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#AFL

# afl - Today’s News

# afl - Yesterday’s News

The 2015 AFL season begins tomorrow morning and Laois man Tuohy named to start

Carlton take on Richmond in the opening game of the 2015 AFL season.

# afl - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal ‘not comfortably satisfied’ they cheated

Past and present Essendon players were found not guilty of taking a banned substance.

Cork’s Sheehan to miss Carlton AFL opener – Mayo’s Hanley off crutches to start rehab

The 2015 AFL season starts this week and here’s the injury news concerning Irish players.

# afl - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

# afl - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Tadhg Kennelly hailed for Aussie Rules career as he enters Sydney Swans Hall of Fame

Kennelly’s career was recognised on Wednesday night.

# afl - Monday 16 March, 2015

International Rules return to Ireland this year but the Aussies won’t be playing around the country

There’s just going to be one test for the 2015 series.

# afl - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Mayo man Pearce Hanley named in AFL’s top 50 list

The Brisbane Lions midfielder features at number 37.

# afl - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Carlton’s Irish trio set to play together in Aussie Rules game for the first time tomorrow

Zach Tuohy, Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne are all named in the 29-man squad for the opening NAB Challenge game.

# afl - Friday 30 January, 2015

Mayo AFL star struck down for 12 weeks by injury as Adelaide respect Kildare rookie’s decision

Pearce Hanley is going to be sidelined and miss out on action with Brisbane Lions.

# afl - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Tommy Walsh isn’t going back to Oz – ‘I’m back to play sport and move on with my life’

The 26 year-old has closed the door on his Australian Rules career.

# afl - Friday 21 November, 2014

No compromise: The players Ireland need to perform Down Under this weekend

The Aussies host the tourists in Perth tomorrow.

# afl - Monday 17 November, 2014

Ireland’s International Rules squad head to the beach in Melbourne for recovery session

It was time to relax for the Ireland squad after yesterday’s warm-up win.

# afl - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

The Aussies are taking the International Rules seriously this year – check out their squad

All-Australian squad primed for Irish challenge in Perth next month.

# afl - Friday 3 October, 2014

Two more young Gaelic footballers are on their way to the AFL

Paddy Brophy and Conor McKenna are heading Down Under.

# afl - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Tommy Walsh’s in good company – here’s 16 GAA players who have returned from the AFL

Begley, Shields, Kilkenny, Quigley, Dyas and Clarke are some of those who have come back to play GAA.

# afl - Thursday 18 September, 2014

‘I’d love to be back there’ – Tommy Walsh hints at Kerry return

The former Kingdom corner forward admits there is a decision to be made at the end of this year.

# afl - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

# afl - Monday 8 September, 2014

Setanta O’hAilpin kicks nine goals to equal 85-year record

The ex-Cork hurler is the Albury Tigers’ top scorer in 2014.

# afl - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Mayo’s Cian Hanley to join brother Pearce at AFL club Brisbane Lions

Hanley is a highly-rated prospect who won an All-Ireland minor medal with Mayo last year.

Ciarán Sheehan lands new award for Carlton rookies

The former Cork footballer is making an impression down under.

Down’s Marty Clarke and Caolan Mooney are leaving the AFL and returning to Ireland

It’s good news for the Mourne County as Collingwood have confirmed the moves.

# afl - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

This Aussie rules player obviously models his play on Simon Zebo

Essendon’s Courtenay Dempsey didn’t plan this magical flick, but it still looked damn good.

# afl - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Where once they had the Irish experiment, now the AFL is going after Americans

Jason Holmes hopes to be the first American to play Aussie rules professionally

# afl - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The AFL Footy show get all the céilí clichés out for interview with Mayo’s Pearce Hanley AFL This post contains videos

# afl - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ciaran Sheehan shines again for Carlton but can’t prevent AFL loss to Geelong

Former Cork footballer delivered another eye-catching performance.

# afl - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Strong Ireland teams bound for Aussie Rules World Cup

The Irish Warriors and Banshees teams are about to start their defence of their International Cup crowns.

Ciarán Sheehan impresses as he plays full game on Carlton debut AFL

Ciarán Sheehan impresses as he plays full game on Carlton debut

The former Rebel footballer looked at home at the Etihad Stadium.

# afl - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Ciarán Sheehan’s mother booked a ticket to Melbourne when he got debut nod for Saturday

The former Cork footballer will chest the Carlton banner for the first time this weekend.

# afl - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Two GAA players to get AFL trials

Conor McKenna is going down under after impressing AFL teams

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan set to make AFL debut this weekend for Carlton

Sheehan won an All-Ireland senior football medal with Cork in 2010.

# afl - Monday 28 July, 2014

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley won another AFL Player of the Round award after the weekend’s action

The Brisbane Lions player was in brilliant form on Saturday at the Gabba.

# afl - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

No more short kick-outs as International Rules modified to benefit Aussies

Additionally a mark will no longer be awarded for a backward pass.

# afl - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Aussie Rules player banned for four matches for ‘sleeper-hold’ on opponent Rough Justice This post contains videos

Aussie Rules player banned for four matches for ‘sleeper-hold’ on opponent

Brian Lake was found guilty of misconduct for this incident last Friday night.

# afl - Monday 7 July, 2014

‘I’m like a big brother’ – Zach Tuohy on showing Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne the ropes AFL

‘I’m like a big brother’ – Zach Tuohy on showing Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne the ropes

Carlton Blues’ Irish trio talk moving to Australia, adapting to a new sport and their love for Gaelic football.

# afl - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today

Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”

# afl - Friday 13 June, 2014

Aussie Rules players accused of doping infringements

The players were not named but media reports said they were past and current footballers from Essendon.

# afl - Thursday 29 May, 2014

McKeever back in Antrim championship team following AFL spell with Brisbane Lions

Antrim take on Fermanagh next Sunday in Enniskillen.

# afl - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

‘He’s a kid that wants to soak up everything’ – Ciaran Sheehan praised for progress in Oz

The ex Cork player has been praised for his performances for Northern Blues.

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