Kilkenny Camogie player Denise Gaule says the camogie association amalgamating with the GAA and ladies’ football would have its benefits.
There has been a renewed push in recent times to try to make that aspiration a reality after a failed attempt in the past.
Some players have come out and said they would be in favour of it, particularly after the All-Ireland Ladies Football semi-final between Galway and Cork last year, which saw a late venue change cost both sides the majority of their warm-up time.
Cork managed to arrive with a small amount of time to warm up while Galway was just out of the dressing room after arriving at the stadium and they were told that it was time for the throw-in.
Currently, there are three governing bodies overseeing Gaelic games in Ireland, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), the Ladies’ Gaelic Football Association (LGFA), and the Camogie Association.
Denise Gaule told The Clash Act Podcast that she would be in favour of amalgamating them.
“Yeah obviously I think there are definitely ways that it would be helpful,” said Gaule.
“With pitches, even training, looking for pitches under lights is a big issue for a lot of teams and even county teams, that’s a basic thing, you shouldn’t be struggling to get a pitch so there definitely are ways like that that it would be beneficial, probably as a whole really, it would be beneficial for them all, the mix up’s with the ladies football and that shouldn’t be happening” she added.
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