1980 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final

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1980 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
Event All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1980
Date14 September 1980
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Rosina MacManus (Antrim)
Attendance2,700
1979
1980 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final Replay
Date28 September 1974
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Rosina MacManus (Antrim)
Attendance3,013
1981

The 1980 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 49th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1980 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

The first game was very close, a dubious Pat Moloney point giving Cork a three-point lead with two minutes left, but straight from the puckout Ann O'Sullivan scored an equalising goal. In the replay, Cork led 1-6 to 0-1 with fifteen minutes left, and a late Limerick rally with goals from Geraldine O'Brien and Helen Mulcaire couldn't stop a Cork win. [1] [ unreliable source? ]

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The 1992 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1992 season. The championship was won by Cork, who defeated Wexford by a 14-point margin in the final for their third successive success. The match drew an attendance of 4,000.

The 1993 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1993 season. The championship was won by Cork who defeated Galway by a ten-point margin in the final. The match drew an attendance of 5,400.

The 1995 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship—known as the Bórd na Gaeilge All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship for sponsorship reasons—was the high point of the 1995 season. The championship was won by Cork who defeated Killkenny by a four-point margin in the final, taking the lead for only the first time in the match with a goal by Linda Mellerick that dropped into the net from a long shot with just 30 seconds of normal time left. The match drew an attendance of 9,874, then the highest for a camogie-only final, beating the 52-year-old attendance record set for Dublin v Cork in 1943. Lynn Dunlea scored 4-20 in the championship.

The 1990 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1990 season. The championship was won by Killkenny who defeated Wexford by a ten-point margin in the final.

The 1955 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1955 season in Camogie. The championship was won by Dublin who defeated Cork by an eight-point margin in the final. The match was played at Croke Park and attracted an attendance of 4,192.

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The 1940 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1940 season in Camogie. The championship was won by Cork, who defeated Galway by a five-point margin in the final.

The 1973 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1973 season. The championship was won by Cork who defeated Antrim by a single point margin in the final for their fourth successive success. The match drew an attendance of 4,000.

The 1974 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship was the high point of the 1974 season. The championship was won by Kilkenny who defeated Cork by a four-point margin in the final for a historic first success. The match was replayed, the third time this had happened in a final in the history of camogie.

The 1982 All Ireland Camogie Championship was won by Cork, beating Dublin by a single point in the final.

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