1996 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final

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1996 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
Event All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1996
Date22 September 1996
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Áine Derham (Dublin)
Attendance10,235
1995
1997

The 1996 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 65th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1996 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Cork led 1-9 to 1-6 at half-time, but went on to rue missed chances. Denise Gilligan scored two goals for Galway. [1] [2]

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