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#Land down under

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Liverpool great Fowler named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar

Brisbane Roar confirmed the appointment overnight.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner

The Glenfin forward starred for Greater Western Sydney (GWS) this year.

# land-down-under - Saturday 13 April, 2019

'That's when it dawned on me that this isn't just a hobby. People's lives depend on this'

Mayo and Collingwood star Sarah Rowe reflects on her entire AFLW experience as she readjusts to Gaelic football.

# land-down-under - Friday 29 March, 2019

Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award

A successful season for the Irish Down Under concludes this weekend.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future Cora This post contains videos

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future

The 37-year-old has shut the door on a return to inter-county action.

# land-down-under - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance Irish Down Under This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance

Her Collingwood side fell short but there was no shortage of Irish pride at Ikon Park.

# land-down-under - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

# land-down-under - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

# land-down-under - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner and Mayo’s Sarah Rowe will be big misses in their respective set-ups as the league kicks off.

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'

Monaghan midfielder Muireann Atkinson was one of 11 Irish players on an AFLW trial in Melbourne late last year.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'

Derry legend Dermot McNicholl discusses his stint in the AFL, the Oak Leafers’ All-Ireland victory 25 years ago and the rise in GAA stars heading Down Under.

# land-down-under - Monday 10 December, 2018

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'

Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne said the board will conduct a review and make a decision in the next two weeks

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs

Aisling McCarthy has been picked up in the 2018 Draft in Melbourne.

# land-down-under - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows

‘As soon as I realised, I couldn’t believe it,’ Ailish Considine said.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Tadhg Kennelly gives the Ireland rugby squad a tour of life at the Sydney Swans Land Down Under This post contains videos

Tadhg Kennelly gives the Ireland rugby squad a tour of life at the Sydney Swans

Rob Kearney was eager to test out his AFL kicking skills.

# land-down-under - Saturday 9 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia Land Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia

Murray Kinsella joined us from Brisbane to look back at Ireland’s defeat to Australia this morning.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year Cora The Explorer This post contains videos

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year

Her effort against the Western Bulldogs earned her the accolade.

# land-down-under - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under Flying The Flag This post contains videos

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

# land-down-under - Monday 22 January, 2018

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final

Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'The club wants to go places and I'm in the same boat' - The AFL's latest Irish import

Galway’s Cillian McDaid has signed for Melbourne side Carlton.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide Land Down Under This post contains images

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide

Joe Kernan and his squad are getting set to face Australia.

# land-down-under - Saturday 7 October, 2017

AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star

Cillian McDaid has impressed Melbourne club Carlton.

# land-down-under - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irish girl in Australia got a brilliant Gaeilge tattoo on her arm because she kept getting asked to speak Irish An Bhfuil Cead Agam...

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

The former Derry minor captain signed for Hawthorn in October 2015.

# land-down-under - Friday 21 April, 2017

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.

# land-down-under - Friday 14 April, 2017

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

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

# land-down-under - Friday 2 December, 2016

Brisbane coach says they're not in the race to bring Robbie Keane to Oz

Ireland’s record goalscorer has been heavily linked with a move to the A-League.

# land-down-under - Monday 7 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This ‘CU in the NT’ unofficial tourism slogan is blowing up in Australia Language Down Under

# land-down-under - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 times the Irish in Australia were absolute heroes Land Down Under

10 times the Irish in Australia were absolute heroes

Doing god’s work.

# land-down-under - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Westmeath could lose one of their brightest stars as Connellan heads to Australia

The 21-year-old is spending a month on trial with St Kilda.

# land-down-under - Saturday 16 April, 2016

A moment of magic from Pearce Hanley helps Brisbane to shock Aussie Rules win

Mayo man inspires Brisbane to victory over Gold Coast.

Andy Keogh not giving up on Ireland aspirations as he aims to fire Perth to glory

After breaking an A-League record by scoring in eight consecutive games, Australian media have compared the Irish striker to Jamie Vardy.

# land-down-under - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Tipperary lose Colin O'Riordan as dual star signs AFL contract

Darragh Joyce, meanwhile, is hopeful of securing a deal in Australia too.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Leaving so soon? Hagan to head for Super Rugby after short-term Leinster deal

Prop signs for Melbourne Rebels until the end of 2017 season.

# land-down-under - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Did Prince Harry just have a sly dig at the Australian media? Land Down Under

Did Prince Harry just have a sly dig at the Australian media?

The royal is currently on a tour of Australia, and the media is following him *very* closely.

# land-down-under - Sunday 11 January, 2015

How James McGee's Grand Slam breakthrough set the course for an ambitious 2015

Ireland’s top tennis player is in action at Australian Open qualifying next week.

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From Cahill to Warne: These are our favourite Australian sports stars of the last 25 years

With the Wallabies in town, and our International Rules lads down under, we’ve been thinking about some old favourites.

# land-down-under - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke Land Down Under

Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke

The younger adventurer had to think fast after being attacked by the large reptile.

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