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#Conor McKenna

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Limerick and Tyrone stars bag GAA Player of the Month awards for October
# Leading Lights
# Leading Lights

Limerick and Tyrone stars bag GAA Player of the Month awards for October

Nov 5th 2020, 1:16 PM 6,065 Views 6 Comments

Recognition for Gearóid Hegarty and Conor McKenna after some impressive performances.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

'No matter if it's true, they want to be first to say it' - McKenna on AFL media as Tyrone career takes flight
# Moving On
# Moving On

'No matter if it's true, they want to be first to say it' - McKenna on AFL media as Tyrone career takes flight

Updated Oct 27th 2020, 5:08 PM 27,871 Views 5 Comments

Conor McKenna was at the centre of a media storm in Australia after testing positive for Covid-19.

# conor-mckenna - Monday 19 October, 2020

Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited
# Player Watch
# Player Watch

Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited

Updated Oct 19th 2020, 3:00 PM 22,695 Views 2 Comments

Conor McKenna scored 1-2 and set-up 1-1 on his first senior appearance for his county.

# conor-mckenna - Sunday 18 October, 2020

McKenna grabs 1-2 on AFL return but Donegal have too much for Tyrone
# Aussie Ruler
# Aussie Ruler

McKenna grabs 1-2 on AFL return but Donegal have too much for Tyrone

Oct 18th 2020, 6:01 PM 16,451 Views 5 Comments

Jame Brennan and Ryan McHugh were central as Donegal deservedly defeated Mickey Harte’s men in Division 1.

# conor-mckenna - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Tyrone icon Canavan criticises GAA's 'drastic' call to suspend club games
# Extreme
# Extreme

Tyrone icon Canavan criticises GAA's 'drastic' call to suspend club games

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 9:39 PM 32,845 Views 27 Comments

The association made the decision following a number of post-match celebrations where there was a lack of social distancing.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Football the focus for Tyrone's McKenna after Essendon exit but 'book not fully closed yet' in Australia
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

Football the focus for Tyrone's McKenna after Essendon exit but 'book not fully closed yet' in Australia

Sep 8th 2020, 12:53 PM 6,829 Views 1 Comment

The former AFL star has also hit out at the Melbourne media after bidding farewell to the game – for now, anyway.

# conor-mckenna - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 26th 2020, 2:05 PM 9,977 Views 2 Comments

McKenna helped his side defeat Adelaide Crows 62-59.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'Total farce... He was guilty by media' - Tuohy fumes over treatment of McKenna in Covid-19 saga
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Total farce... He was guilty by media' - Tuohy fumes over treatment of McKenna in Covid-19 saga

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 9:58 PM 33,877 Views 2 Comments

The Tyrone native was at the centre of a storm in Australia after he became the first AFL player to test positive for the virus.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test
# Controversy
# Controversy

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test

Jul 14th 2020, 11:01 AM 5,079 Views 1 Comment

Essendon star Conor McKenna hasn’t ruled out the possibility of lining out with Tyrone in 2021.

# conor-mckenna - Monday 29 June, 2020

McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols
# Man At Work
# Man At Work

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

Jun 29th 2020, 5:00 PM 9,577 Views 1 Comment

McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19
# Relief
# Relief

Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:47 AM 33,575 Views 19 Comments

The former Tyrone minor initially tested positive.

# conor-mckenna - Monday 22 June, 2020

Irish AFL star Conor McKenna at the centre of a storm in Oz after positive Covid-19 test
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

Irish AFL star Conor McKenna at the centre of a storm in Oz after positive Covid-19 test

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 2:30 PM 60,765 Views 13 Comments

The AFL has banned contact training for large groups while Tyrone’s McKenna is coming under huge scrutiny.

# conor-mckenna - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Former Tyrone ace and AFL player Conor McKenna gets Covid-19
# Conor McKenna
# Conor McKenna

Former Tyrone ace and AFL player Conor McKenna gets Covid-19

Jun 20th 2020, 3:05 PM 34,389 Views 13 Comments

Essendon confirmed their AFL match against Melbourne tomorrow has been postponed.

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Conor McKenna back to preparations for AFL season following break at home
# Bombers
# Bombers

Conor McKenna back to preparations for AFL season following break at home

Mar 5th 2020, 9:15 AM 5,462 Views 1 Comment

The Tyrone native is in the mix for Essendon’s season opener.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 11th 2020, 10:03 AM 13,645 Views 11 Comments

McKenna has been playing with Essendon since October 2014.

