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# afl - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft A Life Down Under

Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft

The 26 year-old has battled injuries in recent seasons.

From The42 Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017 The Comeback Kid

Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017

Sean Hurley is making an inter-county return.

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# afl - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From The42 Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL Frustration

Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL

“They are holding clinics and sure, we have our own man, Tadhg Kennelly, stuck in the middle of it.”

# afl - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 'It's such an opportunity and you can't let it go': Mark O'Connor on chasing AFL dream Life Down Under

'It's such an opportunity and you can't let it go': Mark O'Connor on chasing AFL dream

The midfielder has been getting advice off Zach Tuohy as he prepares for his debut season.

# afl - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The42 Choosing an AFL career with Hawthorn over Leinster rugby and Meath football A Land Down Under

Choosing an AFL career with Hawthorn over Leinster rugby and Meath football

Navan teenager Conor Nash is heading to Australia.

# afl - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The42 Rising Meath star Conor Nash seals deal with AFL side Hawthorn On The Move

Rising Meath star Conor Nash seals deal with AFL side Hawthorn

The move may prevent the midfielder playing for his club Simonstown Gaels in the Leinster quarter-final clash with Rhode.

# afl - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

From The42 Another big Irish AFL move as Tuohy set for Geelong switch Moving Day

Another big Irish AFL move as Tuohy set for Geelong switch

The Laois half-back joined Carlton on an international rookie deal in 2010.

# afl - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The42 Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong Oval Office

Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong

The 19-year-old’s departure is a blow for the Kingdom.

From The42 Mayo man Pearce Hanley completes move to AFL rivals Gold Coast Suns New Chapter

Mayo man Pearce Hanley completes move to AFL rivals Gold Coast Suns

The 27-year-old played 129 games in his eight years at the Brisbane Lions.

# afl - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 Zach Tuohy requests trade to Geelong after turning down Carlton's contract offer On The Move

Zach Tuohy requests trade to Geelong after turning down Carlton's contract offer

The Cats must now broker a trade with Tuohy’s club to secure his signature.

From The42 3 Australian Rules clubs in the race to sign up Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland minor winning captain A Man In Demand

3 Australian Rules clubs in the race to sign up Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland minor winning captain

Mark O’Connor is wanted after a recent trial in Melbourne.

# afl - Saturday 1 October, 2016

From The42 Western Bulldogs beat Sydney to end 62-year title wait Doggies

Western Bulldogs beat Sydney to end 62-year title wait

An omen, Mayo fans?

# afl - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Transfer speculation over the future of Irish duo Tuohy and Hanley in the AFL On The Move

Transfer speculation over the future of Irish duo Tuohy and Hanley in the AFL

Zach Tuohy is out of contract at Carlton while there’s reports that Pearse Hanley may be leaving Brisbane Lions.

# afl - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From The42 One of Kerry's brightest young talents is heading to Melbourne for trials with AFL clubs Trip Down Under

One of Kerry's brightest young talents is heading to Melbourne for trials with AFL clubs

Dingle’s Mark O’Connor will get a chance to impress in Aussie Rules.

# afl - Friday 26 August, 2016

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

# afl - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From The42 O’Riordan's AFL dream on hold after breaking bone in his back and puncturing lung Ouch

O’Riordan's AFL dream on hold after breaking bone in his back and puncturing lung

The Tipp native endured a gruelling four-day car journey through the Australian desert after the incident.

# afl - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The42 Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport Adelaide

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport

The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.

# afl - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From The42 Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places Terrible Luck This post contains videos

Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places

Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis suffered the horrific injuries during their game with St Kilda.

# afl - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The42 Huge setback for Irish AFL player Byrne after cruciate tear confirmation On The Sidelines

Huge setback for Irish AFL player Byrne after cruciate tear confirmation

The Louth native will miss the rest of the 2016 AFL season.

# afl - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The42 Fears that Louth's Ciaran Byrne tore cruciate in AFL game with Carlton in Melbourne today Injury Concern

Fears that Louth's Ciaran Byrne tore cruciate in AFL game with Carlton in Melbourne today

The injury was suffered late on in the match against Collingwood at the MCG.

