Celbridge face Confey in SHC opener

Champions, Celbridge, have been drawn againt Confey in the opening round of the 2012 Senior Hurling Championship, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN.

Champions, Celbridge, have been drawn againt Confey in the opening round of the 2012 Senior Hurling Championship, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN.

The draw, which was made at half time in the Christy Ring game between Kildare and Kerry, on Saturday, saw eight teams going into the drum with the four first round winners then going into one group while the four first round losers going into another.

The ful draw is: Ardclough v Leixlip; Naas v Clane; Coill Dubh v Eire Og Corrachoill and Celbridge v Confey.

Games will be played on 30 June.