2011 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship

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All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2011
Championship details
Dates11 June - 11 September 2011
Teams8
All-Ireland champions
Winners Wexford (6th win)
Captain Ursula Jacob
Manager JJ Doyle
All-Ireland runners-up
Runners-up Galway
Captain Brenda Hanney
Manager Noel Finn
Championship statistics
Matches played27
2010
2012

The 2011 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 2011 camogie season. It commenced on 11 June 2011 and ended with the final on 11 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 Galway in the final, avenging a surprise 11-point defeat in the round-robin stage of the championship. [1]

Contents

Structure

The eight teams played one another once, and receive 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw. The top four teams then contested the semi-finals. [2] [3]

Change of Sponsor

The Camogie Association lost its sponsor, the Gala retail chain, just six weeks before throw-in and arranged a partnership with RTÉ, “in Association with RTÉ sport,” instead. [4] One outcome of the partnership was live updates on RTÉ radio were available for the first time as well as an improved two-minute highlights package on the Sunday game on RTÉ television. The finals were televised live and the semi-finals broadcast live online on RTÉ.i.e.

Launch

Camogie Association president Joan O'Flynn made an appeal for a heightened profile for women's sport at the launch of the championship.

"Sport is for all. Just as sport played by men is not for men only, sport played by women is not for women only. I am urging all sports fans to experience the skill and excitement of top class camogie action and to see our sport stars in action. An increase in women in decision making roles in sport, positive attitudes and actions towards women's sport and giving greater prominence and recognition to women's sporting achievements will all make a difference. It is vital for future female participation in sport that children get the opportunity to understand that women are major sports achievers and are accomplished sports stars in their own right." [5]

At the captain's launch of the All Ireland final Joan O'Flynn spoke out about the representation of females in sporting attire used in a crisps ad. She said "the Hunky Dory campaign, which features women wearing revealing crop tops in sport poses, was particularly ill-timed given that camogie's top teams will be starring in Croke Park this Sunday." [6]

Preparations

In the lead-in to the competition, there were management changes in Cork, where Joe O’Brien of Glanworth became manager, Tipperary where John Lillis became manager and Dublin where Denis Murphy became manager. Three members of the Clare management team resigned in advance of the championship. [7]

Results

Onfield, the Championship was the most open for several years with all of the leading contenders suffering a defeat in the first three rounds of the championship. In the opening round, 2010 defeated finalists Galway imposed a surprise 11-point defeat on the defending champions, Wexford. [8] It was the second successive year Galway had defeated Wexford in the round-robin series, only to lose the All Ireland final to the same opponents on both occasions. The aggregate scoring average of 32.82 points per match was the highest in championship history. Cork had the highest scoring average with 22.71 points per match.

The 2010 Intermediate champions Offaly, managed by 1981 hurling hero Joachim Kelly, were competing at senior level for the first time [9] and achieved their first victory at this level against Dublin [10] and followed it up with a victory over Clare in the final round. Clare, too, achieved a historic third round victory over Tipperary, their first since 1995 and their first in the senior championship since 1946. [11]

From the beginning five teams were in contention for four semi-final slots. Despite an initial showing by Tipperary, who had last contested an All Ireland semi-final in 2008, at the end of the group stages the four teams who qualified for the semi-finals, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny and Wexford, were the same as for the previous two years 2009 and 2010.

Semi-finals

In the semi-finals Wexford (2-11) defeated Cork (1-9) with goals by Ursula Jacob (30 mins) and Katrina Parrock (40 mins), while Cork’s goal was scored by Katriona Mackey (54 mins). [12] Galway (2-13) defeated Kilkenny with goals by Brenda Hanney (23 mins) and Tara Ruttledge (59 mins) while Kilkenny’s goal was scored by Edel Maher (31 mins). [13] The attendance of 5,100 was a record for the semi-finals and higher than many All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship finals before 1994. [14]

Final

Turning point of the final [15] was the 52nd-minute goal scored by Ursula Jacob. Eight out of 14 journalists at the final described it as among the best in the history of the game. [16] TV analyst and three times All Ireland medalist Therese O'Callaghan described it as “a dream goal, as good a goal as you are likely to see.” Former Galway hurling manager Cyril Farrell said during the course of his TV match commentary:

"That's as good a goal as you will see anywhere, a beautiful cross field ball from Josie Dwyer, fantastic catch, back towards the goal, turn on the left, bang in to the back of the net. You won’t see better than that anywhere. Everything is just on precision, on the dot. Catches it, turns left handed, bang to the back of the net, brilliant score."

