The PwC GPA Women's Player of the Month and PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month winners for July have been announced, giving well-earned recognition for some remarkable performances throughout the Championship in July, with the PwC GAA/GPA Men's and PwC GPA Women's Player of the Final Awards taking place later in August.
Cork ended a run of eight consecutive losses against Galway, including three this year alone, to emerge victorious in a fiercely fought Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final at UPMC Nowlan Park.
Waterford recovered from a very poor start to emerge narrow but probably deserved victors of a pulsating Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final at UPMC Nowlan Park, in the process bridging a gap back to 1945 since their last appearance in a decider.
Tipperary will have to plan without Caoimhe Bourke for Saturday's Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final against Waterford and the final if they qualify, after the Drom & Inch netminder was confirmed to have suffered a torn cruciate ligament.
Two of the county's greats were to the fore once more as Down retained their senior status and sent Offaly down the intermediate grade as a result of their well-deserved victory in the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie championship relegation play-off at the National Games Development Centre in Abbotstown.
For the first time since 2012, when it was Kilkenny also missed out, one of the long-established big three of camogie will not be in the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland semi-finals, after Cork saw off their conquerors in last year's final.
It is almost 41 years to the day since Antrim last reached the knockout stages of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship but the current trailblazers and teams of yore are inextricably linked.
Kilkenny and Cork will meet in a mouth-watering quarter-final rematch of last year's Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie final as part of a double-header with the All-Ireland hurling semi-final involving Kilkenny and Clare next Sunday.
Limerick manager John Lillis is maintaining an upbeat outlook as his largely inexperienced side faces Offaly in their final Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Group 3 tie on Saturday (4.30pm), with a relegation play-off series awaiting the loser.
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