Camogie Association unveils 120th Anniversary commemorative jerseys

June 10, 2024

The Camogie Association has unveiled its 120th anniversary commemorative jerseys at Croke Park. Pictured (L-R) Jessica Pierce, aged 10 from Arklow Rocks Camogie in Wicklow, Kerrie Finnegan from Faughs Celtic Camogie Club, Isabell O'Dwyer, aged 11 from Moycarkey Borris Camogie in Tipperary, Tessa Carroll, aged 12 from Moycarkey Borris Camogie in Tipperary, Emma O'Byrne from Good Counsel Liffey Gaels GAA & Camogie Club in Dublin and Kate Marie Clune, aged 10 from Arklow Rocks Camogie in Wicklow ©INPHO/Ben Brady

The Camogie Association has unveiled its 120th anniversary commemorative jerseys.

The jerseys, in two bespoke designs, are manufactured by O’Neill’s, and are available to purchase now

Unveiling the jerseys to coincide with the Association’s 120 year anniversary was Brian Molloy, Uachtarán of the Camogie Association, player representatives from Faughs Celtic Camogie Club and Good Counsel Liffey Gaels GAA & Camogie Club in Dublin, Arklow Rocks Camogie in Wicklow and Moycarkey Borris Camogie in Tipperary.

The jersey prices start from €35 for children and €75 for adults.

The first official camogie match after the formation of the National Governing Body  - The Camogie Association - was played on July 17th 1904 between Dublin clubs Keatings and Cúchulainns. To mark this milestone, Camán to 120 Commemorative blitzes will take place in Pairc Tailteann in Meath, McHale Park in Mayo and The Gaelic Grounds in Limerick on 17th July where over 3,000 U12 players will participate throughout the day.

This launch kicks off an exciting period of celebration for the Camogie Association which will see further activity at the All Ireland Camogie Finals in August, a Gala dinner this summer as well as club camogie celebration days later in the year where each club across the island of Ireland and internationally will celebrate camogie in their own unique way.

Speaking at the launch, Brian Molloy Uachtarán of the Camogie Association, said: “Our UNESCO recognised national sport Camogie has been played in Ireland back through the mists of time but 2024 is a particularly big year for the Camogie Association as we celebrate 120 years since our formation as a National Governing Body.

"I’m delighted to be at the headquarters of Gaelic Games today to unveil our fabulous commemorative jerseys, one of the many steps we are taking to mark our big anniversary.

"We are sure that our members in Ireland and indeed across the world will love the commemorative jerseys and I urge as many as possible to go onto the O’Neills site to buy one and wear it with pride over the course of this season. We would like to take the opportunity to thank O’Neills for working with us to produce such a high quality product for this great occasion”.

The two commemorative jerseys were designed by O’Neills and produced in Ireland.

The aqua/lilac jersey is a fun and vibrant jersey design that encapsulates the spirit of the camogie community. Featuring the traditional camogie emblem that wraps from the front to back of jersey, with the 120-year anniversary logo on the left breast and upper back.

The dark grey/purple jersey – This jersey has a shattered effect with a multicoloured gradient inspired by the camogie logo. The jersey features a metallic camogie emblem on front left, with the 120-year anniversary logo on the left breast and upper back.

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