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Donegal’s Katy Herron Signs Deal With Western Bulldogs

Katy Herron

Donegal ladies football star Katy Herron has signed a deal with ALFW side the Western Bulldogs for the 2020 season.  Herron, who has signed an international rookie contract, will be playing alongside Tipperary’s Aisling McCarthy. “Sport is a huge part of my life and to get the opportunity to focus solely on that and play in Australia is very exciting,” …

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Cora Staunton Suffers Double Leg Break During Aussie Rules Game

Cora Staunton

Former Mayo footballer Cora Staunton has suffered a horrific double leg break while playing for UNSW-ES Bulldogs against Macquarie University.  Her AFLW club, GWS Giants, confirmed the news on Saturday. “The GIANTS can confirm that AFLW forward Cora Staunton has broken her leg while playing in the AFL Sydney Premier Division Women’s competition on Saturday. “The Irish import was playing …

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Cora Staunton Will Not Return For A 25th Season With Mayo

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Cora Staunton has firmly shut the door on a return to inter-county action with Mayo following the conclusion of her second season playing in the AFLW. The 37-year-old is set to make a decision on her future with the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants soon, but the four-time All-Ireland winner has confirmed that she won’t be pulling on the green …

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Muireann Atkinson: AFLW Will Be Poaching More Players From Ireland

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For now, the only thing on Muireann Atkinson’s mind is securing back-to-back O’Connor Cup triumphs as the Monaghan star attacks 2019 head-on.  However, a different opportunity was presented to the DCU student last year after she was one of 18 women selected from around the world to travel to Australia for AFLW trials. Atkinson admits she did not know much …

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Clare Dual Star Considine Signs For AFLW Club

Ailish Considine

Clare dual star, Ailish Considine, has signed for the Adelaide Crows in the AFLW, becoming the latest Irish woman, after Cora Staunton, to make the move to Australia.  Considine has played both football and camogie but she will now take a chance at excelling with the oval ball after she impressed at a national camp in Australia with the CrossCoders programme. …

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Mayo’s Sarah Rowe Eager To Leap Into Unknown With AFLW Move

Mayo footballer Sarah Rowe believes that there has never been a better time for players to move to the AFLW given the current structure which allows them to return home for the inter-county season, but warns that this will not always be an option. Rowe, who is currently recovering from surgery to her shoulder, will join up with Melbourne based club, Collingwood on …

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