Galway manager Noel Finn said: “The goal came against the run of play. It was a sucker punch that late, they got their dander up. They were winning the breaks and when you’re on the back foot it is very hard to try and push on. [17] It brought the initiative back to Wexford after they had dominated the first half, having taken the initiative with a penalty scored by Una Leacy (4 minutes, but fallen three points behind after a snap goal scored by Tara Ruttledge (37 minutes). Galway led by 1-8 to 1-5 after 50 minutes, but failed to score in the last ten minutes. Finn pondered:

“When you go 10 minutes without scoring, especially the last 10 minutes, you’re not going to hold out. They got the break and they took their scores. When Tara got the goal I thought we would drive on because we were hurling well at that stage, but Wexford dug deep and got the result and its heartbreak again for us this year, I just thought when Wexford went in front they killed the game, that’s experience, we have to learn, it’s very hard to lose two finals. I said coming up here today we were well prepared, better than last year and if we played to our ability we would have got a result. Wexford hit us hard, and fair play to them they are All Ireland champions and we have to suffer the consequences of losing another All Ireland.” [17]

Attendance & TV Audience

The attendance of 14,974 was the sixth highest ever for a camogie-only final day in Croke Park. An average TV audience of 218,000 tuned in for full match coverage on RTÉ sport (including half and full time analysis), recording a Neilsen rating of 5.22 and a market share of 23.14, the fifth highest viewership in the game’s history. The final minutes of the game attracted a peak of 303,000 viewers. A further 3,312 viewed on live web feed.

Management reaction

Winning manager JJ Doyle of Wexford said:

”What the Wexford teams achieved out there today I doubt ever will be achieved again. We have been in six competitions in two years and we won every one of them. I think they can lay claim to being one of the greatest camogie teams ever to play the game now. The amount of work that went in was phenomenal. We did it because Wexford loves camogie and loves GAA.

They weren't letting us run at them. It was the way it was in Bellefield earlier in the year, a game that was talked about an awful lot. People had said a lot of things about Wexford camogie, especially the senior team. People questioned our girl's hunger. People questioned our desire, said that Galway were going to be hungrier than us. They questioned a lot of things about the team. We wanted to get the opportunity to answer them. Thankfully we have done that. It is very hard to put into words what I feel right now. I feel extremely proud of the girls, all 48 that have been training with us. The first half seemed to go on for hours and the second half just flew by. Then we got into injury time and I thought it would never end. Anyone looking at that out there today will see that Wexford camogie is made of very very stern stuff. You don’t play for as many years as these girls have and not have the character.

When Galway got the goal lesser teams would have buckled. I have learned a lot about the girls and they have learned a lot about themselves.”

The losing manager Noel Finn of Galway stood down on the Sunday night of the All-Ireland final:

I am very, very disappointed. Last year was hard to take but losing again today was devastation. The girls are devastated in there. We all are. Sport can be cruel, great when you win, very very hard to take when you lose. Scrappy first half. Two points downat half time, I felt we were in the game. We came out with all guns blazing in the second half. When we went three points in front and I thought we would have pushed on. Instead Wexford came back at us. They got the scores and they finished us. It was very, very exciting there. Anyone could have won as it went down to the wire. After they got the goal they sort of pushed on.”

Media reaction

Media coverage was generally favourable, praising the intensity and excitement of the game, sometimes at the expense of individual skill. Three times All Ireland medalist Therese O’Callaghan, a television analyst said “Galway did very little wrong today while her co-analyst Stellah Sinnott, a former Wexford manager said “the second half had everything you could look for in an All-Ireland final. What separated Wexford from them in the end was Ursula Jacob’s goal.”