# conor-mckenna - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

AFL boss 'really disappointed' in Tyrone's McKenna for lining out in club GAA match
# In Hot Water
# In Hot Water

AFL boss 'really disappointed' in Tyrone's McKenna for lining out in club GAA match

Nov 13th 2019, 5:10 PM 50,558 Views 44 Comments

The Essendon star scored a goal for his native Eglish as they won a relegation battle at the weekend.

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 5 September, 2019

McKenna's Essendon suffer heavy 55-point AFL elimination final defeat
# Exit
# Exit

McKenna's Essendon suffer heavy 55-point AFL elimination final defeat

Sep 5th 2019, 2:28 PM 5,415 Views 2 Comments

The Tyrone native’s season is over.

# conor-mckenna - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

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

Sep 4th 2019, 12:33 PM 11,045 Views 7 Comments

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

# conor-mckenna - Friday 14 June, 2019

Derry's Conor Glass scores first ever AFL goal for Hawthorn
# Glassy Finish
# Glassy Finish

Derry's Conor Glass scores first ever AFL goal for Hawthorn

Jun 14th 2019, 3:26 PM 6,076 Views 1 Comment

Tyrone man Conor McKenna pulled off a dummy solo for Essendon in the same game.

# conor-mckenna - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident
# Verdict
# Verdict

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident

Apr 10th 2018, 12:25 PM 21,025 Views 6 Comments

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

# conor-mckenna - Monday 9 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 9th 2018, 5:27 PM 10,831 Views 3 Comments

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

# conor-mckenna - Monday 26 February, 2018

Tyrone youngster Conor McKenna raises eyebrows with a solo in AFL clash
# Gamechanger
# Gamechanger

Tyrone youngster Conor McKenna raises eyebrows with a solo in AFL clash

Feb 26th 2018, 4:55 PM 19,692 Views 4 Comments

There have been questions asked about its place in the game’s rules.

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 28 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 28th 2017, 12:10 PM 22,237 Views 2 Comments

Tyrone man Conor McKenna is enjoying life in Melbourne.

# conor-mckenna - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career
# Essendon
# Essendon

New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career

Sep 13th 2017, 11:13 AM 6,459 Views 9 Comments

The Eglish native is staying with the Bombers.

# conor-mckenna - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL
# Looking For More
# Looking For More

'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL

Sep 9th 2017, 5:27 PM 5,772 Views 1 Comment

McKenna has impressed for Essendon since his arrival Down Under.

# conor-mckenna - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal
# Down Under
# Down Under

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal

Aug 19th 2017, 1:41 PM 10,051 Views 7 Comments

McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Cork footballer named in AFL side for first time in almost three years
# Bolt From The Blue
# Bolt From The Blue

Cork footballer named in AFL side for first time in almost three years

Jun 29th 2017, 12:11 PM 13,677 Views 10 Comments

Ciaran Sheehan is included on Carlton’s interchange bench for Saturday’s game against Adelaide.

# conor-mckenna - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Another Irish teenager is set to make his AFL debut in Melbourne next Saturday
# Star Down Under
# Star Down Under

Another Irish teenager is set to make his AFL debut in Melbourne next Saturday

Aug 26th 2015, 5:48 PM 8,581 Views 5 Comments

Tyrone’s Conor McKenna has got the nod from Essendon.

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 2 April, 2015

The 9 Irish players we'll be keeping an eye on in this year's Aussie Rules action
# Boys Down Under
# Boys Down Under

The 9 Irish players we'll be keeping an eye on in this year's Aussie Rules action

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 14,692 Views 3 Comments

The 2015 AFL season starts tomorrow.

# conor-mckenna - Friday 3 October, 2014

Two more young Gaelic footballers are on their way to the AFL
# Prospects
# Prospects

Two more young Gaelic footballers are on their way to the AFL

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:31 AM 8,093 Views 7 Comments

Paddy Brophy and Conor McKenna are heading Down Under.

# conor-mckenna - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Two GAA players to get AFL trials
# New Blood
# New Blood

Two GAA players to get AFL trials

Aug 6th 2014, 7:33 PM 12,542 Views 9 Comments

Conor McKenna is going down under after impressing AFL teams

# conor-mckenna - Thursday 17 April, 2014

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

Apr 17th 2014, 5:06 PM 13,216 Views 6 Comments

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

# conor-mckenna - Friday 24 January, 2014

8 Irish players picked for Aussie Rules camp in London
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

8 Irish players picked for Aussie Rules camp in London

Jan 24th 2014, 4:00 PM 8,861 Views 4 Comments

The European selection will take on Australia’s best U18s in April.