Cork survived a titanic tussle with Waterford, overcoming a five-point second-half deficit and only hitting the front for the first time four minutes from the end of normal time to eventually chisel out a five-point victory in a pulsating Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final at Croke Park.
Waterford ended their quarter-final hoodoo thanks to an authoritative first-half performance during which eight different players scored, securing an historic first appearance in the last four of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie championship at the fifth consecutive attempt.
Cork guaranteed automatic progress to the semi-final of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship by virtue of their hard-fought victory over Waterford at Walsh Park but it remains all to play for in Group 1 as four of the other five teams battle it out for the two quarter-final berths.
When CJ Hamilton stepped onto the Aviva Stadium pitch to earn his first international cap against Ukraine last night, he was the third player who has played hurling for Clonea and Gaelic football for Rathgormack to do so.
Tipperary's sustained consistency of appearances in the knockout stages of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie championship, and in particular, their record of appearing in the last four semi-finals, is under considerable threat as a result of the a 1-16 to 0-13 defeat by resurgent Waterford at Semple Stadium.