Thursday 19 October 2017

Staunton in line for 11th all-star award

Mayo's Cora Staunton Pic: Ramsey Cardy/ Sportsfile
Mayo's Cora Staunton Pic: Ramsey Cardy/ Sportsfile

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Following a record-breaking season of Ladies Football championship action, the 45 nominees for the 2017 TG4 All-Star team have been revealed.

Senior champions Dublin lead the way with 12 nominations, while Lidl National League Division 1 winners Cork are honoured with nine players on the list. There are six nominations for beaten All-Ireland senior finalists Mayo. Forward Cora Staunton could earn a record-equalling 11th All-Star award, after she was shortlisted for the full-forward position.

Ulster senior champions Donegal have been rewarded with five nominees, Munster winners Kerry have three players on the long list and there are two nominations each for Armagh and Waterford.

Irish Independent

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