2008 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship

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All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2008
Championship details
Dates1 June — 14 September 2008
Teams7
All-Ireland champions
Winners Cork (22nd win)
Captain Cathriona Foley
Manager Denise Cronin
All-Ireland runners-up
Runners-up Galway
Captain Sinéad Cahalan
Manager Liam Donoghue
2007
2009

The 2008 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship known as the Gala All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship for sponsorship reasonswas the high point of the 2008 season. The championship was won by Cork who defeated Galway by a five-point margin in the final. [1] [2] The championship was played between June 1 and September 14, 2008. The format was as follows: seven county teams entered. Each team played all of the others once, earning 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw. The top four teams qualified for the semi-finals.

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Group Stages

Substitute Lourda Kavanagh’s late goal helped Galway spring a surprise against Cork in the group stages by 1-9 to 0-8 at Páirc Ui Rinn. Cork went on to gain revenge when the same teams med again in the All-Ireland final, the second time a group result had been reversed in the final in the three years since the round-robin format had been introduced into the championship in 2006.

Results

Group stage

The cross table below summarises the group stages, which were played from June 1 to August 3, 2008. Away results are italicised.

TeamCGWTKDLPts
Cork -02222210
Galway 2-210229
Wexford 00-22228
Tipperary 010-2227
Kilkenny 0200-226
Dublin 00000-22
Limerick 000000-0

Final stages

Cork 3–14 – 0–10 Tipperary

Wexford 1–10 – 1–13 Galway

Cork 2–10 – 1–8 Galway
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Cork
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Galway
CORK:
GK1 Aoife Murray (Cloughduv)
RCB2 Lynda O'Connell (St Finbarr's)
FB3 Cathriona Foley (Rockbán) (captain)
LCB4 Joanne O'Callaghan (Cloughduv)
RWB5 Gemma O'Connor (St Finbarr's)
CB6 Mary O'Connor (Killeagh)
LWB7 Sara Hayes (Courcey Rovers)
MF8 Orla Cotter (St Catherine’s) 0-1
MF9 Briege Corkery (Cloughduv) 0-1
RWF10 Amanda O'Regan (Douglas) Sub off.svg 57'
CF11 Una O'Donoghue (Cloughduv) Sub off.svg 47'
LWF12 Eimear O'Sullivan (Ballinhassig) 0-1
RCF13 Síle Burns (Rockbán) (captain) 2-0
FF14 Rachel Moloney (Courcey Rovers) 0-7
LCF15 Elaine O'Riordan (Milford) Sub off.svg Half time'
Substitutes:
LCF Emer O'Farrell (Sarsfields) for O'Riordan Sub on.svg (half-time)'
CF Rena Buckley (Inniscarra) for O'Donoghue Sub on.svg 47'
RWF Linda Dorgan (Inniscarra) for O'Regan Sub on.svg 57'
GALWAY:
GK1 Susan Earner (Meelick Eyrecourt)
RCB2 Sandra Tannian (St Thomas)
FB3 Aibhe Kelly (Davitts)
LCB4 Therese Manton (Mullagh)
RWB5 Ann Marie Hayes (Killimor)
CB6 Sinéad Cahalan (Mullagh) (captain)
LWB7 Niamh Kilkenny (Pearses)
MF8 Aine Hillary (Pearses) 1-0
MF9 Sarah Noone (Ahascragh-Caltra) Sub off.svg 48'
RWF10 Molly Dunne (Meelick Eyrecourt) Sub off.svg Half time'
CF11 Therese Maher (Athenry)
LWF12 Veronica Curtin (Kinvara)
RCF13 Orla Kilkenny (Pearses)
FF14 Jessica Gill (Athenry)
LCF15 Brenda Kerins (Ardrahan) Sub off.svg 58'
Substitutes:
RWF Lourda Kavanagh (Davitts) for Dunne Sub on.svg (half-time)'
MF Catriona Cormican (Cappataggle for Noone Sub on.svg 48'
LCF Deirdre Burke (Meelick Eyrecourt) for Kerins Sub on.svg 58'

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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. 2008 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times and Reaction in Irish Examiner
Preceded by
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2007
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship
1932 – present
Succeeded by
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2009