Diarmuid O'Flynn wrote in the Irish Examiner , “on such margins do big games turn.” [18] the Irish Independent reported: “like all true champions, JJ Doyle's side simply refused to yield” [19] and the Irish Times noted “Tara Ruttledge had a shot for a point to give them a vital cushion but the sliotar rebounded off the upright across the face of goal and crucially there was no Galway player on hand to tap to the net. Had there been, that would surely have been game over.” [20]

Regional media praised the standard of the game but had predictably contrasting reactions to the results. The Wexford People declared: “Wexford started the week as the peoples champions - battlers, and winners, to the end - they finished it as probably the greatest Camogie side in game's history” [21] while sportswriter and author Dean Goodison wrote “a stunning rearguard action by the best set of backs ever to grace a camogie field kept the game alive in the first half.” [22] The Enniscorthy Echo noted “‘the game as a whole was tough, with both sides tackling hard, hunting in packs and producing some incredible hooking and blocking as they threw the kitchen sink at each other in 60 minutes of pulsating camogie.” [23]

In the defeated county, the Galway Advertiser concluded “what will really stick in the craw when the game is analysed is that Galway won most of the individual battles.” [24] The Tuam Herald picked out the performance of “the lionhearted Therése Maher who proved “that she is up there with the best and most versatile camogie players we have seen or may ever see.” [25] Eoghan Cormican of the Connacht Tribune wrote: “Sickening, absolutely sickening - it’s hard to find a better or more apt adjective to describe Sunday’s All Ireland senior camogie final. Hearts sunk with the sounding of the final whistle.” [17]

Cyril Farrell also said that the refereeing had been very fussy. “If the hurling all Ireland was refereed like that last week there would have been a stoppage every twenty seconds. “

Galway anomaly

When Galway beat Wexford by a massive 2-14 to 0-9 in the group stages only to lose the final 2-7 to 1-8, it was the second time in a row they had defeated Wexford in the group stages only to lose to the same opposition in the final, and the fourth time in the six years since the championship moved from a knockout system to a round-robin format in 2006 that the runners-up defeated the eventual champions in the group stages.

Protocol precedent

The Irish Independent noted in their after-match commentary: [26]

“After lining up to greet the Taoiseach, the Wexford team, led by captain and eventual match-changer Ursula Jacob, turned left and came down along the line, shaking hands with all of their Galway opponents before trotting into position for the pre-match parade. It was a nice sporting gesture, surely one that would add greatly to the men's big days.”

Homecoming

The homecoming for the Wexford senior team along with their intermediate colleagues on Monday Sept 12th was in two stages, to Enniscorthy and Wexford town. Enniscorthy town Council organised a reception for the two Wexford teams where “but the sports loving Council Cathaoirleach could barely be heard over the din as the members of both winning panels were introduced to the crowd.” [27] They arrived on Wexford Quays in an open-topped bus before stepping onstage to greet a large local crowd. The Enniscorthy Echo reported: “Wexford’s homecoming was a throwback to receptions in Enniscorthy for returning Wexford All-Ireland teams.” [27] David Medcalf wrote in the Wexford People “the formality of a civic reception was lost in the sheer joy of the occasion.” [28]

Aftermath

Galway manager Noel Finn stepped down on the Sunday evening of the final in the wake of his side’s narrow defeat. [29] The winning Wexford team brought the O'Duffy Cup on a tour of the county to schools, clubs and good causes wanting to have the trophy present in their midst. [30]

Team of the championship

The team of the championship selected by RTÉ sports team was:

Mags D’Arcy (Wex);

Claire O'Connor (Wex), Catherine O’Loughlin (Wex), Lorraine Ryan (Gal);

Ann Marie Hayes (Gal), Therese Maher (Gal), Mary Leacy (Wex);

Niamh Kilkenny (Gal), Jill Horan (Tipp);

Gemma O'Connor (Cork)., Kate Kelly (Wex), Aislinn Connolly (Gal);

Katrina Parrock (Wex), Ursula Jacob (Wex), Michelle Quilty (Kilk);

Player of the Round

The Irish Daily Star Performance Award is given the player who is judged to have given the best performance on each match day.

