This weekend sees the final round of the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship with those all important quarter-final positions up for grab. Four games take place this weekend around the country as the knockout stages creep upon us.
In group one Cork take on Wexford while Galway host Limerick. In group 2 Dublin travel to Derry and the final game sees Tipperary take on Clare in an All-Munster clash.
Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship Group 1
Cork v Wexford, Sarsfields GAA, Riverstown, 3.15pm Referee: John Dolan
Cork host rivals Wexford in a bid to secure a second place in the group as both sides are currently on even points and will qualify for the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Both sides have defeated other group members Offaly and Limerick but last weekend Wexford suffered at the hands of Galway while Cork overcame Offaly comfortably. Cork have also been defeated by Galway making this an important game for positions for the Quarter-final draws. Cork defeated Wexford in their semi-final replay in last August and the yellow bellies will be hunting for revenge.
Galway v Limerick, Kenny Park, Athenry, 3.45pm, Referee: Owen Elliott
Top of the group Galway will be hoping to finish out the group with four wins from four as they already have booked their semi-final spot in late August. With only Clare dividing the two counties, the standard between the newly promoted Limerick and 2013 All-Ireland champions is huge and Limerick will be hoping to follow in the footsteps in the coming years of the tribeswomen. Earlier in the year Limerick and Galway drew in the National League competition and Limerick will be hoping for this result or even better once again, Galway on the other hand have clearly a place in Croke Park in September registered in their brains.
Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship Group 2
Derry v Dublin, Swatragh, 2.30pm, Referee: Peter Dowd
The game between Derry and Dublin has a lot at stake for both sides. The winner of this game will secure a one of the two Quarter-Final spots up for grabs in group 2 making it an all or nothing encounter. Derry have no points yet to their name so far in the competition while Dublin managed to hold out against Clare for a single point in there level result. This is the final hurdle of the competition for the 2015 year and both sides will be hoping this game won’t be their last.
Tipperary v Clare, The Ragg, Thurles, 2.30pm, Referee: Karl O’Brien
Tipperary struggled last weekend at the hands of 2014 and 2013 All-Ireland finalists Kilkenny after they took a very heavy defeat. The premier county will be hopeful that they can refocus and defeat Clare who currently only have a single point from their draw against Dublin. As it stands Tipperary have four points and will qualify for a quarter-final position, Clare need Dublin to lose or it will result in a play off for the final quarter-final position