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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Yesterday’s News

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# aussie-rules - 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.

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# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.”

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL

“They are holding clinics and sure, we have our own man, Tadhg Kennelly, stuck in the middle of it.”

# aussie-rules - Monday 10 October, 2016

3 Australian Rules clubs in the race to sign up Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland minor winning captain

Mark O’Connor is wanted after a recent trial in Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 15 September, 2016

One of Kerry's brightest young talents is heading to Melbourne for trials with AFL clubs

Dingle’s Mark O’Connor will get a chance to impress in Aussie Rules.

# aussie-rules - Monday 22 August, 2016

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport

The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.

# aussie-rules - Monday 4 July, 2016

Huge setback for Irish AFL player Byrne after cruciate tear confirmation

The Louth native will miss the rest of the 2016 AFL season.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Fears that Louth's Ciaran Byrne tore cruciate in AFL game with Carlton in Melbourne today

The injury was suffered late on in the match against Collingwood at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Another one bites the dust! World number one Jason Day pulls out of Olympics

Two of the top four players in the world won’t be in Rio this summer.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan makes long-awaited injury return after 18 months out

It’s been a long road back for the Corkman.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 12 May, 2016

After being injured for 18 months, Cork's Sheehan will make Aussie Rules comeback this weekend

The 2010 All-Ireland winner will be in action for the Northern Blues.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league AFL

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league

The game has been played regionally since the 80s, but will have a national league from next year.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 7 April, 2016

After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend

The 21-year-old is over his hamstring injury and starts against the Gold Coast Suns in the AFL on Saturday.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games

Tuohy achieved the feat in Melbourne this morning.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Ireland’s Tuohy in action in 2016 AFL opener as Carlton defeated narrowly at the MCG

Carlton were defeated by the Richmond Tigers at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

The 11 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action

The 2016 AFL season starts tomorrow.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Louth’s Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne

Byrne’s wonder individual strike came while in action for the Northern Blues.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL

America’s game’s quest to go global continues.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 21 January, 2016

‘He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football’

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is adapting well to life at Sydney Swans.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Galway, Kilkenny and Westmeath players head to Florida today for AFL Academy training camp

Cillian McDaid, Darargh Joyce and Ray Connellan will be trying to impress.

34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season

The 34 current and former Essendon players embroiled in a doping scandal have been found guilty by CAS.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Laois man Smith hoping to help Stade Français to win over Munster

The former inter-county footballer has been in Paris since Michael Cheika’s tenure.

# aussie-rules - Monday 7 December, 2015

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley has signed another new Aussie Rules deal

New two-year extension will keep Hanley in Brisbane until 2019.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 November, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series

It was a one-off clash at GAA HQ this evening.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

5 Australians to watch in Saturday’s international rules test

Plenty to choose from in what is an extremely strong squad.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Another Irish teenager is heading to the AFL

Derry minor captain Conor Glass has joined champions Hawthorn.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Hawthorn win third Australian Football League title in a row

It was the hottest AFL grand final ever.

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