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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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

# aussie-rules - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It's extremely overwhelming' - Surprise for Kerry youngster at Aussie Rules breakthrough
# New Kid On The Block
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# New Kid On The Block

'It's extremely overwhelming' - Surprise for Kerry youngster at Aussie Rules breakthrough

May 11th 2017, 5:00 PM 27,370 Views 5 Comments

Mark O’Connor will make his bow at the MCG on Saturday.

Kerry's Mark O'Connor set to make AFL debut on Saturday after stunning progress with Geelong
# Rise To The Top
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# Rise To The Top

Kerry's Mark O'Connor set to make AFL debut on Saturday after stunning progress with Geelong

May 11th 2017, 9:34 AM 9,309 Views 4 Comments

O’Connor has only played four games of reserve action in the VFL.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'No forcing or pressuring' - Kildare boss to give Brophy time after Aussie Rules career in Perth ends
# Lily Return
From The42
# Lily Return

'No forcing or pressuring' - Kildare boss to give Brophy time after Aussie Rules career in Perth ends

May 3rd 2017, 6:21 PM 5,177 Views 0 Comments

Cian O’Neill admits Paddy Brophy could be a huge addition to the Kildare squad.

Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match
# Chopsticks
From The42
# Chopsticks

Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match

May 3rd 2017, 8:19 AM 5,712 Views 8 Comments

Port Adelaide Power and the Gold Coast Suns face off in Shanghai this month.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Boost for Kildare football as Brophy ends Aussie Rules career to return to Ireland
# Coming Home
From The42
# Coming Home

Boost for Kildare football as Brophy ends Aussie Rules career to return to Ireland

Apr 25th 2017, 12:52 PM 7,058 Views 2 Comments

Brophy moved to West Coast Eagles in October 2014.

# aussie-rules - Friday 14 April, 2017

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career

Apr 14th 2017, 3:00 PM 27,110 Views 7 Comments

Mark O’Connor has made the move to a new sport.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'I had some dark days' - Cork's Sheehan set for fresh Aussie Rules start after injury nightmare
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

'I had some dark days' - Cork's Sheehan set for fresh Aussie Rules start after injury nightmare

Mar 12th 2017, 10:55 AM 16,905 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old has been cursed by injuries but the Cork man is positive ahead of the season.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Cork's Sheehan makes Aussie Rules comeback from injury to play first game in 9 months
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Cork's Sheehan makes Aussie Rules comeback from injury to play first game in 9 months

Mar 4th 2017, 4:06 PM 6,631 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old lined out for Northern Blues today.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules?
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules?

Feb 25th 2017, 10:00 AM 21,368 Views 18 Comments

“The clock is stopping, the pitch is twice as big and the game is twice as long. It’s a lot more impact and load than you’re used to.”

# aussie-rules - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA?
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA?

Feb 5th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,461 Views 6 Comments

The Western Bulldogs started doing things differently in 2014 and last October won their first AFL Grand Final since 1954.

# aussie-rules - Monday 28 November, 2016

Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft
# A Life Down Under
From The42
# A Life Down Under

Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft

Nov 28th 2016, 7:49 AM 7,275 Views 1 Comment

The 26 year-old has battled injuries in recent seasons.

Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017
# The Comeback Kid
From The42
# The Comeback Kid

Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017

Nov 28th 2016, 12:05 AM 10,460 Views 3 Comments

Sean Hurley is making an inter-county return.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:30 AM 14,544 Views 15 Comments

“They are holding clinics and sure, we have our own man, Tadhg Kennelly, stuck in the middle of it.”

# aussie-rules - Monday 10 October, 2016

3 Australian Rules clubs in the race to sign up Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland minor winning captain
# A Man In Demand
From The42
# A Man In Demand

3 Australian Rules clubs in the race to sign up Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland minor winning captain

Oct 10th 2016, 1:11 PM 12,821 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Connor is wanted after a recent trial in Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 15 September, 2016

One of Kerry's brightest young talents is heading to Melbourne for trials with AFL clubs
# Trip Down Under
From The42
# Trip Down Under

One of Kerry's brightest young talents is heading to Melbourne for trials with AFL clubs

Sep 15th 2016, 9:24 AM 12,742 Views 9 Comments

Dingle’s Mark O’Connor will get a chance to impress in Aussie Rules.

# aussie-rules - Monday 22 August, 2016

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport
# Adelaide
From The42
# Adelaide

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport

Aug 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 8,088 Views 20 Comments

The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.

