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# mark-oconnor - Saturday 24 October, 2020

From The42 Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years Grand Final

Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years

Richmond were impressive winners over Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s Cats in an absorbing contest.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 23 October, 2020

The Irishmen who will appear on Australia's biggest sporting stage

Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor never played Australian Rules football until their late teens but tomorrow they will become just the fourth and fifth Irishmen to play in the Grand Final.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 22 October, 2020

From The42 'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person' AFL Stars

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'

Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final

Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 17 October, 2020

From The42 Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong Aussie Rules

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong

Geelong defeated Brisbane Lions in the second AFL preliminary final today.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory

After today’s win over Collingwood, a Grand Final place will be at stake in next week’s Brisbane Lions clash.

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

From The42 Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow Men At Work

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow

The Laois and Kerry duo will be in action for Geelong against Port Adelaide in the first qualifying final.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 28 August, 2020

From The42 O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down Irish Abroad This post contains videos

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down

The win kept the Cats at the top of the standings and in fine form for another tilt at the title.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 14 August, 2020

From The42 Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders Unlaoised

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders

Tuohy and Irish team-mate Mark O’Connor were part of a success that saw Geelong have 60 points to spare over Port Adelaide.

# mark-oconnor - Monday 10 August, 2020

From The42 Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL Men At Work

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL

The Kerry and Laois natives featured in Geelong’s 59-point win over St Kilda.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 12 June, 2020

From The42 O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes Winning Ways

O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes

The Kerry and Laois players saw their team cruise past Hawthorn in today’s Round 2 clash.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend

Richmond and Collingwood played out a 36-36 draw this morning at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis

Several Irish players have been impacted by the massive pay cuts.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 Kerry's Mark O'Connor: 'It's still a bit of a shock to the system but it was always going to happen' Aussie Rules

Kerry's Mark O'Connor: 'It's still a bit of a shock to the system but it was always going to happen'

Kerry’s Mark O’Connor on the AFL season being shut down after Saturday’s game with Geelong.

# mark-oconnor - Sunday 22 March, 2020

From The42 'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled Called Off

'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled

The round one games today will be the last for a while in Aussie Rules.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 19 March, 2020

From The42 2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend Men At Work

2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend

Richmond beat Carlton as this year’s campaign began in a strange atmosphere at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 13 September, 2019

From The42 Tuohy and O'Connor help Geelong get back on track with win in 2019 AFL finals Men At Work

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Friday 6 September, 2019

From The42 Tuohy kicks superb goal but Geelong fall short to Collingwood in AFL finals Irish Abroad This post contains videos

Tuohy kicks superb goal but Geelong fall short to Collingwood in AFL finals

Laois native Zach Tuohy and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor were on the losing side.

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

From The42 Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals Men At Work

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season Pen To Paper

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

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

# mark-oconnor - 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

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

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 9 May, 2019

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.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne AFL

# mark-oconnor - Friday 22 March, 2019

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

Geelong defeated Collingwood earlier this morning at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From The42 AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract' Watching On

AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract'

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor featured for his club Dingle in a game last month.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 7 September, 2018

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 6 September, 2018

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From The42 Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game Head To Head

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game

Meath’s Conor Nash is set for his AFL debut while Kerry’s Mark O’Connor has also been promoted as Hawthorn and Geelong face off.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Kerry's Mark O'Connor could be in line to feature for Geelong in AFL round one this weekend

The 21-year-old former Kerry minor captain has been promoted to the club’s senior list.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 O'Connor launches defence of Tadhg Kennelly's role in bringing GAA talent to Australia In Defence

O'Connor launches defence of Tadhg Kennelly's role in bringing GAA talent to Australia

‘It bothers me that a man can give young people a golden ticket in life only to be abused for it. That’s not right.’

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered

The Kerry native made his bow at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Friday 14 April, 2017

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

'It's such an opportunity and you can't let it go': Mark O'Connor on chasing AFL dream

The midfielder has been getting advice off Zach Tuohy as he prepares for his debut season.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The42 Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong Oval Office

Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong

The 19-year-old’s departure is a blow for the Kingdom.

# mark-oconnor - Monday 10 October, 2016

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

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

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 15 September, 2016

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

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