With the All-Ireland Senior Camogie final only days away, we take a look at the stats behind both teams.
- This is Kilkenny’s fifth consecutive All-Ireland final appearance, winning in 2016 against Cork and losing the last three to the Rebel County in 2017 and 2018 as well as falling at the final hurdle in last year’s decider to Saturday’s opponents Galway.
- It is a repeat of last year’s final which saw Galway defeat Kilkenny by 3-14 – 0-17.
- This is Brian Dowling’s first year in charge of the side having been a member of Ann Downey’s backroom team in 2019.
- This is Galway manager Cathal Murray’s third year at the helm, having begun the role at the end of the 2018 league campaign.
- Both teams topped their groups in this year’s championship with three wins from three games.
- Kilkenny defeated Waterford (away), Westmeath and Limerick (both at home) in Group 3 and Cork in the semi-final.
- Galway defeated Wexford (away), Offaly and Cork (both at home) in Group 1 and Tipperary in the semi-final.
- Kilkenny have scored 10-64 in this year’s championship compared to Galway who have scored 9-56.
- Kilkenny have conceded 2-34 this year while Galway have conceded 3-32.
- Kilkenny will be looking to claim their 14th All-Ireland title while Galway will be seeking a fourth O’Duffy Cup and their first back-to-back win.
- It will be Kilkenny’s 24th appearance in an All-Ireland final and Galway’s 19th.
- Saturday’s game is only the fourth occasion that the All-Ireland final will take place in December, the others being 1933, 1949 and 1950.
You can find out who will be crowned 2020 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions from 7pm on Saturday as we bring you full live commentary of Kilkenny vs Galway from Croke Park on KCLR with thanks to Topline Phelans.