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#AFL

# 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.

Dinner at Ciaran Sheehan's house, the drug scandal that gave him his start and the lure of Tyrone

Tyrone man Conor McKenna is enjoying life in Melbourne.

# afl - Monday 25 September, 2017

AFL rookie makes return off the bench as Meath champions complete stunning comeback

Conor Nash has just completed his first season in Australia with Hawthorn.

# afl - Friday 22 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy and Geelong fail to make AFL Grand Final after crushing defeat to Adelaide

The Portlaoise native was one game away from becoming the first Irishman to make the showpiece game of Australian Rules since Tadhg Kennelly in 2006.

# afl - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'It's all rumours': Kerry star David Clifford brushes off Australian interest

The 18-year-old is looking forward to playing for Fossa and East Kerry for the rest of the year.

# afl - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career

The Eglish native is staying with the Bombers.

# afl - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL

McKenna has impressed for Essendon since his arrival Down Under.

# afl - Friday 8 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place

Former Kerry minor captain Mark O’Connor didn’t feature for Geelong.

# afl - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Melbourne to Thurles and keeping the Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain run going

Darragh Joyce was the winning captain in 2014, now clubmate Pat Lyng hopes to emulate him.

# afl - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Your AFL career could last 10 days or it could last 10 years, so studying is a no-brainer'

Derry’s Conor Glass has enjoyed a blistering start to his AFL career with Hawthorn.

# afl - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal Down Under This post contains videos

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal

McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.

# afl - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Conor Glass retains place in Hawthorn team to play Sydney after impressive debut

The Derry man was the second most drafted-in player in AFL Fantasy Football this week following his impressive debut versus Fremantle.

# afl - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Australians rave about Derry's Conor Glass after impressive AFL debut

“Conor Glass? More like Conor Class!” Hawthorn fans were raving about their Derry debutante.

# afl - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

The former Derry minor captain signed for Hawthorn in October 2015.

# afl - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Ciarán Sheehan 'excited' to line out for Carlton again for the first time since 2014

The Cork man has struggled with hip and knee injuries since making the move Down Under.

# afl - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Cork footballer named in AFL side for first time in almost three years

Ciaran Sheehan is included on Carlton’s interchange bench for Saturday’s game against Adelaide.

# afl - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne

St Kilda’s Darragh Joyce has taken a different route.

# afl - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Carlton's Louth star set for long-awaited return to action from cruciate injury

Ciaran Byrne will join Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan in the Northern Blues’ line-up this weekend.

# afl - Saturday 13 May, 2017

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL

Six months after making the move to Melbourne, Conor Nash is delighted he decided to join Hawthorn.

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered

The Kerry native made his bow at the MCG.

# afl - Friday 12 May, 2017

A Christmas break at home in Louth got Byrne back on Aussie Rules track after torn cruciate

22-year-old Ciaran Byrne is close to recovery after last July’s setback.

# afl - 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.

# afl - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

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

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

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

# afl - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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

Brophy moved to West Coast Eagles in October 2014.

# afl - 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.

# afl - Monday 27 March, 2017

Mayo's Hanley brothers return home from Australia to be with terminally-ill brother

Pearce and Cian Hanley are current players in the Australian Football League.

# afl - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules Interview This post contains videos

Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules

We caught up with the Mayo man ahead of his 10th AFL season and a Round 1 game against his former employers.

# afl - Sunday 12 March, 2017

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

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

# afl - Saturday 4 March, 2017

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

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

# afl - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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

“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.”

# afl - Monday 20 February, 2017

Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday

The 21-year-old wore number 38 in his first game for the AFL club.

# afl - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star

Laura Corrigan Duryea is making waves in the inaugural ‘professional’ women’s Australian Football League.

# afl - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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

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

# afl - Monday 28 November, 2016

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

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

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

Sean Hurley is making an inter-county return.

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