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# Gemma O'Connor

This year
'It's a 360 view on my life really - there's more to the player than what people see'
Family, love, loss, rivalry, respect and incredible success – Cork legend Gemma O’Connor on her book ‘Why Not A Warrior?’
Last year
'This is a sweet victory. After everything we went through . . . now we're back'
Gemma O’Connor recalls Cork’s 2017 camogie triumph in this extract from her autobiography ‘Why Not A Warrior’.
'I hope when my little ones are playing, they'll look back and go, 'Wow Mom did that'
Former Cork camogie star Jenny Curry is heading for the All-Ireland Premier Junior final with Armagh this weekend.
All time
'I texted Gemma after I put on number 6 for the first time and I was just like, I hope I did the jersey proud for her'
Cork defender Laura Treacy on following in the footsteps of Gemma O’Connor, the Rebel set-up and her work as a nurse specialising in colposcopy.
'One of the all-time greats in Cork' - saluting the career of a nine-time All-Ireland winner
The42 looks back on the inter-county career of Cork legend Gemma O’Connor.
Cork star O'Connor retires after 9 All-Ireland senior wins and 11 All-Star awards
Gemma O’Connor made her senior inter-county debut for Cork in 2002.
'Once I make a commitment then I'm back and that’s it' - 18 not out for Cork captain
11-time All-Star Gemma O’Connor is in her 18th season and 100% dedicated to the Rebel cause.
'Not afraid of change' - Steps taken by Camogie Association as players 'want to move forward'
The calls for change have been plenty – and positive moves have been made of late.
'It's all moving in the right direction,' as camogie All-Star Tour to New York announced
Top stars welcomed today’s news that the trip will head Stateside in November.
Boost for Cork's three in-a-row bid as 9-time All-Ireland winning duo commit for 18th season
2018 captain Aoife Murray and 11-time All-Star Gemma O’Connor are back on board for Paudie Murray’s side.
14 for Kilkenny and 12 for Cork as All-Ireland finalists lead the way in 2018 All-Star nominations
The awards banquet will take place on Saturday 3 November.
'I'm aware that she's not there. It's just the habit of after games I have to ring my Mam'
Eight-time All-Ireland winner Gemma O’Connor speaks to The42 about the loss of her mother and her All-Ireland winning 2017 with Cork camogie.
'By no means am I a dirty player but I do sometimes feel that I'm a bit targeted'
The eighth All-Ireland senior camogie triumph was the sweetest one yet for Cork’s Gemma O’Connor.
This All-Ireland final is about a warrior for Cork who simply will not be beaten
Gemma O’Connor was declared unfit to play ahead of the 2017 All-Ireland final.
Blow for Cork as nine-time All-Star ruled out of All-Ireland decider
Gemma O’Connor limped off during Cork’s All-Ireland semi-final victory over Galway.
'She's been a stalwart of Cork camogie over the years. She's certainly a huge loss for us'
Cork must prepare for the All-Ireland senior final without nine-time All-Star Gemma O’Connor, who will miss out through injury.
'I know so many people are touched with this disease' - Cork star O'Connor
Camogie Player’s Player of the Year Gemma O’Connor has been reflecting on an emotional few months.
Gemma O'Connor is named Camogie Players' Player of the Year
The Cork defender was dominant this year.
'She's really sick with cancer, it was emotional that she wasn't there'
Cork star Gemma O’Connor was fuelled with personal motivation at Croke Park on Sunday.
Irish Defence Forces show their support for Cork and Clare ahead of today's game
A number of UNIFIL soldiers, including camogie star Gemma O’Connor, have backed both sides.
Ready for action: O'Connor anxious to take championship chance
A corporal in the Irish Defence Forces, Cork camogie star Gemma O’Connor is ready to lead the Rebels back to the All-Ireland title on Sunday.