Kilkenny manager Ann Downey hailed the team ethic of her side as they imposed themselves on Galway to win by 1-17 to 0-13 at Nowlan Park and claim top spot in Group 2 of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.
BETH CARTON hit 1-9 as Waterford survived a dose of the jitters and a brilliant comeback by a resolute Clare to win 1-11 to 0-12 at Cusack Park and secure a place in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Quarter-Finals for the first time.
2017 runners-up Tyrone blasted out an ominous warning in their opening TG4 All-Ireland intermediate championship fixture of the summer as Chloe McCaffrey's hat-trick of goals helped the Red Hands to record a comprehensive 5-18 to 2-6 victory over Wicklow in Clones on Sunday.
A stunning goal off the sod by Grace O'Brien in the fourth minute of injury time secured a smash-and-grab 1-14 to 2-10 victory for Tipperary over Offaly in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship at The Ragg.
Reigning All-Ireland champions Galway will play their All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park on Saturday, July 28 (5pm) while Munster champions Cork will be in action at GAA HQ the following day (3.30pm).
"It is going to be something different and really special. Dublin have had so many championship games in Croke Park and they have lit up the place so now we are going to see them up in Tyrone and people are very excited about that."
Should the GAA allow the memorial match for Liam Miller to take place at Pairc Ui Chaoimh?