1969 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final

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1969 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
Event All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1969
Date21 September 1969
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Lil O'Grady (Cork)
Attendance4,500
WeatherWindy
1968
1970

The 1969 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 38th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1969 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Wexford had the wind for the first half, and led 2-3 to 1-0 at the break, Mairéad McAtamney keeping Antrim in the game. Antrim narrowed the gap to two points, and the remainder of the game was touch and go, Catherine Power scoring a late goal to seal Wexford's two-in-a-row. [1] [ unreliable source? ]

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