Camogie Soaring Stars and Manager of the Year announced

September 25, 2023

Derry joint captains Aoife Ní Chaiside and Aine McAllister lift the Jack McGrath Cup ©INPHO/Phil Magowan

The winners for the highly anticipated 2023 PwC Camogie Soaring Star Awards have been revealed as well as the PwC Camogie Manager of the Year.

Leading the way are Intermediate Champions Derry, who drew in the final against Meath in Croke Park, but ultimately took the crown by nine-points in a thrilling replay. Derry have won an impressive eight Soaring Stars, which will be celebrated at the eagerly anticipated PwC All-Stars Awards Ceremony in Croke Park on 4th November. 

All-Ireland Intermediate Championship finalists Meath follow with four winners, Clare with two wins and Tipperary claiming one Soaring Star. 

Matthew Twomey was announced as the 2023 PwC Manager of the Year, recognising his outstanding leadership and achievements for the Cork Camogie. 

2023 PwC Camogie Soaring Star Winners:

Niamh Gribbin, Derry – Goalie

Niamh Quinn, Derry – Corner Back

Claire Coffey, Meath – Full Back

Sophia Payne, Meath – Corner Back

Lauren McKenna, Derry – Half Back

Aoife Ní Chaiside, Derry – Centre Back

Ellen Casey, Clare – Half Back

Dervla O’Kane, Derry – Midfield

Aoife Minogue, Meath – Midfield

Mairead McNicholl, Derry – Half Forward

Aine McAllister, Derry – Centre Forward

Amy Gaffney, Meath – Half Forward

Aoife Shaw, Derry – Corner Forward

Caoimhe Cahill, Clare - Full Forward

Jean Kelly, Tipperary – Corner Forward

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