# Ann Downey

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# Legend
'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'
12-time All-Ireland winner Ann Downey was at the helm for their All-Ireland success in 2016.
# top cats
Ann Downey effect still visible in Kilkenny through successor and former Cats hurler Dowling
Brian Dowling is channelling his inner Ann Downey.
# Genius Week
'We were up 10 points and she just scored three or four goals' - battles with a 12-time All-Ireland winner
Former Cork camogie star Sandie Fitzgibbon reflects on the days when she came up against Angela Downey.
# New Rules
'We were kind of wrapped in cotton wool. We all want to be on par with the lads' - Kilkenny star
All-Ireland winning defender Grace Walsh is pleased with camogie’s rule changes for the 2020 league.
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# new chapter
12-time All-Ireland winner Downey appointed manager of Kilkenny hurling club - reports
The former Cats camogie boss has reportedly been appointed manager of Ballyragget.
# The Greatest And The Latest
'She gave me her business card and said, 'Ring me'': A Kilkenny call from a 12-time All-Ireland winner
Katie Power speaks to The42 about playing for Cats legend Ann Downey.
# down-ey but not out
Kilkenny to the bone: Reeling in the years, the good and the bad, with Cats legend Ann Downey
She’s been instrumental in all 13 of Kilkenny’s All-Ireland camogie titles, but Downey recently stepped away.
# new man in charge
Needing two nights to watch All-Ireland final loss and taking over as Kilkenny boss from Cats legend
Brian Dowling speaks to The42 about becoming the new Kilkenny camogie manager.
# End of the road
Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row
‘Her dedication to her county has been second to none,’ a statement reads of the Cats’ 2016 All-Ireland winning manager.
# down-ey and out
'We've lost so many All-Irelands here, maybe that fear just held our girls back'
Another heartbreaking decider defeat for Kilkenny but Galway were the better team, admits Cats boss Ann Downey.
# Trailblazers
'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'
Two-time Kilkenny All-Ireland winner Sinéad Millea speaks to The42 about playing with the famous Downey sisters.
# Roundup
Dalton and Gaule star for Kilkenny while Tipperary and Waterford clash abandoned
Ann Downey’s side prevailed against Galway on Saturday while Tipp and Waterford’s game was abandoned due to a serious injury.
# Tribes On Top
From being seen as 'spoofers' and 'bluffers' to a first national title since 2015
The Galway camógs had a special win in Croke Park yesterday.
# team ethic
'There are no cliques. Everyone gets on. You go in, train hard, and you go home happy'
Kilkenny’s Danielle Morrissey is looking to add more medals to her cabinet in this weekend’s Camogie League final.
# Pride And Joy
'It's definitely worth it in the end. When he came out healthy, all that previous stress went out the window'
Anne Dalton talks about the arrival of her son and the disappointing end to 2018 for Kilkenny camogie.
# Cats Get The Cream
All-Ireland winning Kilkenny boss staying on for a fourth season in 2019
Ann Downey delivered the O’Duffy Cup in her first year in charge in 2016.
# Devastation
Kilkenny boss Downey says referee 'will have to look at his own performance and judge himself'
Both the Kilkenny and Cork managers feel camogie’s rulebook should be altered to allow more physical contact.
# Final Destination
Kilkenny make their experience tell as Dublin's long All-Ireland wait continues
Kilkenny ran out eight-point winners at the Gaelic Grounds.
# top cats
Impressive Kilkenny lay down championship marker with league final win over Cork
Ann Downey oversaw an all-round performance.
# Aisling Dunphy
Combining medicine and camogie, ending Kilkenny's 22-year wait and another Cork battle
Last year’s All-Ireland finalists face off again in next Sunday’s league decider.
# The Cats are back
Shelly Farrell and her Noreside sisters matching the men to put Kilkenny camogie on the map
The reigning All-Ireland champions kick off their league campaign against Tipperary on Saturday.
# survivor
'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'
Kilkenny’s All-Ireland senior camogie winning manager Ann Downey has won numerous battles on and off the pitch.
# Camogie
Another Kilkenny All-Ireland winning manager is staying on for the 2017 season
Ann Downey is remaining in her post.
# Champs At Last
'Deserving one is not going to get anything for you. We had to go out and get it.'
Captain Michelle Quilty savours Kilkenny’s win after 22 years.
# Kilkenny
'Our girls certainly weren't going to be intimidated' - Kilkenny boss on handshake row
Ann Downey praised her players after making the long-awaited breakthrough.