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#St. Kilda

# st-kilda - 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.

# st-kilda - Friday 29 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

# st-kilda - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain Joyce could play first AFL game for St Kilda on Sunday

Darragh Joyce joined the Melbourne-based club in October 2016.

# st-kilda - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan set for Aussie Rules debut with St Kilda on Friday night

Connellan has been picked on the squad for the inaugural AFLX tournament.

# st-kilda - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Henshaw, Connellan, Sheehan: how three friends from a little Irish town made sports careers around the world

From Leinster to Luton and St Kilda, Coosan’s finest have come a long way from kickabouts in the back garden.

# st-kilda - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Melbourne to Thurles and keeping the Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain run going

Darragh Joyce was the winning captain in 2014, now clubmate Pat Lyng hopes to emulate him.

# st-kilda - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne

St Kilda’s Darragh Joyce has taken a different route.

# st-kilda - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Kilkenny hurler and Westmeath footballer signed up by AFL club

Darragh Joyce and Ray Connellan are the latest players to leave Ireland for Australia after accepting two-year deals with St Kilda.

# st-kilda - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places Terrible Luck This post contains videos

Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places

Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis suffered the horrific injuries during their game with St Kilda.

# st-kilda - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Westmeath star confirms horror injury that could scupper Aussie Rules dream

Ray Connellan was stretchered off before half-time during today’s Leinster senior football final.

# st-kilda - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Round-the-world yacht race route changed due to British navy missile testing Naval Gazing

Round-the-world yacht race route changed due to British navy missile testing

The Derry-Londonderry-Doire team is currently leading the 20-year-old race into Derry.

# st-kilda - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher's husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group Not Helping

Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher's husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group

Sex workers in St Kilda, Victoria, have signed an open letter to Tom Meagher claiming that campaigning for men to stop buying sex services is ‘not helpful’.

# st-kilda - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Where once they had the Irish experiment, now the AFL is going after Americans

Jason Holmes hopes to be the first American to play Aussie rules professionally

# st-kilda - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

St Kilda player doesn't know where he is after this massive hit AFL This post contains videos

St Kilda player doesn't know where he is after this massive hit

This is what happens when a concussed player is asked to do a half time interview.

# st-kilda - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish backpackers 'critical but stable' after Melbourne hammer assault Australia

Irish backpackers 'critical but stable' after Melbourne hammer assault

The two Irish backpackers were staying in a boarding house in St Kilda East when they were attacked.

# st-kilda - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Retained: Tommy Walsh named in Swans' starting line-up again

The Kerry native has held onto his place at half forward for Saturday’s clash with St Kilda.

# st-kilda - Friday 24 February, 2012

East 17: Walsh gets Kennelly's old shirt, but struggles to make an impact on Swans debut

Former Kerry star Tommy Walsh got his first taste of action for the Sydney Swans today.

# st-kilda - Thursday 23 February, 2012

White Swan: Walsh ready to make his Aussie Rules breakthrough

Former Kerry star Tommy Walsh is all set to make his senior debut for the Sydney Swans tomorrow evening.

# st-kilda - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Swanning about: Walsh settles in by Bondi

Tommy Walsh is adapting to life in Sydney and has been given Tadhg Kennelly’s old jersey.

# st-kilda - Monday 1 August, 2011

Ricky Nixon escapes sex and drugs charges

The man who drove the recruitment of young Irish GAA stars found himself at the centre of a major controversy when footage aired of him in his underwear in the hotel room of a 17-year-old girl.

# st-kilda - Monday 20 June, 2011

View from Down Under: Cats surge ahead of Collingwood Oz

View from Down Under: Cats surge ahead of Collingwood

AFL, Super Rugby and soccer are all under the microscope this week.

# st-kilda - Thursday 9 June, 2011

St. Kilda consider throwing Walsh in at the deep end

Saints coach Ross Lyon is tempted to hand the former Kerry footballer his first-team debut against the Western Bulldogs tomorrow.

# st-kilda - Thursday 26 May, 2011

AFL debut beckons for Walsh as St. Kilda promote him to senior list

Former Kerry star named as one of three emergency players for Saturday’s game against Fremantle.

# st-kilda - Monday 18 April, 2011

View from Oz: another stalemate in the oval Down Under This post contains videos

View from Oz: another stalemate in the oval

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

# st-kilda - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Ricky Nixon quizzed by police

The controversial Aussie Rules agent is questioned by detectives investigating allegations against him.

# st-kilda - Monday 7 March, 2011

Ricky Nixon takes time out to deal with "substance problem" Nixon Tapes? This post contains videos

Ricky Nixon takes time out to deal with "substance problem"

The Aussie super-agent has stepped down as head of Flying Start while the teenager at the centre of his recent controversy tells her side of the story on TV.

# st-kilda - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Walsh bucks the trend as AFL clubs cool on the Irish

The St. Kilda defender is rising just as the number of Irish imports is falling, writes Martin Blake in the Sydney Morning Herald.

# st-kilda - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Ricky Nixon cleared to work as agent while in Ireland as probe referred to barrister

No suspension as Nixon vows to cooperate with investigation from Ireland.

# st-kilda - Monday 21 February, 2011

Was the Aussies' GAA super-scout Ricky Nixon caught on camera? Nixon Tapes? This post contains videos

Was the Aussies' GAA super-scout Ricky Nixon caught on camera?

A series of videos have emerged regarding the AFL agent’s alleged affair with a 17-year-old girl.

View from Oz: Tommy Walsh makes assured AFL debut

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.

# st-kilda - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Opportunity knocks for Tommy Walsh as St. Kilda suspend unruly quartet

Former Kerry star Tommy Walsh may get his chance earlier than expected after the Melbourne side’s latest drug scandal.