Josie McGrath

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Josie McGrath
Personal information
Irish name Seosaimhín Níc Craith
Sport Camogie
Position forward
Born Cork, Ireland
Years Club Apps (scores)
Old Aloysius ?
Years County Apps (scores)
Cork ?
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 4
* club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).

Josephine ‘Josie’ McGrath is a former camogie player, three times All Ireland medalist and captain of the All Ireland Camogie Championship winning team in 1935.[1][2] She won three further All Ireland senior medals in 1934, 1936, when she scored the fifth of Cork’s six goals, and 1939.[3]


A member of the powerful Old Aloysius she won several county championships in Cork. Her daughter Deirdre Young played camogie for Cork and Munster.


  1. ^ Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460. 
  2. ^ "Camogie Archive". 30 June 2010. Archived from the original on 28 January 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Historic newspaper reports of All Ireland finals

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