé was speaking on RTÉ's Morning Ireland
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