Champions Kilkenny dominate Camogie All Star nominations

October 05, 2022

Aoife Prendergast and her Kilkenny team mates celebrate with the O'Duffy Cup ©INPHO/James Crombie

The Camogie Association has announced the nominations for the 2022  PwC Camogie All-Stars. The shortlist has been compiled by a dedicated All-Star Nomination  Committee, to celebrate the high performance and commitment of players throughout the All-Ireland Championship season.  

All-Ireland Champions Kilkenny take prime position in the nominations of 36 players spread across 6 different counties. Players from Kilkenny (11), Cork (10), Waterford (7), Galway (5),  Dublin (2), Limerick (1) are featured in this year’s PwC Camogie All-Stars nominations. 

All-Ireland winning Kilkenny goalkeeper Aoife Norris faces competition from Waterford’s  Brianna O’Regan and Cork’s Amy Lee.  

They are joined by 14 defenders, Kilkenny once again holding the top spot with five nominees, followed closely by their All-Ireland opponents Cork with four nominations.  Galway also holding their ground with Shauna Healy, Sarah Dervan and Roisin Black who had  a very successful championship campaign. Waterford are also recognised with two nominations in Orla Hickey and Iona Heffernan.  

At midfield, Cork duo Ashling Thompson and Hannah Looney are featured with Waterford’s  Lorraine Bray, Kilkenny’s Katie Power and Galway’s Aoife Donohoe in centre field selection.  

The impressive list of forward nominations includes nominees from across six counties: Kilkenny, Waterford, Limerick, Dublin, Cork and Galway. Kilkenny lead proceedings once  again with Julianne Malone, Denise Gaule, Katie Nolan and Miriam Walsh all acknowledged  

for their attacking force. Waterford and Cork land three slots each, with Dublin following with  two nominations, along with Galway and Limerick with one nomination each.  

Management have also been recognised for their outstanding commitment to our game in  2022. The shortlist of nominations are: Brian Dowling (Kilkenny), Brian Kearney and Mark  McFadden (Antrim) and Cathal Murray (Galway).  

The presentations of the awards will take place at a star-studded PwC Camogie All-Stars ceremony on 26th November in Croke Park.   

PwC Camogie All-Stars Nominations 2022:  


Amy Lee (Cork)  

Aoife Norris (Kilkenny)  

Brianna O' Regan (Waterford) 


Corner Back Nominees  

Libby Coppinger (Cork)  

Michelle Teehan (Kilkenny)  

Shauna Healy (Galway)  

Tiffanie Fitzgerald (Kilkenny) 

Full Back Nominees  

Grace Walsh (Kilkenny)  

Iona Heffernan (Waterford)  

Sarah Dervan (Galway) 

Half Back Nominees  

Laura Hayes (Cork)  

Laura Murphy (Kilkenny)  

Orla Hickey (Waterford) 

Saoirse McCarthy (Cork)  

Centre Back Nominees  

Claire Phelan (Kilkenny)  

Laura Treacy (Cork)  

Roisin Black (Galway)


Mid Field Nominees  

Aoife Donohue (Galway) 

Ashling Thompson (Cork)  

Hannah Looney (Cork)  

Katie Power (Kilkenny)  

Lorraine Bray (Waterford)  


Half Forward Nominees  

Abby Flynn (Waterford)  

Caoimhe Costello (Limerick) 

Denise Gaule (Kilkenny)  

Julianne Malone (Kilkenny)  

Centre Forward Nominees  

Aisling Maher (Dublin) 

Beth Carton (Waterford)  

Fiona Keating (Cork) 

Corner Forward Nominees 

Aisling O' Neill (Dublin) 

Katie Nolan (Kilkenny)  

Katriona Mackey (Cork)  

Niamh Rockett (Waterford)  

Full Forward Nominees  

Ailish O' Reilly (Galway)  

Amy O' Connor (Cork) 

Miriam Walsh (Kilkenny)  

Manager of the Year:  

Brian Dowling (Kilkenny)  

Brian Kearney and Mark McFadden (Antrim) 

Cathal Murray (Galway)  

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