2020 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship

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All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 2020
Championship details
Dates17 October – 12 December, 2020
Teams11
All-Ireland champions
Winners Kilkenny (14th win)
CaptainLucinda Gahan
Manager Brian Dowling
All-Ireland runners-up
Runners-up Galway
Captain Sarah Dervan
ManagerCathal Murray
Championship statistics
Matches played20
2019
2021

The 2020 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship – known as the Liberty Insurance Camogie Championship for sponsorship reasons – is the premier inter-county competition of the 2020 camogie season.

Contents

The winners receive the O'Duffy Cup. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Gaelic games, the tournament was delayed to the last months of the year, and was shortened to a season of twenty matches. [1] [2]

Instead original fixtures will be rescheduled for 2021 championships.

Teams

Eleven county teams compete in the Senior Championship. [3] 20 lower-ranked county teams compete in the Intermediate and Junior Championships.

Format

Group Stage

The eleven teams are drawn into three groups. Groups 1 and 2 contain four teams; Group 3 contains three teams. [4] Each team plays each other team in its group once. Three points are awarded for a win and one for a draw.

Knock-out stage

The runners-up in groups 1, 2 and 3 and the winners of Group 3 play in the quarter-finals.

The winners of groups 1 and 2 meet the quarter-final winners in the semi-finals. [5]

Group stage

Group games took place between 17 October and 8 November.

Key to colours
    Advance to semi-finals
    Advance to quarter-finals

Group 1

TeamPldWDLDiffPts
Colours of Galway.svg Galway 3300+369
Colours of Cork.svg Cork 3201+76
Colours of Wexford.svg Wexford 3102–223
Colours of Offaly.svg Offaly 3003–210

Group 2

TeamPldWDLDiffPts
Colours of Kilkenny.svg Kilkenny 3300+529
Colours of Waterford.svg Waterford 3201+186
Colours of Westmeath.svg Westmeath 3102–413
Colours of Limerick.svg Limerick 3003–290

Group 3

TeamPldWDLDiffPts
Colours of Tipperary.svg Tipperary 2200+146
Colours of Clare.svg Clare 2101+23
Colours of Dublin.svg Dublin 2002–160

Knockout Stage

Quarter-finals

14 November 2020
13:00 GMT
Quarter-Final
Clare Colours of Clare.svg 0-8 (8)(24) 3-15 Colours of Cork.svg Cork
(HT: 0-06 – 0-07)

Pts: C Morey 4fs, A O’Loughlin 2, E Kelly 2
Gls: A O’Connor 2, K Mackey 1
Pts: Cronin 6 (4 f), K Mackey 3, A O’Connor 1, C Sigerson 1f, L Collins 1, S McCarthy 1, C Healy 1, H Looney 1
Páirc Uí Chaoimh , Cork
Referee: Liz Dempsey (Kilkenny)
14 November 2020
14:45 GMT
Quarter-Final
Tipperary Colours of Tipperary.svg 1-12 (15)(10) 0-10 Colours of Waterford.svg Waterford
(HT: 0-08 – 0-06)
Gls: K Kennedy 1
Pts: C Devane 7 (5f), N Walsh 2, N Treacy 1, G O’Brien 1, M Campion 1

Pts: B Carton 5 (2fs, 1 45), N Rockett 2, A Flynn 2, S Lacey 1
Páirc Uí Chaoimh , Cork
Referee: John Dermody (Westmeath)

Semi-finals

28 November 2020
12:30 GMT
Semi-Final
Cork Colours of Cork.svg 1-11 (14)(16) 2-10 Colours of Kilkenny.svg Kilkenny
(HT: 1-07 – 1-08)
Gls: G O’Connor 1
Pts: C Sigerson 4 (1f), O Cronin 3fs, K Mackey 2, A Thompson 2
Gls: A Dalton 1, M Walsh 1
Pts: D Gaule 7 (6fs), M O’Connell 2, A Dalton 1
Páirc Uí Chaoimh , Cork
Referee: Owen Elliott (Antrim)
Attendance: 0
28 November 2020
14:15 GMT
Semi-Final
Galway Colours of Galway.svg 1-11 (14)(8) 0-08 Colours of Tipperary.svg Tipperary
(HT: 1-06 – 0-05)
Gls: C Dolan 1
Pts: C Dolan 3 (1f, 1 '45'), O McGrath 2, S McGrath 2 (1 '45', 1 pen), A O’Reilly 1, R Hennelly 1, N Hanniffy 1, N Kilkenny 1

Pts: C Devane 6(4fs), R Howard 1, S Fryday 1
Páirc Uí Chaoimh , Cork
Referee: Ray Kelly (Kildare)
Attendance: 0

Final

12 December 2020
19:00 GMT
Final
Galway Colours of Galway.svg 1-11 (14)(17) 1-14 Colours of Kilkenny.svg Kilkenny
(HT: 1-05 – 0-06)
Gls: O McGrath 1
Pts: C Dolan 6(5fs), S McGrath 2, A O’Reilly 1, N Kilkenny 1, A Donohue 1
Gls: D Gaule 1(pen)
Pts: D Gaule 6(4fs, 1 '45'), A Doyle 4, A Dalton 1, M O’Connell 1, K Nolan 1, G Walsh 1
Croke Park , Dublin
Referee: Owen Elliott (Antrim)
Attendance: 0

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