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#AFL

# afl - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

The Aussies are taking the International Rules seriously this year – check out their squad

All-Australian squad primed for Irish challenge in Perth next month.

# afl - Friday 3 October, 2014

Two more young Gaelic footballers are on their way to the AFL

Paddy Brophy and Conor McKenna are heading Down Under.

# afl - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Tommy Walsh’s in good company – here’s 16 GAA players who have returned from the AFL

Begley, Shields, Kilkenny, Quigley, Dyas and Clarke are some of those who have come back to play GAA.

# afl - Thursday 18 September, 2014

‘I’d love to be back there’ – Tommy Walsh hints at Kerry return

The former Kingdom corner forward admits there is a decision to be made at the end of this year.

# afl - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

# afl - Monday 8 September, 2014

Setanta O’hAilpin kicks nine goals to equal 85-year record

The ex-Cork hurler is the Albury Tigers’ top scorer in 2014.

# afl - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Mayo’s Cian Hanley to join brother Pearce at AFL club Brisbane Lions

Hanley is a highly-rated prospect who won an All-Ireland minor medal with Mayo last year.

Ciarán Sheehan lands new award for Carlton rookies

The former Cork footballer is making an impression down under.

Down’s Marty Clarke and Caolan Mooney are leaving the AFL and returning to Ireland

It’s good news for the Mourne County as Collingwood have confirmed the moves.

# afl - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

This Aussie rules player obviously models his play on Simon Zebo

Essendon’s Courtenay Dempsey didn’t plan this magical flick, but it still looked damn good.

# afl - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Where once they had the Irish experiment, now the AFL is going after Americans

Jason Holmes hopes to be the first American to play Aussie rules professionally

# afl - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The AFL Footy show get all the céilí clichés out for interview with Mayo’s Pearce Hanley AFL This post contains videos

# afl - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ciaran Sheehan shines again for Carlton but can’t prevent AFL loss to Geelong

Former Cork footballer delivered another eye-catching performance.

# afl - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Strong Ireland teams bound for Aussie Rules World Cup

The Irish Warriors and Banshees teams are about to start their defence of their International Cup crowns.

Ciarán Sheehan impresses as he plays full game on Carlton debut AFL

Ciarán Sheehan impresses as he plays full game on Carlton debut

The former Rebel footballer looked at home at the Etihad Stadium.

# afl - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Ciarán Sheehan’s mother booked a ticket to Melbourne when he got debut nod for Saturday

The former Cork footballer will chest the Carlton banner for the first time this weekend.

# afl - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Two GAA players to get AFL trials

Conor McKenna is going down under after impressing AFL teams

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan set to make AFL debut this weekend for Carlton

Sheehan won an All-Ireland senior football medal with Cork in 2010.

# afl - Monday 28 July, 2014

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley won another AFL Player of the Round award after the weekend’s action

The Brisbane Lions player was in brilliant form on Saturday at the Gabba.

# afl - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

No more short kick-outs as International Rules modified to benefit Aussies

Additionally a mark will no longer be awarded for a backward pass.

# afl - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Aussie Rules player banned for four matches for ‘sleeper-hold’ on opponent Rough Justice This post contains videos

Aussie Rules player banned for four matches for ‘sleeper-hold’ on opponent

Brian Lake was found guilty of misconduct for this incident last Friday night.

# afl - Monday 7 July, 2014

‘I’m like a big brother’ – Zach Tuohy on showing Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne the ropes AFL

‘I’m like a big brother’ – Zach Tuohy on showing Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne the ropes

Carlton Blues’ Irish trio talk moving to Australia, adapting to a new sport and their love for Gaelic football.

# afl - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today

Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”

# afl - Friday 13 June, 2014

Aussie Rules players accused of doping infringements

The players were not named but media reports said they were past and current footballers from Essendon.

# afl - Thursday 29 May, 2014

McKeever back in Antrim championship team following AFL spell with Brisbane Lions

Antrim take on Fermanagh next Sunday in Enniskillen.

# afl - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

‘He’s a kid that wants to soak up everything’ – Ciaran Sheehan praised for progress in Oz

The ex Cork player has been praised for his performances for Northern Blues.

# afl - Friday 9 May, 2014

# afl - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ciaran Sheehan: ‘Living in Australia is an experience, being an AFL player is a challenge’

The ex-Cork player writes for TheScore.ie about adjusting to a new sport, enduring pre-season training and making his debut.

# afl - Friday 18 April, 2014

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them

Michael Fennelly has returned from a stint with the Australian Rules club.

‘Uphill battle’ to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury

The Kerry native is continue to recover from a horror hamstring injury.

# afl - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Kildare seniors Brophy and Hurley amongst 11 Irish players in European AFL squad in London

The Tadhg Kennelly coached squad play an Australian selection next Saturday afternoon.

# afl - Monday 7 April, 2014

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan marks his Aussie Rules debut with a goal and a win Men At Work This post contains videos

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan marks his Aussie Rules debut with a goal and a win

“My first ever competitive game of footy and loved every minute of it.”

# afl - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Kildare’s Sean Hurley could be on the move to AFL side Fremantle next October

Hurley was on trial with the Western Australian outfit last year.

# afl - Monday 3 March, 2014

# afl - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

# afl - Friday 24 January, 2014

8 Irish players picked for Aussie Rules camp in London

The European selection will take on Australia’s best U18s in April.

# afl - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Eight of Laois’s best sport sporting moments in 2013

Grand Slams, cricket scores and taking Australia by storm..

# afl - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

‘I’m hoping to play for Kerry again before my best years are behind me’ – Tommy Walsh

The 25-year-old AFL star admitted that the drive to represent his county is “still there”.

# afl - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Byrne begins life at Carlton with hikes in the snow AFL

Byrne begins life at Carlton with hikes in the snow

The Louth teenager has been taking part in a training camp in Arizona with his new team-mates.

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