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#Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Friday 3 July, 2020

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne AFL

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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

Australia's Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines as McIlroy and Rahm denied

Rory McIlroy could have regained the world number one ranking with a Farmers Insurance Open victory.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Monday 6 January, 2020

Adelaide Crows confirm Tyrone's McShane set to join their pre-season training

The 2019 All-Star will link up with the AFL club’s squad in the coming weeks.

# aussie-rules - Friday 3 January, 2020

'We're blessed' - Return from Australia for Corofin's All-Ireland club campaigns

Michael Farragher tried out Aussie Rules but has no regrets as he is at the heart of Corofin’s success.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 December, 2019

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork

Ten years after winning Sam Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan will be back in the Cork ranks for the 2020 season.

# aussie-rules - 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.

Lithuanian-born Kerry goalkeeper shines brightest at AFL Combine in Dublin

20 hopefuls participated in the two-day testing event in UCD.

# aussie-rules - Friday 4 October, 2019

Galway star Divilly shines brightest as five Irish represent at Aussie Rules trials in Melbourne

Donegal young gun Oisin Gallen, Cork forward Saoirse Noonan and Meath duo Vikki Wall and Cian McBride were also chasing contracts.

# aussie-rules - Friday 20 September, 2019

Disappointment for Tuohy and O'Connor as Geelong miss out on AFL Grand Final spot AFL

Disappointment for Tuohy and O'Connor as Geelong miss out on AFL Grand Final spot

The Geelong Cats let a half-time lead slip to see Richmond progress to next week’s decider.

# aussie-rules - Friday 13 September, 2019

Tuohy and O'Connor help Geelong get back on track with win in 2019 AFL finals

Geelong defeated West Coast Eagles this morning with the Irish duo in action.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals

Big couple of days for Conor McKenna, Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

'He’s gone to another level': Colin O'Riordan rewarded with new contract at Sydney Swans

Former Tipperary dual star has impressed since making his senior Swans debut.

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