Cora Staunton has thanked 'everyone' for their help and support in the aftermath of her injury.
The four-time All-Ireland winner suffered a double leg break while playing in the AFL Sydney Premier Division Women’s competition and has since undergone surgery.
She sustained the injury from a tackle in the third quarter of their game against Macquarie University and on Saturday posted a pictures from her hospital bed and when she sustained the injury.
Just want to say a huge thank u to every1 for all ur support&help over the last 48hrs.I will be forever grateful to all my @GWSGIANTS family 🧡 & unsw team for everything ye have done for https://t.co/RohSNRjMpk can be cruel sometimes but hopefully this is only another challenge pic.twitter.com/NEoUdYCarz— Cora Staunton (@duckie15) May 6, 2019
In her post on Twitter Staunton wrote: "Sport can be cruel sometimes but hopefully this is only another challenge.
"Just want to say a huge thank u to everyone for all and support and help over the last 48 hours. Will be forever grateful to all my @GWSGIANTS family and UNSW team for everything ye have done for me."