2006 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final

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2006 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
Event All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2006
Date10 September 2006
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Fintan McNamara (Clare)
Attendance20,685
2005
2007

The 2006 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 75th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 2006 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Cork's comprehensive win marked the end of the great Tipperary teams; Tipp only scored one point in the second half. This was also the first goalless final. [1]

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References

  1. 2006 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times and Youtube Video highlights part one and part two.