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Cora Staunton Scores Eye-Watering Personal Tally As Connacht Ladies Football Final Ends In Draw

Cora Staunton is without a doubt the most recognised name in ladies Gaelic football – she may be one of Ireland’s best-known female athletes. 

Time and time again she shows her class with Mayo as she has also won an incredible 15 Connacht titles for her club Carnacon who have a near monopoly on the Mayo ladies football championship.

Well, she was at it again this Sunday afternoon as her side lined out in another provincial decider. Carnacon took on Kilkerrin/Clonberne but the sides could not be separated in an epic 5-17 to 6-14 draw.

Staunton played her part in what will go down as an instant classic, scoring a reported 4-14 of her side’s total (although her exact tally is disputed).

However, as Emma Duffy points out, her exact tally is beside the point, this was an incredible effort from Staunton, who is due to play Aussie Rules next year.

The sides will have to meet again for the replay but if Staunton can reproduce the form she has shown time and time again, she could be in line for a ridiculously impressive 16th Connacht medal.



Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.