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#Cora Staunton

# cora-staunton - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'The collarbone, winning the All-Ireland and then breaking my jaw, it was probably a rough enough time'

Mayo great Cora Staunton reflects on the 2000 All-Ireland ladies football final and her county’s golden era, which was built on ‘torturous’ training and pure hard work.

# cora-staunton - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'

Cora Staunton on her remarkable recovery from a career-threatening injury, a whirlwind 12 months, and what the future holds for the Mayo great.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Flood kicks a brace as unbeaten Fremantle steam on

There was plenty of Irish representation in what is a revamped AFLW season this morning.

# cora-staunton - Friday 20 March, 2020

More Irish players heading home but six to feature this weekend in AFLW Final Series

Stars from Mayo, Tipperary, Cavan and Louth are set to line out in Oz.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW Finals Series

Mayo, Galway, Cavan, Louth, Tipperary and Fermanagh will be represented Down Under this weekend.

# cora-staunton - Monday 9 March, 2020

Mayo star Rowe steps up with another huge performance Down Under as Dublin duo combine for goal Irish In Oz This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe steps up with another huge performance Down Under as Dublin duo combine for goal

Cora Staunton hit the headlines already, but here’s your weekly AFLW round-up.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Dream debut as Tipp's Orla O'Dwyer scores with her first touch in AFLW Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Dream debut as Tipp's Orla O'Dwyer scores with her first touch in AFLW

The new AFLW season got underway with no fewer than 18 Irish players on the books.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'

Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.

# cora-staunton - Monday 20 January, 2020

Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break

Clubs are ramping up their preparations for the new AFLW season.

# cora-staunton - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'A Gaelic style' Aussie Rules goal award and marvelling at a team-mate's recovery from triple-leg break

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner speaks to The42 ahead of the new AFLW season.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Sixth consecutive Cork title for All-Ireland champions, and Cora returns as Carnacon go 20-in-a-row

Silverware for Mourneabbey and Carnacon today, and a busy weekend for Rena Buckley.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Cora Staunton suffers career-threatening double leg-break in Australia

The Mayo native suffered the injury during a game for UNSW-ES Bulldogs.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Staunton and Bonner become latest Irish stars to re-sign with AFLW sides for 2020

The pair are staying on with the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Donegal's Bonner caps maiden season in Oz by following Cora to Giants' accolade Golden Goal This post contains videos

Donegal's Bonner caps maiden season in Oz by following Cora to Giants' accolade

The Glenfin star scooped the Goal of the Year award.

# cora-staunton - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future Cora This post contains videos

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future

The 37-year-old has shut the door on a return to inter-county action.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

# cora-staunton - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Cora Staunton autobiography named Irish Sports Book of the Year

It overcame stiff competition from Andy Lee’s ‘Fighter’ and Davy Fitzgerald’s ‘At All Costs’ among others.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

The42 is represented twice on the longlist.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

You can vote for your favourite sports book of the year now.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 20 October, 2018

'I can't see myself playing for Mayo again,' admits Cora Staunton End Of The Road This post contains videos

'I can't see myself playing for Mayo again,' admits Cora Staunton

Football legend says that her 24th season in green and red has been her final one.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants

‘It’s like a dream,’ Yvonne Bonner said as she signed the AFLW professional contract.

# cora-staunton - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Lack of communication, being undermined' - Mayo's 12 departed players explain why they left the panel

They’ve released a lengthy statement saying that the walkout was not due to selection issues.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Mayo boss Leahy defends his set-up and calls Staunton's 'unsafe' claims 'close to slanderous'

Peter Leahy says the controversial player walkout took place because of team selection issues.

# cora-staunton - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'It's been quite intense remembering back over difficult times that you maybe haven't dealt with'

Cora Staunton says that writing a book has been an enjoyable process but was also challenging.

# cora-staunton - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'We didn’t make this decision lightly': Staunton declines to comment on Mayo player departures

The four-time All-Ireland winner says a group of 14 have left the Mayo ladies panel.

Mayo ladies county board release statement backing management after at least 10 players leave panel

‘The board has made players and management aware that they have our full support going forward,’ the statement reads.

# cora-staunton - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Mayo rocked by departure of 10 players including Staunton ahead of All-Ireland championship opener

It’s understood the departed group are citing player welfare issues.

# cora-staunton - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Cora Staunton starts for Mayo but Galway win out to lift Connacht title

Captain Tracey Leonard inspired her side to victory in today’s provincial final at MacHale Park.

# cora-staunton - Friday 22 June, 2018

Staunton held in reserve as Mayo and Galway reveal their teams for Connacht final showdown

Reigning champions Galway are hoping to defend their crown when the sides meet on Sunday.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Game Changer - The first autobiography from a female Gaelic games star is coming

Cora Staunton is set to share her story.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'She's absolutely flying' - Staunton back with Mayo for a remarkable 24th season

Mayo manager Peter Leahy confirmed the news to The42 today.

# cora-staunton - Monday 4 June, 2018

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'She doesn’t want it to be about Cora Staunton, I don’t want it to be about Cora Staunton'

Mayo manager Peter Leahy says that he’ll sit down with the 11-time All-Star to discuss her inter-county future after the league final.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'The whole ball lies with Cora': No decision from Staunton yet, says Mayo boss

The 11-time All-Star is back on home soil following her AFLW venture.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year Cora The Explorer This post contains videos

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year

Her effort against the Western Bulldogs earned her the accolade.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'I've seen the negativity Cora can get for being Cora and I wouldn't be able to deal with that at all'

Mayo’s Yvonne Byrne talks to The42 about her reputation for being a prankster and winning four All-Irelands.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Watch: Cora Staunton scores impressive long range goal as she continues to thrive in Women's AFL SCORA This post contains videos

Watch: Cora Staunton scores impressive long range goal as she continues to thrive in Women's AFL

The Mayo star helped the Greater Western Sydney Giants to victory over Fremantle.

# cora-staunton - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Cora Staunton explains how the Aussie Rules opponent who broke her nose only got a one-match ban Tough Break This post contains videos

Cora Staunton explains how the Aussie Rules opponent who broke her nose only got a one-match ban

The AFLW discipline system looks mainly at how injured the player is.

# cora-staunton - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win Down Under This post contains videos

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win

The Mayo footballer scored three behinds during a brilliant second quarter performance on Sunday.

# cora-staunton - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under Flying The Flag This post contains videos

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

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