WATCH: Slaughtneil celebrate first camogie All-Ireland

The Derry side overcame Sarsfields of Galway in Croke Park

BY Sinéad Farrell 16:48 Sunday 5 March 2017, 16:48 5 Mar 2017

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Slaughtneill (Derry) 1-10  0-11 Sarsfields (Galway)

There were joyous scenes in Croke Park today as Slaughtneill defeated Sarsfields in a gripping contest, to capture their first ever All-Ireland senior camogie title. 

A Mary Kelly goal proved to be the decisive score in the end, as the Derry and Ulster champions prevailed in the first of the two All-Ireland deciders featuring teams from their club.

The footballers will do battle against Dr Crokes in their All-Ireland decider on St Patrick's day. 

Celebrations ensued after the final whistle:

Sarsfields Scorers: Niamh McGrath 0-04. Orlaith McGrath 0-03, Sarah Spellman 0-01, Siobhan McGrath 0-03

Slaughtneil Scorers: Louise Dougan 0-06, Shannon Graham 0-01, Eilis Ni Chaiside 0-03, Mary Kelly 1-00


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