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#AFL

# afl - This month November 2022

Conor McKenna returns to AFL with Brisbane Lions
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Conor McKenna returns to AFL with Brisbane Lions

Nov 18th 2022, 11:45 AM 4,485 Views 1 Comment

Tyrone star has signed a one-year deal.

St Kilda enter AFL club race to sign Tyrone's McKenna - reports
# Man At Work
From The42
# Man At Work

St Kilda enter AFL club race to sign Tyrone's McKenna - reports

Nov 8th 2022, 2:27 PM 5,794 Views 2 Comments

McKenna was part of Tyrone’s Sam Maguire triumph in 2021.

# afl - Last month October 2022

AFL champion Tuohy signs contract extension with Geelong Cats
# Pen To Paper
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# Pen To Paper

AFL champion Tuohy signs contract extension with Geelong Cats

Oct 24th 2022, 7:31 AM 4,796 Views 1 Comment

Tuohy made his 250th appearance in the AFL last month.

AFL champions flock to Kerry as Dingle cruise past Crokes to secure semi-final spot
# Aussies On The Road
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# Aussies On The Road

AFL champions flock to Kerry as Dingle cruise past Crokes to secure semi-final spot

Oct 8th 2022, 9:36 PM 37,915 Views 0 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor played the entire game as Dingle secured a ten-point victory.

'You look down at kids with tears in their eyes, then you look up and the adults are crying too'
# More Than A Game
From The42
# More Than A Game

'You look down at kids with tears in their eyes, then you look up and the adults are crying too'

Oct 8th 2022, 9:02 AM 39,879 Views 3 Comments

AFL champion Mark O’Connor on the Grand Final, a mixed season and playing for Dingle.

Kerry legend Kennelly appointed academy head coach with GWS Giants
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

Kerry legend Kennelly appointed academy head coach with GWS Giants

Oct 6th 2022, 7:27 PM 7,100 Views 6 Comments

Tadhg Kennelly previously performed the role of identifying international talent for the AFL.

# afl - September September 2022

Wexford's O'Connor released by AFL outfit Sydney Swans
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Wexford's O'Connor released by AFL outfit Sydney Swans

Sep 30th 2022, 1:06 PM 9,453 Views 0 Comments

The Wexford footballer spent three years with the club.

AFL champion Mark O'Connor granted permission to play in Kerry county championship
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

AFL champion Mark O'Connor granted permission to play in Kerry county championship

Sep 28th 2022, 11:02 AM 14,186 Views 2 Comments

The Dingle club man will be able to play in the quarter-final against Dr Crokes.

Irish glory in AFL Grand Final as Zach Tuohy and Mark O'Connor win with Geelong
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Irish glory in AFL Grand Final as Zach Tuohy and Mark O'Connor win with Geelong

Sep 24th 2022, 11:00 AM 32,180 Views 15 Comments

Geelong Cats cruised to victory over Sydney Swans today.

Tuohy to make 250th appearance in AFL Grand Final with O'Connor listed as medical sub
# Team News
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# Team News

Tuohy to make 250th appearance in AFL Grand Final with O'Connor listed as medical sub

Sep 22nd 2022, 12:13 PM 5,491 Views 0 Comments

The Laois native has been named to start for Geelong at the MCG on Saturday.

The Wolf of Portlaoise: Zach Tuohy is an Irish sporting story that needs to be savoured
# One Step Away
From The42
# One Step Away

The Wolf of Portlaoise: Zach Tuohy is an Irish sporting story that needs to be savoured

Sep 21st 2022, 6:01 PM 22,433 Views 4 Comments

Zach Tuohy plays his 250th AFL game in the Grand Final on Saturday.

AFL grant special dispensation as Meath footballer set to extend Essendon stint
# Cian Mcbride
From The42
# Cian Mcbride

AFL grant special dispensation as Meath footballer set to extend Essendon stint

Sep 21st 2022, 5:17 PM 7,383 Views 0 Comments

The AFL granted an exemption due to exceptional circumstances.

AFL club hit by 'heartbreaking' claims of Indigenous family separations and abortion pressure
# Disturbing
From The42
# Disturbing

AFL club hit by 'heartbreaking' claims of Indigenous family separations and abortion pressure

Sep 21st 2022, 8:19 AM 6,747 Views 1 Comment

Hawthorn Football Club is at the centre of the latest racially tinged scandal to hit the AFL.

Tuohy on Portlaoise flag at the MCG: 'That was awesome. I am very proud of where I am from'
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Tuohy on Portlaoise flag at the MCG: 'That was awesome. I am very proud of where I am from'

Sep 17th 2022, 1:02 PM 9,260 Views 2 Comments

Sydney Swans secured a spot against Geelong in the AFL Grand Final next Saturday.

