Staunton named in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year

April 06, 2021

Cora Staunton in the AFLW

Mayo legend Cora Staunton has been included in the 2021 AFLW Team of the Year.

The 39-year-old is named among the forward after kicking 10.3, 10 goals for her club Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants this year.

Having first joined the Giants in 2017, Staunton suffered a horrendous leg injury in 2019 before making a full recovery the next season.

A four-time All-Ireland winner and 11-time All Star, she has since gone on to become of the Giants key players Down Under and her performances this year have been rewarded with a place on the league’s Team of the Year shortlist which can be seen below.

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