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#Ann Downey

# ann-downey - Thursday 15 July, 2021

'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'
# Legend
# Legend

'I don't think Ann is ever going to be able to walk away from Kilkenny camogie'

Jul 15th 2021, 6:20 PM 4,843 Views 0 Comments

12-time All-Ireland winner Ann Downey was at the helm for their All-Ireland success in 2016.

# ann-downey - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Ann Downey effect still visible in Kilkenny through successor and former Cats hurler Dowling
# Top Cats
# Top Cats

Ann Downey effect still visible in Kilkenny through successor and former Cats hurler Dowling

Oct 22nd 2020, 9:09 AM 5,781 Views 1 Comment

Brian Dowling is channelling his inner Ann Downey.

# ann-downey - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'We were up 10 points and she just scored three or four goals' - battles with a 12-time All-Ireland winner
# Genius Week
# Genius Week

'We were up 10 points and she just scored three or four goals' - battles with a 12-time All-Ireland winner

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:30 PM 22,339 Views 2 Comments

Former Cork camogie star Sandie Fitzgibbon reflects on the days when she came up against Angela Downey.

# ann-downey - Friday 14 February, 2020

'We were kind of wrapped in cotton wool. We all want to be on par with the lads' - Kilkenny star
# New Rules
# New Rules

'We were kind of wrapped in cotton wool. We all want to be on par with the lads' - Kilkenny star

Feb 14th 2020, 6:15 AM 7,700 Views 0 Comments

All-Ireland winning defender Grace Walsh is pleased with camogie’s rule changes for the 2020 league.

# ann-downey - Friday 10 January, 2020

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 10th 2020, 5:24 PM 29,853 Views 19 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge.

# ann-downey - Thursday 9 January, 2020

12-time All-Ireland winner Downey appointed manager of Kilkenny hurling club - reports
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

12-time All-Ireland winner Downey appointed manager of Kilkenny hurling club - reports

Jan 9th 2020, 4:31 PM 8,721 Views 9 Comments

The former Cats camogie boss has reportedly been appointed manager of Ballyragget.

# ann-downey - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'She gave me her business card and said, 'Ring me'': A Kilkenny call from a 12-time All-Ireland winner
# The Greatest And The Latest
# 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

Jan 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 24,850 Views 3 Comments

Katie Power speaks to The42 about playing for Cats legend Ann Downey.

# ann-downey - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Kilkenny to the bone: Reeling in the years, the good and the bad, with Cats legend Ann Downey
# Down-ey But Not Out
# Down-ey But Not Out

Kilkenny to the bone: Reeling in the years, the good and the bad, with Cats legend Ann Downey

Oct 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,545 Views 0 Comments

She’s been instrumental in all 13 of Kilkenny’s All-Ireland camogie titles, but Downey recently stepped away.

# ann-downey - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Needing two nights to watch All-Ireland final loss and taking over as Kilkenny boss from Cats legend
# New Man In Charge
# New Man In Charge

Needing two nights to watch All-Ireland final loss and taking over as Kilkenny boss from Cats legend

Oct 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 28,771 Views 2 Comments

Brian Dowling speaks to The42 about becoming the new Kilkenny camogie manager.

# ann-downey - Monday 9 September, 2019

Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row

Sep 9th 2019, 12:32 PM 7,040 Views 2 Comments

‘Her dedication to her county has been second to none,’ a statement reads of the Cats’ 2016 All-Ireland winning manager.

# ann-downey - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'We've lost so many All-Irelands here, maybe that fear just held our girls back'
# Down-ey And Out
# Down-ey And Out

'We've lost so many All-Irelands here, maybe that fear just held our girls back'

Sep 8th 2019, 9:14 PM 11,615 Views 2 Comments

Another heartbreaking decider defeat for Kilkenny but Galway were the better team, admits Cats boss Ann Downey.

'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

'They were going to the gym and doing weights and that was absolutely unheard of back then'

Sep 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 37,940 Views 5 Comments

Two-time Kilkenny All-Ireland winner Sinéad Millea speaks to The42 about playing with the famous Downey sisters.

# ann-downey - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Dalton and Gaule star for Kilkenny while Tipperary and Waterford clash abandoned
# Roundup
# Roundup

Dalton and Gaule star for Kilkenny while Tipperary and Waterford clash abandoned

Jun 15th 2019, 7:43 PM 15,956 Views 2 Comments

Ann Downey’s side prevailed against Galway on Saturday while Tipp and Waterford’s game was abandoned due to a serious injury.

