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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Dublin youngster signs for Brisbane Lions in latest move by Irish player to AFL
# Life Down Under
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# Life Down Under

Dublin youngster signs for Brisbane Lions in latest move by Irish player to AFL

Aug 14th 2018, 12:08 PM 13,516 Views 5 Comments

Ballyboden St-Enda’s player James Madden has made the switch.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong

Jul 21st 2018, 1:57 PM 8,875 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old followed up an athletic mark with a composed kick in the dying seconds against Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Flying parents in, showing rugby stars around, making AFL debuts - Irish duo's Aussie Rules progress
# Shining Down Under
From The42
# Shining Down Under

Flying parents in, showing rugby stars around, making AFL debuts - Irish duo's Aussie Rules progress

Jul 19th 2018, 7:51 PM 33,098 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and and Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan have both hit a milestone in recent weeks.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut

Jul 15th 2018, 1:36 PM 12,088 Views 3 Comments

Colin O’Riordan has received praise after making his first AFL appearance earlier today.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans
# Breaking Through
From The42
# Breaking Through

Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans

Jul 12th 2018, 10:13 AM 7,211 Views 1 Comment

O’Riordan first joined the Sydney Swans in October 2015.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain Joyce could play first AFL game for St Kilda on Sunday
# Debut For Darragh
From The42
# Debut For Darragh

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain Joyce could play first AFL game for St Kilda on Sunday

Jun 28th 2018, 4:29 PM 9,834 Views 4 Comments

Darragh Joyce joined the Melbourne-based club in October 2016.

# aussie-rules - Friday 15 June, 2018

Dublin could be about to lose talented youngster to AFL as Brisbane offer pro contract
# Offer On The Table
From The42
# Offer On The Table

Dublin could be about to lose talented youngster to AFL as Brisbane offer pro contract

Jun 15th 2018, 11:25 AM 13,852 Views 10 Comments

U20 star James Madden will follow in the footsteps of fellow Ballyboden native Jim Stynes if he signs a deal.

# aussie-rules - Monday 4 June, 2018

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Jun 4th 2018, 10:29 AM 11,497 Views 5 Comments

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.'
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.'

May 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 28,019 Views 0 Comments

Former Down and Collingwood player Marty Clarke on how he is helping GAA players that have been targeted by Aussie Rules clubs.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Former AFL player set to sue league over alleged racial abuse and sexual harassment
# Legal Action
From The42
# Legal Action

Former AFL player set to sue league over alleged racial abuse and sexual harassment

May 9th 2018, 8:33 AM 6,380 Views 0 Comments

Ex-Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson switched codes to the NFL in 2016.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident
# Verdict
From The42
# Verdict

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident

Apr 10th 2018, 12:25 PM 21,025 Views 6 Comments

Conor McKenna, 22, was charged with serious misconduct after lining out for the Essendon Bombers at the weekend.

Mayo native Hanley likely to face surgery after dislocating shoulder for second time in AFL season
# On The Sidelines
From The42
# On The Sidelines

Mayo native Hanley likely to face surgery after dislocating shoulder for second time in AFL season

Apr 10th 2018, 11:04 AM 5,333 Views 1 Comment

Pearce Hanley suffered the injury in action for the Gold Coast Suns last weekend.

# aussie-rules - Monday 9 April, 2018

Tyrone's McKenna charged with serious misconduct after alleged bite in AFL game
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

Tyrone's McKenna charged with serious misconduct after alleged bite in AFL game

Apr 9th 2018, 5:27 PM 10,831 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred in Essendon’s game with the Western Bulldogs.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'
# Forever Teammates
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# Forever Teammates

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'

Mar 25th 2018, 10:05 AM 49,740 Views 8 Comments

Former Dublin player Paul Clarke talks to The42 about playing Gaelic Football with AFL legend Jim Stynes.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough
# Sydney Swans
From The42
# Sydney Swans

'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:45 AM 17,667 Views 4 Comments

Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Down's Clarke recruited by AFL as part of plans to prioritise Ireland in search of players for Aussie Rules
# Help Down Under
From The42
# Help Down Under

Down's Clarke recruited by AFL as part of plans to prioritise Ireland in search of players for Aussie Rules

Mar 21st 2018, 9:52 AM 6,172 Views 1 Comment

Marty Clarke enjoyed two spells in the AFL with Collingwood.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan set for Aussie Rules debut with St Kilda on Friday night
# Big Step
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# Big Step

Westmeath's Connellan set for Aussie Rules debut with St Kilda on Friday night

Feb 14th 2018, 5:17 PM 7,044 Views 7 Comments

Connellan has been picked on the squad for the inaugural AFLX tournament.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'I would have signed if I had got a contract' - Kerry's Moran on Oz adventure
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

'I would have signed if I had got a contract' - Kerry's Moran on Oz adventure

Jan 16th 2018, 10:06 AM 10,470 Views 1 Comment

A move to Australia was a ‘huge temptation’ for David Moran back in 2009, but has no regrets with how his career turned out.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Aussie Rules trials with North Melbourne to senior football focus with Tipperary
# Back From Down Under
From The42
# Back From Down Under

Aussie Rules trials with North Melbourne to senior football focus with Tipperary

Jan 9th 2018, 5:04 PM 7,811 Views 0 Comments

Jack Kennedy is gearing up for 2018 with Tipperary after sampling playing Aussie Rules.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan to stay in Melbourne and take on new Aussie Rules role
# Rebel Down Under
From The42
# Rebel Down Under

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan to stay in Melbourne and take on new Aussie Rules role

