Camogie (// kə-MOH-ghee; Irish: camógaíocht [kəˈmˠoːɡiːxt̪ˠ]) is an Irish stick-and-ball team sport played by women. Camogie is played by 100,000 women in Ireland and worldwide, largely among Irish communities.
|Highest governing body||Camogie Association|
|Registered players||Over 100,000|
|Team members||15 player per side,|
substitutes are permitted
|Mixed gender||There is a mixed gender/sex version of Camogie. Hurling is the male counterpart of Camogie|
A variant of the game of hurling (which is played by men only), it is organised by the Dublin-based Camogie Association or An Cumann Camógaíochta. The annual All Ireland Camogie Championship has a record attendance of 33,154, while average attendances in recent years are in the region of 15,000 to 18,000. The final is broadcast live, with a TV audience of as many as over 300,000 being claimed.