Galway beat Cork to become All Ireland Senior Camogie Champions and bring home the O'Duffy Cup for the first time.

A crowd of over 10,000 were in the new stand in Croke Park to see the Galway take on reigning champions Cork in the All Ireland Senior Camogie Final.

The players from the Rebel County take nothing for granted, controlling the first half and at one stage leading by 1-9 to 0-5.

The Galway girls fight back in the second half however with inspiring scoring from Denise Gilligan, Martina Harkin, Dympna Maher and Sharon Glynn.

As the referee blows the final whistle there are scenes of jubilant celebration in Croke Park as Galway realise a dream to become All-Ireland Senior Camogie Champions after nine defeats in previous finals. The final score was Galway 4-08 Cork 1-15.

Bella O'Loughlin president of An Cumann Camógaíochta presents Galway captain Imelda Hobbins with the O'Duffy Cup which will travel west of the Shannon for the very first time.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 22 September 1996. The reporter is Tony O’Donoghue.