Catherine Neary is the new President Elect of the Camogie Association. She defeated Kathleen Woods, Armagh by one vote in the election this afternoon at the Camogie Association Congress in the Armagh City Hotel.
Neary, a native of Kilkenny and a member of the James Stephens club, won by 56 votes to 55. She will assume office at Congress 2015.
A former Leinster and Kilkenny camogie Ccairperson, Catherine currently sits on the Association’s National Competitions Management Fixtures Committee and Leinster Fixtures Committee.
Camogie Association delegates voted unanimously to commence negotiations with the GAA and LGFA on the One Association model.
The motion on the One Association model, which proposes to create a single structure for the promotion and management of all Gaelic games within one organisation, has already been approved by GAA and LGFA Congress delegates respectively.