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Sunday was a special day for anyone who has been involved with camogie in this county down through the years.
It is difficult to believe any county could suffer the heartbreak of losing five All-Ireland senior finals in any code in the space of 14 years. Yet that is the painfully cold statistic that faces Galway Camogie after another shattering defeat in a senior decider last Sunday in Croke Park.
After the bitter disappointment of last year’s two-point defeat to Wexford in the All-Ireland final there is a strong belief this year’s Galway camogie panel can collect the senior title on Sunday in Croke Park (4pm) when they face Wexford again.
Galway will face Wexford again this year in the All-Ireland senior camogie final on September 11 at Croke Park after Noel Finn’s team had an impressive 2-13 to 2-7 victory over Kilkenny on Saturday afternoon in Nowlan Park.
The Galway senior camogie team heads to the capital on Saturday with high hopes of registering a win over a Dublin side that has yet to collect any points from their four games.
The Galway senior Camogie team will face Offaly this Saturday in the All-Ireland series at Pearse Stadium at 5pm in a double header with the Galway v Clare All-Ireland hurling championship tie.
There was disappointment for the Kilkenny senior camogie girls as they were caught by a late Galway flurry in Nowlan Park last Sunday as their league hopes were ended. Kilkenny led by four points at the interval —1-6 to 0-5 and a 45th minute goal from Shelley Farrell followed by a close range free by Aoife Neary restored that four point gap.
A hungry Athenry camogie side face Cashel of Tipperary in the All Ireland Senior Club Camogie Championship final on Sunday.