Dublin Camogie star Caragh Dawson has been nominated for a Player Of The League award for the Camogie Association Inaugural Player Awards for the 2017 Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues.

Caragh was outstanding throughout the league campaign for Dublin’s Premier Junior Team. She was the driving force behind many of the Dubs league victories with her driving runs from deep, accurate passing and score taking and tigerish tackling.

Caragh topped off a brilliant unbeaten league run in the Division 3 Final, her top class performance on the day not only helped Dublin to claim the League title, but she also picked up the Player Of The Match Award.


There are player nominations from all three divisions of the 2017 Littlewoods Ireland Leagues. Managers from all of the teams who participated in this year’s competition were asked to choose their top three players from opposing teams from which the nominees were then identified.

In Division 1 Kilkenny trio Anne Dalton, Denise Gaule and Miriam Walsh have all been nominated along with Limerick’s Niamh Mulcahy and Waterford’s Beth Carton.

Nominated in Division 2 are Cork’s Sarah Buckley, Karen Kielt of Derry, Down’s Niamh Mallon, Siobhán Hurley of Kildare and Sarah Anne Fitzgerald of Laois.

Finally, in Division 3 Dublin’s Caragh Dawson, Patrice Diggin of Kerry and Roscommon’s Shauna Fallon have all been nominated.


The player with the most nominations from each Division will be announced at a ceremony to take place in Croke Park on Friday May 19th.

Camogie Association Player of the League Nominees – Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues Division 1

Anne Dalton (Kilkenny)
Denise Gaule (Kilkenny)
Miriam Walsh (Kilkenny)
Niamh Mulcahy (Limerick)
Beth Carton (Waterford)

Camogie Association Player of the League Nominees – Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues Division 2

Sarah Buckley (Cork)
Karen Kielt (Derry)
Niamh Mallon (Down)
Siobhán Hurley (Kildare)
Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald (Laois)

Camogie Association Player of the League Nominees – Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues Division 3

Caragh Dawson (Dublin)
Patrice Diggin (Kerry)
Shauna Fallon (Roscommon)