Live broadcast of senior semi-finals confirmed for second year
The Camogie Association has announced that the 2011 All Ireland Camogie senior semi-finals will be broadcast live online at www.rte.ie this coming Saturday, August 13th from Nowlan Park.
Kilkenny face Galway at 2.00pm while Wexford play Cork at 4.00pm with Darren Frehill and Marty Morrissey providing commentary.
This is the second year that the All Ireland senior semi-finals have been broadcast online.
Former Cork All Ireland winning camogie player and journalist Therese O’Callaghan and Stellah Sinnott, who guided Wexford to championship honours in 2007 will join Des Cahill on The Sunday Game (August 14th) at 9.30pm for highlights and analysis of the weekend’s ties.
Last year’s All Ireland senior semi-finals drew a bumper crowd of 3,500 and a high attendance is expected this year as Wexford defend their crown against a resurgent Cork side while Kilkenny are aiming for a return to Croke Park, at the expense of Galway.
Meanwhile, over 20 teams nationwide are taking part in the Inaugural Club Twinning Programme æCamßn Club Challenge’. Teams from all over Ireland twin with a Kilkenny Camogie Club to play a game on the morning of the senior semi-finals and attend the games, later that day, in Nowlan Park.
o The 2011 All Ireland Camogie Championship is partnered by RT+ Sport. The All Ireland senior semi-finals take place in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
o Kilkenny play Galway at 2.00pm and Wexford face Cork at 4.00pm. Both games are available to view live on www.rte.ie
o The Sunday Game will be broadcast on RTE Two at 9.30pm on Sunday August 14th.
o Wexford are the current All Ireland & Irish Daily Star League champions
o Kilkenny appeared in the 2009 All Ireland where they were defeated by Cork
o Galway are the 2010 All Ireland finalists
o Ticket prices are €15 for adults/€10 for students & OAPS/Juveniles go free. Group rates available: 10 juveniles with one adult free. Click on link to download form Group Pass.doc
o Details on the Camßn Club Challenge are available on www.camogie.ie