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Name  Rosina MacManus

Rosina McManus (Róisín Mhic Mhánais) from Antrim was the 14th president of the Camogie Association.

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Presidency

She organised coaching courses in Belfast which were filmed for promotional purposes. During her presidency in 1969 the All-Ireland Colleges Council was set up with Lily Spence as chair and the first All Ireland Colleges Camogie Championship completed.

She continued to referee matches after her presidency and refereed the 1980 All Ireland final and replay.

Death at Camogie Match

On June 16, 2008 she collapsed shortly after the final whistle sounded for the Ulster Senior final between Derry and Antrim in Dunloy. She was taken to Causeway Hospital, but died 48 hours later. She trained the Connolly Under 14s right up to week before her death.

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Rosina McManus Wikipedia


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