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AFL

# 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.

# afl - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly

“Bigger drain” of players returning from the AFL to Ireland, says international recruiter Tadhg Kennelly.

# afl - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Kilkenny hurler flying out for work experience with the Sydney Swans

Michael Fennelly hopes to convince the GAA to invest more money in collecting player data.

# afl - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Young Kildare star feeling the heat Down Under

Sean Hurley called off the training field as coaches feared he’d suffer heat stroke.

# afl - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Colm Cooper on Tommy Walsh return – ‘I’d nearly fly over for him myself’

Walsh. intimated last month that he is leaning towards coming home to Ireland next year

# afl - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

13 Twitter reactions from GAA players to Ciaran Sheehan’s AFL move Support This post contains images

13 Twitter reactions from GAA players to Ciaran Sheehan’s AFL move

The Cork attacker confirmed to TheScore.ie earlier today that he is bound for Carlton.

‘I’ll be putting suncream on at nighttime’ — Daniel Flynn gets used to life in the AFL

One of Aussie Rules’ new Irish recruits is settling into his new life in Adelaide. It’s a little bit different to Johnstownbridge.

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan to join AFL club Carlton Blues Exclusive

The Rebels forward will move in early January to the Melbourne based club.

# afl - Saturday 26 October, 2013

International Rules future in doubt unless Aussie stars get onside

GAA and AFL to examine possible changes in a bid to convince Australia’s superstars to play.

# afl - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Louth teenager helps GAA club avoid relegation before starting AFL career

18 year-old Ciaran Byrne is getting set to embark on life with the Carlton Blues club in Melbourne.

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