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Numbers playing camogie in Laois on the rise as over 1,480 registered in 2018

Ten percent more players have registered to play camogie for Laois clubs in 2018 compared to 2017.

Approximately 1,486 players were registered across the 10 clubs in 2018. This is up from 1,348 registered in 2017.

All clubs apart from Clonad and St Brigid’s recorded an increase in players from 2017.

O’Moores camogie club have the highest number of people registered with 198 club players.

They also have the highest increase in players registered from 2017 to 2018, with 44 new faces in the club.

Camross camogie club have the second highest number of players registered at 187.

The highest registrations across the age groups were in the U8 and Adults (over 21 years) section.

Naomh Eamann have the third highest number of women and girls playing for them – and have the highest amount of U8 players signed up at 44 girls.

Younger clubs such as Banrion Gaels, St Lazarians and Clough-Ballacolla also recorded an increase in numbers, with younger girls coming up from the ranks to U16 and one U18 in Banrion Gaels.

The numbers above were complied by former Laois camogie registrar Trish Meagher.

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