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Dublin: 14°C Saturday 19 September 2020

#Land down under

# land-down-under - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Brumbies bounce back to winning ways against Waratahs and reclaim Super Rugby AU lead Land Down Under This post contains videos

Brumbies bounce back to winning ways against Waratahs and reclaim Super Rugby AU lead

The clinical side reinforced their title credentials on a freezing Canberra night.

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season

Lauren Magee has become the latest Irish player confirmed for the new AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

AFLW survives crisis with league set to return unchanged for 2021 season

18 Irish players were on the books in 2020 – though there looks to be a clash ahead between pre-season in Australia and the inter-county football championships.

# land-down-under - Monday 6 April, 2020

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown

‘All of the players involved have acknowledged they made a mistake by sharing equipment.’

# land-down-under - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'Going out to Australia, it's not to make money - people might think it is. It's more to live as a professional athlete'

Tipperary and Western Bulldogs ace Aisling McCarthy enjoyed her second AFLW season, on and off the field.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Mission impossible' - Australia's A-League finally pulls the plug

A quartet who have represented Ireland play their football in Australia.

# land-down-under - Friday 20 March, 2020

More Irish players heading home but six to feature this weekend in AFLW Final Series

Stars from Mayo, Tipperary, Cavan and Louth are set to line out in Oz.

# land-down-under - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW Finals Series

Mayo, Galway, Cavan, Louth, Tipperary and Fermanagh will be represented Down Under this weekend.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Knee injury rules Mayo star out for remainder of Aussie Rules season

A blow for Grace Kelly, though the future of the 2020 season remains unclear in current circumstances.

# land-down-under - Friday 13 March, 2020

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors

There are 18 Irishmen and 18 Irishwomen contracted to clubs in Oz.

# land-down-under - Monday 2 March, 2020

Mayo sisters' central roles in first-ever win and Gaelic-style goal the highlights for Irish Down Under Aflw Round-up This post contains videos

Mayo sisters' central roles in first-ever win and Gaelic-style goal the highlights for Irish Down Under

Goals and impact galore from the 15 Irish stars involved this weekend.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Monday 17 February, 2020

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda Heavy Hit This post contains videos

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda

Clara Fitzpatrick has been excellent in her debut AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz Irish Eye This post contains videos

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Aishling Sheridan and Clare’s Ailish Considine both chipped in with goals Down Under.

# land-down-under - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Dublin All-Star set for Aussie Rules debut after illness as 16 Irish selected for round two

Niamh McEvoy joins Sinéad Goldrick in the Melbourne side to face Aisling McCarthy and Katy Herron’s Western Bulldogs.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Thursday 6 February, 2020

15 Irish stars selected for round one in Oz - with 10 in line for AFLW debuts

Dublin star Sinéad Goldrick is one of many set to make their debut as the 2020 season kicks off.

# land-down-under - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Telling players they have to choose isn't fair' - Aussie Rules agent hits back at Mayo ladies boss' comments

12 of the 18 Irishwomen preparing for AFLW action are managed by CrossCoders – and its co-founder Jason Hill has responded to Peter Leahy’s claims.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

# land-down-under - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'

AFLW agent and CrossCoders co-founder Jason Hill outlines potential changes to the league – and the knock-on effect for the Irish involved.

# land-down-under - Friday 4 October, 2019

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists for the 2020 season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Dublin holds a special place in our heart, given the connection to Jimmy and the Stynes family'

Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy become Melbourne’s first AFLW international rookies.

# land-down-under - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne

16 Irish players have been confirmed for the 2020 season thus far.

# land-down-under - Monday 2 September, 2019

'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week

Fermanagh captain Joanne Doonan becomes the 15th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season Down Under, after signing for Carlton Blues.

# land-down-under - 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.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal

Katy Herron has signed for Western Bulldogs, becoming the 13th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment'

Galway star Mairead Seoighe has penned a deal with North Melbourne for the 2020 AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Monday 13 May, 2019

Louth captain the latest set for AFLW as Fremantle prepare offers for Irish duo

The42 understands that Kate Flood is one of two Irish players heading to Freo.

# land-down-under - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL

Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW

Sarah Rowe has re-signed for Collingwood for 2020, but remains committed to the Green and Red after refusing a two-year contract.

# land-down-under - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'I'll get a proper taste' - Cavan star forward heading to Oz to chase AFLW contract

Aishling Sheridan will spend four weeks playing for a VFLW team alongside Clare’s Ailish Considine.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'It's something as a child you dream of. To do that alongside my sister in Australia is class'

From the west of Ireland to the West Coast Eagles, Mayo sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly on seizing the opportunity of a lifetime.

# land-down-under - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes

Niamh and Grace Kelly have agreed terms with the West Coast Eagles.

# 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.

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