The PwC GPA Women's Player of the Month and PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month winners for July have been announced, giving well-earned recognition for some remarkable performances throughout the Championship in July, with the PwC GAA/GPA Men's and PwC GPA Women's Player of the Final Awards taking place later in August.
Cork ended a run of eight consecutive losses against Galway, including three this year alone, to emerge victorious in a fiercely fought Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final at UPMC Nowlan Park.
Waterford recovered from a very poor start to emerge narrow but probably deserved victors of a pulsating Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final at UPMC Nowlan Park, in the process bridging a gap back to 1945 since their last appearance in a decider.
Tipperary will have to plan without Caoimhe Bourke for Saturday's Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final against Waterford and the final if they qualify, after the Drom & Inch netminder was confirmed to have suffered a torn cruciate ligament.
Two of the county's greats were to the fore once more as Down retained their senior status and sent Offaly down the intermediate grade as a result of their well-deserved victory in the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie championship relegation play-off at the National Games Development Centre in Abbotstown.
For the first time since 2012, when it was Kilkenny also missed out, one of the long-established big three of camogie will not be in the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland semi-finals, after Cork saw off their conquerors in last year's final.
It is almost 41 years to the day since Antrim last reached the knockout stages of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship but the current trailblazers and teams of yore are inextricably linked.
Kilkenny and Cork will meet in a mouth-watering quarter-final rematch of last year's Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie final as part of a double-header with the All-Ireland hurling semi-final involving Kilkenny and Clare next Sunday.
Limerick manager John Lillis is maintaining an upbeat outlook as his largely inexperienced side faces Offaly in their final Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Group 3 tie on Saturday (4.30pm), with a relegation play-off series awaiting the loser.
Excitement is building ahead of the draws for the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Camogie Championships Premier Junior, Intermediate and Senior Quarter Final Draws, which are set to take place on July 1st live from UPMC Nowlan Park. Following the highly anticipated 6pm clash between Kilkenny and Tipperary, the draws will be streamed live on the Camogie Association YouTube channel for fans to watch.
Tipperary are back in the knockout stages of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championships after securing their second victory from two Group 2 games when beating Wexford by 3-15 to 0-12 at Bellefield.
Family members lining out alongside one another is an integral element of Gaelic games. It is a manifestation of the community spirit at their core and while less prevalent at inter-county level than club, is not unusual.
Ciara Storey is a survivor from an era when Wexford bestrode the camogie landscape with the conviction that comes from being three-in-a-row champions but the brilliant defender now admits that maybe they are at their best when written off.
We can be fairly confident that not many players involved in championship fare over the weekend, in either of the four main Gaelic codes, will be milking cows prior to donning their county jersey in the cauldron of competition