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Galway upped their performance at the weekend with a convincing 4-13 to 0-7 win over Limerick in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League division one at Duggan Park, Ballinasloe.
Galway started their defence of their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League division one with a victory, overcoming Dublin by 0-10 to 0-7 at TU Blanchardstown.
Galway dominated this year's Camogie All-Stars team with seven awards for the All-Ireland senior champions.
Taking the National League seriously gave Galway a pre-Championship run that allowed them to maximise strength and conditioning, which were key factors in the closing stages of Sunday’s high-octane final, according to manager Cathal Murray.
A new sense of belief that enabled them to stand firm in the face of adversity was key to Galway’s victory in front of a record crowd at Croke Park on Sunday. With Galway six clear at the break, the never-say Killenny came back to within a couple of scores, but never got closer as a determined Tribeswomen held on to claim the O’Duffy Cup for the third time.
When we look back on last Sunday, not from the vantage point of a few days retrospection, but in a year, or five, we will realise the significance of that victory.
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 survived their hardest test yet this season to qualify for the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie semi-final.
Galway are still very much in contention to add a camogie championship crown to their league title after securing a 2-12 to 1-10 victory over Limerick in Athenry.
League champions Galway have registered their first victory of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, beating Offaly by 3-15 to 0-6.