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#Land down under

# land-down-under - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 Another Kerry All-Ireland minor winner set for AFL switch as Brisbane Lions make move Land Down Under

Another Kerry All-Ireland minor winner set for AFL switch as Brisbane Lions make move

Dingle’s Deividas Uosis is to focus on Australian Rules.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Thursday 13 February, 2020

From The42 Dublin All-Star set for Aussie Rules debut after illness as 16 Irish selected for round two Land Down Under

Dublin All-Star set for Aussie Rules debut after illness as 16 Irish selected for round two

Niamh McEvoy joins Sinéad Goldrick in the Melbourne side to face Aisling McCarthy and Katy Herron’s Western Bulldogs.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From The42 15 Irish stars selected for round one in Oz - with 10 in line for AFLW debuts A Whole New World

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.

# land-down-under - Friday 24 January, 2020

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

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

# land-down-under - Monday 20 January, 2020

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Thursday 9 January, 2020

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Sunday 6 October, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Friday 4 October, 2019

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

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

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists for the 2020 season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 'Dublin holds a special place in our heart, given the connection to Jimmy and the Stynes family' Irish Influence

'Dublin holds a special place in our heart, given the connection to Jimmy and the Stynes family'

Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy become Melbourne’s first AFLW international rookies.

# land-down-under - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Monday 2 September, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Friday 30 August, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal Lucky 13

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal

Katy Herron has signed for Western Bulldogs, becoming the 13th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Monday 13 May, 2019

From The42 Louth captain the latest set for AFLW as Fremantle prepare offers for Irish duo Double Swoop

Louth captain the latest set for AFLW as Fremantle prepare offers for Irish duo

The42 understands that Kate Flood is one of two Irish players heading to Freo.

# land-down-under - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From The42 Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL Land Down Under

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

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

# land-down-under - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Sunday 5 May, 2019

From The42 'I'll get a proper taste' - Cavan star forward heading to Oz to chase AFLW contract Cross Coder

'I'll get a proper taste' - Cavan star forward heading to Oz to chase AFLW contract

Aishling Sheridan will spend four weeks playing for a VFLW team alongside Clare’s Ailish Considine.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 'It's something as a child you dream of. To do that alongside my sister in Australia is class' Western Way

'It's something as a child you dream of. To do that alongside my sister in Australia is class'

From the west of Ireland to the West Coast Eagles, Mayo sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly on seizing the opportunity of a lifetime.

# land-down-under - Sunday 28 April, 2019

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

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

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

From The42 Liverpool great Fowler named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar Land Down Under

Liverpool great Fowler named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar

Brisbane Roar confirmed the appointment overnight.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner Land Down Under

Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner

The Glenfin forward starred for Greater Western Sydney (GWS) this year.

# land-down-under - Saturday 13 April, 2019

From The42 'That's when it dawned on me that this isn't just a hobby. People's lives depend on this' Wizard Of Oz

'That's when it dawned on me that this isn't just a hobby. People's lives depend on this'

Mayo and Collingwood star Sarah Rowe reflects on her entire AFLW experience as she readjusts to Gaelic football.

# land-down-under - Friday 29 March, 2019

From The42 Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award AFLW

Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award

A successful season for the Irish Down Under concludes this weekend.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future Cora This post contains videos

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future

The 37-year-old has shut the door on a return to inter-county action.

# land-down-under - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From The42 Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance Irish Down Under This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance

Her Collingwood side fell short but there was no shortage of Irish pride at Ikon Park.

# land-down-under - Thursday 14 February, 2019

From The42 Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

# land-down-under - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From The42 Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

# land-down-under - Thursday 31 January, 2019

From The42 'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold Crossing Codes

'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner and Mayo’s Sarah Rowe will be big misses in their respective set-ups as the league kicks off.

From The42 Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend Flying The Flag

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From The42 'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go' Land Down Under

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'

Monaghan midfielder Muireann Atkinson was one of 11 Irish players on an AFLW trial in Melbourne late last year.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From The42 'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life' Land Down Under

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'

Derry legend Dermot McNicholl discusses his stint in the AFL, the Oak Leafers’ All-Ireland victory 25 years ago and the rise in GAA stars heading Down Under.

# land-down-under - Monday 10 December, 2018

From The42 Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas' D-day Looms

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'

Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne said the board will conduct a review and make a decision in the next two weeks

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From The42 Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs Drafted Down Under

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs

Aisling McCarthy has been picked up in the 2018 Draft in Melbourne.

# land-down-under - Thursday 27 September, 2018

From The42 Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows Land Down Under

Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows

‘As soon as I realised, I couldn’t believe it,’ Ailish Considine said.

# land-down-under - Saturday 22 September, 2018

From The42 'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing' Cross Coders

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

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

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