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#AFLW

# 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.

# aflw - Friday 29 March, 2019

Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award

A successful season for the Irish Down Under concludes this weekend.

# aflw - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

# aflw - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm

An incredible picture of Carlton Blues ace Tayla Harris in full flight was captured at the weekend.

# aflw - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target Ireland's Eye This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target

It’s been another successful week for Irish players in the AFLW.

# aflw - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains

Breffni forward Aishling Sheridan was one of 11 Irish players on a trial in Melbourne last year.

# aflw - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Programme that brought Irish to AFLW to hold first overseas camp on these shores

CrossCoders will run a camp in Ireland from 17-19 May.

# aflw - Friday 8 February, 2019

Donegal star Bonner continues to rip it up in AFLW with second goal in as many games Unbelievable Tekkers This post contains videos

Donegal star Bonner continues to rip it up in AFLW with second goal in as many games

GWS Giants lost out to North Melbourne after the game was hit by two weather delays.

# aflw - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

# aflw - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'

Monaghan midfielder Muireann Atkinson was one of 11 Irish players on an AFLW trial in Melbourne late last year.

# aflw - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Finding players on Instagram and helping three Ladies GAA stars get AFL deals

The42 looks at the recent international AFL women’s trial which resulted in three Ladies Gaelic footballers getting picked up by clubs.

# aflw - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Donegal star Bonner happy to put AFL adventure on hold as club duty comes first

Donegal forward Yvonne Bonner will be playing for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in 2019.

# aflw - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW

2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs

Aisling McCarthy has been picked up in the 2018 Draft in Melbourne.

# aflw - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants

‘It’s like a dream,’ Yvonne Bonner said as she signed the AFLW professional contract.

# aflw - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

# aflw - Monday 17 September, 2018

Ireland rugby international among 11 Irish hopefuls heading to Melbourne for AFLW trial

The Irish contingent will look to earn a contract for the 2019 season and join Cora Staunton and Sarah Rowe in Australia.

# aflw - Friday 31 August, 2018

Mayo star Rowe to follow in Staunton's footsteps by joining AFLW side Collingwood

But she remains committed to the Mayo cause.

# aflw - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Cora Staunton explains how the Aussie Rules opponent who broke her nose only got a one-match ban Tough Break This post contains videos

Cora Staunton explains how the Aussie Rules opponent who broke her nose only got a one-match ban

The AFLW discipline system looks mainly at how injured the player is.

# aflw - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'At times I think, ‘What am I doing here?' but the Irish love a challenge more than anything'

The start of the 2018 AFLW season is nearing closer and Cora Staunton is relishing her biggest challenge to date.

# aflw - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'There were kids wearing my number on their back and little plaits in their hair the same as I had'

Cavan’s Laura Corrigan Duryea brings The42 through a surreal first year with Melbourne FC in the AFLW.

# aflw - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'I'll be flying off, please God, with an All-Ireland club medal in the back pocket'

15 years after captaining Carnacon to their first All-Ireland title, Cora Staunton is hoping to cap a memorable 2017 with their sixth.

# aflw - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I never thought I'd be playing against Cora Staunton in Australia, I'll tell you that'

Is it February yet? Ireland’s AFLW duo Laura Corrigan Duryea and Cora Staunton are set to lock horns in Round One.

# aflw - Friday 13 October, 2017

Women's AFL club confirms interest in Mayo star Cora Staunton

The four-time All-Ireland winner has been linked with the Greater Western Sydney Giants.