A month after winning a second Liam MacCarthy Cup title in three years, there was further All-Ireland glory for Limerick on the Cooley Mountains in Co. Louth today when Colin Ryan became M Donnelly Poc Fada champion for the first time.
Sarah Dervan became the first Galwegian to lift the O'Duffy Cup twice after the Tribeswomen's dramatic All-Ireland senior camogie final triumph over Cork but that sort of history was never a motivating force for the colossal full-back.
On the day that the first Galway team to ever win the O'Duffy Cup was honoured, the Tribeswomen returned to the top of the tree for the fourth time, when just outstaying the same opposition that fell victim to the county's trailblazers in 1996.
The tandem of Róisín McCormick and Maeve Kelly have long been slated for superstardom through the schools and underage structures in Antrim and they delivered on the biggest stage at Croke Park to propel Antrim to victory in the All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie final.
Seven points from Chloe Cashe and a terribly unlucky own goal by Nicola Woods were among the features, but Wexford finished just the stronger to grind out victory in a thrilling All-Ireland Premier Junior Camogie final against resolute Armagh.