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# afl - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Meath's Conor Nash signs two-year extension at Hawthorn
# Brown And Gold
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# Brown And Gold

Meath's Conor Nash signs two-year extension at Hawthorn

Jun 21st 2022, 12:37 PM 5,669 Views 1 Comment

The new deal will take him up to the end of the 2024 season.

# afl - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

'If he gets injury-free and gets a bit of luck, I'm sure he could have an impact'
# Tommy Walsh
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# Tommy Walsh

'If he gets injury-free and gets a bit of luck, I'm sure he could have an impact'

Jun 7th 2022, 6:27 PM 15,737 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Walsh discusses the return of Stefan Okunbor and Kerry’s form in 2022.

# afl - Monday 6 June, 2022

‘It was jittery. I had one year left but they could have come and said it’s all over’
# Irish In The AFL
From The42
# Irish In The AFL

‘It was jittery. I had one year left but they could have come and said it’s all over’

Jun 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 31,240 Views 2 Comments

Meath native and Hawthorn AFL player Conor Nash charts his return to form in Australia.

# afl - Thursday 19 May, 2022

AFLW players to receive 94 percent pay rise with season set to start in August
# Season Seven
From The42
# Season Seven

AFLW players to receive 94 percent pay rise with season set to start in August

May 19th 2022, 8:55 AM 6,681 Views 5 Comments

Pre-season will start on June 13.

# afl - Sunday 1 May, 2022

'Gaelic football is at the centre. I took that obsessive thing from Australian rules'
# Louth And Clear
From The42
# Louth And Clear

'Gaelic football is at the centre. I took that obsessive thing from Australian rules'

May 1st 2022, 8:02 AM 19,817 Views 2 Comments

Former AFL star Ciarán Byrne lines out for a resurgent Louth against Kildare today.

# afl - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Colin O'Riordan out for 'a couple of weeks' from AFL action after eye poke
# Sydney Swans
From The42
# Sydney Swans

Colin O'Riordan out for 'a couple of weeks' from AFL action after eye poke

Mar 31st 2022, 12:53 PM 6,235 Views 0 Comments

The club confirmed the Tipperary man needs to get his vision cleared and checked by specialists.

# afl - Sunday 20 March, 2022

'Five years is crazy to think about' - life in the AFL, following Kerry and home roots in Dingle
# Mark O'Connor
From The42
# Mark O'Connor

'Five years is crazy to think about' - life in the AFL, following Kerry and home roots in Dingle

Mar 20th 2022, 12:02 PM 26,418 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Connor on a new season with Geelong, his old Kerry team-mates and connection to his home town.

# afl - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Zach Tuohy kicks goal as Cats hammer Bombers in tough encounter
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Zach Tuohy kicks goal as Cats hammer Bombers in tough encounter

Mar 19th 2022, 11:06 AM 7,806 Views 0 Comments

The Laois native starred in an impressive Geelong victory.

# afl - Friday 18 March, 2022

Dublin footballer signs new deal with AFL side Brisbane
# Brisbane Lions
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# Brisbane Lions

Dublin footballer signs new deal with AFL side Brisbane

Mar 18th 2022, 2:46 PM 10,462 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see James Madden at the club until at least the end of 2023.

# afl - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Insulted, ignored, persevering: AFL is home to great Irish sporting stories
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

Insulted, ignored, persevering: AFL is home to great Irish sporting stories

Mar 15th 2022, 8:00 AM 6,346 Views 0 Comments

The 2022 AFL season kicks off on Wednesday with 11 Irish players involved.

# afl - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Demons seal Giant victory as Cora Staunton held goalless for first time in season
# AFLW
From The42
# AFLW

Demons seal Giant victory as Cora Staunton held goalless for first time in season

Feb 12th 2022, 12:55 PM 2,928 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad Goldrick was the happiest of the Irish contingent this morning.

'Gaelic football can be the saviour of the AFL. Simply, we stop our tackle.'
# Man On A Mission
From The42
# Man On A Mission

'Gaelic football can be the saviour of the AFL. Simply, we stop our tackle.'

Feb 12th 2022, 11:55 AM 49,279 Views 10 Comments

Concussion campaigner and AFL player manager Peter Jess talks about his ongoing campaign in Australia.

# afl - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Huge boost for Mayo as Oisín Mullin turns down AFL move to stay in Ireland
# Green And Red
From The42
# Green And Red

Huge boost for Mayo as Oisín Mullin turns down AFL move to stay in Ireland

Jan 16th 2022, 9:38 PM 33,354 Views 28 Comments

‘After some careful thinking and a lot of support from family, I have decided to stay in Ireland.’

