EirGrid, proud sponsors of the U20 All-Ireland Football Championship, can today reveal through the 'EirGrid 20 U20 Awards' details of the top 20 players of this year's competition. In addition, Jimmy Hyland of Kildare GAA has been awarded the 2018 EirGrid U20 Player of the Year.
"The word is they have to meet in the coming week or two and sit down and agree a process going forward. So, it's early doors yet but I suppose our concentration today was trying to get Cuala over the line."
After a record crowd of 50,141 filed through the turnstiles for yesterday's All-Ireland laides football finals at Croke Park, Valerie Mulcahy says the next challenge for the LGFA is to increase attendances at all championship games.
"When we came in we felt that they (Cork) were the standard bearers and to take the crown we would have had to take them out. And that's said with massive respect to them because they brought the game to that level and it has been our goal to set a standard higher than them."
Dublin saved their best performance of the season for when they needed it most, but Mick Bohan's side brought the ladies game to another level to claim consecutive All-Ireland titles in front of a record attendance at Croke Park.
Carla Rowe hit two stunning goals as Dublin defeated Cork in the TG4 All-Ireland senior final at the fourth attempt and put titles back-to-back for the first time in front of a record attendance at Croke Park.
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.
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