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#Life Down Under

# life-down-under - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney

The Tipperary native and his Sydney Swans team-mates have had plenty to contend with this year.

# life-down-under - 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

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

# life-down-under - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'

After being released by St Kilda, a new Australian Rules adventure begins for Westmeath native Ray Connellan.

# life-down-under - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Dublin youngster signs for Brisbane Lions in latest move by Irish player to AFL

Ballyboden St-Enda’s player James Madden has made the switch.

# life-down-under - Saturday 21 January, 2017

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

# life-down-under - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

'It's such an opportunity and you can't let it go': Mark O'Connor on chasing AFL dream

The midfielder has been getting advice off Zach Tuohy as he prepares for his debut season.

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

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.

# life-down-under - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Irish International Rules team hit the bright lights of Perth before Saturday's test

The test match against Australia takes place next Saturday for Paul Earley’s side.

# life-down-under - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ciaran Sheehan: 'Living in Australia is an experience, being an AFL player is a challenge'

The ex-Cork player writes for about adjusting to a new sport, enduring pre-season training and making his debut.

# life-down-under - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Daniel Flynn introduces the AFL to the magic of Crystal Swing

Surely it’s only a matter of time now before everyone’s favourite musical family are selling out dates in Oz?

# life-down-under - Monday 16 September, 2013

Antrim's Niall McKeever released by Aussie rules club

McKeever’s four years with Brisbane were an “incredible experience with some amazing people.”