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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Everything is all White' with Wade at the helm

DEIRDRE WADE is Camogie CEO at Whitehall. She's won many friends.

The upward graph of results have also underlined the deeds of Deirdre and her team.

She has a fan in Joe O'Grady, of the Colmcille's Féile Fourteens, the Dublin Division 2 champions.

"Deirdre has done so much good work. Camogie is very strong here now at underage level," said Joe.

"We have the 14s, 13s and two teams in both the under-10 and 11 grades.

"Hopefully now it will all come through at adult level in the next few years.

"Things are very positive and there's a stream emerging from the nursery as well, so, all in all, things are really moving."

Joe feels that the upsurge in the county is also having a positive effect on the club scene.

"The standards in Dublin have really picked up, says Joe. "You have some exceptional people working there.

"The likes of Paul Beecher is doing marvellous things.

"Paul is setting the bar good and high.

"Dublin are playing lots of country teams and they are competitive in all the matches.

"That kind of effort has to filter down into the clubs as well, so it's onwards and upwards."

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