1971 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship

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All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1971
Championship Details
Dates
Counties
Sponsor
All Ireland Champions
Winners Cork (8th title)
Captain Betty Sugrue
Manager Mary Moran
All-Ireland Runners-up
Runners-up Wexford
Captain Bernie O’Dwyer
Manager
Matches played 7

The 1971 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1971 season. The championship was won by Cork, who defeated Wexford by a 13-point margin in the final. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] The match drew an attendance of 4,000.

The All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship is a competition for inter-county teams in the women's field sport of game of camogie played in Ireland. The series of games are organised by the Camogie Association and are played during the summer months with the All-Ireland Camogie Final being played on the second Sunday in September in Croke Park, Dublin. The prize for the winning team is the O'Duffy Cup. The current champions are Cork, who claimed their twenty-seventh title thanks to a victory over Kilkenny in Croke Park, Dublin.

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Semi-finals

Kilkenny won the Leinster Championship for the first time when they defeated Dublin 5–3 to 4–3 and received an unexpected bye to the All-Ireland final when Galway withdrew, receiving a three-month suspension from Central Council for failing to fulfil the fixture.

Camogie Association organization

The Camogie Association organises and promotes the sport of camogie in Ireland and across the world. The association has close ties with the Gaelic Athletic Association.

Final

Cork took control of the final in the first half. Agnes Hourigan wrote in the Irish Press

Úna Uí Phuirséil was the 17th president of the Camogie Association. Born Agnes Hourigan in Ballingarry, County Limerick, she had three brothers, Dan, Sean, Fr Jack Hourigan, and four sisters [including Maisie and Ellen].

The game was won and lost in the five minutes preceding the interval with Wexford leading 1-1 to 0-2 in the 20th minute when, Rosie Hennessy and Anne Comerford, last year’s captain, cracked home three Cork goals. [7]

Final stages

Wexford 6-3 – 3-3 Antrim

Cork 3-14 – 0-3 Galway
Cork 4-6 – 1-2 Wexford
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Cork
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Wexford

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CORK:
GK 1 Mel Cummins
FB 2 Marie Costine (Cloyne)
RWB 3 Hannah Dineen (South Pres)
CB 4 Anne McAuliffe (Old Als)
LWB 5 Mary Whelton (South Pres)
MF 6 Marion McCarthy (South Pres)
MF 7 Betty Sugrue (South Pres) (Capt)
MF 8 Pat Moloney (UCC)
RWF 9 Anne Comerford (Watergrasshill) (Capt)
CF 10 Liz Garvan (UCC) (0-3)
LWF 11 Nuala Guilly (Cloyne)
FF 12 Rosie Hennessy UCC) (2-2)
(WEXFORD):
GK 1 Teresa Sheil
FB 2 Joan Murphy
RWB 3 Peggie Doyle
CB 4 Bernie O’Dwyer
LWB 5 Bridie Jacob
MF 6 Annie Kehoe
MF 7 Margaret O’Leary
MF 8 Elsie Walsh
RWF 9 Mary Shannon
CF 10 Mary Walsh (1-0)
LWF 11 Mary Sheil
FF 12 Josie Kehoe (0-1)
Substitutes:
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MATCH RULES

  • 50 minutes
  • Replay if scores level
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions

See also

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship, known simply as the All-Ireland Championship, is an annual inter-county hurling competition organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). It is the highest inter-county hurling competition in Ireland, and has been contested every year except one since 1887.

National Camogie League

The National Camogie League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues, is the second most important competition in the Irish team sport of camogie, played exclusively by women. The competition is held in three divisions graded by ability. It was first played in 1976 for a trophy donated by Allied Irish Banks when Tipperary beat Wexford in a replayed final. Division Two was inaugurated in 1979 and won by Kildare.

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References

  1. Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460. 978-1-908591-00-5
  2. Report of final in Irish Press, September 19, 1971
  3. Report of final in Irish Independent, September 19, 1971
  4. Report of final in Irish Times, September 19, 1971
  5. Report of final in Irish Examiner, September 19, 1971
  6. Report of final in Irish News, September 19, 1971
  7. Report of final in Irish Press, September 19, 1971
Preceded by
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1970
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship
1932 – present
Succeeded by
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1972