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# 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.

# afl - Saturday 21 November, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series

It was a one-off clash at GAA HQ this evening.

# afl - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The42 Here’s everything you need to know about Saturday’s International Rules Test at Croke Park Let Battle Commence

Here’s everything you need to know about Saturday’s International Rules Test at Croke Park

Ireland and Australia are preparing for battle at GAA HQ.

# afl - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The42 Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan has given his first interview since moving Down Under New Recruit

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan has given his first interview since moving Down Under

“It’s a new game and I want to show everyone I can adapt to it.”

# afl - Friday 30 October, 2015

From The42 This Irish star has agreed a new two-year deal with AFL giants Carlton Sign On Sign On

This Irish star has agreed a new two-year deal with AFL giants Carlton

Louth native Ciaran Byrne has signed on the dotted line.

# afl - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The42 Another Irish teenager is heading to the AFL Irish Abroad

Another Irish teenager is heading to the AFL

Derry minor captain Conor Glass has joined champions Hawthorn.

# afl - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From The42 Tipperary lose Colin O’Riordan as dual star signs AFL contract Land Down Under

Tipperary lose Colin O’Riordan as dual star signs AFL contract

Darragh Joyce, meanwhile, is hopeful of securing a deal in Australia too.

# afl - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The42 Hawthorn win third Australian Football League title in a row Aussie Rules

Hawthorn win third Australian Football League title in a row

It was the hottest AFL grand final ever.

# afl - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The42 6’7″ Aussie Rules star gets some serious hang time for the AFL Mark of the Year Slam Dunk

# afl - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From The42 Laois man Zach Tuohy lands end-of-season award after Aussie Rules exploits with Carlton Shines Down Under

# afl - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From The42 Two more young GAA stars headed to Aussie Rules Down Under

Two more young GAA stars headed to Aussie Rules

Colin O’Riordan Tipp and Darragh Joyce of Kilkenny are off to Melbourne in October.

# afl - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 Another Irish teenager is set to make his AFL debut in Melbourne next Saturday Star Down Under

Another Irish teenager is set to make his AFL debut in Melbourne next Saturday

Tyrone’s Conor McKenna has got the nod from Essendon.

# afl - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From The42 Aussie Rules player sneaks in for a goal while everyone else watches a scrap Play To The Whistle This post contains videos

Aussie Rules player sneaks in for a goal while everyone else watches a scrap

Rory Lobb wasn’t waiting around.

# afl - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From The42 Sydney Swans win without Adam Goodes as Australians rally in support of booed indigenous player IStandWithAdam

# afl - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From The42 Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan won’t return to Aussie Rules action with Carlton until 2016 Injury Nightmare

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan won’t return to Aussie Rules action with Carlton until 2016

Sheehan has struggled with injury this year.

# afl - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 Another month out injured from AFL action with Carlton for Louth’s Byrne and Cork’s Sheehan Treatment Table

Another month out injured from AFL action with Carlton for Louth’s Byrne and Cork’s Sheehan

Ciaran Byrne will miss out for another month with a hamstring injury.

# afl - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The42 Mayo’s Pearce Hanley scores on landmark AFL appearance Going Well

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley scores on landmark AFL appearance

The Irish star could not prevent his side from losing, however.

# afl - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From The42 ‘I was drunk my first two years’ Pearce Hanley speaks ahead of 100th AFL game Milestone

‘I was drunk my first two years’ Pearce Hanley speaks ahead of 100th AFL game

The former Mayo footballer is reaching a landmark day in his career.

# afl - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The42 Mayo’s Pearce Hanley could achieve an AFL milestone with the Brisbane Lions next Sunday Century Not Out

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley could achieve an AFL milestone with the Brisbane Lions next Sunday

Hanley joined the Brisbane Lions in 2007 and has made huge progress since then.

# afl - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 A top Aussie Rules head coach was stabbed to death and his son’s been charged with murder AFL

# afl - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The42 Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan could miss the rest of the Aussie Rules season with Carlton Out Of Action

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan could miss the rest of the Aussie Rules season with Carlton

There’s been an injury setback for the 24 year-old in his Carlton career.

# afl - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The42 The injury woes continue for Irish players in the 2015 AFL season Treatment Table

The injury woes continue for Irish players in the 2015 AFL season

Ciaran Byrne has suffered a ‘devastating’ setback with Carlton.

# afl - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From The42 Irish AFL success at last as Tuohy on scoresheet to help Carlton claim first win of the season Off The Mark

# afl - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This guy got owned by a woman on flexcam, and it’s delighting the internet Get The Guns Out
From The42 Blow for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after promising start to AFL career Mixed Fortunes

Blow for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after promising start to AFL career

There’s better news for Zach Tuohy though.

# afl - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 ‘I could just see in his eyes there was no fear’ – praise for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after AFL debut Nerves Of Steel

‘I could just see in his eyes there was no fear’ – praise for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after AFL debut

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse was impressed by the 20 year-old’s fearless attitude.

# afl - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The42 Ciaran Byrne makes Carlton debut to become latest Irish star of Aussie Rules AFL

Ciaran Byrne makes Carlton debut to become latest Irish star of Aussie Rules

The Blues were involved in a fiery encounter at the MCG.

# afl - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The42 Louth parents fly 16,000km to see their son make his AFL debut in Melbourne tomorrow They're Off To Oz

Louth parents fly 16,000km to see their son make his AFL debut in Melbourne tomorrow

Ciaran ‘Casey’ Byrne will line out for Carlton in the early hours of tomorrow morning against Essendon.

# afl - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Great news as another Irish player will make his AFL debut this weekend

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne has been named to start for Carlton Blues.

# afl - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The42 Irish player Tuohy kicks ‘sensational goal’ but Carlton fall to heavy AFL defeat in Perth On The Mark

Irish player Tuohy kicks ‘sensational goal’ but Carlton fall to heavy AFL defeat in Perth

Carlton crashed to a 131-62 loss against the West Coast Eagles.

# afl - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The42 Another Irish player is set to make his Aussie Rules debut for Carlton this year Got The Call Up

Another Irish player is set to make his Aussie Rules debut for Carlton this year

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne has been been upgraded from the rookie list.

# afl - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From The42 Laois man Zach Tuohy kicked a monster goal but Carlton lost their season opener today Man At Work

Laois man Zach Tuohy kicked a monster goal but Carlton lost their season opener today

Carlton took on Richmond in the opening game of the 2015 AFL season.

From The42 The 9 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action Boys Down Under
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