2004 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final

Last updated
For more detail & team line-outs see separate entry for 2004 Senior Camogie Championship.
2004 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
Event All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2004
Date 19 September 2004
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Úna Kearney (Armagh)
Attendance 24,567
2003
2005

The 2004 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 73rd All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 2004 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Camogie Irish stick-and-ball team sport played by women

Camogie is an Irish stick-and-ball team sport played by women; it is almost identical to the game of hurling played by men. Camogie is played by 100,000 women in Ireland and worldwide, largely among Irish communities. It is organised by the Dublin-based Camogie Association or An Cumann Camógaíochta. UNESCO lists Camogie as an element of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Ireland Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

This final marked the centenary of the first camogie match, played in 1904. Tipperary won easily, Claire Grogan scoring nine points. [1]

Claire Grogan is a camogie player, winner of three All-Star awards in 2004, 2005 and 2007 and a Lynchpin award, predecessor of the All Star awards, in 2003. She was short-listed for further All-Star awards in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2009.

Related Research Articles

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.

Mary O'Connor is an Irish sportsperson. A dual player, she played both Ladies' Gaelic football and camogie. As a footballer O Connor has played with her local clubs Donoughmore and Inch Rovers and was a member of the Cork senior ladies' football team from 1994 until 2010. She has won Five All-Ireland titles. As a camogie player O'Connor played for her local club Killeagh and was a member of the Cork senior inter-county team since 1996. Since then she has won seven All-Ireland titles. O'Connor is one of the most decorated players in the history of Gaelic games. Winner of All Ireland camogie medals in 1997, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 and All Star awards in 2005, 2006 and 2009.

Mary Leacy is an Irish sportsperson. She won camogie All Star awards in 2004 and 2007. She plays camogie with her local club Oulart the Ballagh and has been a member of the Wexford senior inter-county team since 2001. Leacy captained Wexford to the All-Ireland title in 2007 and won further All Irelands in 2010 and 2011, and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011.

Therese Maher is a Camogie player, and winner of Five All Star awards 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2011 and 2013. She finally got her All-Ireland Medal in 2013 after 16 years of hardship when they defeated Kilkenny in the final 1-09 to 0-07 points. She plays for her club Athenry. She was also a member of the Galway senior panel that unsuccessfully contested the All Ireland finals of 2010 and 2011 against Wexford. She was Galway camogie player of the year 1998 and 2008 and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011. She was also an All-Star nominee in 2010.

The 2010 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship—known as the Gala All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship for sponsorship reasons—is the high point of the 2010 season in the sport of camogie. It commenced on June 13, 2010 and ended with the final between Galway and Wexford on 12 September 2010 which Wexford won by 1-12 to 1-10. Seven teams compete in the Senior Championship out of twenty-seven who competed overall in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships.

The All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship is the most important competition in the women’s field sport of camogie for second-tier county teams and for second-string teams of first-tier counties. If the winning team comes from a second-tier county, that county is promoted to the following year's senior championship. Similarly, the winner of the All-Ireland junior championship is promoted to the following year's Intermediate Championship. The grade mirrors Division 2 of the National Camogie League. The final is played in Croke Park Dublin alongside the Senior and Junior finals. The competition is contested by Antrim, Kildare, Down, Meath, Waterford and the second teams of Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford.

Deirdre Hughes is a former camogie player selected on the camogie team of the century in 2004, and winner of All Ireland medals in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2004.

The 1999 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 68th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1999 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

The 2005 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 74th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 2005 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

The 2007 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 76th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 2007 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

The 2010 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 79th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 2010 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

The 2011 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final will be the eightieth All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 2011 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

John Joseph (JJ) Doyle is a former hurler who managed the Wexford camogie to All-Ireland championship success in 2010 2011 and 2012.

Karen Atkinson is a camogie player, winner of All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship medals in 2007 2010 2011 and as All Ireland winning captain in 2012. She was an All-Star nominee in 2010.

Ursula Jacob is a camogie player, winner of All Star awards in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. All-Ireland Senior medals in 2007, 2010 2011 and 2012, in 2011 she scored a dramatic 52nd-minute goal which changed the course of the All Ireland final and secured victory for Wexford. She was player of the match in Wexford's semi-final victory over Cork and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011. With a total of 3–54 she was the highest scoring player in the Senior Championship of 2011.

Evelyn Quigley is a camogie player, winner of All-Ireland Senior medals in 2007, 2010 and 2011.

Niamh Kilkenny is a camogie player, a member of the Galway senior panel that unsuccessfully contested the All Ireland finals of 2010 and 2011 against Wexford, winner of All Star awards in 2010 and 2011 and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011.

Lorraine Ryan is a camogie player, winner of an All Star award in 2011, a member of the Galway team which contested the 2010 and 2011 All Ireland finals and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011.

The 2004 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship—known as the Foras na Gaeilge All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship for sponsorship reasons—was the high point of the 2004 season, the centenary year for the sport of camogie. The championship was won by Tipperary who defeated Cork by an eight-point margin in the final. The attendance was a then record of 24,567.

The 2012 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship—known as the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship in association with RTÉ Sport for sponsorship reasons— is the premier competition of the 2012 camogie season. It commenced on 23 June 2012 and ended with the final on 16 September. Eight county teams compete in the Senior Championship out of twenty-seven who compete overall in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships. Wexford defeated Cork in the final. The championship was notable for the qualification of Offaly for the All-Ireland semi-final just three years after they had been graded junior. Quarter-final stages of the championships were re-introduced for the first time since 2006. The 2012 championship was the first to be held under new rules which allowed two points for a point direct from a sideline ball.

References

  1. 2004 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine ., Irish Independent, Irish Times and Rebelgaa.com Archived 2012-03-18 at the Wayback Machine .