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Dublin: 10 °C Monday 21 April, 2014

Aussie Rules

# aussie-rules - Thursday 17 April, 2014

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Monday 7 April, 2014

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.”

# aussie-rules - Monday 3 March, 2014

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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”.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Setanta and Aisake Ó hAilpín to team up again at Aussie Rules club

The Ó hAilpín brothers have signed contracts with semi-pro side Albury Tigers, according to reports in Australia.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Daniel Flynn introduces the AFL to the magic of Crystal Swing

Surely it’s only a matter of time now before everyone’s favourite musical family are selling out dates in Oz?

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

‘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.

# aussie-rules - 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.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 19 October, 2013

No holds barred: the explosive 2006 tests that changed the future of International Rules

Ireland and Australia meet in the first International Rules test tonight but the series has changed dramatically since the controversy of 2006.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Kildare’s Daniel Flynn signs Aussie Rules contract with Port Adelaide

The 20-year-old is moving to the AFL on a two-year deal.

# aussie-rules - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Ciaran Kilkenny back where he wants to be

The player’s decision to return to Ireland following a stint in Australia has been a key factor in Dublin’s march to the All Ireland final.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 21 September, 2013

# aussie-rules - Monday 16 September, 2013

Antrim’s Niall McKeever released by Aussie rules club

McKeever’s four years with Brisbane were an “incredible experience with some amazing people.”

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Setanta Ó hAilpín delisted by Aussie Rules side

Is it too late to get the Young Hurler of the Year back for Sunday, JBM?

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

‘Dwarf set on fire’ at end-of-season Aussie Rules party

When the league’s chief was told of the incident on live television, he began giggling.

# aussie-rules - Friday 30 August, 2013

Ciarán Whelan steps down as selector ahead of International Rules series

Former Galway footballer Jarlath Fallon has been asked in to join Paul Earley’s backroom staff.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 17 August, 2013

‘He’s so far out, he’s almost in Ireland’

Aussie commentator reacts brilliantly to long range Zach Tuohy goal.

# aussie-rules - Monday 12 August, 2013

# aussie-rules - Saturday 10 August, 2013

LIVE: Ireland vs Great Britain in the AFL Europe Grand Final

Tune in here for all of the action on the final day of the AFL Europe Championship.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 8 August, 2013

# aussie-rules - Saturday 3 August, 2013

LIVE: Watch Ireland in the AFL European championships here

We have a footie team. And they’re pretty good.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 1 August, 2013

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Pearce Hanley lights up the AFL with 2 crackers for the Brisbane Lions

The Mayo man was in flying form on Saturday.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape

The Naval Criminal Investigation Service has decided to send the case to a preliminary hearing.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Setanta Ó hAilpín continued his comeback with another hat-trick

That’s eight goals in two games now for the Cork All-Star.

# aussie-rules - Monday 22 April, 2013

Setanta Ó hAilpín’s first game back from injury couldn’t have gone much better

Setanta marked his comeback with FIVE goals for the GWS Giants yesterday.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Colm O’Neill wishes Setanta well ahead of his AFL comeback from cruciate injury

The former Cork hurler is set to feature for GWS Giants against Melbourne at the MCG this Sunday.

# aussie-rules - Friday 5 April, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Top-class Heineken Cup rugby, Gaelic football and some racing. And then Mad Men’s back.

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

‘He left an indelible mark’: Aussie TV marks Jim Stynes’ anniversary with moving tribute RIP

‘He left an indelible mark’: Aussie TV marks Jim Stynes’ anniversary with moving tribute

The Dublin footballer turned AFL legend died a year ago today, aged 45, following a long and public battle with cancer.

Remembering Jim Stynes, the AFL icon who passed away a year ago today

The Dublin-born footie star fought a public battle with cancer.

# aussie-rules - Saturday 2 March, 2013

VIDEO: Kerry’s AFL legend Tadhg Kennelly on why he returned to follow in father’s footsteps

Though Nicholas Murphy and Cork wish he had stayed there.

# aussie-rules - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

In pictures: Tadhg Kennelly puts young GAA stars through their paces in Aussie Rules trial Men At Work This post contains images

# aussie-rules - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Former Aussie Rules headhunter Ricky Nixon is planning a comedy career AFL

Former Aussie Rules headhunter Ricky Nixon is planning a comedy career

You might remember the former AFL super-scout from GAA games or the pictures in his underpants?

# aussie-rules - Monday 4 February, 2013

International Rules: Paul Earley handed reins for series defence

Plus, the GAA confirm that an Ulster venue will host the first clash with Australia this October.

# aussie-rules - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Aussie Rules u-turn for Dub star Ciarán Kilkenny

Ciarán Kilkenny has announced that he is leaving AFL side Hawthorn to return home to Ireland.

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