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# afl - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From The42 Henshaw, Connellan, Sheehan: how three friends from a little Irish town made sports careers around the world Around The World

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.

# afl - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 Aussies announce 9 debutants in 17-man squad to face Ireland in International Rules Series Ripper

Aussies announce 9 debutants in 17-man squad to face Ireland in International Rules Series

Richmond sensation Dustin Martin is a notable absentee in an otherwise strong Aussie squad.

# afl - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From The42 AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star Land Down Under

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

Cillian McDaid has impressed Melbourne club Carlton.

# afl - Thursday 28 September, 2017

From The42 Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans Down Under

Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans

The former Kerry footballer returns to his old club.

From The42 Dinner at Ciaran Sheehan's house, the drug scandal that gave him his start and the lure of Tyrone Stories From Oz

Dinner at Ciaran Sheehan's house, the drug scandal that gave him his start and the lure of Tyrone

Tyrone man Conor McKenna is enjoying life in Melbourne.

# afl - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 AFL rookie makes return off the bench as Meath champions complete stunning comeback Guess Who's Back

AFL rookie makes return off the bench as Meath champions complete stunning comeback

Conor Nash has just completed his first season in Australia with Hawthorn.

# afl - Friday 22 September, 2017

From The42 Zach Tuohy and Geelong fail to make AFL Grand Final after crushing defeat to Adelaide Ain't It Grand

Zach Tuohy and Geelong fail to make AFL Grand Final after crushing defeat to Adelaide

The Portlaoise native was one game away from becoming the first Irishman to make the showpiece game of Australian Rules since Tadhg Kennelly in 2006.

# afl - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From The42 'It's all rumours': Kerry star David Clifford brushes off Australian interest Crown Prince

'It's all rumours': Kerry star David Clifford brushes off Australian interest

The 18-year-old is looking forward to playing for Fossa and East Kerry for the rest of the year.

# afl - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The42 New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career Essendon

New four-year deal for Tyrone's McKenna as he receives boost in Aussie Rules career

The Eglish native is staying with the Bombers.

# afl - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From The42 'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL Looking For More

'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL

McKenna has impressed for Essendon since his arrival Down Under.

# afl - Friday 8 September, 2017

From The42 Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place Aussie Rules

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

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

# afl - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From The42 Melbourne to Thurles and keeping the Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain run going The Rower Roar

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.

# afl - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From The42 'Your AFL career could last 10 days or it could last 10 years, so studying is a no-brainer' Wild Colonial Boy

'Your AFL career could last 10 days or it could last 10 years, so studying is a no-brainer'

Derry’s Conor Glass has enjoyed a blistering start to his AFL career with Hawthorn.

# afl - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From The42 Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal Down Under This post contains videos

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal

McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.

# afl - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 Conor Glass retains place in Hawthorn team to play Sydney after impressive debut You Stay Glassy

Conor Glass retains place in Hawthorn team to play Sydney after impressive debut

The Derry man was the second most drafted-in player in AFL Fantasy Football this week following his impressive debut versus Fremantle.

# afl - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From The42 Australians rave about Derry's Conor Glass after impressive AFL debut Glass Act

Australians rave about Derry's Conor Glass after impressive AFL debut

“Conor Glass? More like Conor Class!” Hawthorn fans were raving about their Derry debutante.

# afl - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday Irish Eye

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

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

# afl - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 Ciarán Sheehan 'excited' to line out for Carlton again for the first time since 2014 Good To Be Back

Ciarán Sheehan 'excited' to line out for Carlton again for the first time since 2014

The Cork man has struggled with hip and knee injuries since making the move Down Under.

# afl - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From The42 Cork footballer named in AFL side for first time in almost three years Bolt From The Blue

Cork footballer named in AFL side for first time in almost three years

Ciaran Sheehan is included on Carlton’s interchange bench for Saturday’s game against Adelaide.

# afl - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 Kilkenny hurling, Wexford schools football and now an Aussie Rules life in Melbourne The Cat In Oz

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

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

# afl - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From The42 Carlton's Louth star set for long-awaited return to action from cruciate injury Irish Eye

Carlton's Louth star set for long-awaited return to action from cruciate injury

Ciaran Byrne will join Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan in the Northern Blues’ line-up this weekend.

# afl - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL Interview

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL

Six months after making the move to Melbourne, Conor Nash is delighted he decided to join Hawthorn.

From The42 Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered Man At Work

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered

The Kerry native made his bow at the MCG.

# afl - Friday 12 May, 2017

From The42 A Christmas break at home in Louth got Byrne back on Aussie Rules track after torn cruciate Bouncing Back

A Christmas break at home in Louth got Byrne back on Aussie Rules track after torn cruciate

22-year-old Ciaran Byrne is close to recovery after last July’s setback.

# afl - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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

From The42 Kerry's Mark O'Connor set to make AFL debut on Saturday after stunning progress with Geelong Rise To The Top

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

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

# afl - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From The42 'No forcing or pressuring' - Kildare boss to give Brophy time after Aussie Rules career in Perth ends Lily Return

'No forcing or pressuring' - Kildare boss to give Brophy time after Aussie Rules career in Perth ends

Cian O’Neill admits Paddy Brophy could be a huge addition to the Kildare squad.

From The42 Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match Chopsticks

Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match

Port Adelaide Power and the Gold Coast Suns face off in Shanghai this month.

# afl - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From The42 Boost for Kildare football as Brophy ends Aussie Rules career to return to Ireland Coming Home

Boost for Kildare football as Brophy ends Aussie Rules career to return to Ireland

Brophy moved to West Coast Eagles in October 2014.

# afl - Friday 14 April, 2017

From The42 From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career Land Down Under

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.

# afl - Monday 27 March, 2017

From The42 Mayo's Hanley brothers return home from Australia to be with terminally-ill brother Brothers In Arms

Mayo's Hanley brothers return home from Australia to be with terminally-ill brother

Pearce and Cian Hanley are current players in the Australian Football League.

# afl - Thursday 23 March, 2017

From The42 Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules Interview This post contains videos

Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules

We caught up with the Mayo man ahead of his 10th AFL season and a Round 1 game against his former employers.

# afl - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 'I had some dark days' - Cork's Sheehan set for fresh Aussie Rules start after injury nightmare Bouncing Back

'I had some dark days' - Cork's Sheehan set for fresh Aussie Rules start after injury nightmare

The 26-year-old has been cursed by injuries but the Cork man is positive ahead of the season.

# afl - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From The42 Cork's Sheehan makes Aussie Rules comeback from injury to play first game in 9 months Back In Action

Cork's Sheehan makes Aussie Rules comeback from injury to play first game in 9 months

The 26-year-old lined out for Northern Blues today.

# afl - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules? Interview

Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules?

“The clock is stopping, the pitch is twice as big and the game is twice as long. It’s a lot more impact and load than you’re used to.”

# afl - Monday 20 February, 2017

From The42 Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday Pre-Season

Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday

The 21-year-old wore number 38 in his first game for the AFL club.

# afl - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The42 Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star Fitness

Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star

Laura Corrigan Duryea is making waves in the inaugural ‘professional’ women’s Australian Football League.

# afl - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The42 Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA? Aussie Rules

Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA?

The Western Bulldogs started doing things differently in 2014 and last October won their first AFL Grand Final since 1954.

# afl - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft A Life Down Under

Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft

The 26 year-old has battled injuries in recent seasons.

From The42 Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017 The Comeback Kid

Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017

Sean Hurley is making an inter-county return.

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