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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Friday 31 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 31st 2020, 9:05 AM 3,987 Views 1 Comment

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

# aussie-rules - 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
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# 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 7,844 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.

Australia's Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines as McIlroy and Rahm denied
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

Australia's Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines as McIlroy and Rahm denied

Jan 27th 2020, 7:59 AM 4,442 Views 1 Comment

Rory McIlroy could have regained the world number one ranking with a Farmers Insurance Open victory.

# aussie-rules - Monday 20 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 20th 2020, 3:02 PM 10,128 Views 2 Comments

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

# aussie-rules - Monday 6 January, 2020

Adelaide Crows confirm Tyrone's McShane set to join their pre-season training
# A Land Down Under
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# A Land Down Under

Adelaide Crows confirm Tyrone's McShane set to join their pre-season training

Jan 6th 2020, 10:35 AM 6,403 Views 6 Comments

The 2019 All-Star will link up with the AFL club’s squad in the coming weeks.

# aussie-rules - Friday 3 January, 2020

'We're blessed' - Return from Australia for Corofin's All-Ireland club campaigns
# Michael Farragher
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# Michael Farragher

'We're blessed' - Return from Australia for Corofin's All-Ireland club campaigns

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,616 Views 1 Comment

Michael Farragher tried out Aussie Rules but has no regrets as he is at the heart of Corofin’s success.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 December, 2019

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork
# The Comeback Kid
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# The Comeback Kid

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork

Dec 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 39,860 Views 11 Comments

Ten years after winning Sam Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan will be back in the Cork ranks for the 2020 season.

# aussie-rules - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 9th 2019, 1:04 PM 6,258 Views 0 Comments

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

Lithuanian-born Kerry goalkeeper shines brightest at AFL Combine in Dublin
# Stars On Show
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# Stars On Show

Lithuanian-born Kerry goalkeeper shines brightest at AFL Combine in Dublin

Dec 9th 2019, 11:37 AM 17,236 Views 8 Comments

20 hopefuls participated in the two-day testing event in UCD.

# aussie-rules - Friday 4 October, 2019

Galway star Divilly shines brightest as five Irish represent at Aussie Rules trials in Melbourne
# Snap Happy
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# Snap Happy

Galway star Divilly shines brightest as five Irish represent at Aussie Rules trials in Melbourne

Oct 4th 2019, 12:57 PM 11,108 Views 1 Comment

Donegal young gun Oisin Gallen, Cork forward Saoirse Noonan and Meath duo Vikki Wall and Cian McBride were also chasing contracts.

# aussie-rules - Friday 20 September, 2019

Disappointment for Tuohy and O'Connor as Geelong miss out on AFL Grand Final spot
# AFL
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# AFL

Disappointment for Tuohy and O'Connor as Geelong miss out on AFL Grand Final spot

Sep 20th 2019, 2:23 PM 5,620 Views 0 Comments

The Geelong Cats let a half-time lead slip to see Richmond progress to next week’s decider.

# aussie-rules - Friday 13 September, 2019

Tuohy and O'Connor help Geelong get back on track with win in 2019 AFL finals
# Men At Work
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# Men At Work

Tuohy and O'Connor help Geelong get back on track with win in 2019 AFL finals

Sep 13th 2019, 3:05 PM 6,488 Views 2 Comments

Geelong defeated West Coast Eagles this morning with the Irish duo in action.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals
# Men At Work
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# Men At Work

Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals

Sep 4th 2019, 12:33 PM 11,045 Views 7 Comments

Big couple of days for Conor McKenna, Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy.

# aussie-rules - Friday 30 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 30th 2019, 9:50 AM 4,124 Views 1 Comment

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

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

'He’s gone to another level': Colin O'Riordan rewarded with new contract at Sydney Swans
# Swan Song
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# Swan Song

'He’s gone to another level': Colin O'Riordan rewarded with new contract at Sydney Swans

Jul 17th 2019, 9:44 AM 8,355 Views 3 Comments

Former Tipperary dual star has impressed since making his senior Swans debut.

# aussie-rules - Monday 17 June, 2019

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland
# AFL
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# AFL

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland

Jun 17th 2019, 3:31 PM 6,774 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'He’ll be a tremendous asset' - Sydney Swans confirm signing of Wexford footballer
# Making The Move
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# Making The Move

'He’ll be a tremendous asset' - Sydney Swans confirm signing of Wexford footballer

Jun 5th 2019, 10:55 AM 7,296 Views 5 Comments

Barry O’Connor will join Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan at the club.

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season
# Pen To Paper
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# Pen To Paper

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season

Jun 5th 2019, 9:44 AM 7,262 Views 3 Comments

Mark O’Connor has made a bright start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong
# Life Down Under
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# Life Down Under

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong

May 30th 2019, 6:28 PM 12,784 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Connor’s AFL career is taking flight with a superb start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL

May 9th 2019, 11:05 AM 5,506 Views 3 Comments

Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.

