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AIL INSPIRES HAPPY TRIBE.

Byline: DARAGH O CONCHUIR

CAMOGIE BY DARAGH O CONCHUIR GALWAY have one foot in the knockout stages of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship after a 2-12 to 1-10 triumph over Limerick at Kenny Park.

The League champions had to withstand a stern test in the first half but the brilliance of Ailish O'Reilly (above), who finished with two goals and four points, was telling.

A brace of points each from the excellent Karen O'Leary and Niamh Mulcahy gave Limerick an early two-point lead.

But O'Reilly struck a stunning solo goal in the 18th minute when she side-stepped an incoming defender and hand-passed to the net.

Galway increased the lead to 1-5 to 0-5 at the break.

O'Reilly bagged her second goal after sending a rasper to the roof of the net from outside the 13m line.

e Mulcahy did get a goal in the fifth minute of injury time from a free but Galway leapfrog Limerick into second behind Kilkenny in Group 1 due to a superior score difference.

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Cork, Waterford and Tipperary all secured their progression to the knockout stages on Saturday.

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Geographic Code:4EUIR
Date:Jul 15, 2019
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