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# aflw - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Sarah Rowe goal sets Collingwood on the way to AFLW win
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Sarah Rowe goal sets Collingwood on the way to AFLW win

Mar 14th 2020, 11:08 AM 8,773 Views 0 Comments

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
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

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

Mar 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 2,135 Views 1 Comment

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

# aflw - Sunday 8 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 10:01 AM 11,273 Views 3 Comments

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
# Giant Setback
From The42
# Giant Setback

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

Mar 5th 2020, 8:42 AM 3,293 Views 0 Comments

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

# aflw - Monday 2 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 5:45 PM 13,856 Views 2 Comments

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

# aflw - Friday 28 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 9:04 PM 7,197 Views 1 Comment

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

Staunton marks comeback from horror injury with first goal of third AFL season
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

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

Feb 24th 2020, 11:51 AM 7,053 Views 1 Comment

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

# aflw - Monday 17 February, 2020

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda
# Heavy Hit
From The42
# Heavy Hit

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

Feb 17th 2020, 5:59 PM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Clara Fitzpatrick has been excellent in her debut AFLW season.

# aflw - Sunday 16 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 16th 2020, 2:45 PM 8,114 Views 0 Comments

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

# aflw - Monday 10 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 10th 2020, 10:19 AM 7,738 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

# aflw - Saturday 8 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 8th 2020, 12:54 PM 15,638 Views 4 Comments

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

# aflw - Thursday 6 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 6th 2020, 9:38 PM 37,363 Views 3 Comments

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
# A Whole New World
From The42
# A Whole New World

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

Feb 6th 2020, 12:48 PM 7,232 Views 1 Comment

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

# aflw - Friday 31 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 31st 2020, 9:05 AM 4,007 Views 1 Comment

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

'That's something that needs to change' - Women need to support women in sport, says Tipp star
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

'That's something that needs to change' - Women need to support women in sport, says Tipp star

Jan 31st 2020, 7:45 AM 3,297 Views 1 Comment

Aishling Moloney has called on parents – and counties – to encourage younger girls more, and in turn, grow the game of ladies football.

# aflw - Monday 27 January, 2020

'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut

Jan 27th 2020, 2:59 PM 7,880 Views 0 Comments

‘She is such an exciting player and has done everything right for the club so far,’ says Áine Tighe’s manager at Fremantle.

# aflw - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Telling players they have to choose isn't fair' - Aussie Rules agent hits back at Mayo ladies boss' comments
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'Telling players they have to choose isn't fair' - Aussie Rules agent hits back at Mayo ladies boss' comments

Jan 24th 2020, 12:24 PM 4,161 Views 2 Comments

12 of the 18 Irishwomen preparing for AFLW action are managed by CrossCoders – and its co-founder Jason Hill has responded to Peter Leahy’s claims.

# aflw - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

AFLW has 'potential to damage' ladies football and players should have to pick one or the other - Mayo boss
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

AFLW has 'potential to damage' ladies football and players should have to pick one or the other - Mayo boss

Jan 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 14,888 Views 15 Comments

Dublin manager Mick Bohan also said he has ‘mixed feelings’ towards the league 18 Irishwomen will play in this spring.

# aflw - Monday 20 January, 2020

Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break

Jan 20th 2020, 3:02 PM 10,311 Views 2 Comments

Clubs are ramping up their preparations for the new AFLW season.

# aflw - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'A Gaelic style' Aussie Rules goal award and marvelling at a team-mate's recovery from triple-leg break
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

'A Gaelic style' Aussie Rules goal award and marvelling at a team-mate's recovery from triple-leg break

Jan 19th 2020, 9:00 AM 7,535 Views 0 Comments

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner speaks to The42 ahead of the new AFLW season.

# aflw - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief
# Melbourne Match Up
From The42
# Melbourne Match Up

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Jan 9th 2020, 1:20 PM 14,178 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

# aflw - Monday 9 December, 2019

One of the country's best forwards stars at first-ever women's AFL Europe Combine
# Irish Prospects
From The42
# Irish Prospects

One of the country's best forwards stars at first-ever women's AFL Europe Combine

Dec 9th 2019, 1:04 PM 6,297 Views 0 Comments

Donegal star Geraldine McLaughlin caught the eye, as did recently-retired Kerry ace Sarah Houlihan and Dublin’s Lauren Magee.

