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02nd Aug 2015

Waterford’s Patricia Jackman Crowned 2015 All-Ireland Poc Fada Winner

The event took place on Saturday.

Waterford’s Patricia Jackman has been crowned the 2015 Poc Fada champion after an epic battle on the Annaverna Mountain range on Saturday.

This is the Waterford star’s seventh All-Ireland Poc Fada title and she just had the edge over Connacht’s Catriona Daly, winning the course in 27 pocs, 34 metres, in comparison to Daly’s 27 pocs, 32 metres.

Ulster champion Catherine McGourty of Down came in third place on 29 pocs, 6 metres, with Aisling Corbett in fourth (29 pocs, 4metres).

Dublin’s Elaine Gallery finished on 31 pocs and 39 metres while Laura Dunne of Laois ended on 34 pocs 9 metres.

With some confusion over the winner on Saturday, the news of Jackman’s victory was announced on Sunday evening by the Camogie Association.

Meanwhile, the men’s competition saw Brendan Cummins bag his ninth Poc Fada title.

Image and details via Camogie Association/INPHO/Twitter