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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Kilkenny and Kerry All-Ireland minor winners impress at Aussie Rules trial in Dublin

Darragh Joyce and Micheal Burns caught the eye at the European Combine in DCU.

# aussie-rules - Friday 21 November, 2014

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

The Aussies host the tourists in Perth tomorrow.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Here’s Ireland’s 25-man panel for the International Rules next month

Ireland take on Australia on 22 November in Perth.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Aidan Walsh on the International Rules and why Sheehan & Shields won’t be there

The Irish squad spent last weekend training in Mayo and head to Dublin next in preparation for the series against Australia.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ciarán Sheehan lands new award for Carlton rookies

The former Cork footballer is making an impression down under.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Tadhg Kennelly gives his take on Aussie Rules’ plan to ban ‘the bump’ Aussie Rules Are Rules This post contains videos

Tadhg Kennelly gives his take on Aussie Rules’ plan to ban ‘the bump’

The former Kingdom forward was speaking on Australian TV show Clubhouse Sports.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.”

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 17 April, 2014

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Kildare seniors Brophy and Hurley amongst 11 Irish players in European AFL squad in London

The Tadhg Kennelly coached squad play an Australian selection next Saturday afternoon.

# aussie-rules - Monday 7 April, 2014

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan marks his Aussie Rules debut with a goal and a win Men At Work This post contains videos

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan marks his Aussie Rules debut with a goal and a win

“My first ever competitive game of footy and loved every minute of it.”

# aussie-rules - Monday 3 March, 2014

# aussie-rules - Friday 24 January, 2014

8 Irish players picked for Aussie Rules camp in London

The European selection will take on Australia’s best U18s in April.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

‘I’m hoping to play for Kerry again before my best years are behind me’ – Tommy Walsh

The 25-year-old AFL star admitted that the drive to represent his county is “still there”.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Byrne begins life at Carlton with hikes in the snow AFL

Byrne begins life at Carlton with hikes in the snow

The Louth teenager has been taking part in a training camp in Arizona with his new team-mates.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly

“Bigger drain” of players returning from the AFL to Ireland, says international recruiter Tadhg Kennelly.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Setanta and Aisake Ó hAilpín to team up again at Aussie Rules club

The Ó hAilpín brothers have signed contracts with semi-pro side Albury Tigers, according to reports in Australia.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Daniel Flynn introduces the AFL to the magic of Crystal Swing

Surely it’s only a matter of time now before everyone’s favourite musical family are selling out dates in Oz?

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Young Kildare star feeling the heat Down Under

Sean Hurley called off the training field as coaches feared he’d suffer heat stroke.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

‘I’ll be putting suncream on at nighttime’ — Daniel Flynn gets used to life in the AFL

One of Aussie Rules’ new Irish recruits is settling into his new life in Adelaide. It’s a little bit different to Johnstownbridge.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 26 October, 2013

International Rules future in doubt unless Aussie stars get onside

GAA and AFL to examine possible changes in a bid to convince Australia’s superstars to play.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 19 October, 2013

No holds barred: the explosive 2006 tests that changed the future of International Rules

Ireland and Australia meet in the first International Rules test tonight but the series has changed dramatically since the controversy of 2006.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Kildare’s Daniel Flynn signs Aussie Rules contract with Port Adelaide

The 20-year-old is moving to the AFL on a two-year deal.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Ciaran Kilkenny back where he wants to be

The player’s decision to return to Ireland following a stint in Australia has been a key factor in Dublin’s march to the All Ireland final.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 September, 2013

# aussie-rules - Monday 16 September, 2013

Antrim’s Niall McKeever released by Aussie rules club

McKeever’s four years with Brisbane were an “incredible experience with some amazing people.”

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Setanta Ó hAilpín delisted by Aussie Rules side

Is it too late to get the Young Hurler of the Year back for Sunday, JBM?

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

‘Dwarf set on fire’ at end-of-season Aussie Rules party

When the league’s chief was told of the incident on live television, he began giggling.

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