Limerick made up for last year's disappointment by defeating Kilkenny by 1-12 to 0-10 to claim the All-Ireland intermediate camogie title at Croke Park.
A goal from Deborah Murphy after 20 minutes was crucial for Limerick with Caoimhe Costello and Niamh Mulcahy very influential throughout for the champions.
The Treaty women led by 1-5 to 0-6 at the break with Kilkenny only pucking one wide in the opening period to stay in touch.
Kilkenny tried desperately hard to get back in the game but Costello and Mulcahy scored crucial points to keep the Cats at bay.
It was a great victory for Joe Quaid's team who were beaten by Galway in last year's final and regain their senior status.
Down earlier triumphed in the junior decider beating Laois by 1-12 to 0-10.