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From The42 'He’ll be a tremendous asset' - Sydney Swans confirm signing of Wexford footballer Making The Move

'He’ll be a tremendous asset' - Sydney Swans confirm signing of Wexford footballer

Barry O’Connor will join Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan at the club.

From The42 New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season Pen To Paper

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season

Mark O’Connor has made a bright start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

From The42 'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong Life Down Under

'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.

From The42 Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL Land Down Under

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL

Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.

From The42 Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury Zach In Action

Laois native set for first taste of AFL action in 2019 after absence with knee injury

Zach Tuohy will make his comeback for Geelong on Sunday.

From The42 Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne AFL
From The42 Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists Making His Mark

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists

Geelong defeated Collingwood earlier this morning at the MCG.

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

'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.

From The42 'He definitely has a good few years to offer Kerry yet' - Walsh's return to the Kingdom cause Wizard Of Oz

'He definitely has a good few years to offer Kerry yet' - Walsh's return to the Kingdom cause

Kieran Donaghy has backed his former attacking partner and AFL player Tommy Walsh to shine in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie 'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration To And Fro

'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration

We spoke to the Irish community in Australia, and the Australian community in Ireland, to find out the effect new visa changes will have.

From The42 Ciaran Byrne: 'The pain was crazy. I looked at my foot and it was facing the opposite way.' Back From Oz

Ciaran Byrne: 'The pain was crazy. I looked at my foot and it was facing the opposite way.'

After a year where he ended his AFL career and suffered a serious injury, Louth’s Ciaran Byrne is looking forward to 2019.

From The42 4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin Men At Work

4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin

20 Irish players attended last weekend’s AFL Combine in Belfield.

From The42 'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings Joe Kernan

'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings

A group of young Gaelic footballers have made the move to Australia in recent weeks.

From The42 Sligo forward could become 14th Irish player with an AFL club as North Melbourne set to offer deal A Land Down Under

Sligo forward could become 14th Irish player with an AFL club as North Melbourne set to offer deal

Red Óg Murphy is the latest young Gaelic footballer to be targeted.

From The42 18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club Giant

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club

The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.

From The42 Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing On The Move

Another young Kerry footballer is set to switch to Aussie Rules with Geelong poised to make signing

Stefan Okunbor is poised to join the AFL club.

From The42 Louth and Galway footballers move home as they bring AFL careers with Carlton to an end Homeward Bound

Louth and Galway footballers move home as they bring AFL careers with Carlton to an end

It has been confirmed that Ciaran Byrne and Cillian McDaid have called time with the Melbourne based club.

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 4 games into his AFL career, Meath's Nash named to start in do-or-die clash against Melbourne Aussie Rules

4 games into his AFL career, Meath's Nash named to start in do-or-die clash against Melbourne

The Simonstown Gaels clubman has been an ever-present with the Hawks since making his debut last month.

From The42 Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat Lads Down Under

Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat

Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy were both in action today at the MCG.

From The42 Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins Aussie Action

Meath's Nash loses out with Hawthorn, Laois and Kerry duo in action tomorrow as AFL finals begins

Conor Nash, Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor are all hoping for a happy end to their season.

From The42 Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end Moving On

Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end

The Athlone native has not been offered a new contract.

From The42 Dublin youngster signs for Brisbane Lions in latest move by Irish player to AFL Life Down Under

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.

From The42 Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong Aussie Rules This post contains videos

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong

The 28-year-old followed up an athletic mark with a composed kick in the dying seconds against Melbourne.

From The42 Flying parents in, showing rugby stars around, making AFL debuts - Irish duo's Aussie Rules progress Shining Down Under

Flying parents in, showing rugby stars around, making AFL debuts - Irish duo's Aussie Rules progress

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and and Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan have both hit a milestone in recent weeks.

From The42 Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut Potential This post contains videos

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut

Colin O’Riordan has received praise after making his first AFL appearance earlier today.

From The42 Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans Breaking Through

Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans

O’Riordan first joined the Sydney Swans in October 2015.

From The42 Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captain Joyce could play first AFL game for St Kilda on Sunday Debut For Darragh

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.

From The42 Dublin could be about to lose talented youngster to AFL as Brisbane offer pro contract Offer On The Table

Dublin could be about to lose talented youngster to AFL as Brisbane offer pro contract

U20 star James Madden will follow in the footsteps of fellow Ballyboden native Jim Stynes if he signs a deal.

From The42 After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney Aussie Rules

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

From The42 'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.' Men At Work

'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.'

Former Down and Collingwood player Marty Clarke on how he is helping GAA players that have been targeted by Aussie Rules clubs.

From The42 Former AFL player set to sue league over alleged racial abuse and sexual harassment Legal Action

Former AFL player set to sue league over alleged racial abuse and sexual harassment

Ex-Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson switched codes to the NFL in 2016.

From The42 Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident Verdict

Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident

Conor McKenna, 22, was charged with serious misconduct after lining out for the Essendon Bombers at the weekend.

From The42 Mayo native Hanley likely to face surgery after dislocating shoulder for second time in AFL season On The Sidelines

Mayo native Hanley likely to face surgery after dislocating shoulder for second time in AFL season

Pearce Hanley suffered the injury in action for the Gold Coast Suns last weekend.

From The42 Tyrone's McKenna charged with serious misconduct after alleged bite in AFL game Aussie Rules

Tyrone's McKenna charged with serious misconduct after alleged bite in AFL game

The incident occurred in Essendon’s game with the Western Bulldogs.

From The42 'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all' Forever Teammates

'We could see that he'd lost his hair and may not have been well. It sort of shook us all'

Former Dublin player Paul Clarke talks to The42 about playing Gaelic Football with AFL legend Jim Stynes.

From The42 'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough Sydney Swans

'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough

Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.

From The42 Down's Clarke recruited by AFL as part of plans to prioritise Ireland in search of players for Aussie Rules Help Down Under

Down's Clarke recruited by AFL as part of plans to prioritise Ireland in search of players for Aussie Rules

Marty Clarke enjoyed two spells in the AFL with Collingwood.

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