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Déise recognised with seven PwC All-Star camogie nominations

Déise recognised with seven PwC All-Star camogie nominations

Waterford camogie has received a boost from a record seven PwC camogie All-Star nominations.

Derek Lyons' side enjoyed a memorable campaign, defeating a host of perennial powerhouses en route to marginally losing out to Cork at Croke Park.

Despite the disappointment in defeat, the Déise took massive pride in reaching the All Ireland semi-finals for the first time since 1959.

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Niamh Rockett, Brianna O'Regan, Iona Heffernan, Orla Hickey, Lorraine Bray, Beth Carton and  Abby Flynnare are in contention for the awards which will be presented at Croke Park on November 26.

In goal, O'Regan will be up against Amy Lee and All-Ireland-winning Aoife Norris.

Heffernan and Hickey are nominated in defence, while Bray is seeking her second All-Star in midfield.

Flynn is nominated for the first time in attack, with Carton - a two-time All-Star winner - and Rockett previously recognised in 2020.

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As reported by camogie.ie, management have also been recognised for their outstanding commitment to our game in 2022.  The shortlist of nominations are: Brian Dowling (Kilkenny), Brian Kearney and Mark McFadden (Antrim) and Cathal Murray (Galway).

The presentations of the awards will take place at a star-studded PwC Camogie All-Stars ceremony on 26th November in Croke Park.

 

PwC Camogie All-Stars Nominations 2022:

Goalkeepers:

Amy Lee (Cork)

Aoife Norris (Kilkenny)

Brianna O’ Regan (Waterford)

 

Defence:

Corner Back Nominees                 

Libby Coppinger (Cork)

Michelle Teehan (Kilkenny)

Shauna Healy (Galway)

Tiffanie Fitzgerald (Kilkenny)

 

Full Back Nominees            

Grace Walsh (Kilkenny)

Iona Heffernan (Waterford)

Sarah Dervan (Galway)

 

Half Back Nominees           

Laura Hayes (Cork)

Laura Murphy (Kilkenny)

Orla Hickey (Waterford)

Saoirse McCarthy (Cork)

 

Centre Back Nominees                 

Claire Phelan (Kilkenny)

Laura Treacy (Cork)

Roisin Black (Galway)

 

 

Midfield:

Mid Field Nominees           

Aoife Donohue (Galway)

Ashling Thompson (Cork)

Hannah Looney (Cork)

Katie Power (Kilkenny)

Lorraine Bray (Waterford)

 

Forwards:

Half Forward Nominees                

Abby Flynn (Waterford)

Caoimhe Costello (Limerick)

Denise Gaule (Kilkenny)

Julianne Malone (Kilkenny)

 

Centre Forward Nominees            

Aisling Maher (Dublin)

Beth Carton (Waterford)

Fiona Keating (Cork)

 

Corner Forward Nominees

Aisling O’ Neill (Dublin)

Katie Nolan (Kilkenny)

Katriona Mackey (Cork)

Niamh Rockett (Waterford)

 

Full Forward Nominees                

Ailish O’ Reilly (Galway)

Amy O’ Connor (Cork)

Miriam Walsh (Kilkenny)

 

Manager of the Year:

Brian Dowling (Kilkenny)

Brian Kearney and Mark McFadden (Antrim)

Cathal Murray (Galway)

 

 

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