# aussie-rules - Friday 26 April, 2019

Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury
# Zach In Action
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# Zach In Action

Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury

Apr 26th 2019, 12:04 PM 4,823 Views 0 Comments

Zach Tuohy will make his comeback for Geelong on Sunday.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne
# AFL
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# AFL

Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne

Mar 30th 2019, 10:04 AM 10,817 Views 14 Comments

He’s up and running.

# aussie-rules - Friday 22 March, 2019

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists
# Making His Mark
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# Making His Mark

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists

Mar 22nd 2019, 12:55 PM 12,036 Views 6 Comments

Geelong defeated Collingwood earlier this morning at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm
# Tayla Harris
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# Tayla Harris

'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm

Mar 19th 2019, 1:20 PM 119,236 Views 24 Comments

An incredible picture of Carlton Blues ace Tayla Harris in full flight was captured at the weekend.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target
# Ireland's Eye
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# Ireland's Eye

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target

Mar 9th 2019, 4:22 PM 14,510 Views 0 Comments

It’s been another successful week for Irish players in the AFLW.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'
# Life Down Under
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# Life Down Under

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'

Jan 20th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,220 Views 3 Comments

After being released by St Kilda, a new Australian Rules adventure begins for Westmeath native Ray Connellan.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

'He definitely has a good few years to offer Kerry yet' - Walsh's return to the Kingdom cause
# Wizard Of Oz
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# Wizard Of Oz

'He definitely has a good few years to offer Kerry yet' - Walsh's return to the Kingdom cause

Jan 16th 2019, 5:00 PM 10,788 Views 1 Comment

Kieran Donaghy has backed his former attacking partner and AFL player Tommy Walsh to shine in 2019.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration
# To And Fro
# To And Fro

'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration

Dec 27th 2018, 9:00 AM 29,572 Views 24 Comments

We spoke to the Irish community in Australia, and the Australian community in Ireland, to find out the effect new visa changes will have.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Ciaran Byrne: 'The pain was crazy. I looked at my foot and it was facing the opposite way.'
# Back From Oz
From The42
# Back From Oz

Ciaran Byrne: 'The pain was crazy. I looked at my foot and it was facing the opposite way.'

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 17,319 Views 1 Comment

After a year where he ended his AFL career and suffered a serious injury, Louth’s Ciaran Byrne is looking forward to 2019.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 6 December, 2018

4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin
# Men At Work
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# Men At Work

4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin

Dec 6th 2018, 1:45 PM 17,179 Views 3 Comments

20 Irish players attended last weekend’s AFL Combine in Belfield.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings
# Joe Kernan
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# Joe Kernan

'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings

Nov 14th 2018, 11:13 AM 4,029 Views 8 Comments

A group of young Gaelic footballers have made the move to Australia in recent weeks.

# aussie-rules - Friday 26 October, 2018

Sligo forward could become 14th Irish player with an AFL club as North Melbourne set to offer deal
# A Land Down Under
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# A Land Down Under

Sligo forward could become 14th Irish player with an AFL club as North Melbourne set to offer deal

Oct 26th 2018, 10:40 AM 5,403 Views 2 Comments

Red Óg Murphy is the latest young Gaelic footballer to be targeted.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 25 October, 2018

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club
# Giant
From The42
# Giant

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club

Oct 25th 2018, 12:24 PM 7,211 Views 8 Comments

The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing

Oct 17th 2018, 3:46 PM 20,004 Views 5 Comments

Stefan Okunbor is poised to join the AFL club.

# aussie-rules - Monday 15 October, 2018

Louth and Galway footballers move home as they bring AFL careers with Carlton to an end
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Louth and Galway footballers move home as they bring AFL careers with Carlton to an end

Oct 15th 2018, 10:07 AM 9,548 Views 4 Comments

It has been confirmed that Ciaran Byrne and Cillian McDaid have called time with the Melbourne based club.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'
# Cross Coders
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# Cross Coders

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 8,522 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 13 September, 2018

4 games into his AFL career, Meath's Nash named to start in do-or-die clash against Melbourne
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

4 games into his AFL career, Meath's Nash named to start in do-or-die clash against Melbourne

Sep 13th 2018, 3:41 PM 6,640 Views 2 Comments

The Simonstown Gaels clubman has been an ever-present with the Hawks since making his debut last month.

# aussie-rules - Friday 7 September, 2018

Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat
# Lads Down Under
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# Lads Down Under

Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat

Sep 7th 2018, 2:59 PM 7,036 Views 9 Comments

Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy were both in action today at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins
# Aussie Action
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# Aussie Action

Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins

Sep 6th 2018, 6:19 PM 6,812 Views 0 Comments

Conor Nash, Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor are all hoping for a happy end to their season.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end
# Moving On
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# Moving On

Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end

Aug 29th 2018, 12:15 PM 6,657 Views 0 Comments

The Athlone native has not been offered a new contract.