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Tipperary awarded league victory following confusion over final scoreline

The Camogie Association awarded the result to the Premier County following a review.

Limerick and Tipp clashed at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.
Limerick and Tipp clashed at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.
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TIPPERARY HAVE BEEN awarded the victory of their Division 1 clash with Limerick, following confusion over the final scoreline.

A statement issued by the Camogie Association says that Tipp have been ruled as one-point victors following a review of the result.

Tipperary appeared to have edged out the Group 2 clash at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday by 0-10 to 1-6, with joint captain Cáit Devane helping herself to five points.

The sides were level at half-time, with the scoreline reading 0-6 to 1-3.

However, there was confusion at the full-time whistle. Spectators and members reportedly believed that Tipp were the winners, while referee Andrew Larkin recorded the game as 0-10 to 1-7 draw.

The Camogie Association subsequently announced that the result would be reviewed, and Tipperary have since been declared the winners.

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“Upon review by the Referee, in consultation with his Umpires and Match Officials, of the scoring in yesterday’s Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 Group 2 fixture between Limerick v Tipperary we can now confirm the official match result as Limerick 1-6 Tipperary 0-10 resulting in a one point victory for Tipperary,” the statement reads.

“We would like to thank all involved for their patience regarding this matter.”

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