Galway v Limerick – Round 1, 2022 Senior All-Ireland Camogie Championship

Galway v Limerick: 2022 Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, Round 1

Venue: Pearse Stadium
Date: 21 May 2022, 3:30pm
Referee: Aaron Hogg

Final score: Galway 4-11 Limerick 1-07

Match report

Compiled by Daragh Ó Conchúir

Galway got the defence of their Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie title off to a relatively stress-free start as they cantered to a 4-11 to 1-6 victory over Limerick at Pearse Stadium.

John Lillis selected four debutants for the visitors and the Limerick boss must have been pleased with the way the Shannonsiders competed in the first half in particular. His counterpart, Cathal Murray will be glad to get the campaign under way as his side look to complete a two-in-a-row for the first time in Galway’s history.

Niamh Hanniffy sprinted clear of the cover to register Galway’s first goal in the 11th minute and Carrie Dolan finished brilliantly with a one-handed strike just before the interval to give the champions a 2-1 to 0-4 lead into the wind, Caoimhe Costelloe’s free-taking keeping Limerick in touch.

Orlaith Kelleher gave Lillis’s crew an early advantage but they had no answer as Hanniffy went through the gears to complete a hat-trick of goals, while Ailish O’Reilly finished with four points. Costelloe’s goal from a free brought her tally to 1-5 for Limerick.

Galway scorers: N Hanniffy 3-0, C Dolan 1-4 (0-4F), A O’Reilly 0-4, N Kilkenny 0-2, A Donohue 0-1.


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