# ann-downey - Monday 1 April, 2019

From being seen as 'spoofers' and 'bluffers' to a first national title since 2015
# Tribes On Top
# Tribes On Top

From being seen as 'spoofers' and 'bluffers' to a first national title since 2015

Apr 1st 2019, 5:01 PM 4,856 Views 1 Comment

The Galway camógs had a special win in Croke Park yesterday.

# ann-downey - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'There are no cliques. Everyone gets on. You go in, train hard, and you go home happy'
# Team Ethic
# Team Ethic

'There are no cliques. Everyone gets on. You go in, train hard, and you go home happy'

Mar 30th 2019, 9:15 AM 3,758 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny’s Danielle Morrissey is looking to add more medals to her cabinet in this weekend’s Camogie League final.

# ann-downey - Monday 31 December, 2018

'It's definitely worth it in the end. When he came out healthy, all that previous stress went out the window'
# Pride And Joy
# Pride And Joy

'It's definitely worth it in the end. When he came out healthy, all that previous stress went out the window'

Dec 31st 2018, 12:00 PM 21,415 Views 2 Comments

Anne Dalton talks about the arrival of her son and the disappointing end to 2018 for Kilkenny camogie.

# ann-downey - Thursday 22 November, 2018

All-Ireland winning Kilkenny boss staying on for a fourth season in 2019
# Cats Get The Cream
# Cats Get The Cream

All-Ireland winning Kilkenny boss staying on for a fourth season in 2019

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:27 PM 3,817 Views 1 Comment

Ann Downey delivered the O’Duffy Cup in her first year in charge in 2016.

# ann-downey - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Kilkenny boss Downey says referee 'will have to look at his own performance and judge himself'
# Devastation
# Devastation

Kilkenny boss Downey says referee 'will have to look at his own performance and judge himself'

Sep 9th 2018, 7:57 PM 24,744 Views 34 Comments

Both the Kilkenny and Cork managers feel camogie’s rulebook should be altered to allow more physical contact.

# ann-downey - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Kilkenny make their experience tell as Dublin's long All-Ireland wait continues
# Final Destination
# Final Destination

Kilkenny make their experience tell as Dublin's long All-Ireland wait continues

Aug 19th 2017, 7:23 PM 6,873 Views 4 Comments

Kilkenny ran out eight-point winners at the Gaelic Grounds.

# ann-downey - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Impressive Kilkenny lay down championship marker with league final win over Cork
# Top Cats
# Top Cats

Impressive Kilkenny lay down championship marker with league final win over Cork

Apr 23rd 2017, 4:35 PM 6,546 Views 13 Comments

Ann Downey oversaw an all-round performance.

# ann-downey - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Combining medicine and camogie, ending Kilkenny's 22-year wait and another Cork battle
# Aisling Dunphy
# Aisling Dunphy

Combining medicine and camogie, ending Kilkenny's 22-year wait and another Cork battle

Apr 20th 2017, 8:30 AM 4,811 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s All-Ireland finalists face off again in next Sunday’s league decider.

# ann-downey - Friday 17 February, 2017

Shelly Farrell and her Noreside sisters matching the men to put Kilkenny camogie on the map
# The Cats Are Back
# The Cats Are Back

Shelly Farrell and her Noreside sisters matching the men to put Kilkenny camogie on the map

Feb 17th 2017, 7:00 PM 4,051 Views 3 Comments

The reigning All-Ireland champions kick off their league campaign against Tipperary on Saturday.

# ann-downey - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'
# Survivor
# Survivor

'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:38 PM 23,499 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny’s All-Ireland senior camogie winning manager Ann Downey has won numerous battles on and off the pitch.

# ann-downey - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Another Kilkenny All-Ireland winning manager is staying on for the 2017 season
# Camogie
# Camogie

Another Kilkenny All-Ireland winning manager is staying on for the 2017 season

Nov 16th 2016, 1:21 PM 3,823 Views 2 Comments

Ann Downey is remaining in her post.

# ann-downey - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'Deserving one is not going to get anything for you. We had to go out and get it.'
# Champs At Last
# Champs At Last

'Deserving one is not going to get anything for you. We had to go out and get it.'

Sep 13th 2016, 6:00 AM 2,164 Views 1 Comment

Captain Michelle Quilty savours Kilkenny’s win after 22 years.

# ann-downey - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Our girls certainly weren't going to be intimidated' - Kilkenny boss on handshake row
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

'Our girls certainly weren't going to be intimidated' - Kilkenny boss on handshake row

Sep 12th 2016, 9:24 PM 35,512 Views 28 Comments

Ann Downey praised her players after making the long-awaited breakthrough.