The end of a 128-year drought is how Clanmaurice manager Mike Enright described his team's 3-6 to 0-6 victory over Raharney in yesterday's AIB All-Ireland junior camogie final replay at McDonagh Park in Nenagh.
A stunning second half performance from Clanmaurice, crowned by 1-2 from last week's hero Jessica Fitzell, secured the holy grail of the All Ireland Junior Camogie championship title for the North Kerry side this afternoon in Nenagh.
The party of 30 players plus Camogie Association President Geraldine Woods, CEO Sinéad McNulty, support staff and media that participated in the hugely-successful Liberty Insurance Camogie All-Stars Tour to New York arrived back in Dublin today.
Player of the match Amy O'Connor that she would not be looking forward to her next training session with Cork after putting three goals Rebel teammate and 2018 All-Ireland Liberty insurance Camogie Championship-winning skipper Aoife Murray in the first half as the 2019 selection secured a comfortable victory over the previous year'ss team at Gaelic Park on Saturday night.
Clanmaurice manager Mike Enright paid tribute to corner-forward Jessica Fitzell after her dramatic late intervention salvaged a draw for his side in an action-packed AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Camogie Championship Final at McDonagh Park in Nenagh yesterday.
There were dramatic scenes in McDonagh Park in Nenagh this afternoon as Clanmaurice and Raharney played out a thrilling draw in an AIB All-Ireland Junior A Club Camogie Final that can only be described as a real game of two halves that means there will be a replay next Sunday.
The most recent award winners secured the bragging rights for the remainder of the Liberty Insurance Camogie All-Stars Tour with a resounding victory in an entertaining exhibition match at Gaelic Park.
Two years after the inaugural Liberty Insurance Camogie All-Stars Tour to Madrid, the cream of the sport's crop will be making history once more this week, as they leave this morning for a tour of New York.
UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford has been announced as the 2020 sponsor of the CCAO Third Level Camogie Ashbourne Cup Weekend, which takes place in conjunction with the WIT Vikings GAA Club on 14th- 16th February 2020 at the WIT Arena.
The winner is the loser who evaluates defeat the best and while much was made in the build-up to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final of Kilkenny's gut-wrenching litany of defeats in deciders, Galway have had their own close run affairs.