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Kilkenny under-16 camogie girls easily regained their Leinster title as they defeated Dublin at a sun-drenched Tom Ryall Park, Kilmanagh, last Sunday afternoon. It was an efficient, disciplined, and workmanlike display from Kilkenny, who surged clear during the second-half, as the switching of Miriam Walsh had a decisive effect. Walsh scored 1-2 in the second-half — 1-4 in total as they killed off the hopes of the Metropolitan girls.
Nowlan Park is the setting next Sunday afternoon, when the Irish Daily Star National Camogie league semi-finals take place. Kilkenny are first in the arena at 2pm against Galway, followed at 3.45pm by Tipperary’s clash with defending League/All-Ireland champions Wexford.
A memorable weekend for Kilkenny was rounded off in Tom Ryall Park, Kilmanagh last Sunday afternoon as Kilkenny seniors and intermediates completed a superb weekend for camogie in the county.
Last Saturday was a memorable day for Kilkenny schools as Grennan College (Thomastown), Loreto Kilkenny and Castlecomer Community School all recorded All-Ireland victories in Trim Co Meath. The day began with Grennan College landing honours in the Roinn B title defeating St Louis Ballymena 4-9 to 3-3. Grennan playing into the breeze during the opening-half led 3-2 to 2-1 at half-time thanks to goals from Aine Lannon, Niamh Donnelly and Kelly Hamilton.
Kilkenny First’s made the journey to Ashbourne on Sunday last hoping to repeat the huge wins gained against the same opponents in the pre-Christmas round of the Leinster League.
A thrilling contest that produced a dramatic conclusion saw Kilkenny snatch a vital victory away to Tipperary in the Ragg last Saturday afternoon, as the under-16 All-Ireland camogie championship got off and running.
NUI Galway holds camogie’s intervarsity tournaments, the Ashbourne and Purcell cups, this weekend which will see the host club in action on Saturday.
Deputy Phil Hogan has expressed disappointment with the shift in policy by the Board of Waterford IT in the pursuit of a university for the south east.
NUI Galway Ladies 1st X1 came away with a draw after the weekend’s encounter with a fighting Galway Hockey Club 2nd side.
An impressive showing in this year’s Camogie Championship has seen eight Kilkenny players nominated for an All-Star award in a list dominated by All-Ireland finalists Wexford and Galway.