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‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition
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‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition

Sep 11th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,598 Views 0 Comments

The Red Hands’ Conor McKenna made a name for himself and an impact in Aussie Rules, writes Maurice Brosnan.

A bit of luck and lots of hard work: how to build a life on the other side of the world
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# Belfast Boy

A bit of luck and lots of hard work: how to build a life on the other side of the world

Aug 15th 2021, 7:56 AM 19,222 Views 1 Comment

Stuart Magee left Belfast as a boy with his family in the 1950s to start a journey that would see him amass over 200 AFL appearances.

Dream come true as Min Woo Lee wins Scottish Open after play-off victory
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# Aussie Rules

Dream come true as Min Woo Lee wins Scottish Open after play-off victory

Jul 11th 2021, 8:55 PM 4,521 Views 1 Comment

Padraig Harrington and Cormac Sharvin were flying the flag across the water.

What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under
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# Men At Work

What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under

Jul 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,275 Views 1 Comment

Cathal McShane’s Tyrone begin their championship today. In a different life, he was an Irish export prototype in Oz.

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March
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# Irish Interest

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March

May 13th 2021, 9:51 AM 2,974 Views 0 Comments

14 Irish players were on the books of AFLW sides in 2021.

Dublin's Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp's O'Riordan triumphs with Sydney
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# AFL

Dublin's Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp's O'Riordan triumphs with Sydney

May 1st 2021, 2:06 PM 8,520 Views 5 Comments

It was a busy day for Irish players in the AFL.

AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000
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# Melbourne

AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000

Apr 25th 2021, 11:04 AM 31,802 Views 30 Comments

Australia and New Zealand have hosted some of the largest sporting attendances since Covid-19 hit.

Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL
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# Leading The Way

Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL

Apr 18th 2021, 12:14 PM 7,131 Views 0 Comments

The Laois man helped last year’s Grand Finalists win out 77-47.

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start
# Men At Work
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# Men At Work

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start

Apr 17th 2021, 2:42 PM 5,244 Views 0 Comments

Contrasting fortunes for the Irish players in the AFL this weekend.

Orla O'Dwyer stars as Lions book Grand Final spot
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# MANE WOMAN

Orla O'Dwyer stars as Lions book Grand Final spot

Apr 10th 2021, 12:01 PM 9,750 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe’s ‘Pies were narrowly beaten.

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend
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# Knockout Clashes

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend

Mar 28th 2021, 4:04 PM 6,598 Views 0 Comments

The regular season concluded today.

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
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# Men At Work

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia

Mar 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 19,661 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliners made a huge impact on tactics and culture in the AFL and helped pave the way for generations of Irish hopefuls Down Under.

Two goals for Cavan's Sheridan but Tipp's O'Dwyer celebrates as Brisbane defeat Collingwood
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# AFLW

Two goals for Cavan's Sheridan but Tipp's O'Dwyer celebrates as Brisbane defeat Collingwood

Mar 14th 2021, 11:07 AM 4,790 Views 0 Comments

Brisbane won the big AFLW clash 35-32 against Collingwood.

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success
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# AFLW

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success

Mar 13th 2021, 10:43 AM 8,730 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo great played a key role as GWS Giants defeated St Kilda.

Cora Staunton hits the headlines with four goals as Giants fight off Eagles
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# Irish Eye

Cora Staunton hits the headlines with four goals as Giants fight off Eagles

Feb 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 10,947 Views 7 Comments

Blow for the Eagles as Tipp’s Aisling McCarthy helped from the field with a suspected knee injury.

Profiles, fixtures, TV - Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW
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# Ready To Go

Profiles, fixtures, TV - Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW

Jan 28th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,981 Views 0 Comments

14 players are involved, with seven counties represented across eight clubs.

14 Irish players to feature as TG4 announce weekly matches and highlights of 2021 AFLW season
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# On The Box

14 Irish players to feature as TG4 announce weekly matches and highlights of 2021 AFLW season

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:29 PM 9,649 Views 2 Comments

The Irish language station will show deferred coverage of the games.

'Grossly disproportionate': Crows to appeal three-match ban for tackle on Bríd Stack
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# Appeal

'Grossly disproportionate': Crows to appeal three-match ban for tackle on Bríd Stack

Jan 20th 2021, 8:35 AM 7,486 Views 3 Comments

Ebony Marinoff set to miss one third of AFL season following tackle on Cork All-Ireland winner.

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract
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# AFL

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract

Nov 17th 2020, 11:52 AM 5,871 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old this year joined Jim Stynes as the Irishmen in the AFL’s 200 club.

