All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Report- Kilkenny secure second win with Dublin victory
by PRO on the 29th of June 2016
Kilkenny 2-12 Dublin 0-10
The Kilkenny Senior Camogie teams made it two wins from two when they proved too strong for Dublin in Freshford on Saturday on a 2-12 to 0-10 scoreline.
It was Dublin who started the game the brighter and got the opening point of the contest after forty seconds through a Siobhan Kehoe point from twenty one meters. Kilkenny race into life and got 1-01 on the spin. Shelly Farrell started the run with a goal in the third minute when she latched onto a Denise Gaule pass to blast home from fourteen meters. Miriam Walsh put Kilkenny three points clear when she tapped over a point from twenty one meters in the eleventh minute. Dublin responded with a brace of points through Alison Maguire free. The first from fifty five meters in the twelfth minute and a massive free from sixty-five meters in the thirteenth minute. Julieann Malone steadied the ship for Kilkenny with a point from twenty one meters in the seventeenth minute before Ann Dalton tapped over a massive point from fifty metres in the nineteenth minute. The teams then traded frees with Alison Maguire tapping over a massive free from sixty five meters in the twenty first minute before Ann Dalton tapped over a free for Kilkenny to make it 1-04 to 0-04 points. Dublin cut the deficit to a point with two Alison Maguire frees who was in terrific form from the place ball. She started the run with free from fifty meters in the twenty third minute and followed it up with a massive free from sixty meters in the twenty fifth minute. Ann Dalton stopped the rot for Kilkenny with a free from fifty meters in the thirtieth minute. Orla Beagan responded for the Metropolitans with a massive point from sixty meters in the thrifty first minute. Miriam Walsh closed out To first half scoring with a point for Kilkenny from twenty one meters to see Kilkenny edge the Dubs at the break 1-06 to 0-07.
Kilkenny began the second half well and got the opening three points. Miriam Walsh started the run with a point from thirty five meters in the thirty first minute. Ann Dalton followed this up with a free from forty five meters in the thirty fifth minute before she tapped over a well taken pint from play in the thirty seventh minute to see Kilkenny edge 1-09 to 0-07 ahead. The teams then traded frees. Alison Maguire tapped over a free for Dublin in the thirty ninth minute from thirty meters before Ann Dalton responded for Kilkenny with a free from thirty five meters in the forty first minute to make it 1-10 to 0-08. Alison Maguire responded for the Dubs forty five in the forty third minute to cut the deficit to four points again 1-10 to 0-09. Kilkenny eased any doubts of a Dublin comeback when they got 1- 01 on the spin. Ann Dalton started the run with a free from forty meters in the forty fourth minute before she set up Denise Gaule for Kilkenny second goal in the forty fifth minute when she cut through the Dublin cover to handpass to Gaule who was on the edge of the small square to tap home to make it 2-11 to 0-09. Dublin responded with a Alison Maguire free from forty meters in the forty ninth minute her eighth of the afternoon. Denise Gaule closed out the contest with a pointed free in injury time from sixty five meters to see Kilkenny home on a 2-12 to 0-10 point scoreline. Next up for Kilkenny is Tipperary away next Saturday.
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