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#AFL

# afl - Friday 14 June, 2019

Derry's Conor Glass scores first ever AFL goal for Hawthorn Glassy Finish This post contains videos

Derry's Conor Glass scores first ever AFL goal for Hawthorn

Tyrone man Conor McKenna pulled off a dummy solo for Essendon in the same game.

# afl - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'He’ll be a tremendous asset' - Sydney Swans confirm signing of Wexford footballer

Barry O’Connor will join Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan at the club.

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season

Mark O’Connor has made a bright start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# afl - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong

Mark O’Connor’s AFL career is taking flight with a superb start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# afl - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL

Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.

# afl - Friday 26 April, 2019

Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury

Zach Tuohy will make his comeback for Geelong on Sunday.

# afl - Friday 19 April, 2019

Family, friends and GAA stars salute Mayo native set for landmark 150th AFL appearance on Sunday

Pearce Hanley will become the fifth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

# afl - Sunday 7 April, 2019

All-Star casts, Remembering Grandstand and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# afl - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'He's built for it' - Wexford star on his cousin's AFL trial with Sydney Swans

Barry O’Connor is one of five young GAA players set for trials in Australia this month.

# afl - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne AFL

# afl - Friday 22 March, 2019

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists

Geelong defeated Collingwood earlier this morning at the MCG.

# afl - Thursday 21 March, 2019

5 Irish players earn starting berths for AFL openers this weekend

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and Pearce Hanley of Mayo will be in opposition

# afl - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'

After being released by St Kilda, a new Australian Rules adventure begins for Westmeath native Ray Connellan.

# afl - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

'He definitely has a good few years to offer Kerry yet' - Walsh's return to the Kingdom cause

Kieran Donaghy has backed his former attacking partner and AFL player Tommy Walsh to shine in 2019.

# afl - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Ciaran Byrne: 'The pain was crazy. I looked at my foot and it was facing the opposite way.'

After a year where he ended his AFL career and suffered a serious injury, Louth’s Ciaran Byrne is looking forward to 2019.

# afl - Thursday 6 December, 2018

4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin

20 Irish players attended last weekend’s AFL Combine in Belfield.

# afl - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Collingwood's new Irish recruit unsure if AFL sides should compensate GAA clubs

Derry’s Anton Tohill has recently signed for AFL giants Collingwood.

# afl - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings

A group of young Gaelic footballers have made the move to Australia in recent weeks.

# afl - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Promising Sligo forward becomes the AFL's latest Irish recruit

Red Óg Murphy has been snapped up by North Melbourne after impressing during a trial in August.

# afl - Friday 26 October, 2018

Sligo forward could become 14th Irish player with an AFL club as North Melbourne set to offer deal

Red Óg Murphy is the latest young Gaelic footballer to be targeted.

# afl - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing

Stefan Okunbor is poised to join the AFL club.

# afl - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract'

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor featured for his club Dingle in a game last month.

# afl - Saturday 29 September, 2018

West Coast Eagles snatch AFL Grand Final glory after epic battle with Collingwood Comeback Kings This post contains videos

West Coast Eagles snatch AFL Grand Final glory after epic battle with Collingwood

Dom Sheed held his nerve to find a late, late winner at the MCG.

# afl - Thursday 13 September, 2018

4 games into his AFL career, Meath's Nash named to start in do-or-die clash against Melbourne

The Simonstown Gaels clubman has been an ever-present with the Hawks since making his debut last month.

# afl - Friday 7 September, 2018

Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat

Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy were both in action today at the MCG.

# afl - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins

Conor Nash, Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor are all hoping for a happy end to their season.

# afl - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

AFC season preview: Despite their flaws, Patriots still the team to beat

Can anyone end New England’s dominance? Steve O’Rourke takes a closer look at the AFC.

# afl - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end

The Athlone native has not been offered a new contract.

# afl - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Dublin youngster signs for Brisbane Lions in latest move by Irish player to AFL

Ballyboden St-Enda’s player James Madden has made the switch.

# afl - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'I'm spent' - Conor Nash earns praise on winning AFL debut for Hawks

And there was an Irish contingent on the Geelong side too.

# afl - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Good news for Irish duo in Oz as Nash and O'Connor elevated for same AFL game

Meath’s Conor Nash is set for his AFL debut while Kerry’s Mark O’Connor has also been promoted as Hawthorn and Geelong face off.

# afl - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Flying parents in, showing rugby stars around, making AFL debuts - Irish duo's Aussie Rules progress

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and and Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan have both hit a milestone in recent weeks.

# afl - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut Potential This post contains videos

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut

Colin O’Riordan has received praise after making his first AFL appearance earlier today.

# afl - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans

O’Riordan first joined the Sydney Swans in October 2015.

# afl - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain Joyce could play first AFL game for St Kilda on Sunday

Darragh Joyce joined the Melbourne-based club in October 2016.

# afl - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'

Rebels coaches Shaun Berne and Eoin Toolan outline the challenges rugby faces in Melbourne.

# afl - Friday 15 June, 2018

Dublin could be about to lose talented youngster to AFL as Brisbane offer pro contract

U20 star James Madden will follow in the footsteps of fellow Ballyboden native Jim Stynes if he signs a deal.

# afl - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.'

Former Down and Collingwood player Marty Clarke on how he is helping GAA players that have been targeted by Aussie Rules clubs.

# afl - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Former AFL player set to sue league over alleged racial abuse and sexual harassment

Ex-Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson switched codes to the NFL in 2016.

# afl - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

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