Staunton signs new deal with Aussie outfit

Mayo ladies footballer Cora Staunton has signed a new deal with Greater Western Sydney Giants which will see the four time All Ireland winner play a second season with the Aussie Rules outfit.

In a statement today released by the club it said that the Mayo woman will link up with the club in November ahead of the 2019 season. They said that Staunton will return to Australia once her duties with Mayo in the ladies football championship this season are completed. The statement said ” Irish sensation Cora Staunton, who lit up the competition in 2018 with her unique kicking style and hard nosed attack at the football will return to Western Sydney for a second season. The statement went on further to say ” The Ladies Gaelic Football legend will join the Giants once her duties with County Mayo conclude in November.

The Carnarcon woman made history in 2017 when she became the first ever international player to be signed by a women’s Aussie Rules side. She had last season and it looked obvious that she enjoyed her time in Sydney playing football. Before that she will be hoping to guide Mayo to success in the Ladies football championship.


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