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#AFL

# afl - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'I'm spent' - Conor Nash earns praise on winning AFL debut for Hawks

And there was an Irish contingent on the Geelong side too.

# afl - Thursday 9 August, 2018

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.

# afl - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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

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

# afl - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut Potential This post contains videos

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut

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

# afl - Thursday 12 July, 2018

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

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

# afl - Thursday 28 June, 2018

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

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

# afl - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'

Rebels coaches Shaun Berne and Eoin Toolan outline the challenges rugby faces in Melbourne.

# afl - Friday 15 June, 2018

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

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

# afl - 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.'

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

# afl - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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

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

# afl - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

# afl - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident

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

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

# afl - Monday 9 April, 2018

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

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

# afl - 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'

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

# afl - 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

Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.

# afl - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

Marty Clarke enjoyed two spells in the AFL with Collingwood.

# afl - Monday 26 February, 2018

Tyrone youngster Conor McKenna raises eyebrows with a solo in AFL clash Gamechanger This post contains videos

Tyrone youngster Conor McKenna raises eyebrows with a solo in AFL clash

There have been questions asked about its place in the game’s rules.

# afl - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

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

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

# afl - Friday 9 February, 2018

Former Mayo minor captain ends AFL dream to return to Ireland

Hanley was delisted from the Brisbane Lions AFL squad last October.

# afl - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'She showed us why she’s here' - Cora Staunton impresses on debut down under

The Mayo legend kicked two goals on Aussie Rules bow.

# afl - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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

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

# afl - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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

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

# afl - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

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

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

# afl - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration - the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017

Here’s some of the best moments from the GAA’s flagship TV programme.

# afl - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Jack Canning among 20 hopefuls put through their paces by Marty Clarke at AFL Combine

The two-day testing event took place in UCD.

# afl - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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

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

# afl - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'The club wants to go places and I'm in the same boat' - The AFL's latest Irish import

Galway’s Cillian McDaid has signed for Melbourne side Carlton.

# afl - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

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

Cillian McDaid is to join to the Melbourne based club.

# afl - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

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

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

# afl - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'In the last months of Jim's life I spent a lot of time just sitting with him... It was the most special time'

Garry Lyon chats to The42 about his friendship with Jim Stynes and his International Rules memories.

# afl - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Australia's 6'7" forward cuts his Icelandic honeymoon short to face Ireland

Ben Brown says representing his country in the International Rules series “means the world” to him.

# afl - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Australia's most decorated player drops out of International Rules series for personal reasons

Two-time Brownlow medalist Gary Ablett won’t play any part in the two-game series.

# afl - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Cora Staunton wants to create pathway for other female GAA athletes into professionalism AFL

Cora Staunton wants to create pathway for other female GAA athletes into professionalism

The 35-year old has become the first international sportswoman to be drafted to play in the Australian league.

# afl - Friday 27 October, 2017

Former Mayo minor captain Cian Hanley has been let go by the Brisbane Lions

Could he make a return to the Mayo jersey in 2018?

# afl - Friday 20 October, 2017

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

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

# afl - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Henshaw, Connellan, Sheehan: how three friends from a little Irish town made sports careers around the world

From Leinster to Luton and St Kilda, Coosan’s finest have come a long way from kickabouts in the back garden.

# afl - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Aussies announce 9 debutants in 17-man squad to face Ireland in International Rules Series

Richmond sensation Dustin Martin is a notable absentee in an otherwise strong Aussie squad.

# afl - Saturday 7 October, 2017

AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star

Cillian McDaid has impressed Melbourne club Carlton.

# afl - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans

The former Kerry footballer returns to his old club.

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