Catherine Neary is the new President-elect of the Camogie Association, defeating Kathleen Woods of Armagh by one vote in a vote at the Camogie Association’s annual congress.

Neary, a native of Kilkenny won on a count of 56 votes to 55 and will assume office at Congress next year.

A former Leinster and Kilkenny Camogie Chairperson, Catherine currently sits on the Camogie Association’s National Competitions Management Fixtures committee and Leinster Fixtures committee.