# Kilkenny Camogie

Last month
February 2023
# Round 1
All-Ireland champions Kilkenny suffer defeat to Clare in league opener
The Banner overcame Brian Dowling’s side by two points at Cusack Park.
Last year
# R and R
'We just want to get away': All-Ireland champions Kilkenny launch team holiday fundraiser
Brian Dowling says his side deserve a trip after lifting the O’Duffy Cup for the second time in three years.
# reflections
Rallying from two broken kneecaps, keeping All-Ireland-winning boss, and handshake 'mess-up'
Katie Power had an impressive 2022 campaign after struggling with injuries in recent years.
# Staying Put
Brian Dowling set for fourth season in charge of All-Ireland champions Kilkenny
Dowling has been put forward for ratification to remain in charge after Kilkenny’s recent All-Ireland success.
# vote early vote often
Who will win today's All-Ireland senior camogie final?
Have your say before the action gets underway.
# Down to two
Defending champions Galway knocked out as Kilkenny secure four-point semi-final win
Victory means Kilkenny will play Cork in the 2022 All-Ireland Camogie final.
# the candidates
Hunt for O'Duffy Cup: The four teams left bidding for All-Ireland camogie glory
The All-Ireland finalists will be decided at a Croke Park double-header.
# Recovery
'We left a lot of scores behind us but we showed character and scored 1-9 on the trot'
Brian Dowling was satisfied with the way his side responded to an early setback against Dublin in the All-Ireland quarter-final.
# Draw
Kilkenny v Galway and Cork and Waterford square off as All-Ireland semi-final pairings confirmed
Both games will be played as part of a double-header in Croke Park.
# Cool Cats
Gaule soars with 1-10 as Kilkenny storm into All-Ireland semi-finals after 16-point victory
The Cats outgunned Dublin in the second quarter-final at Semple Stadium.
# Preview
Fifth All-Ireland quarter-final in-a-row for Déise, and a tough task against camogie powerhouse
There are two places in the final-four up for grabs in Semple Stadium this weekend.
# Still going strong
'Obviously winning is the most important thing, but we're all enjoying it'
Four-time All Star Denise Gaule on why she is still enjoying her camogie, as Kilkenny prepare to face Clare in Ennis today.
# Round-Up
Tipperary send big statement with 22-point win as Kilkenny make strong start to title defence
Tipperary defeated Down in their camogie league opener while the Cats got the better of Limerick.
All time
# top cats
'She didn't get a result until half-way through the match' - Kilkenny boss hoping for Covid-free 2022
Brian Dowling’s reappointment for a third season in charge was confirmed on Tuesday night.
# go again
Kilkenny stick with tried and tested as Dowling stays on for third season at camogie helm
Dowling will operate with the same selectors, while All-Ireland-winning Cats minor camogie boss Mike Wall will also stay on for 2022.
# Champions At Last
Last year's beaten finalists Antrim clinch first All-Ireland intermediate crown with eight-point win
The Ulster side were the superior outfit against Kilkenny.
# In The Mix
Champions Kilkenny to face Cork while Tipp and Galway square off in repeat of 2020 semi-finals
Some intriguing battles await next Sunday in Croke Park.
# emphatic
1-6 for Gaule as champions Kilkenny storm into All-Ireland semi-final with 13-point win
The Cats simply had too much for their Leinster challengers Wexford.
# Preview
'I don't think many would have said we'd be in the knockout stages' - Wexford hoping to take down Cats
A place in the All-Ireland semi-final is up for grabs this Saturday evening in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# Wrap
Galway edge Kilkenny in thriller, Cork too strong for Waterford
Meanwhile Dublin, Clare and Limerick all secured senior status for 2022.
# Wrap
Tipperary power past Limerick to reach camogie championship knock-out stages
Elsewhere Kilkenny beat Westmeath, Cork edged past Down and Waterford got the better of Dublin.
# Future Focused
'It is disappointing. It's a great opportunity for someone to get involved in women’s sport'
The All-Ireland camogie championships will not have a title sponsor for 2021.
# 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.
# Winner alright
'The girls really upped the ante in the second half... We showed huge character there'
Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling was delighted with his side’s comeback victory.
# Cats Get The Cream
0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours
The old foes contested for the top tier crown at Croke Park.
# Preview
'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.
# night shift
'We'd have more tuning in' - Players happy despite Sunday evening throw-in for league final
Kilkenny’s Miriam Walsh and Galway goalkeeper Sarah Healy are gearing up for a 7.30pm start on Sunday.
# Interview
'I remember grabbing Dalton and said, 'If this is your last year playing, make sure it's worth it''
Grace Walsh pays tribute to retired Kilkenny star Anne Dalton as a new season gets into full swing.
# slowly but surely
'Baby steps are better than no steps' - Power patient but not ruling out league return for Kilkenny
The Piltown forward is making progress in her comeback from a broken kneecap suffered last October.
# fearless
'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'
Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling pays tribute to Anne Dalton following her retirement from inter-county camogie.
# Time to say goodbye
Two-time All-Ireland winner calls time on Kilkenny career
Anne Dalton steps away with six All-Stars after helping the Cats to O’Duffy Cup glory last month.
# Top Tops
What would your Camogie All-Star team of 2020 be?
Kilkenny lead the way with seven representatives in our selection.
# Fam Fam
'I hope they went to bed on time for my wife' - Kilkenny star eager to celebrate All-Ireland with family
Anne Dalton’s three young children were supporting their Mammy from in the All-Ireland final.
# nerves of steel
'I practised penalties on Thursday evening and Jesus, I must have hit every one wide'
Denise Gaule scored Kilkenny’s decisive goal from a penalty in their All-Ireland final victory over Galway.
# cool for cats
'I'm so proud, the heartache they've gone through' - Cats on top again after three final losses in-a-row
Brian Dowling hailed the effort of his players to get over the line after losing the last three All-Ireland finals.
# the decider
Gaule hits 1-6 including penalty as Kilkenny end All-Ireland final hurt to become champions again
Brian Dowling’s side dethroned Galway to win the O’Duffy Cup for the first time since 2016.
Galway v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final
The Cats dethroned the Tribeswomen and ended years of All-Ireland final hurt at Croke Park.
# Interview
'It's about them, it's not about me' - missing an All-Ireland final after breaking kneecap for second time
Katie Power will have to watch on as Kilkenny take on Galway in the camogie decider.
# going to the chapel
'I just got sick of watching the news' - Relief of All-Ireland final after postponing a wedding twice
Camogie was a welcome distraction for Sarah Dervan this year after pushing her nuptials back due to Covid-19.
# Second Coming
'It's never too late' - captaining Kilkenny in an All-Ireland final at 31 after eight years out of camogie
Lucinda Gahan is skippering the Cats for their Croke Park showdown with Galway on Saturday night.