# aflw - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Mentally strong' Staunton set for return to Australia as recovery from horror injury continues
# Cora
From The42
# Cora

'Mentally strong' Staunton set for return to Australia as recovery from horror injury continues

Dec 5th 2019, 3:20 PM 6,272 Views 1 Comment

After giving ‘the mind a rest,’ the 37-year-old returns to her AFLW base tomorrow.

# aflw - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

Oct 29th 2019, 3:24 PM 20,266 Views 2 Comments

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

# aflw - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Ward, Goldrick and McGrath head up LGFA player of the year nominees
# Awards
From The42
# Awards

Ward, Goldrick and McGrath head up LGFA player of the year nominees

Oct 23rd 2019, 3:03 PM 2,854 Views 0 Comments

There are further Australia-bound stars nominated at intermediate and junior level.

# aflw - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on

Oct 8th 2019, 4:34 PM 4,789 Views 0 Comments

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists, as the plot thickens.

# aflw - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'

Oct 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 22,473 Views 2 Comments

AFLW agent and CrossCoders co-founder Jason Hill outlines potential changes to the league – and the knock-on effect for the Irish involved.

# aflw - Friday 4 October, 2019

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute

Oct 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 33,346 Views 17 Comments

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists for the 2020 season.

# aflw - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020
# Capital Loss
From The42
# Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 38,642 Views 13 Comments

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# aflw - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne

Sep 26th 2019, 12:19 PM 14,773 Views 2 Comments

16 Irish players have been confirmed for the 2020 season thus far.

# aflw - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under
# Highs And Lows
From The42
# Highs And Lows

Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under

Sep 21st 2019, 8:45 PM 28,844 Views 6 Comments

It’s turned into much more than chasing a coveted AFLW deal for the Collingwood CrossCoder.

# aflw - Monday 2 September, 2019

'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week
# Around The World
From The42
# Around The World

'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:43 AM 9,886 Views 0 Comments

Fermanagh captain Joanne Doonan becomes the 15th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season Down Under, after signing for Carlton Blues.

# aflw - Friday 30 August, 2019

Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne

Aug 30th 2019, 9:50 AM 4,150 Views 1 Comment

Aileen Gilroy will join Galway’s Mairead Seoighe next season.

# aflw - Friday 14 June, 2019

'If someone told me this time last year, 'You'll sign a contract to be a professional athlete,' I'd have said, 'Never''
# Crosscoder
From The42
# Crosscoder

'If someone told me this time last year, 'You'll sign a contract to be a professional athlete,' I'd have said, 'Never''

Jun 14th 2019, 5:33 PM 7,486 Views 3 Comments

Cavan star Aishling Sheridan has penned an AFLW deal with Collingwood, where she’ll join Sarah Rowe for the 2020 season.

# aflw - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Iconic photo of AFLW star Tayla Harris in full flight wins top Women in Sport prize
# The Kick
From The42
# The Kick

Iconic photo of AFLW star Tayla Harris in full flight wins top Women in Sport prize

May 30th 2019, 10:29 AM 11,601 Views 10 Comments

What a shot.

# aflw - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment'
# Another One...
From The42
# Another One...

'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment'

May 22nd 2019, 12:18 PM 10,178 Views 2 Comments

Galway star Mairead Seoighe has penned a deal with North Melbourne for the 2020 AFLW season.

# aflw - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under
# CrossCoders
From The42
# CrossCoders

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

May 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 7,985 Views 0 Comments

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

# aflw - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'For a multi-talented athlete like Orla, I don't think it's going to be much of a stretch to pick up a third sport'
# Triple Threat
From The42
# Triple Threat

'For a multi-talented athlete like Orla, I don't think it's going to be much of a stretch to pick up a third sport'

May 11th 2019, 8:30 AM 20,196 Views 5 Comments

Tipperary dual star Orla O’Dwyer is ready to hit up the AFLW after signing for Brisbane Lions.

# aflw - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW

May 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,267 Views 3 Comments

Sarah Rowe has re-signed for Collingwood for 2020, but remains committed to the Green and Red after refusing a two-year contract.

# aflw - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes

Apr 28th 2019, 11:46 PM 9,237 Views 0 Comments

Niamh and Grace Kelly have agreed terms with the West Coast Eagles.