Fixtures

Group stage

June 11, 2011 Cork 3-16 – 0-10 [38] Clare Clooney, Quin
Sile Burns 3-4, Jennifer O'Leary 0-7 (0-2f, 0-1 from a 45), Orla Cotter 0-1f, Briege Corkery, Eimear O'Sullivan, Linda Dorgan, Katriona Mackey 0-1 each Claire McMahon 0-7 (0-6f), Chloe Morey 0-2, Deirdre Murphy 0-1



June 11, 2011 Galway 2-14 – 0-9 [8] Wexford Bellefield, Enniscorthy
Veronica Curtin 2-2, Aislinn Connolly 0-7 (0-5f), Noreen Coen, Martina Conroy 0-2 each, Therese Maher 0-1 Ursula Jacob 0-7 (0-6f), Katie Kelly 0-2 (0-1f)


June 18, 2011 Wexford 0-14 – 1-8 [42] Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Ursula Jacob 0-8, (0-1 from a 45 0-3f), Una Leacy, Katrina Parrock 0-2 each, J Dwyer, Evelyn Quigley 0-1 each Denise Cronin 1-0, Jennifer O'Leary 0-4 (0-2f) Katriona Mackey 0-2, Briege Corkery, Eimear O'Sullivan 0-1 each

June 18, 2011 Kilkenny 2-11 – 1-2 [43] Dublin Thomastown
Áine Fahy 1-2, Aoife Neary 1-2 (0-1f), Michelle Quilty 0-5 (0-2f, 0-2 from a 45), Sarah Anne Quinlan 0-2, Aisling Dunphy 0-1 Ciara Burgess 1-0, Ciara Durkan 0-1, Louise O'Hara 0-1 f


June 25, 2011 Clare 1-11 – 0-9 [11] Tipperary Cusack Park, Ennis
Nora Murphy 1-0, Claire McMahon 0-8 (0-7f, 0-1 from a 45), Fiona Lafferty 0-2, Chloe Morey 0-1f Jill Horan 0-3, Claire Grogan 0-3 (0-2f), Cora Hennessy 0-2f, Nicole Walsh 0-1


June 25, 2011 Wexford 1-14 – 1-9 [45] Kilkenny Wexford Park
Evelyn Quigley 1-0, Ursula Jacob 0-7 (0-2f), Katie Kelly 0-5 (0-1f), Michelle O'Leary, Una Leacy 0-1 each Michelle Quilty 1-4 (03f), Aoife Neary 0-3 (0-2f), Sarah Anne Quinlan, Kelly Hamilton 0-1 each


July 2, 2011 Wexford 3-12 – 0-9 [47] Clare Cusack Park, Ennis
Evelyn Quigley 2-0, Ursula Jacob 1-3 (0-1f), Katrina Parrock 0-4, Una Leacy 0-2, Katie Kelly, Bríd Gordon 0-1 each) Claire McMahon 0-7 (0-5f, 0-1 from a 45), Deirdre Murphy 0-2, Chloe Morey 0-1

July 2, 2011 Kilkenny 4-8 – 0-12 [48] Tipperary The Ragg
Michelle Quilty 1-4 (0-2f), Áine Fahy 1-1, Shelly Farrell, Aoife Neary 1-0 each, Denise Gaule 0-2, Ann Dalton 0-1 Claire Grogan 0-4 (0-2f, 0-1 from a 45), Jill Horan 0-3, Noreen Flanagan, Joanne Ryan 0-2 each, Cora Hennessy 0-1







July 16, 2011 Wexford 3-19 – 1-9 [55] Offaly Wexford Park
Una Leacy 2-0, Katrina Parrock 1-4, Ursula Jacob 0-6 (0-2f), Katie Kelly 0-4 (0-1f), Lenny Holohan 0-3, Mary Leacy, Michelle O'Leary 0-1 each Siobhán Flannery 1-1, Elaine Dermody 0-6 (0-4f, 0-2 from a 45), Arlene Watkins, Tina Hannon 0-1 each




