Limerick manager John Ryan is hoping that some of John Kiely's hurling magic will have rubbed off on his team as they face a first TG4 Ladies All-Ireland junior final since 2010 against Louth this Sunday.
Selflessness is a common theme in most teams that win habitually and the Cork Camogie squad basking in the glow of being Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions this week cannot claim exclusivity on it.
The Cork players took time out to make the All-Ireland champions' traditional trip to Crumlin Children's Hospital before setting off on their journey back to the Rebel County for a well deserved homecoming.
Cork's double All-Ireland winning camogie manager Paudie Murray has brushed off the incident which left him with a nasty cut above his right eye after yesterday's senior final victory over Kilkenny at Croke Park.
Finola Neville was grinning from ear to ear and unsurprisingly so, having been a part of the Cork team that lost the last two Liberty Insurance Intermediate Camogie Finals, and 12 months ago after a replay.
CAITRIONA COLLINS scored a goal and six points while Minor star Saoirse McCarthy added four from play as Cork put the agony of two consecutive defeats at the last hurdle behind them to become Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie champions.
While stopping short of criticising referee Eamon Cassidy after her side's narrow All-Ireland senior camogie final defeat to Cork, Kilkenny manager Ann Downey felt her side were on the "wrong side on a lot of the calls".
They were horrified when she flashed over that injury-time winner last year and will be desperate to prevent a repeat tomorrow but at least a couple of the Kilkenny players will have had understood the journey Julia White travelled to even be togged out in Croke Park last September.