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#AFL

# afl - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL
# Leading The Way
# Leading The Way

Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL

Sun 12:14 PM 7,018 Views 0 Comments

The Laois man helped last year’s Grand Finalists win out 77-47.

# afl - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start

Sat 2:42 PM 5,005 Views 0 Comments

Contrasting fortunes for the Irish players in the AFL this weekend.

# afl - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Mark Keane set to make second Collingwood appearance after recovering from injury
# Return
# Return

Mark Keane set to make second Collingwood appearance after recovering from injury

Apr 15th 2021, 10:56 AM 4,124 Views 2 Comments

The Cork native will start at half-back against West Coast tomorrow.

# afl - Friday 26 March, 2021

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash
# AFL
# AFL

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash

Mar 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 5,940 Views 1 Comment

The Cats prevailed in round 2 AFL action from Melbourne.

# afl - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues
# Team News
# Team News

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues

Mar 25th 2021, 9:21 AM 3,450 Views 1 Comment

The Laois native missed his side’s opening round defeat to Adelaide last weekend.

# afl - Friday 19 March, 2021

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia

Mar 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 19,449 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliners made a huge impact on tactics and culture in the AFL and helped pave the way for generations of Irish hopefuls Down Under.

# afl - Thursday 18 March, 2021

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021
# Irish Eyes
# Irish Eyes

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021

Mar 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,777 Views 0 Comments

Another new campaign swings around and there’s plenty Irish interest.

# afl - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury
# Treatment Table
# Treatment Table

Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury

Jan 27th 2021, 10:36 AM 3,322 Views 0 Comments

Keane suffered the injury in training for Collingwood.

# afl - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final
# Making His Mark
# Making His Mark

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final

Dec 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 9,448 Views 5 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor had received permission to play but was in quarantine when Kerry lost to Cork.

# afl - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Son of Derry legend Anthony Tohill signs new AFL contract with Collingwood
# Extending His Stay
# Extending His Stay

Son of Derry legend Anthony Tohill signs new AFL contract with Collingwood

Dec 8th 2020, 10:53 AM 7,593 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Anton moved to the Melbourne club in October 2018.

# afl - Saturday 21 November, 2020

AFL player Keane on bench and Cork make 3 changes to starting side for Munster final
# Teamsheet
# Teamsheet

AFL player Keane on bench and Cork make 3 changes to starting side for Munster final

Nov 21st 2020, 7:49 PM 14,477 Views 0 Comments

The Rebels meet the Premier tomorrow in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# afl - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract
# AFL
# AFL

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract

Nov 17th 2020, 11:52 AM 5,850 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old this year joined Jim Stynes as the Irishmen in the AFL’s 200 club.

# afl - Sunday 8 November, 2020

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry
# Mark Keane
# Mark Keane

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry

Nov 8th 2020, 8:02 PM 51,540 Views 24 Comments

Cork boss Ronan McCarthy on the role of goalscoring hero Mark Keane.

# afl - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

AFL stalwart Ablett played on with broken shoulder in Grand Final
# Hard Shoulder
# Hard Shoulder

AFL stalwart Ablett played on with broken shoulder in Grand Final

Oct 27th 2020, 11:50 AM 7,686 Views 0 Comments

The final was to be the 36-year-old’s final game before retirement and he played on despite the early blow.

# afl - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'
# AFL Stars
# AFL Stars

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:39 PM 11,474 Views 0 Comments

Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.

# afl - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final
# Mark O'Connor
# Mark O'Connor

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final

Oct 20th 2020, 4:59 PM 32,186 Views 2 Comments

Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

# afl - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong
# Aussie Rules
# Aussie Rules

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong

Oct 17th 2020, 12:14 PM 10,405 Views 5 Comments

Geelong defeated Brisbane Lions in the second AFL preliminary final today.

# afl - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory
# Playing Their Part
# Playing Their Part

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory

Oct 10th 2020, 1:45 PM 7,953 Views 2 Comments

After today’s win over Collingwood, a Grand Final place will be at stake in next week’s Brisbane Lions clash.

# afl - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

11-time Cork All-Ireland winner set for Aussie Rules career with move to Sydney
# Bríd Stack
# Bríd Stack

11-time Cork All-Ireland winner set for Aussie Rules career with move to Sydney

Oct 7th 2020, 9:14 AM 10,922 Views 3 Comments

Brid Stack is making the move for the 2021 season.

# afl - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener
# Aussie Rules
# Aussie Rules

Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener

Oct 1st 2020, 2:55 PM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

Port Adelaide ran out 58-42 winners against Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s side.

# afl - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow

Sep 30th 2020, 5:40 PM 6,810 Views 2 Comments

The Laois and Kerry duo will be in action for Geelong against Port Adelaide in the first qualifying final.

# afl - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:20 AM 15,116 Views 3 Comments

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

# afl - Sunday 13 September, 2020

'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star
# Zach Tuohy
# Zach Tuohy

'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 38,036 Views 2 Comments

On Friday, Zach Tuohy became the second Irish player after Jim Stynes to reach the 200 appearance mark in the AFL.