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final
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# Mark O'Connor

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final

Oct 20th 2020, 4:59 PM 32,246 Views 2 Comments

Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong
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# Aussie Rules

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong

Oct 17th 2020, 12:14 PM 10,428 Views 5 Comments

Geelong defeated Brisbane Lions in the second AFL preliminary final today.

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory
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# Playing Their Part

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory

Oct 10th 2020, 1:45 PM 7,954 Views 2 Comments

After today’s win over Collingwood, a Grand Final place will be at stake in next week’s Brisbane Lions clash.

11-time Cork All-Ireland winner set for Aussie Rules career with move to Sydney
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# Bríd Stack

11-time Cork All-Ireland winner set for Aussie Rules career with move to Sydney

Oct 7th 2020, 9:14 AM 10,984 Views 3 Comments

Brid Stack is making the move for the 2021 season.

Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener
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# Aussie Rules

Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener

Oct 1st 2020, 2:55 PM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

Port Adelaide ran out 58-42 winners against Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s side.

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow
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# Men At Work

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow

Sep 30th 2020, 5:40 PM 6,819 Views 2 Comments

The Laois and Kerry duo will be in action for Geelong against Port Adelaide in the first qualifying final.

'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star
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# Zach Tuohy

'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 38,261 Views 2 Comments

On Friday, Zach Tuohy became the second Irish player after Jim Stynes to reach the 200 appearance mark in the AFL.

Homesick Conor McKenna retires from AFL at 24 to return to Tyrone
# Return Of The Mac
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# Return Of The Mac

Homesick Conor McKenna retires from AFL at 24 to return to Tyrone

Sep 8th 2020, 8:28 AM 28,881 Views 20 Comments

McKenna had six years with the Bombers.

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

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

Aug 20th 2020, 10:05 AM 10,301 Views 0 Comments

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

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders
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# Unlaoised

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders

Aug 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,189 Views 4 Comments

Tuohy and Irish team-mate Mark O’Connor were part of a success that saw Geelong have 60 points to spare over Port Adelaide.

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL
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# Men At Work

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL

Aug 10th 2020, 2:07 PM 5,675 Views 3 Comments

The Kerry and Laois natives featured in Geelong’s 59-point win over St Kilda.

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

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

Aug 4th 2020, 9:59 AM 8,557 Views 0 Comments

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

Brilliant run and solo from Conor McKenna a highlight in Essendon's win in AFL
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# Aussie Rules

Brilliant run and solo from Conor McKenna a highlight in Essendon's win in AFL

Jul 26th 2020, 2:05 PM 10,011 Views 2 Comments

McKenna helped his side defeat Adelaide Crows 62-59.

'I'm just happy to be back playing football' - Dublin star's uncertainty over Aussie Rules return
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# Home And Away

'I'm just happy to be back playing football' - Dublin star's uncertainty over Aussie Rules return

Jul 21st 2020, 5:23 PM 5,031 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick has been offered a second year at Melbourne – the question is whether she will go again.

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne
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# AFL

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:58 AM 5,903 Views 0 Comments

There are 12 Irish players currently on the books of Melbourne clubs.

McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols
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# Man At Work

McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols

Jun 29th 2020, 5:00 PM 9,589 Views 1 Comment

McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.

O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes
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# Winning Ways

O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes

Jun 12th 2020, 3:44 PM 5,149 Views 0 Comments

The Kerry and Laois players saw their team cruise past Hawthorn in today’s Round 2 clash.

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend
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# Back In Action

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 4,265 Views 4 Comments

Richmond and Collingwood played out a 36-36 draw this morning at the MCG.

Australia set for biggest sporting crowd in months as AFL returns
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# Aussie Rules

Australia set for biggest sporting crowd in months as AFL returns

Jun 9th 2020, 2:52 PM 4,236 Views 0 Comments

Around 2,000 fans will attend Port Adelaide’s clash against rivals Adelaide on Saturday.

Tadhg Kennelly's future in doubt with Sydney Swans - reports
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# Uncertainty

Tadhg Kennelly's future in doubt with Sydney Swans - reports

May 20th 2020, 9:17 AM 13,251 Views 29 Comments

The 2005 Premiership winner is the club’s latest high-profile casualty following cuts due to Covid-19.

'It's very overwhelming, it feels like someone has shot you in the back of the heel'
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# Stefan Okunbor

'It's very overwhelming, it feels like someone has shot you in the back of the heel'

Updated May 16th 2020, 3:00 PM 48,158 Views 3 Comments

Kerry’s Stefan Okunbor on recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon and adjusting to Aussie Rules.

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