Two Carlow men are in the Leinster squad to face Gloucester this Friday
The Kilkenny side were in action in Mullingar.
Carlow prop Ed Byrne will captain a Leinster Rugby senior team for the first time in his career.
It was announced yesterday that the competition will go from 12 to 14 teams with the introduction of two South African teams.
The Southern Kings from Port Elizabeth and Toyota Cheetahs from Bloemfontein will join the league.
It was a great victory for Anthony McCormack's side and they will now go on to contest the All Ireland series
Kilkenny are defending Leinster and All Ireland Champions.
It's a first Leinster success for Kilkenny at this level since 2012 and one which the county has been crying out for...
It's a Croke Park showdown for Kilkenny Minors against the Dubs this Sunday and it should be a belter between the two...
Carlow lost out to a superior Wexford outfit last night but the future remains bright according to Manager John McDonald