# aussie-rules - Monday 4 July, 2016

Huge setback for Irish AFL player Byrne after cruciate tear confirmation
# On The Sidelines
From The42
# On The Sidelines

Huge setback for Irish AFL player Byrne after cruciate tear confirmation

Jul 4th 2016, 8:18 AM 6,624 Views 0 Comments

The Louth native will miss the rest of the 2016 AFL season.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Fears that Louth's Ciaran Byrne tore cruciate in AFL game with Carlton in Melbourne today
# Injury Concern
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# Injury Concern

Fears that Louth's Ciaran Byrne tore cruciate in AFL game with Carlton in Melbourne today

Jul 2nd 2016, 5:54 PM 6,327 Views 5 Comments

The injury was suffered late on in the match against Collingwood at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Another one bites the dust! World number one Jason Day pulls out of Olympics
# Dropping Like Flies
From The42
# Dropping Like Flies

Another one bites the dust! World number one Jason Day pulls out of Olympics

Jun 28th 2016, 1:21 PM 5,402 Views 15 Comments

Two of the top four players in the world won’t be in Rio this summer.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan makes long-awaited injury return after 18 months out
# The Comeback Kid
From The42
# The Comeback Kid

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan makes long-awaited injury return after 18 months out

May 14th 2016, 5:21 PM 6,382 Views 4 Comments

It’s been a long road back for the Corkman.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 12 May, 2016

After being injured for 18 months, Cork's Sheehan will make Aussie Rules comeback this weekend
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

After being injured for 18 months, Cork's Sheehan will make Aussie Rules comeback this weekend

May 12th 2016, 12:05 PM 6,471 Views 0 Comments

The 2010 All-Ireland winner will be in action for the Northern Blues.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league

Apr 20th 2016, 10:06 AM 2,406 Views 2 Comments

The game has been played regionally since the 80s, but will have a national league from next year.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 7 April, 2016

After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend
# Long Awaited
From The42
# Long Awaited

After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend

Apr 7th 2016, 11:55 AM 4,435 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old is over his hamstring injury and starts against the Gold Coast Suns in the AFL on Saturday.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games
# Century Man
From The42
# Century Man

Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games

Apr 3rd 2016, 11:53 AM 10,535 Views 0 Comments

Tuohy achieved the feat in Melbourne this morning.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Ireland's Tuohy in action in 2016 AFL opener as Carlton defeated narrowly at the MCG
# Losing Out
From The42
# Losing Out

Ireland's Tuohy in action in 2016 AFL opener as Carlton defeated narrowly at the MCG

Mar 24th 2016, 2:41 PM 4,802 Views 1 Comment

Carlton were defeated by the Richmond Tigers at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

The 11 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action
# Lads In Oz
From The42
# Lads In Oz

The 11 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:43 PM 20,625 Views 1 Comment

The 2016 AFL season starts tomorrow.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Louth's Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Louth's Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne

Mar 13th 2016, 3:01 PM 7,773 Views 1 Comment

Byrne’s wonder individual strike came while in action for the Northern Blues.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL
# Code Breaker
From The42
# Code Breaker

Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL

Feb 17th 2016, 8:10 AM 9,609 Views 4 Comments

America’s game’s quest to go global continues.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 21 January, 2016

'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football'
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football'

Jan 21st 2016, 5:59 PM 7,150 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is adapting well to life at Sydney Swans.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Galway, Kilkenny and Westmeath players head to Florida today for AFL Academy training camp
# Dual Stars
From The42
# Dual Stars

Galway, Kilkenny and Westmeath players head to Florida today for AFL Academy training camp

Jan 12th 2016, 12:09 PM 6,926 Views 3 Comments

Cillian McDaid, Darargh Joyce and Ray Connellan will be trying to impress.

34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season
# Essendon
From The42
# Essendon

34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season

Jan 12th 2016, 10:23 AM 4,615 Views 4 Comments

The 34 current and former Essendon players embroiled in a doping scandal have been found guilty by CAS.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Laois man Smith hoping to help Stade Français to win over Munster
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Laois man Smith hoping to help Stade Français to win over Munster

Jan 9th 2016, 12:25 PM 32,037 Views 5 Comments

The former inter-county footballer has been in Paris since Michael Cheika’s tenure.

# aussie-rules - Monday 7 December, 2015

Mayo's Pearce Hanley has signed another new Aussie Rules deal
# Man At Work
From The42
# Man At Work

Mayo's Pearce Hanley has signed another new Aussie Rules deal

Dec 7th 2015, 8:50 AM 5,363 Views 3 Comments

New two-year extension will keep Hanley in Brisbane until 2019.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 November, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
From The42
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series

Nov 21st 2015, 7:29 PM 42,977 Views 32 Comments

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

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

5 Australians to watch in Saturday's international rules test
# Bloody Rippers
From The42
# Bloody Rippers

5 Australians to watch in Saturday's international rules test

Nov 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 6,434 Views 5 Comments

Plenty to choose from in what is an extremely strong squad.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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

Another Irish teenager is heading to the AFL

Oct 28th 2015, 12:37 PM 11,586 Views 8 Comments

Derry minor captain Conor Glass has joined champions Hawthorn.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 3 October, 2015

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

Hawthorn win third Australian Football League title in a row

Oct 3rd 2015, 10:29 AM 3,810 Views 3 Comments

It was the hottest AFL grand final ever.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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

6'7" Aussie Rules star gets some serious hang time for the AFL Mark of the Year

Sep 29th 2015, 10:20 PM 10,118 Views 4 Comments

Nic Naitanui has got game.