# afl - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Mark Keane: 'Although a tough call, I know remaining in Ireland is the right decision for me'
# Rebel Cause
From The42
# Rebel Cause

Mark Keane: 'Although a tough call, I know remaining in Ireland is the right decision for me'

Jan 13th 2022, 10:56 PM 9,054 Views 2 Comments

The Cork star has departed AFL club Collingwood.

Former AFL player surprised at Keane's return and urges patience with Mullin decision
# Irish Experiment
From The42
# Irish Experiment

Former AFL player surprised at Keane's return and urges patience with Mullin decision

Jan 13th 2022, 1:49 PM 12,227 Views 6 Comments

Ray Connellan give some insight into the dilemmas that faced Mark Keane and Oisin Mullin.

Cork star Mark Keane departs AFL club Collingwood
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

Cork star Mark Keane departs AFL club Collingwood

Jan 13th 2022, 11:30 AM 13,725 Views 7 Comments

Keane scored the winning goal in the 2020 Munster semi-final against Kerry.

# afl - Sunday 7 November, 2021

'I think I could’ve made it. But Covid destroyed it' - Sligo youngster on end of AFL dream
# New Beginnings
From The42
# New Beginnings

'I think I could’ve made it. But Covid destroyed it' - Sligo youngster on end of AFL dream

Nov 7th 2021, 8:05 PM 37,301 Views 3 Comments

Luke Towey has returned to Ireland following the end of his two-year stint with the Gold Coast Suns.

# afl - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Huge Mayo blow as Young Footballer of the Year Mullin poised for AFL switch
# Man Down Under
From The42
# Man Down Under

Huge Mayo blow as Young Footballer of the Year Mullin poised for AFL switch

Nov 4th 2021, 8:06 AM 57,711 Views 24 Comments

Oisín Mullin is set to join the Irish contingent at AFL side Geelong Cats.

# afl - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Talented Westmeath teenager signs rookie deal with AFL side Hawthorn
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

Talented Westmeath teenager signs rookie deal with AFL side Hawthorn

Oct 26th 2021, 11:32 AM 5,906 Views 0 Comments

Fionn O’Hara has also played rugby for the Ireland U18s and Leinster U20s.

# afl - Sunday 24 October, 2021

A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour
# No Compromise
From The42
# No Compromise

A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour

Oct 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 38,937 Views 4 Comments

Maurice Brosnan speaks to some of the Aussies who made up one of the most controversial and eventful International Rules series ever.

# afl - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Fremantle sign Fermanagh footballer while Leinster prospect closes in on AFL move
# Move
From The42
# Move

Fremantle sign Fermanagh footballer while Leinster prospect closes in on AFL move

Oct 14th 2021, 10:05 AM 11,898 Views 4 Comments

Ultan Kelm is set to make the move to Western Australia and Fionn O’Hara is in talks with Hawthorn.

# afl - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Colin O'Riordan extends stay with Sydney Swans
# One More Year
From The42
# One More Year

Colin O'Riordan extends stay with Sydney Swans

Sep 30th 2021, 10:13 AM 5,802 Views 1 Comment

‘O’Riordan is a valued presence both on and off the field at the club’, say the club.

# afl - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

AFL recruitment in Ireland 'might take a lull for a year or two but it won't stop' — Tuohy
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

AFL recruitment in Ireland 'might take a lull for a year or two but it won't stop' — Tuohy

Sep 28th 2021, 11:54 AM 5,945 Views 1 Comment

Zach Tuohy chats with Maurice Brosnan on the latest episode of The42 GAA Weekly.

# afl - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Melbourne end Premiership drought with fairytale grand final win
# Emphatic
From The42
# Emphatic

Melbourne end Premiership drought with fairytale grand final win

Sep 25th 2021, 1:37 PM 5,027 Views 2 Comments

Melbourne beat Western Bulldogs 21.14 (140) to 10.6 (66) in Saturday’s grand final.

# afl - Friday 24 September, 2021

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
# Letter From Melbourne
From The42
# Letter From Melbourne

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia

Updated Sep 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 11,875 Views 4 Comments

Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.

# afl - Monday 13 September, 2021

'Everybody asked me, why wouldn't you go to Australia? I think today answers that'
# Cathal McShane
From The42
# Cathal McShane

'Everybody asked me, why wouldn't you go to Australia? I think today answers that'

Sep 13th 2021, 12:00 PM 33,796 Views 10 Comments

After turning down an AFL offer, Cathal McShane got to savour All-Ireland glory with Tyrone.

