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# aflw - Saturday 29 August, 2020

'You could never repay your parents. I'm just so grateful for them, I mean that from the bottom of my heart'

Sarah Rowe’s parents, Gráinne and Alan, have had a huge influence on the Mayo star’s glittering career so far.

# aflw - Thursday 20 August, 2020

From The42 Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season AFLW

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season

Lauren Magee has become the latest Irish player confirmed for the new AFLW season.

'Yes, I signed a contract but I won't believe it until I'm over on Australian soil that I'm there'

Mayo star Sarah Rowe recently signed a new two-year contract at Collingwood.

# aflw - Monday 17 August, 2020

Cora Staunton and Yvonne Bonner extend Australian stay with Greater Western Sydney Giants

The level of Irish involvement in the AFLW remains high.

# aflw - Thursday 13 August, 2020

From The42 Leitrim star re-signs for Fremantle for 2021 after injury heartbreak as Louth captain opts out Irish Eye

Leitrim star re-signs for Fremantle for 2021 after injury heartbreak as Louth captain opts out

Áine Tighe, Katy Herron and Clara Fitzpatrick are returning to the AFLW for 2021 – but Kate Flood is not.

# aflw - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

From The42 Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business' Signed Up

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading back to Melbourne.

# aflw - Friday 7 August, 2020

Clare star Considine signs new deal with 2019 AFLW champions Adelaide Crows

The new contract extension will keep Considine with the crows for at least another year.

# aflw - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

From The42 'It is very alien' - Tipperary star McCarthy completes historic switch between Aussie Rules sides Closer Look

'It is very alien' - Tipperary star McCarthy completes historic switch between Aussie Rules sides

Aisling McCarthy joins West Coast Eagles from Western Bulldogs. Here, she speaks to The42 about the move.

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

# aflw - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'I'm just happy to be back playing football' - Dublin star's uncertainty over Aussie Rules return

Sinéad Goldrick has been offered a second year at Melbourne – the question is whether she will go again.

# aflw - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

From The42 'A decision will have to be made at some point' - Choosing between AFLW and representing Mayo Tick Tock

'A decision will have to be made at some point' - Choosing between AFLW and representing Mayo

Mayo manager Peter Leahy previously said his players will have to choose between the two sports.

# aflw - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

AFLW survives crisis with league set to return unchanged for 2021 season

18 Irish players were on the books in 2020 – though there looks to be a clash ahead between pre-season in Australia and the inter-county football championships.

# aflw - Saturday 20 June, 2020

From The42 Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne Wave Goodbye

Irish player among four to leave North Melbourne

Mairead Seoighe has departed the AFLW club after her contract was not renewed.

# aflw - Sunday 7 June, 2020

A glittering first season in Oz, Gaelic football on hold and home to a GAA-mad family to find her passion

Cavan and Collingwood star Aishling Sheridan has enjoyed a hectic few months at opposite ends of the world.

# aflw - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'You don’t want to be putting players and families at risk' - Dublin star backs Gaelic games stance

Éabha Rutledge on the situation going forward, her experience with work and training and the impact of AFLW on ladies football.

# aflw - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

From The42 'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement' Cora

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'

Cora Staunton on her remarkable recovery from a career-threatening injury, a whirlwind 12 months, and what the future holds for the Mayo great.

# aflw - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 Mayo star Rowe named AFLW Irish Player of the Year Recognised

Mayo star Rowe named AFLW Irish Player of the Year

The Collingwood player came out on top ahead of Aisling McCarthy and Cora Staunton.

# aflw - Monday 23 March, 2020

'There's bigger things happening, this is just an injury' - Surgery in Oz and hoping to get home to Ireland

Mayo and West Coast Eagles star Grace Kelly has had a whirlwind few days.

# aflw - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'

Dublin and Melbourne star Niamh McEvoy on the AFLW through the Covid-19 crisis and her debut season there.

From The42 'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled Called Off

'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled

The round one games today will be the last for a while in Aussie Rules.

