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#Geelong

# geelong - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final
# Making His Mark
# Making His Mark

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final

Dec 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 9,419 Views 5 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor had received permission to play but was in quarantine when Kerry lost to Cork.

# geelong - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract
# AFL
# AFL

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract

Nov 17th 2020, 11:52 AM 5,833 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old this year joined Jim Stynes as the Irishmen in the AFL’s 200 club.

# geelong - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years
# Grand Final
# Grand Final

Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years

Oct 24th 2020, 12:36 PM 10,312 Views 10 Comments

Richmond were impressive winners over Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s Cats in an absorbing contest.

# geelong - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'
# AFL Stars
# AFL Stars

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:39 PM 11,443 Views 0 Comments

Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.

# geelong - 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
# Mark O'Connor

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final

Oct 20th 2020, 4:59 PM 32,141 Views 2 Comments

Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

# geelong - Saturday 17 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 17th 2020, 12:14 PM 10,381 Views 5 Comments

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

# geelong - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 30th 2020, 5:40 PM 6,800 Views 2 Comments

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

# geelong - Sunday 13 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 37,913 Views 2 Comments

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

# geelong - Friday 14 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,183 Views 4 Comments

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

# geelong - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:03 PM 27,801 Views 12 Comments

The Laois star and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor are in line for a big clash with Geelong.

# geelong - Monday 10 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 10th 2020, 2:07 PM 5,661 Views 3 Comments

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

# geelong - Friday 12 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 12th 2020, 3:44 PM 5,135 Views 0 Comments

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

# geelong - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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

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

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 4,254 Views 4 Comments

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

# geelong - Friday 5 June, 2020

'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'
# Stefan Okunbor
# Stefan Okunbor

'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'

Jun 5th 2020, 10:59 AM 52,042 Views 82 Comments

Kerry All-Ireland winner and current Australian Rules player Stefan Okunbor on his experiences of racism in Ireland.

# geelong - Saturday 16 May, 2020

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

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

Updated May 16th 2020, 3:00 PM 48,082 Views 3 Comments

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

# geelong - 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'
# Aussie Rules
# Aussie Rules

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

Mar 24th 2020, 3:25 PM 6,928 Views 0 Comments

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

# geelong - Sunday 22 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 22nd 2020, 9:35 AM 7,746 Views 9 Comments

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

# geelong - Thursday 19 March, 2020

2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

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

Mar 19th 2020, 5:52 PM 3,475 Views 1 Comment

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

# geelong - Friday 13 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 13th 2019, 3:05 PM 6,488 Views 2 Comments

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

# geelong - Friday 6 September, 2019

Tuohy kicks superb goal but Geelong fall short to Collingwood in AFL finals
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Tuohy kicks superb goal but Geelong fall short to Collingwood in AFL finals

Sep 6th 2019, 5:16 PM 8,058 Views 11 Comments

Laois native Zach Tuohy and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor were on the losing side.

# geelong - 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.

# geelong - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season

Jun 5th 2019, 9:44 AM 7,266 Views 3 Comments

Mark O’Connor has made a bright start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# geelong - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong
# Life Down Under
# Life Down Under

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong

May 30th 2019, 6:28 PM 12,784 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Connor’s AFL career is taking flight with a superb start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# geelong - Friday 26 April, 2019

Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury
# Zach In Action
# Zach In Action

Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury

Apr 26th 2019, 12:04 PM 4,823 Views 0 Comments

Zach Tuohy will make his comeback for Geelong on Sunday.

# geelong - Friday 22 March, 2019

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists
# Making His Mark
# Making His Mark

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists

Mar 22nd 2019, 12:55 PM 12,036 Views 6 Comments

Geelong defeated Collingwood earlier this morning at the MCG.

# geelong - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing
# On The Move
# On The Move

Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing

Oct 17th 2018, 3:46 PM 20,005 Views 5 Comments

Stefan Okunbor is poised to join the AFL club.

# geelong - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract'
# Watching On
# Watching On

AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract'

Oct 16th 2018, 3:14 PM 11,582 Views 4 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor featured for his club Dingle in a game last month.

# geelong - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins
# Aussie Action
# Aussie Action

Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins

Sep 6th 2018, 6:19 PM 6,812 Views 0 Comments

Conor Nash, Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor are all hoping for a happy end to their season.

# geelong - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'I'm spent' - Conor Nash earns praise on winning AFL debut for Hawks
# Man At Work
# Man At Work

'I'm spent' - Conor Nash earns praise on winning AFL debut for Hawks

Aug 11th 2018, 11:46 AM 13,332 Views 6 Comments

And there was an Irish contingent on the Geelong side too.

# geelong - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A hell of an experience' - Zach Tuohy's sensational last-gasp winner Down Under
# Cats Get The Cream
# Cats Get The Cream

'A hell of an experience' - Zach Tuohy's sensational last-gasp winner Down Under

Jul 26th 2018, 10:06 AM 10,272 Views 7 Comments

The Laois man was Geelong’s hero at the weekend.

# geelong - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

Apr 19th 2018, 11:58 AM 6,614 Views 7 Comments

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

# geelong - Friday 8 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place
# Aussie Rules
# Aussie Rules

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place

Sep 8th 2017, 5:59 PM 6,465 Views 5 Comments

Former Kerry minor captain Mark O’Connor didn’t feature for Geelong.

# geelong - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered
# Man At Work
# Man At Work

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered

May 13th 2017, 2:14 PM 13,435 Views 2 Comments

The Kerry native made his bow at the MCG.

# geelong - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It's extremely overwhelming' - Surprise for Kerry youngster at Aussie Rules breakthrough
# New Kid On The Block
# New Kid On The Block

'It's extremely overwhelming' - Surprise for Kerry youngster at Aussie Rules breakthrough

May 11th 2017, 5:00 PM 27,370 Views 5 Comments

Mark O’Connor will make his bow at the MCG on Saturday.

Kerry's Mark O'Connor set to make AFL debut on Saturday after stunning progress with Geelong
# Rise To The Top
# Rise To The Top

Kerry's Mark O'Connor set to make AFL debut on Saturday after stunning progress with Geelong

May 11th 2017, 9:34 AM 9,309 Views 4 Comments

O’Connor has only played four games of reserve action in the VFL.

# geelong - Friday 14 April, 2017

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career

Apr 14th 2017, 3:00 PM 27,110 Views 7 Comments

Mark O’Connor has made the move to a new sport.

# geelong - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong
# Oval Office
# Oval Office

Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong

Oct 18th 2016, 4:18 PM 8,583 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old’s departure is a blow for the Kingdom.

# geelong - Monday 10 October, 2016

Zach Tuohy requests trade to Geelong after turning down Carlton's contract offer
# On The Move
# On The Move

Zach Tuohy requests trade to Geelong after turning down Carlton's contract offer

Oct 10th 2016, 4:26 PM 6,737 Views 2 Comments

The Cats must now broker a trade with Tuohy’s club to secure his signature.

# geelong - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A clubmate of Kerry's James O'Donoghue and Brian Kelly is bound for the AFL
# Oz Star
# Oz Star

A clubmate of Kerry's James O'Donoghue and Brian Kelly is bound for the AFL

Sep 17th 2014, 11:16 AM 5,695 Views 0 Comments

Padraig Lucey is to join Geelong.

# geelong - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ciaran Sheehan shines again for Carlton but can't prevent AFL loss to Geelong
# Impressing
# Impressing

Ciaran Sheehan shines again for Carlton but can't prevent AFL loss to Geelong

Aug 15th 2014, 2:50 PM 5,531 Views 4 Comments

Former Cork footballer delivered another eye-catching performance.

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