Both Dublin’s U16A and U16B Teams will play tomorrow in Artane in Leinster action.
Leinster U16 Camogie Championships 2018
St. Davids, Artane.
Dublin v Offaly – 2:00pm (Leinster U16A Camogie Championship Round 3)
Dublin v Laois – 3:45pm (Leinster U16B Championship Semi Final)
It’s a massive for Camogie in Dublin tomorrow as both their U16 county teams will be in action in this year’s Leinster U16 Camogie Championship. And there’s no doubt this Double Header will be as entertaining as any 16’s games so far this year.
The U16A panel play their final round game at 2:00pm when they face Offaly. So far the girls have beaten Wexford on the opening day, and missed out on a second win against Kilkenny, who only beat them by 0-02. The tale of the tape so far is Kilkenny are unbeaten as they go into their last game against Wexford, who sit in second position with Dublin. Dublin are also equal on points and score difference with the girls from the Slaneyside, so there’s a lot at stake tomorrow. Should Dublin and Kilkenny win they’ll play each other in the competitions Final.
If Wexford can beat Kilkenny and Dublin beat Offaly, Then the final positioning will be based on score difference between Dublin, Kilkenny and Wexford. Also, should Dublin lose tomorrow, they could still qualify, depending on Kilkenny winning, and it will be again down to score difference between themselves and Wexford. A lot to play for at 2:00pm tomorrow afternoon.
Then at 3:45pm it’s the turn of the U16B panel who meet Laois in the Semi Finals of their competition. The winners of this game will face the winners of the Carlow v Westmeath Semi Final.
Dublin comfortably topped Group 2 of this year’s Leinster competition, with wins over Meath, Kilkenny and Westmeath. The girls scored a whopping 15 goals and 34 points over three games, while only conceding 1 goal and 5 points at the same time. Laois finished two for three in their group, with Carlow the only team to register a win against them. They’ll be looking to upsets Dublin chances of a place in this year’s B Final.
Wins for both Dublin sides tomorrow will see them extend their stay in the competition, and based on their campaigns so far, tomorrow looks very promising.
Why not get down to Artane and support the girls in blue tomorrow afternoon. You won’t be disappointed.