# aflw - Saturday 21 March, 2020

From The42 Flood kicks a brace as unbeaten Fremantle steam on AFLW

Flood kicks a brace as unbeaten Fremantle steam on

There was plenty of Irish representation in what is a revamped AFLW season this morning.

# aflw - Friday 20 March, 2020

More Irish players heading home but six to feature this weekend in AFLW Final Series

Stars from Mayo, Tipperary, Cavan and Louth are set to line out in Oz.

# aflw - Thursday 19 March, 2020

From The42 Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW Finals Series Closer Look

Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW Finals Series

Mayo, Galway, Cavan, Louth, Tipperary and Fermanagh will be represented Down Under this weekend.

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.

# aflw - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

From The42 AFL confirm season will go ahead with Irish players set to be involved Pressing On

AFL confirm season will go ahead with Irish players set to be involved

And the AFLW have scrapped the last two rounds of regular season fixtures with finals set to start this weekend.

# aflw - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Knee injury rules Mayo star out for remainder of Aussie Rules season

A blow for Grace Kelly, though the future of the 2020 season remains unclear in current circumstances.

# aflw - Saturday 14 March, 2020

From The42 Sarah Rowe goal sets Collingwood on the way to AFLW win Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Sarah Rowe goal sets Collingwood on the way to AFLW win

The women’s Aussie Rules league is continuing behind closed doors this weekend.

# aflw - Friday 13 March, 2020

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors

There are 18 Irishmen and 18 Irishwomen contracted to clubs in Oz.

# aflw - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Staunton continues remarkable injury comeback with career-best 4 goal haul for Giants AFLW

Staunton continues remarkable injury comeback with career-best 4 goal haul for Giants

The former Mayo star broke her leg in four places just 10 months ago.

# aflw - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Yvonne Bonner ruled out for rest of Giants' season with ankle injury

The Donegal native is facing a long lay-off in Sydney.

# aflw - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 Mayo sisters' central roles in first-ever win and Gaelic-style goal the highlights for Irish Down Under Aflw Round-up This post contains videos

Mayo sisters' central roles in first-ever win and Gaelic-style goal the highlights for Irish Down Under

Goals and impact galore from the 15 Irish stars involved this weekend.

# aflw - Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 Mayo star Rowe on the double as Irish face off in Aussie Rules double-header for bushfire relief Going Well

Mayo star Rowe on the double as Irish face off in Aussie Rules double-header for bushfire relief

Dublin duo Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy were on the winning side as Melbourne beat Rowe and Aishling Sheridan’s Collingwood.

# aflw - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Staunton marks comeback from horror injury with first goal of third AFL season Wrap This post contains videos

Staunton marks comeback from horror injury with first goal of third AFL season

There were plenty of Irish players in Round 3 at the weekend.

# aflw - Monday 17 February, 2020

From The42 Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda Heavy Hit This post contains videos

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda

Clara Fitzpatrick has been excellent in her debut AFLW season.

# aflw - Sunday 16 February, 2020

From The42 Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Aishling Sheridan and Clare’s Ailish Considine both chipped in with goals Down Under.

# aflw - Monday 10 February, 2020

From The42 More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend Irish Eye

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

# aflw - Saturday 8 February, 2020

From The42 Dream debut as Tipp's Orla O'Dwyer scores with her first touch in AFLW Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Dream debut as Tipp's Orla O'Dwyer scores with her first touch in AFLW

The new AFLW season got underway with no fewer than 18 Irish players on the books.

# aflw - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From The42 'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall' Giant

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'

Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.

15 Irish stars selected for round one in Oz - with 10 in line for AFLW debuts

Dublin star Sinéad Goldrick is one of many set to make their debut as the 2020 season kicks off.

# aflw - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Awful luck as Leitrim star to miss 2020 AFLW season after confirmation of another ACL injury Hammer Blow

Awful luck as Leitrim star to miss 2020 AFLW season after confirmation of another ACL injury

Fremantle’s Áine Tighe will undergo surgery next week as she stays in Australia to rehab.

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