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#AFLW

# aflw - Monday 17 February, 2020

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda Heavy Hit This post contains videos

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda

Clara Fitzpatrick has been excellent in her debut AFLW season.

# aflw - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Aishling Sheridan and Clare’s Ailish Considine both chipped in with goals Down Under.

# aflw - Monday 10 February, 2020

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

# aflw - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Dream debut as Tipp's Orla O'Dwyer scores with her first touch in AFLW Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Dream debut as Tipp's Orla O'Dwyer scores with her first touch in AFLW

The new AFLW season got underway with no fewer than 18 Irish players on the books.

# aflw - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'

Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.

15 Irish stars selected for round one in Oz - with 10 in line for AFLW debuts

Dublin star Sinéad Goldrick is one of many set to make their debut as the 2020 season kicks off.

# aflw - Friday 31 January, 2020

Awful luck as Leitrim star to miss 2020 AFLW season after confirmation of another ACL injury

Fremantle’s Áine Tighe will undergo surgery next week as she stays in Australia to rehab.

'That's something that needs to change' - Women need to support women in sport, says Tipp star

Aishling Moloney has called on parents – and counties – to encourage younger girls more, and in turn, grow the game of ladies football.

# aflw - Monday 27 January, 2020

'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut

‘She is such an exciting player and has done everything right for the club so far,’ says Áine Tighe’s manager at Fremantle.

# aflw - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Telling players they have to choose isn't fair' - Aussie Rules agent hits back at Mayo ladies boss' comments

12 of the 18 Irishwomen preparing for AFLW action are managed by CrossCoders – and its co-founder Jason Hill has responded to Peter Leahy’s claims.

# aflw - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

AFLW has 'potential to damage' ladies football and players should have to pick one or the other - Mayo boss

Dublin manager Mick Bohan also said he has ‘mixed feelings’ towards the league 18 Irishwomen will play in this spring.

# aflw - Monday 20 January, 2020

Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break

Clubs are ramping up their preparations for the new AFLW season.

# aflw - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'A Gaelic style' Aussie Rules goal award and marvelling at a team-mate's recovery from triple-leg break

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner speaks to The42 ahead of the new AFLW season.

# aflw - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

# aflw - Monday 9 December, 2019

One of the country's best forwards stars at first-ever women's AFL Europe Combine

Donegal star Geraldine McLaughlin caught the eye, as did recently-retired Kerry ace Sarah Houlihan and Dublin’s Lauren Magee.

# aflw - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Mentally strong' Staunton set for return to Australia as recovery from horror injury continues

After giving ‘the mind a rest,’ the 37-year-old returns to her AFLW base tomorrow.

# aflw - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

# aflw - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Ward, Goldrick and McGrath head up LGFA player of the year nominees

There are further Australia-bound stars nominated at intermediate and junior level.

# aflw - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists, as the plot thickens.

# aflw - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'

AFLW agent and CrossCoders co-founder Jason Hill outlines potential changes to the league – and the knock-on effect for the Irish involved.

# aflw - Friday 4 October, 2019

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists for the 2020 season.

# aflw - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# aflw - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne

16 Irish players have been confirmed for the 2020 season thus far.

# aflw - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under

It’s turned into much more than chasing a coveted AFLW deal for the Collingwood CrossCoder.

# aflw - Monday 2 September, 2019

'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week

Fermanagh captain Joanne Doonan becomes the 15th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season Down Under, after signing for Carlton Blues.

# aflw - Friday 30 August, 2019

Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne

Aileen Gilroy will join Galway’s Mairead Seoighe next season.

# aflw - Friday 14 June, 2019

'If someone told me this time last year, 'You'll sign a contract to be a professional athlete,' I'd have said, 'Never''

Cavan star Aishling Sheridan has penned an AFLW deal with Collingwood, where she’ll join Sarah Rowe for the 2020 season.

# aflw - Thursday 30 May, 2019

# aflw - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment'

Galway star Mairead Seoighe has penned a deal with North Melbourne for the 2020 AFLW season.

# aflw - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

# aflw - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'For a multi-talented athlete like Orla, I don't think it's going to be much of a stretch to pick up a third sport'

Tipperary dual star Orla O’Dwyer is ready to hit up the AFLW after signing for Brisbane Lions.

# aflw - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW

Sarah Rowe has re-signed for Collingwood for 2020, but remains committed to the Green and Red after refusing a two-year contract.

# aflw - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes

Niamh and Grace Kelly have agreed terms with the West Coast Eagles.

# aflw - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Staunton and Bonner become latest Irish stars to re-sign with AFLW sides for 2020

The pair are staying on with the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

# aflw - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner

The Glenfin forward starred for Greater Western Sydney (GWS) this year.

# aflw - Friday 12 April, 2019

Tipperary star re-signs for Western Bulldogs after impressive debut season

Aisling McCarthy will be staying on with the AFLW side for the 2020 season.

# aflw - Monday 8 April, 2019

'Loads of girls on our team had previously suffered from mental health issues - I wanted to help them'

Mayo and Collingwood star Sarah Rowe on her recent AFLW award and subsequent donation to charity, and her plans going forward.

# aflw - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Donegal's Bonner caps maiden season in Oz by following Cora to Giants' accolade Golden Goal This post contains videos

Donegal's Bonner caps maiden season in Oz by following Cora to Giants' accolade

The Glenfin star scooped the Goal of the Year award.

# aflw - Monday 1 April, 2019

'This is just a whole other level' - Clare star after scoring Grand Final goal in front of 53,000 Irish Pride This post contains videos

'This is just a whole other level' - Clare star after scoring Grand Final goal in front of 53,000

Ailish Considine is hopeful she will get another shot with the Adelaide Crows next year after an impressive debut season Down Under.

# aflw - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'It's like a fairytale' - The Irish mother travelling to see her daughter play in AFLW Grand Final

Ailish Considine and the Adelaide Crows will take on Carlton in the decider this weekend.

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