Jan 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 21,813 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old has ended speculation about a possible return to GAA.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Signed up in Sydney - Tipperary star O'Riordan secures new Aussie Rules contract
# Premier Pride
From The42
# Premier Pride

Signed up in Sydney - Tipperary star O'Riordan secures new Aussie Rules contract

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:52 AM 8,344 Views 2 Comments

He’ll remain with the Sydney Swans until the end of 2019.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton

Nov 15th 2017, 4:40 PM 15,445 Views 3 Comments

Cillian McDaid is to join to the Melbourne based club.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan drafted into Irish squad for clash in Perth
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan drafted into Irish squad for clash in Perth

Nov 14th 2017, 9:20 AM 9,097 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old previously lined out for Ireland in 2013.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'Down the line I definitely see myself coming back at some stage' - Mark O'Connor
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
From The42
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

'Down the line I definitely see myself coming back at some stage' - Mark O'Connor

Oct 24th 2017, 9:20 PM 10,175 Views 1 Comment

The double minor All-Ireland winner has been a quick convert to life in Australia with the Geelong Cats.

# aussie-rules - Friday 20 October, 2017

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan won't be offered a new AFL contract by Carlton
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan won't be offered a new AFL contract by Carlton

Oct 20th 2017, 9:25 AM 13,486 Views 5 Comments

The dual Eire Og star has endured a torrid time with injuries in Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Mayo legend Cora Staunton signs professional contract Down Under
# Cora The Explorer
From The42
# Cora The Explorer

Mayo legend Cora Staunton signs professional contract Down Under

Oct 18th 2017, 9:04 AM 32,257 Views 30 Comments

A move to the Greater Western Sydney Giants has been confirmed.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'I’m delighted he’s committed to Kerry, rather than throwing in his lot with Aussie Rules'
# Kingdom Keeper
From The42
# Kingdom Keeper

'I’m delighted he’s committed to Kerry, rather than throwing in his lot with Aussie Rules'

Oct 11th 2017, 7:10 AM 7,179 Views 18 Comments

Minor sensation David Clifford is staying put with the Kingdom.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Individual and team history made as Richmond bridge 37-year gap to claim AFL title
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Individual and team history made as Richmond bridge 37-year gap to claim AFL title

Sep 30th 2017, 10:58 AM 6,237 Views 3 Comments

Long droughts don’t usually end in comfortable final victories, but the Crows were unable to match the Tigers’ second-half pace.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Dinner at Ciaran Sheehan's house, the drug scandal that gave him his start and the lure of Tyrone
# Stories From Oz
From The42
# Stories From Oz

Dinner at Ciaran Sheehan's house, the drug scandal that gave him his start and the lure of Tyrone

Sep 28th 2017, 12:10 PM 22,237 Views 2 Comments

Tyrone man Conor McKenna is enjoying life in Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - Monday 25 September, 2017

AFL rookie makes return off the bench as Meath champions complete stunning comeback
# Guess Who's Back
From The42
# Guess Who's Back

AFL rookie makes return off the bench as Meath champions complete stunning comeback

Sep 25th 2017, 8:55 AM 12,306 Views 3 Comments

Conor Nash has just completed his first season in Australia with Hawthorn.

# aussie-rules - Friday 22 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy and Geelong fail to make AFL Grand Final after crushing defeat to Adelaide
# Ain't It Grand
From The42
# Ain't It Grand

Zach Tuohy and Geelong fail to make AFL Grand Final after crushing defeat to Adelaide

Sep 22nd 2017, 1:48 PM 6,440 Views 2 Comments

The Portlaoise native was one game away from becoming the first Irishman to make the showpiece game of Australian Rules since Tadhg Kennelly in 2006.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career
# Essendon
From The42
# Essendon

New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career

Sep 13th 2017, 11:13 AM 6,459 Views 9 Comments

The Eglish native is staying with the Bombers.

# aussie-rules - Friday 8 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place

Sep 8th 2017, 5:59 PM 6,464 Views 5 Comments

Former Kerry minor captain Mark O’Connor didn’t feature for Geelong.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal

Aug 19th 2017, 1:41 PM 10,051 Views 7 Comments

McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Nearly 10,000 people sign petition after Aussie lawn bowlers channel Beyonce to save green
# Beyonce Bowls
# Beyonce Bowls

Nearly 10,000 people sign petition after Aussie lawn bowlers channel Beyonce to save green

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 12,813 Views 9 Comments

The site of the Chadstone Bowls Club in suburban Melbourne has been slated for a new multi-million-dollar indoor community stadium.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

Jul 20th 2017, 11:43 AM 7,289 Views 4 Comments

The former Derry minor captain signed for Hawthorn in October 2015.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne
# The Cat In Oz
From The42
# The Cat In Oz

Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne

Jun 10th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,557 Views 5 Comments

St Kilda’s Darragh Joyce has taken a different route.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 13 May, 2017

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL

May 13th 2017, 3:00 PM 35,161 Views 17 Comments

Six months after making the move to Melbourne, Conor Nash is delighted he decided to join Hawthorn.

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered
# Man At Work
From The42
# Man At Work

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered

May 13th 2017, 2:14 PM 13,435 Views 2 Comments

The Kerry native made his bow at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Friday 12 May, 2017

A Christmas break at home in Louth got Byrne back on Aussie Rules track after torn cruciate
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

A Christmas break at home in Louth got Byrne back on Aussie Rules track after torn cruciate

May 12th 2017, 6:00 PM 9,143 Views 4 Comments

22-year-old Ciaran Byrne is close to recovery after last July’s setback.