The captains from this year’s Senior and Intermediate finalists joined with President of the Camogie Association, Aileen Lawlor, and Maol Muire Tynan, Head of Public Affairs, AIB, at the AIB All-Ireland Club Championships Finals Captains' photo-call.
Wexford’s Oulart-The Ballagh were represented by Karen Atkinson and she was joined by senior counterpart, Colette Glennon, from Mullagh, Galway. Shona Curran, Lismore, Waterford – who are defending champions – and Laura Norris, Piltown, Kilkenny, completed the Intermediate line-up.
The AIB All-Ireland Club Championships are regarded as one of #TheToughest competitions to win with players displaying tremendous levels of commitment in pursuit of All-Ireland glory.
Watch interviews with the four team captains from the photocall here
Speaking at the AIB Camogie Finals photo-call President of the Camogie Association Aileen Lawlor said:
“The level of dedication and commitment exemplified by the players from all four clubs in pursuit of All-Ireland glory has to be highly commended. The club championships are undoubtedly one of the toughest to win and occupy a special place in the hearts of all Gaelic games followers.
“The club is where it all begins and on 1 March communities will unite behind their sides as they represent their parishes on the biggest sporting stage in Croke Park on this very special occasion.
“We are particularly thankful to AIB for their continued support of the Camogie Club Championships. AIB have been proud and committed supporters of the GAA Club Championships over the last two decades and we are looking forward to working with them over the coming years.”
Maol Muire Tynan, Head of Public Affairs AIB said:
Maol Muire Tynan, Head of Public Affairs, AIB commented "As long-standing supporters to the Club Championships, AIB would like to congratulate these four ladies, and their teams, on reaching this final stage of the Intermediate and Senior Camogie Club Championships. Each of them have overcome many tough challenges to earn the right to represent their clubs in Croke Park on March 1st."
Tynan continued "This is AIB’s third year as Camogie Club Championships sponsor and we are truly delighted to support such a fantastic sport. Everything begins in the club. The passion and commitment from the players and supporters is exceptional, something we in AIB are very proud to be associated with."
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AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Club Championship Final
1.30pm Piltown (Kilkenny) v Lismore (Waterford)
Referee: Peter Dowd (Meath)
AIB All-Ireland Senior Camogie Club Championship Final
3.15pm Mullagh (Galway) v Oulart-The Ballagh (Wexford)
Referee: Cathal Egan (Cork)