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# aflw - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From The42 Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

# aflw - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'

Monaghan midfielder Muireann Atkinson was one of 11 Irish players on an AFLW trial in Melbourne late last year.

# aflw - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Finding players on Instagram and helping three Ladies GAA stars get AFL deals

The42 looks at the recent international AFL women’s trial which resulted in three Ladies Gaelic footballers getting picked up by clubs.

# aflw - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donegal star Bonner happy to put AFL adventure on hold as club duty comes first

Donegal forward Yvonne Bonner will be playing for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in 2019.

# aflw - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From The42 'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW New Chapter

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW

2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs

Aisling McCarthy has been picked up in the 2018 Draft in Melbourne.

# aflw - 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.

# aflw - Saturday 22 September, 2018

From The42 'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing' Cross Coders

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

# aflw - Monday 17 September, 2018

From The42 Ireland rugby international among 11 Irish hopefuls heading to Melbourne for AFLW trial Cross Coders

Ireland rugby international among 11 Irish hopefuls heading to Melbourne for AFLW trial

The Irish contingent will look to earn a contract for the 2019 season and join Cora Staunton and Sarah Rowe in Australia.

# aflw - Friday 31 August, 2018

Mayo star Rowe to follow in Staunton's footsteps by joining AFLW side Collingwood

But she remains committed to the Mayo cause.

# aflw - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From The42 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.

# aflw - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From The42 'At times I think, ‘What am I doing here?' but the Irish love a challenge more than anything' Cora

'At times I think, ‘What am I doing here?' but the Irish love a challenge more than anything'

The start of the 2018 AFLW season is nearing closer and Cora Staunton is relishing her biggest challenge to date.

# aflw - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'There were kids wearing my number on their back and little plaits in their hair the same as I had'

Cavan’s Laura Corrigan Duryea brings The42 through a surreal first year with Melbourne FC in the AFLW.

# aflw - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The42 'I'll be flying off, please God, with an All-Ireland club medal in the back pocket' Cora

'I'll be flying off, please God, with an All-Ireland club medal in the back pocket'

15 years after captaining Carnacon to their first All-Ireland title, Cora Staunton is hoping to cap a memorable 2017 with their sixth.

# aflw - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I never thought I'd be playing against Cora Staunton in Australia, I'll tell you that'

Is it February yet? Ireland’s AFLW duo Laura Corrigan Duryea and Cora Staunton are set to lock horns in Round One.

# aflw - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 Women's AFL club confirms interest in Mayo star Cora Staunton Opportunity

Women's AFL club confirms interest in Mayo star Cora Staunton

The four-time All-Ireland winner has been linked with the Greater Western Sydney Giants.