July 23, 2011 Kilkenny 2-16 – 1-13 [59] Cork Jenkinstown
Michelle Quilty 1-3, Marie Dorgan 0-5, Aoife Neary 0-4 (0-2f), Edel Maher 1-0, Ann Dalton 0-2, Áine Fahy, E Aylward 0-1 each Sile Burns 1-6 (1-4f, 0-1 from a 45), Orla Cotter 0-3 (0-2f), Eimear O'Sullivan 0-2, Gemma O'Connor, Katriona Mackey 0-1 each

July 23, 2011 Wexford 1-16 – 0-9 [60] Dublin Portmarnock Naomh Mearnóg
Ursula Jacob 0-8 (0-6f, 0-1 from a 45), Una Leacy 0-4, Evelyn Quigley 1-0, Michelle O'Leary 0-3, Fiona Kavanagh 0-1 Alison Maguire, Sarah Ryan 0-3 each, (0-2f each), Louise O'Hara 0-2 (0-1 from a 45), Ciara Durkan 0-1

July 23, 2011 Offaly 3-12 – 1-14 [61] Clare St Brendan's Park, Birr
Siobhán Flannery 1-2, Elaine Dermody 0-5 (0-3f, 0-1 from a 45), Karen Nugent 1-1, Marian Crean 1-0, Tina Hannon 0-2, Aoife Kelly, Arlene Watkins 0-1 each Chloe Morey 0-5, (0-3f, 0-1 from a 45), Claire McMahon 0-4 (0-1 from a 45), Sinéad O'Loughlin 1-0, Naomi Carroll 0-2, Kate Lynch, Sharon McMahon, Fiona Lafferty 0-1 each

Cross table

TeamClCoDGKOTWPts
Clare 02000204
Cork 222022010
Dublin 00000000
Galway 202222212
Kilkenny 222022010
Offaly 20200004
Tipperary 00200204
Wexford 222022212

Table

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Galway 76019-1076-60+5612
Wexford 760113-955-68+5112
Cork 750217-1083-69+8110
Kilkenny 750215-867-72+3810
Clare 72058-7013-81–284
Tipperary 72058-7514-89–324
Offaly 020511-7518-130–764
Dublin 70072-5517-100–900

Final stages

Galway 2-13 – 2-7 [13] Kilkenny
Niamh Kilkenny 0-8 (4f), Brenda Hanney 1-2, Tara Ruttledge 1-0, Aislinn Connolly, Noreen Coen, Veronica Curtin 0-1 Aoife Neary 0-5 (5f), Aisling Dunphy 1-1, Edel Maher 1-0, Shelly Farrell 0-1
Nowlan Park Attendance 5, 100

Wexford 2-11 – 1-9 [12] Cork
Ursula Jacob 1-6 (5f), Katrina Parrock 1-1, Kate Kelly 0-2, Deirdre Codd, Lenny Holohan 0-1 each. Katriona Mackey 1-2, Jennifer O'Leary 0-3 (3f), Gemma O'Connor 0-2, Orla Cotter, Sile Burns 0-1 (f) each

