TG4 to broadcast Camogie League Final for second consecutive year
All Ireland Champions Cork will be bidding for a second title in the space of nine months as they take on Galway in the Irish Daily Star Division One Final in Semple Stadium, Thurles, May 3rd at 1.30pm. The game is part of a double-header with the GAA Allianz Division One Hurling Final between Cork and Waterford, throwing in at 3.30pm.
For the second consecutive year, the game will be broadcast live on GAA Beo, TG4.
Two of the upcoming League Finals are scheduled as double-headers with GAA hurling games, as the meeting of Carlow and Dublin in the Division Three Final, (Sunday, May 3rd) in Cusack Park, Mullingar is followed by the Leinster Hurling championship game between Carlow and Westmeath at 3.30pm
This is the fifth year of the Irish Daily Star partnership with the Camogie National Leagues.
Speaking in advance of the Finals, President of the Camogie Association Catherine Neary said:
“The meeting of Cork and Galway in the Division One final is one that is eagerly anticipated and headlines a great weekend of Camogie. We will have action across all four grades, and the positioning of two of the four finals with their GAA counterparts is hugely beneficial, providing a fantastic platform to showcase the game of Camogie to a larger audience.”
Speaking about the upcoming Irish Daily Star League Finals, Brian Flanagan, Sports Editor of the Irish Daily Star said:
“The Irish Daily Star are proud sponsors of the Camogie National Leagues in a partnership which has gone from strength to strength. We are delighted to celebrate our fifth year with the Association. There is a fantastic weekend of Camogie in store, leading with the Division One decider which will be broadcast live on TG4 and is part of a great double-header with the GAA Allianz Division One Hurling Final. Top class coverage of all four Camogie finals will be available in the Irish Daily Star.”
Watch our Video Preview here
Check out the interview with Cork Captain Ashling Thompson here
Check out the video interview with Galway Captain Niamh Kilkenny here
*Pictured: (l-r) Cork captain Ashling Thompson, President of the Camogie Association, Catherine Neary, Sports Editor of the Irish Daily Star, Brian Flanagan, Galway captain, Niamh Kilkenny.
Notes to the editors:
*Photographs from the Irish Daily Star Photocall available FOC from Inpho Photography Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Video from the Irish Daily Star Photocall are available from Jerome Quinn Media
Representing their counties at the Irish Daily Star League Finals Photocall are: Ashling Thompson, Cork, Niamh Kilkenny, Galway, Catriona McGlone, Waterford, Michelle Kelly, Dublin, Teresa Meaney, Carlow, Ciara Ashe, Meath
Irish Daily Star Division One Final: Cork v Galway, Sunday May 3rd, 1.30pm, Semple Stadium, Thurles. Admission prices are as follows: Adult stand ticket €25; Terrace €20; OAP/Student €20; Juveniles (U16) €5. Tickets are also available to pre-purchase online for €20 at tickets.ie/gaa
Irish Daily Star Division Two Final: Laois v Waterford, Saturday, May 2nd, 2.30pm, Netwatch Cullen Park: Admission prices: Adult €15; Students/OAPS, €10; Juveniles (Over 12 up to 18years) €2
Irish Daily Star Division Three Final: Dublin v Carlow, Sunday, May 3rd, 1.30pm, Cusack Park, Mullingar. This fixture is part of a double-header with the Leinster GAA Hurling meeting of Carlow and Westmeath at 3.30pm. Admission prices are: €10 Adult; Student/OAP €5 (with valid photographic ID) and U16s are admitted free.
Irish Daily Star Division Four Final: Kerry v Meath, Sunday, May 3rd, 2.30pm, St. Brendan's Park, Birr
Admission prices: Adult €15; Students/OAPS, €10; Juveniles (Over 12 up to 18years) €2.