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As in hurling in 1887, Galway took part in the first All-Ireland senior camogie final in 1932 which was played in Galway Sportsground.
There only two women in the 87 years of the Camogie Senior Championship being contested, who have ascended the steps of the Hogan Stand and lifted the O'Duffy Cup while draped in the maroon of Galway; Imelda Hobbins in 1996 and current player Lorraine Ryan in 2013.
"When the whistle goes at the end of the match, you either are up there or you're not." Come 6pm on Sunday evening the Galway captain Sarah Dervan will know whether she will have climbed the famous steps of the Hogan Stand to hold the O'Duffy Cup aloft or whether she will be left on the hallowed turf of Croke Park, watching on as black and amber ticker tape falls to signify a Kilkenny victory.
Every time in this wet late summer, when the skies opened and the heavens poured down upon us with a level of unprecedented ferocity, what followed brought a silver lining. Every soaking was followed by a drying; every flu was followed by sunburn. Every soaking cloud followed by the most blue of skies.
Galway will be looking for a good start against Cork when the two sides meet in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final at the LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick (7.15pm).
Galway senior camogie women host All Ireland champions Cork in Gort on Sunday (3pm) to determine the top seeds in group two.
Galway will take on Kilkenny in the last four of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship after a facile 0-20 to 0-4 win over Dublin at the weekend.
Cork may be the favourites, but Galway will be looking to upset the odds in Saturday's Liberty Insurance All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds (7pm).
Galway will be expected to advance to the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship semi-finals when they face Tipperary in the second of a double header at Semple Stadium on Saturday.
The Galway Camogie brigade continues to be high achievers, even though the statistic of one Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship success in 2013, 17 years after their maiden title, is hardly the stuff of legends.