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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - 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 on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 17 October, 2020

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

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

# aussie-rules - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

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

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

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

Brid Stack is making the move for the 2021 season.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener

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

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

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

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

# aussie-rules - Sunday 13 September, 2020

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

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

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Homesick Conor McKenna retires from AFL at 24 to return to Tyrone

McKenna had six years with the Bombers.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season

Lauren Magee has become the latest Irish player confirmed for the new AFLW season.

# aussie-rules - Friday 14 August, 2020

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

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

# aussie-rules - Monday 10 August, 2020

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

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

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

McKenna helped his side defeat Adelaide Crows 62-59.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'I'm just happy to be back playing football' - Dublin star's uncertainty over Aussie Rules return

Sinéad Goldrick has been offered a second year at Melbourne – the question is whether she will go again.

# aussie-rules - Friday 3 July, 2020

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne

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

# aussie-rules - Monday 29 June, 2020

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

McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.

# aussie-rules - Friday 12 June, 2020

O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes

The Kerry and Laois players saw their team cruise past Hawthorn in today’s Round 2 clash.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend

Richmond and Collingwood played out a 36-36 draw this morning at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Australia set for biggest sporting crowd in months as AFL returns

Around 2,000 fans will attend Port Adelaide’s clash against rivals Adelaide on Saturday.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Tadhg Kennelly's future in doubt with Sydney Swans - reports

The 2005 Premiership winner is the club’s latest high-profile casualty following cuts due to Covid-19.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'It's very overwhelming, it feels like someone has shot you in the back of the heel'

Kerry’s Stefan Okunbor on recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon and adjusting to Aussie Rules.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis

Several Irish players have been impacted by the massive pay cuts.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney

The Tipperary native and his Sydney Swans team-mates have had plenty to contend with this year.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Kerry's Mark O'Connor: 'It's still a bit of a shock to the system but it was always going to happen'

Kerry’s Mark O’Connor on the AFL season being shut down after Saturday’s game with Geelong.

# aussie-rules - Monday 23 March, 2020

Massive pay cuts for AFL players as Irish stars returning home due to Covid-19 crisis

The decision was taken yesterday to shut down the AFL action.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled

The round one games today will be the last for a while in Aussie Rules.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Colin O'Riordan's Sydney Swans edge out Adelaide in thriller

Elsewhere in the AFL, Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor lined out for Geelong.

Flood kicks a brace as unbeaten Fremantle steam on

There was plenty of Irish representation in what is a revamped AFLW season this morning.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 19 March, 2020

2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend

Richmond beat Carlton as this year’s campaign began in a strange atmosphere at the MCG.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2020

The new season goes ahead tomorrow in Australia.

# aussie-rules - Monday 16 March, 2020

AFL scrap five games from fixture list, but this week's curtain-raisers not postponed yet

State Leagues around Australia will begin in May, but Gillon McLachlan will meet with stakeholders in the next 24 hours to decide if this weekend’s AFL openers go ahead.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Sarah Rowe goal sets Collingwood on the way to AFLW win Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Sarah Rowe goal sets Collingwood on the way to AFLW win

The women’s Aussie Rules league is continuing behind closed doors this weekend.

# aussie-rules - Friday 13 March, 2020

Breaking gym records and getting the dressing room hopping: Derry teen Brown embracing AFL adventure

‘I’ve never played the sport, everyone else has 13 years playing it. They will be more efficient, more technical but still, I just know I will get the better of them.’

# aussie-rules - Friday 28 February, 2020

Mayo star Rowe on the double as Irish face off in Aussie Rules double-header for bushfire relief

Dublin duo Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy were on the winning side as Melbourne beat Rowe and Aishling Sheridan’s Collingwood.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Another Kerry All-Ireland minor winner set for AFL switch as Brisbane Lions make move

Dingle’s Deividas Uosis is to focus on Australian Rules.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'I got a call once from Tadhg Kennelly' - Fenton on AFL trial offer

Brian Fenton also discusses the time he was dropped from the Dublin minor panel by Dessie Farrell.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

McKenna returns to Tyrone from AFL club 'due to homesickness and family-related reasons'

McKenna has been playing with Essendon since October 2014.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

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