Rumoured earlier in the week but officially confirmed on Friday, this year’s All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-finals are moving to Croke Park.
Due to the re-scheduling of the GAA’s All-Ireland Football Championship Semi-Final between Tyrone and Kerry, the Camogie Association confirmed on Friday that the Camogie All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Finals will now take place in Croke Park Stadium on Sunday, 29 August.
It will be the first time in the championship’s history that the semi-finals have been held at GAA HQ. The same round of games had been hosted in Cork last season.
“We are looking forward to this weekend’s quarter-finals in Páirc Uí Chaoimh and wish Kilkenny, Wexford, Tipperary and Waterford the very best of luck. These exciting pairings will positively showcase our game, in a fantastic setting” said Sinead McNulty, CEO of the Camogie Association.
Cork and Galway have already advanced to the semi-final stages as group winners and will find out who will join them in Croke Park with the draw for the semi-final stages takes place on Sunday evening following the meeting of Tipperary and Waterford.
Kilkenny and Wexford go head-to-head in the first game of the day at 5pm with live coverage on air, online and in-app from 4.50pm with Martin Quilty and Áine Fahey on duty.
The Cats will see Anne Dalton start on the bench with Katie Power returned to the starting lineup as they continue their bid to retain the O’Duffy Cup.