Speaking about Biddy’s contribution to Camogie President of the Camogie Association Joan O’Flynn said: “”Biddy’s commitment to camogie on and off the field was exceptional. A particular highlight was her involvement in managing Tipperary Camogie team to win their first senior All Ireland Camogie title in 1999. This stands alongside her wonderful service to her club, Tipperary Camogie Board, Munster Camogie Council and at national level. On behalf of the Camogie Association I would like to extend our sympathies to her husband Jimmy and family Leonard, Barry, Carol and SinÚad. I know that Biddy’s loss will be deeply felt by her family and in Tipperary but also throughout Camogie nationally. Ar dheis DÚ go raibh a hanam dÝlÝs.””
A minutes silence will be observed at all inter-county games this weekend as a mark of respect and this evening’s All Ireland Minor A game between Tipperary and Wexford has been postponed as a mark of respect.
Biddy Phillips will be reposing at Egans Funeral Home on Thursday July 8th from 5pm and 8pm. Burial on Friday at 11.30am Bohernanave Church.