McCambridge hails Armagh’s “dream start”

Armagh have made a “dream start” to their time in Division One says full back and captain Clodagh McCambridge.

The Orchard Ladies have won all three of their opening three games against Waterford, Cork and Galway.

They have some tough tests still to face in the coming weeks, but heading into the break, they’re in a perfect place.

“It’s a dream start,” said McCambridge after Armagh defeated Galway by two-points last weekend.

“I know, especially that second half, there’s still lots that we can improve on. But there’s nothing more you can ask for than to have three wins from three games.

“It’s the start we wanted and the start we needed. Especially with the two home games, we made the most out of them.

Armagh have made a “dream start” to their time in Division One says full back and captain Clodagh McCambridge.
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“And we were lucky to get the win away to Cork as well. Hopefully we’ve built up a bit of momentum now and we can push on.”

While it looked at stages in the first half that Armagh would cruise to victory in the first half against Galway, the second half was a different story.

Greg McGonigle’s side led 6-0 at the interval but were only 8-6 ahead when the final whistle sounded.

“For some reason, it was against the wind that we actually played better but those things can happen,” added McCambridge.

“We set ourselves up well in the first half and thankfully we did because we probably didn’t play our best football in the second half. So, we were lucky then to have that platform just to see the game out.

“The breeze was swirling, and it was hard to read. Obviously with the sending off, it didn’t help them either in the first half.

“We didn’t make advantage of that in the second half either, so the wind probably didn’t play much of a factor in the end. Both teams didn’t capitalize on it.”

Armagh have made a “dream start” to their time in Division One says full back and captain Clodagh McCambridge.
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