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From The42 18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute Flying The Flag

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.

From The42 Ward, Goldrick and McGrath head up LGFA player of the year nominees Awards

Ward, Goldrick and McGrath head up LGFA player of the year nominees

There are further Australia-bound stars nominated at intermediate and junior level.

From The42 2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on Irish Down Under

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists, as the plot thickens.

From The42 'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football' Land Down Under

'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.

From The42 'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute Irish Eye

'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.

From The42 All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020 Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

From The42 Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne Land Down Under

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.

From The42 Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under Highs And Lows

Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under

It’s turned into much more than chasing a coveted AFLW deal for the Collingwood CrossCoder.

From The42 'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week Around The World

'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.

From The42 Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne Land Down Under

Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne

Aileen Gilroy will join Galway’s Mairead Seoighe next season.

From The42 'If someone told me this time last year, 'You'll sign a contract to be a professional athlete,' I'd have said, 'Never'' Crosscoder

'If someone told me this time last year, 'You'll sign a contract to be a professional athlete,' I'd have said, 'Never''

Cavan star Aishling Sheridan has penned an AFLW deal with Collingwood, where she’ll join Sarah Rowe for the 2020 season.

From The42 Iconic photo of AFLW star Tayla Harris in full flight wins top Women in Sport prize The Kick
From The42 'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment' Another One...

'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.

From The42 The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under CrossCoders

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

From The42 'For a multi-talented athlete like Orla, I don't think it's going to be much of a stretch to pick up a third sport' Triple Threat

'For a multi-talented athlete like Orla, I don't think it's going to be much of a stretch to pick up a third sport'

Tipperary dual star Orla O’Dwyer is ready to hit up the AFLW after signing for Brisbane Lions.

From The42 Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW Land Down Under

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.

From The42 Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes Land Down Under

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.

From The42 Staunton and Bonner become latest Irish stars to re-sign with AFLW sides for 2020 Pen To Paper

Staunton and Bonner become latest Irish stars to re-sign with AFLW sides for 2020

The pair are staying on with the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

From The42 Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner Land Down Under

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.

From The42 Tipperary star re-signs for Western Bulldogs after impressive debut season Signed Up

Tipperary star re-signs for Western Bulldogs after impressive debut season

Aisling McCarthy will be staying on with the AFLW side for the 2020 season.

From The42 'Loads of girls on our team had previously suffered from mental health issues - I wanted to help them' Lovely Gesture

'Loads of girls on our team had previously suffered from mental health issues - I wanted to help them'

Mayo and Collingwood star Sarah Rowe on her recent AFLW award and subsequent donation to charity, and her plans going forward.

From The42 Donegal's Bonner caps maiden season in Oz by following Cora to Giants' accolade Golden Goal This post contains videos

Donegal's Bonner caps maiden season in Oz by following Cora to Giants' accolade

The Glenfin star scooped the Goal of the Year award.

From The42 'This is just a whole other level' - Clare star after scoring Grand Final goal in front of 53,000 Irish Pride This post contains videos

'This is just a whole other level' - Clare star after scoring Grand Final goal in front of 53,000

Ailish Considine is hopeful she will get another shot with the Adelaide Crows next year after an impressive debut season Down Under.

From The42 'It's like a fairytale' - The Irish mother travelling to see her daughter play in AFLW Grand Final Family Ties

'It's like a fairytale' - The Irish mother travelling to see her daughter play in AFLW Grand Final

Ailish Considine and the Adelaide Crows will take on Carlton in the decider this weekend.

From The42 Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award AFLW

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.

From The42 'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm AFLW

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

From The42 'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm Tayla Harris

'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm

An incredible picture of Carlton Blues ace Tayla Harris in full flight was captured at the weekend.

From The42 Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target Ireland's Eye This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target

It’s been another successful week for Irish players in the AFLW.

From The42 Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains Cross Coder

Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains

Breffni forward Aishling Sheridan was one of 11 Irish players on a trial in Melbourne last year.

From The42 Programme that brought Irish to AFLW to hold first overseas camp on these shores CrossCoders

Programme that brought Irish to AFLW to hold first overseas camp on these shores

CrossCoders will run a camp in Ireland from 17-19 May.

From The42 Donegal star Bonner continues to rip it up in AFLW with second goal in as many games Unbelievable Tekkers This post contains videos

Donegal star Bonner continues to rip it up in AFLW with second goal in as many games

GWS Giants lost out to North Melbourne after the game was hit by two weather delays.

From The42 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.

From The42 'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go' Land Down Under

'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.

From The42 Finding players on Instagram and helping three Ladies GAA stars get AFL deals The Land Down Under

Finding players on Instagram and helping three Ladies GAA stars get AFL deals

The42 looks at the recent international AFL women’s trial which resulted in three Ladies Gaelic footballers getting picked up by clubs.

Donegal star Bonner happy to put AFL adventure on hold as club duty comes first

Donegal forward Yvonne Bonner will be playing for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in 2019.

From The42 'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW New Chapter

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW

2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.

From The42 Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs Drafted Down Under

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.

From The42 Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants Another One...

Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants

‘It’s like a dream,’ Yvonne Bonner said as she signed the AFLW professional contract.

From The42 'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing' Cross Coders

'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.

From The42 Ireland rugby international among 11 Irish hopefuls heading to Melbourne for AFLW trial Cross Coders

Ireland rugby international among 11 Irish hopefuls heading to Melbourne for AFLW trial

The Irish contingent will look to earn a contract for the 2019 season and join Cora Staunton and Sarah Rowe in Australia.

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