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#Essendon

# essendon - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Another AFL departure as Armagh star leaves Essendon after one year
# Orchard Delight
# Orchard Delight

Another AFL departure as Armagh star leaves Essendon after one year

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:45 PM 11,075 Views 3 Comments

Ross McQuillan has called it a day.

# essendon - 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 6,830 Views 1 Comment

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

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - 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 9,578 Views 1 Comment

McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - 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 13,646 Views 11 Comments

McKenna has been playing with Essendon since October 2014.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - Monday 17 June, 2019

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland
# AFL
# AFL

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland

Jun 17th 2019, 3:31 PM 6,774 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.

# essendon - Thursday 6 December, 2018

4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin

Dec 6th 2018, 1:45 PM 17,180 Views 3 Comments

20 Irish players attended last weekend’s AFL Combine in Belfield.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

Feb 21st 2017, 7:07 AM 21,693 Views 4 Comments

The plane crashed not long after take-off.

# essendon - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season
# Essendon
# Essendon

34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season

Jan 12th 2016, 10:23 AM 4,615 Views 4 Comments

The 34 current and former Essendon players embroiled in a doping scandal have been found guilty by CAS.

# essendon - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Ciaran Byrne makes Carlton debut to become latest Irish star of Aussie Rules
# AFL
# AFL

Ciaran Byrne makes Carlton debut to become latest Irish star of Aussie Rules

Apr 18th 2015, 9:51 AM 4,795 Views 1 Comment

The Blues were involved in a fiery encounter at the MCG.

# essendon - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated
# Saga
# Saga

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated

Mar 31st 2015, 8:10 PM 4,445 Views 1 Comment

Past and present Essendon players were found not guilty of taking a banned substance.

# essendon - 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.

# essendon - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

'Dwarf set on fire' at end-of-season Aussie Rules party
# Footie
# Footie

'Dwarf set on fire' at end-of-season Aussie Rules party

Sep 3rd 2013, 2:26 PM 6,065 Views 2 Comments

When the league’s chief was told of the incident on live television, he began giggling.

# essendon - Monday 18 April, 2011

View from Oz: another stalemate in the oval
# Down Under
# Down Under

View from Oz: another stalemate in the oval

Apr 18th 2011, 11:07 AM 127 Views 0 Comments

Another week, another tie in the footy, writes Neil Sherwin in Perth.

# essendon - Monday 21 February, 2011

View from Oz: Tommy Walsh makes assured AFL debut
# Down Under
# Down Under

View from Oz: Tommy Walsh makes assured AFL debut

Feb 21st 2011, 10:26 AM 752 Views 0 Comments

Neil Sherwin sends his first weekly round-up from a land down under. He’s not the only Irishman taking care of business in Oz.