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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 25 October, 2018

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club

The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Monday 15 October, 2018

Louth and Galway footballers move home as they bring AFL careers with Carlton to an end

It has been confirmed that Ciaran Byrne and Cillian McDaid have called time with the Melbourne based club.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong

The 28-year-old followed up an athletic mark with a composed kick in the dying seconds against Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Monday 4 June, 2018

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident

Conor McKenna, 22, was charged with serious misconduct after lining out for the Essendon Bombers at the weekend.

Mayo native Hanley likely to face surgery after dislocating shoulder for second time in AFL season

Pearce Hanley suffered the injury in action for the Gold Coast Suns last weekend.

# aussie-rules - Monday 9 April, 2018

Tyrone's McKenna charged with serious misconduct after alleged bite in AFL game

The incident occurred in Essendon’s game with the Western Bulldogs.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'

Former Dublin player Paul Clarke talks to The42 about playing Gaelic Football with AFL legend Jim Stynes.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough

Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Down's Clarke recruited by AFL as part of plans to prioritise Ireland in search of players for Aussie Rules

Marty Clarke enjoyed two spells in the AFL with Collingwood.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan set for Aussie Rules debut with St Kilda on Friday night

Connellan has been picked on the squad for the inaugural AFLX tournament.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'I would have signed if I had got a contract' - Kerry's Moran on Oz adventure

A move to Australia was a ‘huge temptation’ for David Moran back in 2009, but has no regrets with how his career turned out.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Aussie Rules trials with North Melbourne to senior football focus with Tipperary

Jack Kennedy is gearing up for 2018 with Tipperary after sampling playing Aussie Rules.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan to stay in Melbourne and take on new Aussie Rules role

The 27-year-old has ended speculation about a possible return to GAA.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Signed up in Sydney - Tipperary star O'Riordan secures new Aussie Rules contract

He’ll remain with the Sydney Swans until the end of 2019.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton

Cillian McDaid is to join to the Melbourne based club.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Cork All-Ireland winner Sheehan drafted into Irish squad for clash in Perth

The 26-year-old previously lined out for Ireland in 2013.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'Down the line I definitely see myself coming back at some stage' - Mark O'Connor

The double minor All-Ireland winner has been a quick convert to life in Australia with the Geelong Cats.

# aussie-rules - Friday 20 October, 2017

Cork's Ciaran Sheehan won't be offered a new AFL contract by Carlton

The dual Eire Og star has endured a torrid time with injuries in Melbourne.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Mayo legend Cora Staunton signs professional contract Down Under

A move to the Greater Western Sydney Giants has been confirmed.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'I’m delighted he’s committed to Kerry, rather than throwing in his lot with Aussie Rules'

Minor sensation David Clifford is staying put with the Kingdom.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Individual and team history made as Richmond bridge 37-year gap to claim AFL title Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Individual and team history made as Richmond bridge 37-year gap to claim AFL title

Long droughts don’t usually end in comfortable final victories, but the Crows were unable to match the Tigers’ second-half pace.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Dinner at Ciaran Sheehan's house, the drug scandal that gave him his start and the lure of Tyrone

Tyrone man Conor McKenna is enjoying life in Melbourne.

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