Speaking to KCLR ahead of Sunday's game, Sean it's all about the squad dealing with the mental preparation.
John Kearns says the expected underfoot conditions will make Rathvilly even harder to beat.
The Welsh coach stepped down after two tours to Australia and New Zealand.
Darren will be one of the star attractions of a Tournament that Paulstown are staging on Saturday night.
Brendan Hayes says they will be doing all they can to get a good start.
Daragh Holohan says it's all about winning silverware this year.
Forward Denis Murphy says they will bring everything they have to play them.
James Stephens Selector Niall Connolly says they were confident they could produce the goods.
The sides are getting ready for the Kilkenny County Final in a few weeks.
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