Wexford 2-7 – 1-8 Galway
Ursula Jacob 1-5 (0-4f); Una Leacy 1-0 (pen); Josie Dwyer, Lenny Holohan 0-1 each. [16] Tara Ruttledge 1-1; Aislinn Connolly 0-2 (1f); Veronica Curtin, Martina Conroy, Noreen Coen, Niamh Kilkenny ('45'), Orla Kilkenny 0-1 each.
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 14,974
Referee: Mike O'Kelly (Cork)
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Galway
WEXFORD:
GK1 Mags D'Arcy (St Martin's)
RCB2 Claire O'Connor (Rathnure)
FB3 Catherine O’Loughlin (Monageer-Boolavogue)
LCB4 Karen Atkinson (Oulart-The Ballagh) Sub off.svg 60+3'
RWB5 Noeleen Lambert (St Martin's)
CB6 Mary Leacy (Oulart-The Ballagh)
LWB7 Aoife O'Connor (Rathnure)
MF8 Deirdre Codd (Duffry Rovers) Sub off.svg 54'
MF9 Josie Dwyer (Ferns) 0-1
RWF10 Kate Kelly (St Ibar’s)
CF11 Una Leacy (Oulart-The Ballagh) 1-0 (penalty)
LWF12 Michelle O'Leary (Rathnure)
RCF13 Lenny Holohan (Rathnure) 0-1 Sub off.svg 56'
FF14 Ursula Jacob (captain) (Oulart-The Ballagh) 1-5 (4 frees)
LCF15 Katrina Parrock (St Ibar’s)
Substitutes:
MF Fiona Kavanagh (Oulart-The Ballagh) for Deirdre Codd Sub on.svg 54'
RCF Evelyn Quigley (Rathnure) for Lenny Holohan Sub on.svg 56'
LCB Ciara Storey (Oulart-The Ballagh) for Karen Atkinson Sub on.svg 60+3'
Galway:
GK1 Susan Earner (Meelick Eyrecourt)
RCB2 Therese Manton (Mullagh)
FB3 Sinéad Cahalan (Mullagh)
LCB4 Lorraine Ryan (Killimordaly)
RWB5 Ann Marie Hayes (Killimor)
CB6 Therese Maher (Athenry)
LWB7 Heather Cooney (St Thomas)
MF8 Niamh Kilkenny (Pearses) 0-1
MF9 Ann Marie Starr (Killimor)
RWF10 Noreen Coen (Athenry) 0-1
CF11 Martina Conroy (Killimordaly) 0-1
LWF12 Aislinn Connolly (Castlegar) 0-2
RCF13 Tara Ruttledge (Portumna) 1-1
FF14 Brenda Hanney (captain) (Killimor)
LCF15 Veronica Curtin (Kinvara) 0-1
Substitutes:
LCF Orla Kilkenny (Pearses) 0-1 for Veronica Curtin Sub on.svg 39'

MATCH RULES

  • 60 minutes
  • Replay if scores level
  • Maximum of 5 substitutions

Top scorers

Championship statistics

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Orla 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 and winner of an All Star award in 2010.

