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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan could miss the rest of the Aussie Rules season with Carlton

There’s been an injury setback for the 24 year-old in his Carlton career.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

The injury woes continue for Irish players in the 2015 AFL season

Ciaran Byrne has suffered a ‘devastating’ setback with Carlton.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 25 April, 2015

# aussie-rules - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Blow for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after promising start to AFL career

There’s better news for Zach Tuohy though.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

‘I could just see in his eyes there was no fear’ – praise for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after AFL debut

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse was impressed by the 20 year-old’s fearless attitude.

# aussie-rules - Friday 17 April, 2015

Louth parents fly 16,000km to see their son make his AFL debut in Melbourne tomorrow

Ciaran ‘Casey’ Byrne will line out for Carlton in the early hours of tomorrow morning against Essendon.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Great news as another Irish player will make his AFL debut this weekend

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne has been named to start for Carlton Blues.

# aussie-rules - Friday 10 April, 2015

Irish player Tuohy kicks ‘sensational goal’ but Carlton fall to heavy AFL defeat in Perth

Carlton crashed to a 131-62 loss against the West Coast Eagles.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Another Irish player is set to make his Aussie Rules debut for Carlton this year

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne has been been upgraded from the rookie list.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Laois man Zach Tuohy kicked a monster goal but Carlton lost their season opener today

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

# aussie-rules - 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.

# 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

Homesickness sees Kildare’s Daniel Flynn return from Aussie Rules on ‘a leave of absence’

The Johnstownbridge club man has returned home.

# 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.

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