# afl - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Football the focus for Tyrone's McKenna after Essendon exit but 'book not fully closed yet' in Australia
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

Football the focus for Tyrone's McKenna after Essendon exit but 'book not fully closed yet' in Australia

Sep 8th 2020, 12:53 PM 6,863 Views 1 Comment

The former AFL star has also hit out at the Melbourne media after bidding farewell to the game – for now, anyway.

# afl - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Tuohy forced to wait to join AFL 200 club as rib keeps him out of action
# 199 And Counting
# 199 And Counting

Tuohy forced to wait to join AFL 200 club as rib keeps him out of action

Sep 6th 2020, 12:08 PM 6,554 Views 1 Comment

The Laois man suffered the blow during the dramatic comeback win over the Bulldogs last weekend.

Pearce Hanley's underrated AFL career, injury struggles and prospects of Mayo return
# A Life Down Under
# A Life Down Under

Pearce Hanley's underrated AFL career, injury struggles and prospects of Mayo return

Sep 6th 2020, 10:00 AM 24,823 Views 4 Comments

We reflect on the Mayo man’s 13 seasons in Aussie Rules with former Cavan footballer Nicholas Walsh.

# afl - Friday 4 September, 2020

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl

Sep 4th 2020, 11:10 AM 10,752 Views 6 Comments

‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’

# afl - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Mayo's Hanley announces retirement after 13 seasons in the AFL
# Hanging Up The Boots
# Hanging Up The Boots

Mayo's Hanley announces retirement after 13 seasons in the AFL

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:04 AM 11,472 Views 2 Comments

Only Jim Stynes, Tadhg Kennelly and Zach Tuohy made more AFL appearances after switching codes from GAA.

# afl - Friday 28 August, 2020

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down

Aug 28th 2020, 2:52 PM 7,710 Views 4 Comments

The win kept the Cats at the top of the standings and in fine form for another tilt at the title.

# afl - Monday 24 August, 2020

AFL issues apology for 'disgraceful racism and disrespect' suffered by ex-player
# Robert Muir
# Robert Muir

AFL issues apology for 'disgraceful racism and disrespect' suffered by ex-player

Aug 24th 2020, 10:12 AM 8,142 Views 7 Comments

Robert Muir recalled being abused by opponents, spat at by the crowd and even urinated on by team-mates.

# afl - Friday 14 August, 2020

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders
# Unlaoised
# Unlaoised

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders

Aug 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,183 Views 4 Comments

Tuohy and Irish team-mate Mark O’Connor were part of a success that saw Geelong have 60 points to spare over Port Adelaide.

# afl - Monday 10 August, 2020

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL

Aug 10th 2020, 2:07 PM 5,669 Views 3 Comments

The Kerry and Laois natives featured in Geelong’s 59-point win over St Kilda.

# afl - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Keane's AFL debut ends in disappointment as Collingwood suffer shock defeat
# Pies
# Pies

Keane's AFL debut ends in disappointment as Collingwood suffer shock defeat

Aug 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 11,980 Views 3 Comments

In one of the upsets of the season, Fremantle claimed a big victory.

# afl - Friday 31 July, 2020

Cork's Keane set to make AFL debut for Collingwood on Sunday
# Making His Mark
# Making His Mark

Cork's Keane set to make AFL debut for Collingwood on Sunday

Jul 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 8,752 Views 2 Comments

The Mitchelstown native made the move to Australia in October 2018.

# afl - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Brilliant run and solo from Conor McKenna a highlight in Essendon's win in AFL
# Aussie Rules
# Aussie Rules

Brilliant run and solo from Conor McKenna a highlight in Essendon's win in AFL

Jul 26th 2020, 2:05 PM 9,987 Views 2 Comments

McKenna helped his side defeat Adelaide Crows 62-59.

# afl - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'Total farce... He was guilty by media' - Tuohy fumes over treatment of McKenna in Covid-19 saga
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Total farce... He was guilty by media' - Tuohy fumes over treatment of McKenna in Covid-19 saga

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 9:58 PM 33,884 Views 2 Comments

The Tyrone native was at the centre of a storm in Australia after he became the first AFL player to test positive for the virus.

# afl - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test
# Controversy
# Controversy

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test

Jul 14th 2020, 11:01 AM 5,100 Views 1 Comment

Essendon star Conor McKenna hasn’t ruled out the possibility of lining out with Tyrone in 2021.

# afl - Friday 3 July, 2020

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne
# AFL
# AFL

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:58 AM 5,901 Views 0 Comments

There are 12 Irish players currently on the books of Melbourne clubs.

# afl - Monday 29 June, 2020

McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols
# Man At Work
# Man At Work

McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols

Jun 29th 2020, 5:00 PM 9,578 Views 1 Comment

McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.

# afl - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19
# Relief
# Relief

Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:47 AM 33,580 Views 19 Comments

The former Tyrone minor initially tested positive.

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