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. 2011 final Wexford 2-7 Galway 1-8 Report in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times, Camogie.ie [ permanent dead link ], RTE Online Archived 2012-01-03 at the Wayback Machine , Preview in Irish Examiner Irish Times Irish Independent
  2. Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460.
  3. Goodison, Dean (2010). I Gotta Feeling: Wexford 2010 All-Ireland Champions. Wexford, Ireland: Dean Goodison. p. 208.
  4. RTÉ online June 9 2011: Camogie Association reveal RTÉ partnership [ permanent dead link ]
  5. RTÉ online:Camogie President calls for more progress
  6. Irish Independent Sept 7 2011: Hunky Dory ad sparks fury ahead of camogie final see also reaction from Kevin Myers Martina Devlin and on letters page
  7. Clare Champion Mar 31 2011: Camogie Management Resignations
  8. 1 2 Galway 2-14 Wexford 0-9 report on RTÉ Online Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine Irish Times Standard Archived 2011-10-01 at the Wayback Machine Galway Independent Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine
  9. Kilkenny 4-17 Offaly 2-11 report on RTÉ Online Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine Irish Times and Midland Tribune Archived 2012-03-25 at the Wayback Machine
  10. 1 2 Offaly 2-15 Dublin 0-14 report on RTÉ Online Irish Independent Tullamore Tribune Archived 2011-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
  11. 1 2 Clare 1-11 Tipperary 0-9 report on RTÉ Online Irish Independent Clare Champion
  12. 1 2 Wexford 2-11 Cork 1-9 Semi-final report in Sunday Independent, Irish Times on RTÉ online
  13. 1 2 Galway 2-13 Kilkenny 2-7 Semi-final report in Independent, RTÉ online, Galway Independent [ permanent dead link ] Galwayhurling.com Tuam Herald Kilkennycamogie.com
  14. Irish Times Aug 15 2011
  15. Everything you need to know about the All-Ireland camogie final
  16. 1 2 2011 final Wexford 2-7 Galway 1-8 Report in Camogie.ie [ permanent dead link ] Connacht Tribune Archived 2012-08-26 at the Wayback Machine Enniscorthy Echo Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine Galway Advertiser Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times, Camogie.ie [ permanent dead link ], RTE Online Archived 2012-01-03 at the Wayback Machine , Tuam Herald Archived 2012-04-01 at the Wayback Machine Wexford People Homecoming in Enniscorthy Echo Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine Wexford People Preview in Irish Examiner Irish Times Irish Independent
  17. 1 2 3 Connacht Tribune: So close and yet so far once again for Galway Archived 2012-08-26 at the Wayback Machine
  18. Irish Examiner: Wexford dig deep to deny Tribe again,
  19. Irish Independent: Jacob heroics seal Wexford fightback
  20. Irish Times: Jacob secures special double for Wexford
  21. Wexford People: Double Delight
  22. Wexford People: Glory Glory Model County
  23. Enniscorthy Echo Sept 15 2011: Escape to Victory Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine
  24. Galway Advertiser: More All-Ireland heartbreak for Galway Camogie
  25. Tuam Herald: All-Ireland Camogie Final heartbreak for Galway Archived 2012-04-01 at the Wayback Machine
  26. Irish Independent Sept 14 2011: Jacob courtesy sets fine example
  27. 1 2 Enniscorthy Echo: Champs Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine
  28. Wexford People: First the homecoming, now the tour
  29. Wexford people: First the homecoming, now the tour
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  31. Cork 3-16 Clare 0-10 report on RTÉ Online Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine Irish Times Clare Champion
  32. Kilkenny 4-17 Offaly 2-11 report on RTÉ Online Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine Irish Times and Midland Tribune Kilkennycamogie.com
  33. Tipperary 3-12 Dublin 1-12 report on RTÉ Online Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine Irish Times and Midland Tribune
  34. Galway 1-10 Clare 1-7 report on RTÉ Online Clare Champion and Galway Independent
  35. Wexford 0-14 Cork 1-8 report on RTÉ Online and Wexford Echo Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine
  36. Kilkenny 2-12 Dublin 1-2 Details on RTÉ Online Kilkennycamogie.com
  37. Tipperary 3-14 Offaly 1-14 report on RTÉ Online and Midland Tribune Munster GAA</
  38. Wexford 1-14 Kilkenny 1-9 report on RTÉ Online Irish Independent Gorey Guardian Archived 2011-10-03 at the Wayback Machine Kilkennycamogie.com
  39. Cork 2-14 Galway 0-8 report on RTÉ Online Archived 2011-07-30 at the Wayback Machine Irish Independent Connacht Tribune Archived 2012-08-13 at the Wayback Machine Galway Independent
  40. Wexford 3-12 Clare 0-9 Report in online [ permanent dead link ]
  41. Kilkenny 4-8 Tipperary 0-12 Report on online [ permanent dead link ] Hogan Stand Kilkenny Advertiser Kilkennycamogie.com
  42. Galway 1-25 Offaly 2-4 Report in online [ permanent dead link ] Midland Tribune
  43. Cork 4-17 Dublin 0-4 Report in online [ permanent dead link ]
  44. Galway 2-18 Dublin 0-6 Report in RTÉ online, Evening Herald, Galway Independent, camogie.ie, Dublincamogie.ie
  45. Kilkenny 2-15 Clare 2-8 Report in RTÉ online, Clare Champion, camogie.ie, Kilkennycamogie.com
  46. Cork 6-27 Offaly 0-10 report on RTÉ online, Midland Tribune, camogie.ie,
  47. Wexford 5-11 Tipperary 0-10 report on RTÉ online, Enniscorthy Echo Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine , camogie.ie,
  48. Wexford 3-19 Offaly 1-9 report on RTÉ online
  49. Cork 0-13 Tipperary 1-7 report on RTÉ online
  50. Clare 3-10 Dublin 1-8 report on RTÉ online
  51. Galway 0-12 Kilkenny 0-9 report on RTÉ online Kilkennycamogie.com
  52. Kilkenny 2-16 Cork 1-13 report on Camogie.ie Kilkennycamogie.com RTÉ online Irish Times
  53. Wexford 1-16 Dublin 0-9 report on Camogie.ie RTÉ online Irish Times
  54. Offaly 3-12 Clare 1-14 report on Camogie.ie RTÉ online Irish Times
  55. Galway 3-20 Tipperary 1-11 report on Camogie.ie RTÉ online Irish Times
Preceded by
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2010
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship
1932 – present
Succeeded by
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2012