# afl - Monday 20 June, 2016

Australian sports chief apologises for joking about 'drowning' this journalist

He described her as a “black widow”, and his comments have caused a kerfuffle in Australia.

# afl - Saturday 21 May, 2016

From The42 'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home', but now Louth star is living his AFL dream Interview

'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home', but now Louth star is living his AFL dream

Ciarán Byrne has put his injury nightmare behind him and today plays his seventh successive game for a rejuvenated Carlton side who have won four in a row.

# afl - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From The42 After being injured for 18 months, Cork's Sheehan will make Aussie Rules comeback this weekend Back In Action

After being injured for 18 months, Cork's Sheehan will make Aussie Rules comeback this weekend

The 2010 All-Ireland winner will be in action for the Northern Blues.

# afl - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From The42 Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league AFL

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league

The game has been played regionally since the 80s, but will have a national league from next year.

# afl - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From The42 A moment of magic from Pearce Hanley helps Brisbane to shock Aussie Rules win The Lions Roar

A moment of magic from Pearce Hanley helps Brisbane to shock Aussie Rules win

Mayo man inspires Brisbane to victory over Gold Coast.

# afl - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From The42 Disgraced AFL agent's tell-all book on schoolgirl incident gets green light Legal Battle

Disgraced AFL agent's tell-all book on schoolgirl incident gets green light

Ricky Nixon has won a legal battle to publish his version of the events that led to his career taking a nosedive in 2010.

From The42 After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend Long Awaited

After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend

The 21-year-old is over his hamstring injury and starts against the Gold Coast Suns in the AFL on Saturday.

# afl - Sunday 3 April, 2016

From The42 Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games Century Man

Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games

Tuohy achieved the feat in Melbourne this morning.

# afl - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Ireland’s Tuohy in action in 2016 AFL opener as Carlton defeated narrowly at the MCG Losing Out

Ireland’s Tuohy in action in 2016 AFL opener as Carlton defeated narrowly at the MCG

Carlton were defeated by the Richmond Tigers at the MCG.

# afl - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 The 11 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action Lads In Oz

The 11 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action

The 2016 AFL season starts tomorrow.

# afl - Sunday 13 March, 2016

From The42 Louth’s Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne Take A Bow

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne

Byrne’s wonder individual strike came while in action for the Northern Blues.

# afl - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From The42 Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL Code Breaker

Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL

America’s game’s quest to go global continues.

# afl - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From The42 ‘He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football’ Down Under

‘He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football’

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is adapting well to life at Sydney Swans.

# afl - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The42 Galway, Kilkenny and Westmeath players head to Florida today for AFL Academy training camp Dual Stars

Galway, Kilkenny and Westmeath players head to Florida today for AFL Academy training camp

Cillian McDaid, Darargh Joyce and Ray Connellan will be trying to impress.

From The42 34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season Essendon

34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season

The 34 current and former Essendon players embroiled in a doping scandal have been found guilty by CAS.

# afl - Monday 7 December, 2015

From The42 Mayo’s Pearce Hanley has signed another new Aussie Rules deal Man At Work

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley has signed another new Aussie Rules deal

New two-year extension will keep Hanley in Brisbane until 2019.

# afl - Saturday 5 December, 2015

From The42 The 20 young Irish hopefuls who’ve been chasing an AFL contract over the last two days Afl Combine

The 20 young Irish hopefuls who’ve been chasing an AFL contract over the last two days

Kerry’s Pat Spillane and Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce among those hoping to impress scouts.

# afl - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 Opinion: AFL players can’t bully Gaelic footballers any more Going Strong

Opinion: AFL players can’t bully Gaelic footballers any more

Naive Australian tactics were costly on a positive night for international rules series.

# afl - Sunday 22 November, 2015

From The42 Paddy McBrearty ended up in hospital after this hefty collision with a Croke Park goalpost Ouch

Paddy McBrearty ended up in hospital after this hefty collision with a Croke Park goalpost

McBrearty sustained shoulder and kidney injuries during the International Rules test.

Kernan says International Rules series is ‘alive and well’ after ‘one of the best wins’ yet

Ireland defeated Australia last night at Croke Park.

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