Croke Park will play host to the 2021 All Ireland Camogie Finals this Sunday, 12 September with 13 students and alumni involved, kicking off at 12pm
All roads lead to Croke Park this Sunday, 12 September with the All Ireland Junior, Intermediate and Senior Camogie Championships finals taking place. Waterford Institute of Technology will be well represented on the day, from WIT Vikings Sports Scholarship students to Ashbourne Cup winning graduates.
A total of 13 past and present WIT students are taking to the pitch.
The Premier Junior Championship final between Wexford and Armagh will begin at 12pm, followed by the Intermediate decider between Kilkenny and Antrim at 2pm. This is all before the senior final between last year’s finalists Galway and Cork at 4.15pm.
The 13 current WIT students and alumni will be putting on their county colours on Sunday, those taking part include general nursing graduate Laura Treacy from Cork and Armagh’s Ellen Lavery, a health science student.
Representing Wexford on the day will see accounting student Ailis Neville, health and exercise science’s Sarah Figgis, Grainne McCabe from recreation and sport management alongside early childhood studies graduates Chloe Cashe and Ciara Donohoe (who’s also the Wexford Captain).
Hoping to win for Kilkenny will be Afton Grace, business student and Danielle Quiqley from law at WIT. The girls will be playing alongside psychiatric nursing student Tara Ronan, former architecture graduate Laura Harty and business graduate Sarah Crowley.
In addition to this, Galway manager Cathal Murray is a WIT graduate having won a Fitzgibbon Cup in 2000, with Kilkenny backroom team’s Pat O Neill, a current coach with our Ashbourne Cup team.
Best of luck to the teams
Speaking ahead of Sunday, WIT Vikings Sport Manager Katie Redmond expressed her support:
“All at WIT Vikings Sport would like to wish all players and management teams the very best of luck in their respective finals. We would also like to thank and acknowledge all our current and past students for their commitment along with their tremendous discipline towards the WIT Vikings GAA Club.
“The club can certainly be proud of their achievements both on and off the field and we would like to wish them all the best for the future, both in their sporting discipline and also within their studies”.
Where to watch
You can catch all the action on RTÉ 2 and online, on the RTÉ player.
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- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting
- Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business (Common Entry)
- Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Recreation & Sport Management
- Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business (Accounting)
- Bachelor of Business in Recreation & Sport Management
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in General Nursing
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychiatric Nursing
- Honours of Bachelor of Laws, Legum Baccalaureus (LLB) in Law
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health Sciences (Common Entry)