After a record crowd of 50,141 filed through the turnstiles for yesterday's All-Ireland laides football finals at Croke Park, Valerie Mulcahy says the next challenge for the LGFA is to increase attendances at all championship games.
"When we came in we felt that they (Cork) were the standard bearers and to take the crown we would have had to take them out. And that's said with massive respect to them because they brought the game to that level and it has been our goal to set a standard higher than them."
Dublin saved their best performance of the season for when they needed it most, but Mick Bohan's side brought the ladies game to another level to claim consecutive All-Ireland titles in front of a record attendance at Croke Park.
Carla Rowe hit two stunning goals as Dublin defeated Cork in the TG4 All-Ireland senior final at the fourth attempt and put titles back-to-back for the first time in front of a record attendance at Croke Park.
Selflessness is a common theme in most teams that win habitually and the Cork Camogie squad basking in the glow of being Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions this week cannot claim exclusivity on it.
The Cork players took time out to make the All-Ireland champions' traditional trip to Crumlin Children's Hospital before setting off on their journey back to the Rebel County for a well deserved homecoming.
Cork's double All-Ireland winning camogie manager Paudie Murray has brushed off the incident which left him with a nasty cut above his right eye after yesterday's senior final victory over Kilkenny at Croke Park.
Finola Neville was grinning from ear to ear and unsurprisingly so, having been a part of the Cork team that lost the last two Liberty Insurance Intermediate Camogie Finals, and 12 months ago after a replay.
CAITRIONA COLLINS scored a goal and six points while Minor star Saoirse McCarthy added four from play as Cork put the agony of two consecutive defeats at the last hurdle behind them to become Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie champions.
They were horrified when she flashed over that injury-time winner last year and will be desperate to prevent a repeat tomorrow but at least a couple of the Kilkenny players will have had understood the journey Julia White travelled to even be togged out in Croke Park last September.