The Waterford footballers have been drawn away to Clare in the 2019 Munster championship.
It will be the first meeting between the counties since 2014. The winners will face Kerry in the provincial semi finals.
Benji Whelan’s side start their Division 4 campaign at home to Wicklow on January 26.
2019 Munster Senior Football Championship Draw
Tipperary v Limerick, winners play Cork
Clare v Waterford, winners play Kerry pic.twitter.com/iWO5etZNi4
— Munster GAA (@MunsterGAA) October 11, 2018
Elsewhere, Dublin’s quest for a ninth Leinster title in a row will begin with a quarter final against either Louth or Wexford.
A potential semi final will one of Kildare, Longford or Wicklow will follow.
James Horan’s first Championship game back in charge of Mayo will be away to New York, with a semi final against either Leitrim or Roscommon in prospect.
Galway’s defence of their provincial crown begins against London, with Sligo lying in wait in the semi finals.
2018’s beaten All Ireland finalists Tyrone face a long road back to Croke Park – they have an Ulster preliminary round meeting with Derry, before a potential quarter final with Antrim.
Mickey Harte’s side could face reigning Ulster champions Donegal in the semi finals.
Donegal first must see off Fermanagh in the quarter finals.