Down manager Derek Dunne maintains that his charges are ready to make the step up to Senior competition after a power-packed second-half display finally saw off a youthfully exuberant Antrim side with a very bright future by 4-16 to 2-10 in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Final at Kingspan Breffni on Saturday.
The year that is mercifully coming to a conclusion will not be remembered fondly by many, for a variety of different reasons linked directly or otherwise to a global pandemic.
For Armagh Camogie however, the 0-19 to 3-7 triumph over a resilient Cavan in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Premier Junior Championship Final at Kingspan Breffni on Saturday was a welcome ray of light.
Niamh Mallon illustrated the full breadth of her wonderful talents as a well balanced Down made experience count, producing a power-packed second-half performance to win the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Championship for the first time in 22 years at Kingspan Breffni.
It was unlucky 13 for Cavan as Ciara Donnelly shot the lights out to banish Armagh’s nightmare of losing the decider of four years ago and finally become Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate champions.
Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate & Premier Junior Championships Titles on the Line on Saturday
4 sides will battle it out this Saturday for coveted All-Ireland trophies in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate and Premier Junior Championships Finals.
Erinn Galligan’s personality explodes from the other end of the line. It is easy to understand why she is captain of the Cavan Camogie team aiming to make up for lost time after a decade away from competition by bagging a second All-Ireland title in three weeks.
All-Ulster Affairs in Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate & Premier Junior Camogie Championships Finals this Saturday
The first two trophies in the 2020 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Championships will be presented this Saturday when the Intermediate and Premier Junior Championships Finals take place as part of an all-Ulster double-header in Kingspan Breffni, Co. Cavan.
Armagh is viewed predominantly as a football county and Rachael Merry won her first Championship medal with Granemore while kicking the big ball. She was a regular for the county at underage level, playing up to Minor.
After two impressive Semi-Final performances we will be treated to an all-Ulster affair after Armagh and Cavan both progressed to…