The Mint Catering Premier U21 Hurling Championship returned during the week with three games played on Tuesday evening.
Defending champions Doon got their campaign off to a winning start, as did Mungret and Garryspillane.
This Saturday there are a further two games down for decision as the groups begin to take shape.
Kilmallock v Na Piarsaigh
Saturday Febraury 8 in Mick Neville Park at 1.30pm
These sides get their campiagns off to a start this Saturday in a repeat of the 2017 final.
Kilmallock were champions in 2018, ending Na Piarsaigh’s run of six consecutive county titles at this grade.
Defending champions Doon are current Group 1 table toppers after the defeated Patrickswell 1-18 to 1-9 last Tuesday.
Next Tuesday, Nap take on Doon while Kilmallock face Patrickswell.
Mungret St Pauls v Ballybrown
Saturday February 8 in Chaerdavin at 2pm
In Group 2 there is a clash of neighbours Ballybrown and Mungret St Pauls in Caherdavin.
In the opening round, Mungret accounted for Ahane 2-17 to 1-15 while current minor champions Ballybrown were defeated by Garryspillane 2-16 to 0-17.
Another Mungret win would put them in pole position to move into the semi-finals while Ballybrown know a win is a must.
On Tuesday Garryspillane take on Ahane in the groups other game.