THE draws have been made for the 2016 Limerick GAA club championships.
The draws were made this Monday night immediately after the Limerick GAA Annual Convention in The Rathkeale House Hotel.
Limerick and Munster club champions Na Piarsaigh have been drawn in the same group as 2014 Limerick and Munster club champions Kilmallock.
The duo who have shared the last six Limerick club championship titles will meet in round one of the group stages.
Joining them are Doon, who have been semi finalists in recent years. Newly promoted Bruree, South Liberties and Ballybrown complete the group.
In Group Two, the seeded teams are Patrickswell and Adare. Joining them are Ahane, Murroe-Boher, Bruff and newly promoted Knockainey.
In the Limerick SHC each team will have five group games before the top three advance to the knockout stages.
The group games will be played out as 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 v 6 in round one. Round two will be 1 v 3, 2 v 5, 4 v 6. Round three 1 v 4, 2 v 6, 3 v 5. Round four is 1 v 5, 2 v 4, 3, v 6. Round five 1 v 6, 2 v 3, 4 v 5.
The format for the Limerick SFC is similar.
Champions Newcastle West are once again drawn with West Limerick rivals Fr Caseys and Ballysteen, Completing that group are Rathkeale, Monaleen and Pallasgreen.
Group One contains recent champions Dromcollogher-Broadford and Ballylanders. 2014 finalists St Patricks and newly promoted Oola are also in the group. Na Piarsaigh and St Kierans complete the six.
In the Limerick IFC there is a complete group of west Limerick clubs - St Senans, Athea, Mountcollins, Castlemahon, relegated Adare and promoted Cappagh.
The other group contains city sides Claughaun and Mungret and south Limerick sides Galbally and Bruff. Glin and Cappamore complete the group.
GROUP ONE: Na Piarsaigh, Kilmallock, Doon, Bruree, South Liberties, Ballybrown.
GROUP TWO: Patrickswell, Adare, Bruff, Knockainey, Ahane, Murroe-Boher.
GROUP ONE: Dromcollogher-Broadford, Ballylanders, St Patricks, St Kierans, Oola, Na Piarsaigh.
GROUP TWO: Newcastle West, Monaleen, Pallasgreen, Rathkeale, Fr Caseys, Ballysteen.
LIMERICK PREMIER IHC: Garryspillane, Blackrock, Cappamore, Feohanagh, Monaleen, Croom, Effin, Granagh-Ballingarry.
GROUP ONE: Feenagh-Kilmeedy, Newcastle West, Hospital-Herbertstown, Pallasgreen, Mungret, Claughaun.
GROUP TWO: Knockaderry, Glenroe, Kildimo-Pallaskenry, Dromin-Athlacca, St Kierans, Dromcollogher-Broadford.
GROUP ONE: Cappamore, Glin, Claughaun, Mungret, Bruff, Galbally.
GROUP TWO: St Senans, Athea, Cappagh, Adare, Mountcollins, Castlemahon.
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