Camogie Association announce All Ireland Championships in association with RT+ Sport
The Camogie Association has announced that the 2011 All Ireland Camogie Championships will take place in association with RT+ Sport.
The news comes on foot of last week’s championship launch held in Croke Park.
Speaking about the announcement President of the Camogie Association Joan O’Flynn:
“”We are delighted that RT+ Sport has come on board as the official partner for the All Ireland Camogie Championships. This development represents an extremely positive step for the Association.
RT+’s involvement is a powerful endorsement of our game and will bring camogie to a wider audience.
This year, in addition to weekly championship coverage on RT+’s The Sunday Game, we will also have live radio updates on RT+ Radio 1’s Saturday Sport while our senior semi-finals will be broadcast live online on RT+.ie. Our triple header All Ireland finals at Croke Park –will be broadcast by RT+ Sport on September 11th.
We are looking forward to working with RT+ Sport during the course of the season and look forward to another exciting championship.””
Speaking about the partnership, Group Head of Sport RT+, Ryle Nugent:
“”RT+ is pleased to partner this year’s All Ireland Camogie Championship. This partnership provides an opportunity for RT+ Sport to reinforce our brand with camogie fans while strengthening our association with our national game.””
This year’s All Ireland Camogie Championships in association with RT+ Sport commence on Saturday June 11th with the clash of All Ireland champions Wexford and last year’s beaten finalists, Galway, taking centre stage at Bellefield, Enniscorthy. Throw in 3.00pm.
? RT+ Sport is an official partner of the 2011 All Ireland Camogie Championships.
? During the course of the season live radio updates on the All Ireland Camogie Championship will be provided on RT+ Radio 1’s Saturday Sport in addition to highlights of the senior championship on RT+’s The Sunday Game.
? The 2011 All Ireland Senior & Intermediate Finals will be broadcast on RT+ with the Premier Junior final live on www.rte.ie on September 11th.
? The All Ireland Senior semi-finals double header fixture at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny on August 13th will be broadcast online on www.rte.ie
? The Irish Daily Star is the official sponsors of this year’s weekly Player of the Match award for the All Ireland senior championship.
? For full details of fixtures check out www.camogie.ie and follow the Camogie Association on facebook.com
*For further information contact Claire Egan, Communications & Marketing Director, the Camogie Association, 01 865 8618, 087 9030755, Email: Claire@camogie.ie
Laura Fitzgerald, Press & Publicity Officer, RT+ Television, Ph: 01 208 2872 / 087 2923931, Email: Laura.Fitzgerald@rte.ie