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Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players

The Laois star and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor are in line for a big clash with Geelong.

AFLW survives crisis with league set to return unchanged for 2021 season

18 Irish players were on the books in 2020 – though there looks to be a clash ahead between pre-season in Australia and the inter-county football championships.

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors

There are 18 Irishmen and 18 Irishwomen contracted to clubs in Oz.

From The42 'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut Irish Eye

'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut

‘She is such an exciting player and has done everything right for the club so far,’ says Áine Tighe’s manager at Fremantle.

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.

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 Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance Irish Down Under This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance

Her Collingwood side fell short but there was no shortage of Irish pride at Ikon Park.

'I never thought I'd be playing against Cora Staunton in Australia, I'll tell you that'

Is it February yet? Ireland’s AFLW duo Laura Corrigan Duryea and Cora Staunton are set to lock horns in Round One.

From TheJournal.ie Irish in NZ angered by article quoting rates of 'sex-disease' in community Irish Abroad

Irish in NZ angered by article quoting rates of 'sex-disease' in community

The article quotes stats from a Christchurch sexual health clinic which has given details of appointments by Irish people but not on other nationalities.