Coca Cola Feile Camogie Div 1 Final
Lucan Sarsfield (Dublin) 6-4 Burgess Duharra (Tipperary) 0-2
Dublin camogie received a timely boost with an emphatic win over Tipperary champions Burgess-Duharra in sweltering heat at Cusack Park in the division one final. Goals win games at any level and the ability of Lucan to create and execute proved the winning of the premier camogie crown.
A five goal salvo in the first half with three coming in the opening five minutes rocked Burgess to the core. The Lucan goalscorers in the first half were Sarah Boland (2), Aoife Clancy (2) and Amy Conroy with all goals coming from play. Burgess hit back in the opening half with a brace of points from midfielder Jenny Grace to retire (5-1) to (0-2) in arrears at the interval.
Little changed in the second half for Lucan who attacked with confidence and Burgess improved their performance markedly but could not score despite a spirited display. The only goal of the second half went to Charlotte Rooney while Laura Morrissey and Orla Beegan added points to spark off wild celebrations at the final whistle.
Lucan Sarsfield: J Ryan, N Power, A Flynn, A Gorman, N Byrne, C Rooney (1-0), A M Courtney, O Beegan (0-2), A O Connor, A Clancy (2-1), O Maloney, S Boland (2-0), L Morrissey (0-1), A Conroy (1-0), M Ward. Subs; A Greene for Boland, R Mulligan for Clancy, R Leonard for Ward, R Downes for Gorman, C Devereux for Rooney
Burgess Duharra: C Burke, A O Halloran, G Gleeson, S Quigley, E Byrne, S O Donoghue, A Gill, A Seymour, J Grace (0-2), T O Brien, A Neylon, R Hodgins, C Maher, D Curtin, U Quigley.
Referee: Fintan McNamara (Killanena)
Coca Cola Feile Camogie Division 2 final
Eire Og (Clare) 2-3 Camross (Laois) 1-1
Displaying a standard ahead of their years Eire-Og and Camross served up a tremendous Division 2 final. Both sides had some of the best individual performers over the weekend in Orla Devitt and Grainne Nolan (Eire-Og) with Michelle Holmes (Camross) leading the way for the Laois outfit.
Karol Roche opened the scoring with an Eire-Og point before Grainne Nolan added a goal. Michelle Holmes hit a stunning Camross goal in response to Orla Devitt (1-1) to leave Eire-Og 2-2 to Camross 1-0 at the break. A hard fought second half resulted in only two points from Kim Cuddy and Eire Og’s Orla Devitt.
Both sides went close for goals but Eire-Og were not to be denied a famous camogie win for Clare.
Eire Og: F Kelly, L Browne, R Wall, L Hurley, M Clune, C Chadda, S Redmond, O Devitt (1-2), E Bradley, C Walsh, G Nolan (1-0), A Broderick, S Mulcahy, A O’Neill, K Roche (0-1).
Camross: L Keys, A Collier, C Lally, M Delaney, K Cuddy (0-1), L Ryan, R Hogan, S Carroll, M Collier, G Donnery, M Holmes (1-0), L Jones, M Lalor, A Burke, A Delaney. Subs: B Cuddy for Burke
Referee: A Monahan (Tubber).
Coca Cola Feile Camogie Division 3 Final
Celbridge (Kildare) 5-1 Wolfe Tones (Clare) 1-1
This was a unique pairing in the Division 3 final, as host club played against their visitors. The visiting club had the better of the exchanges in their opening game and with two to qualify both teams won their semi-final to repeat the first round game on Sunday morning.
Celbridge had the better of the exchanges on a day when accurate free taking was key as Emer Rilley scored 3-3. Wolfe Tones were competitive throughout and Zoe McInerney hit 1-1 to bridge the gap. A further goal though by Emma Barry put the game out of Wolfe Tones sights and Celbridge to their delight captured the 2010 Feile Camogie Division Three title.
Celbridge: Elina Bistrova, Helen Fitzsimon, Kris Brady, Eilish O’Brien, Chanice Corcoran(c), Roisin Nolan, Steffi Moore, Aimee Bolger, Robyn Murray, Emma Barry(1.0), Hannah Quinn, Emer Reilly(3.3 frs), Niamh O’Halloran, Gillian Keegan, Aisling O’Sullivan SUB: Laura O’Flynn
Wolfe Tones: Chloe White, Jade O’Rourke, Edel Reidy, Jordan Hickey, Chelsey Ryan, Emma McInerney, Rachel O’Toole, Celine McCormack, Hayley Nolan, Alaine Lee, Zoe McInerney(1.1), Rachel Mullane, Susan Williams, Chloe O’Donoghue.
Coca Cola Feile Camogie Division 4 Final
Cillard (Kerry) 4-5 Killanena (Clare) 0-0
Another first as Cillard became the first Kerry side to win a Feile camogie title with a convincing victory over a young Killanena side in a perfectly appointed Clarecastle grounds. After five minutes there was never doubt as to who the winners would be. Aoife Fitzgerald was superb in defence and notched up 1-2 from frees while Orla Young added two points.
At the interval Cillard were 2-4 to 0-0 ahead. Killanena battled hard with Michelle O Connor, Roisin McNamara and Amy McArthur giving fine displays but in the end goals from Clodagh Walsh, Orla Young and Kristle Curran sealed a famous day for Kerry camogie.
Cillard: J O Keeffe, M Godley, A Fitzgerald (1-2), S Fitzgerald, A O Connor, J Fitzell, A Maunsell, O Casey, O Young (1-2), N McGarty, C O Carroll (0-1), C Walsh (1-0), K Curran (1-0), M Nolan, A O Sullivan. Subs: Rachel Mahony, Eilish Harrington.
Killanena: D Brady, G Conlon, L Jamie, M O Connor, L Kelsey, R McNamara, A Hayes, A McArthur, L Canny, C McMahon, C Taaffe, P E O Neill, E Noonan, M Gardner, O Broderick. Subs: S Canny, E Sparks.
Referee: Fergal Gray (Feakle).
Match reports contributed by Feile Camogie Team 2010