# afl - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Man at work: Nicholas Walsh on making his mark in Australia
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Man at work: Nicholas Walsh on making his mark in Australia

Sep 12th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,947 Views 1 Comment

The former Cavan footballer was last week appointed St Kilda’s high-performance manager, the latest staging post on an impressive journey.

# afl - Saturday 11 September, 2021

‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition
# Half The World Away
From The42
# Half The World Away

‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition

Sep 11th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,729 Views 0 Comments

The Red Hands’ Conor McKenna made a name for himself and an impact in Aussie Rules, writes Maurice Brosnan.

# afl - Friday 10 September, 2021

Disappointment for Irish as Geelong fall to Melbourne in AFL preliminary final
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

Disappointment for Irish as Geelong fall to Melbourne in AFL preliminary final

Sep 10th 2021, 7:04 PM 4,577 Views 1 Comment

Zach Tuohy, Mark O’Connor and Stefan Okunbar’s Cats were left licking their wounds after a heavy defeat.

# afl - Sunday 5 September, 2021

AFL and Mayo GAA star returns to Shelbourne
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

AFL and Mayo GAA star returns to Shelbourne

Sep 5th 2021, 1:25 PM 10,435 Views 2 Comments

Sarah Rowe last played for the Women’s National League club in 2016.

# afl - Friday 3 September, 2021

Former Cavan footballer appointed high-performance manager of AFL outfit St Kilda
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

Former Cavan footballer appointed high-performance manager of AFL outfit St Kilda

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:01 AM 12,324 Views 3 Comments

Nicholas Walsh will take up the position ahead of the 2022 season.

# afl - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Meath footballer signs new rookie deal with AFL side Essendon
# On The Dotted Line
From The42
# On The Dotted Line

Meath footballer signs new rookie deal with AFL side Essendon

Sep 2nd 2021, 9:33 PM 6,541 Views 0 Comments

Cian McBride will remain with the club until at least the end of 2022.

# afl - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Mark O'Connor a big concern for Geelong while Swans and Essendon eliminated
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Mark O'Connor a big concern for Geelong while Swans and Essendon eliminated

Aug 29th 2021, 9:28 AM 6,668 Views 0 Comments

The first week of the AFL finals is at an end as six teams remain in the hunt for the 2021 Premiership.

# afl - Friday 27 August, 2021

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,987 Views 3 Comments

Here’s all the information you need to plan your weekend.

# afl - Sunday 22 August, 2021

AFL finalists confirmed as regular season draws to a close
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

AFL finalists confirmed as regular season draws to a close

Aug 22nd 2021, 9:05 AM 8,430 Views 3 Comments

Several Irish players are in with a chance of claiming the 2021 Premiership.

# afl - Sunday 15 August, 2021

A bit of luck and lots of hard work: how to build a life on the other side of the world
# Belfast Boy
From The42
# Belfast Boy

A bit of luck and lots of hard work: how to build a life on the other side of the world

Aug 15th 2021, 7:56 AM 19,537 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Magee left Belfast as a boy with his family in the 1950s to start a journey that would see him amass over 200 AFL appearances.

# afl - Friday 13 August, 2021

Mark Keane 'given approval to return to Ireland' before end of AFL season
# Oz
From The42
# Oz

Mark Keane 'given approval to return to Ireland' before end of AFL season

Aug 13th 2021, 10:36 AM 9,580 Views 10 Comments

Collingwood have allowed the 21-year-old to return home early.

# afl - Friday 6 August, 2021

Former Derry star Callum Brown marks AFL debut with two goals
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Former Derry star Callum Brown marks AFL debut with two goals

Aug 6th 2021, 5:33 PM 5,997 Views 1 Comment

Brown scored two goals against Geelong in a shock 19-point win for the GWS Giants.

# afl - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Watch: Magical moment as son-of-Derry-legend Tohill is awarded AFL debut for Collingwood
# Actual Scenes
From The42
# Actual Scenes

Watch: Magical moment as son-of-Derry-legend Tohill is awarded AFL debut for Collingwood

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 5:03 PM 26,596 Views 9 Comments

Anton Tohill fought tears as he was called up by Magpies coach Robert Harvey, who later recalled playing against Tohill’s legendary father in Croke Park.

# afl - Saturday 10 July, 2021

What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under

Jul 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,835 Views 1 Comment

Cathal McShane’s Tyrone begin their championship today. In a different life, he was an Irish export prototype in Oz.

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