Irish duo Tuohy and O'Connor celebrate as Geelong storm to AFL Grand Final
# Hammering
From The42
# Hammering

Irish duo Tuohy and O'Connor celebrate as Geelong storm to AFL Grand Final

Sep 16th 2022, 2:02 PM 7,728 Views 3 Comments

Geelong cruised past Brisbane to secure a spot in next week’s decider.

O'Connor an option to tag Brisbane star as Geelong name preliminary final team
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

O'Connor an option to tag Brisbane star as Geelong name preliminary final team

Sep 15th 2022, 11:03 AM 3,797 Views 0 Comments

Friday’s preliminary final sees Geelong play Brisbane Lions at the MCG.

Tuohy set for another AFL season, hopes McKenna joins to form an all-Irish half-backline
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Tuohy set for another AFL season, hopes McKenna joins to form an all-Irish half-backline

Sep 13th 2022, 3:57 PM 5,690 Views 0 Comments

Tuohy’s Geelong play Brisbane in the preliminary final on Friday.

Resilient Colin O'Riordan showed what it takes to make it as an Irish player in the AFL
# Life And Achievements
From The42
# Life And Achievements

Resilient Colin O'Riordan showed what it takes to make it as an Irish player in the AFL

Updated Sep 4th 2022, 12:11 PM 26,551 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan was forced to call time on his AFL career this week due to a chronic hip injury.

Zach Tuohy closes in on 250 AFL games as Geelong advance to preliminary final
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Zach Tuohy closes in on 250 AFL games as Geelong advance to preliminary final

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:01 PM 6,670 Views 2 Comments

Kerry’s Mark O’Connor was a medical substitute and was introduced in the second quarter.

Mark O'Connor omitted as Geelong name team for qualifying final
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Mark O'Connor omitted as Geelong name team for qualifying final

Sep 1st 2022, 11:10 AM 10,939 Views 5 Comments

Laois native Zach Tuohy starts for Geelong on Saturday.

# afl - August August 2022

David Power: 'If it is possible down the line, he will put on that blue and gold jersey again'
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

David Power: 'If it is possible down the line, he will put on that blue and gold jersey again'

Aug 29th 2022, 1:01 PM 9,086 Views 0 Comments

Colin O’Riordan has called time on his seven-year Aussie Rules career because of a chronic hip injury.

Several clubs circling as Tyrone's Conor McKenna eyes return to the AFL - reports
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Several clubs circling as Tyrone's Conor McKenna eyes return to the AFL - reports

Aug 29th 2022, 10:28 AM 7,826 Views 0 Comments

McKenna told the county panel he intends to return to Australia to play AFL again.

Tipperary star forced to call time on AFL career due to chronic hip injury
# Colin O'Riordan
From The42
# Colin O'Riordan

Tipperary star forced to call time on AFL career due to chronic hip injury

Aug 29th 2022, 8:26 AM 26,132 Views 1 Comment

Colin O’Riordan played 34 games during a successful career Down Under.

Darragh Joyce departing St Kilda after six seasons
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Darragh Joyce departing St Kilda after six seasons

Aug 26th 2022, 12:45 PM 9,134 Views 0 Comments

The former Kilkenny minor hurler has been de-listed by the club, but there is reportedly interest from other AFL clubs.

Crunch time looms for the Irish in the AFL on and off the field
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

Crunch time looms for the Irish in the AFL on and off the field

Aug 23rd 2022, 6:15 PM 7,377 Views 0 Comments

The AFL final series gets underway next week.

Former Derry footballer agrees new AFL deal with Greater Western Sydney Giants
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

Former Derry footballer agrees new AFL deal with Greater Western Sydney Giants

Aug 12th 2022, 3:06 PM 5,588 Views 0 Comments

Limavady Callum Brown has earned a one-year extension, having made the move to Australia at the age of 18.

'I've had talks about going home to Derry but I still want to show I can dominate in the AFL'
# Callum Brown
From The42
# Callum Brown

'I've had talks about going home to Derry but I still want to show I can dominate in the AFL'

Aug 7th 2022, 8:00 AM 33,447 Views 6 Comments

GWS Giants star Callum Brown chats about the AFL, scoring goals and Derry.

# afl - This year 2022

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024

Jul 19th 2022, 10:48 AM 7,096 Views 1 Comment

The Dingle native has thrived since switching from Gaelic football to Aussie Rules.

Irish duo help Geelong win top of the table AFL clash against champions Melbourne
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Irish duo help Geelong win top of the table AFL clash against champions Melbourne

Jul 7th 2022, 2:01 PM 4,867 Views 1 Comment

Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor saw the Cats move top of the table.

Meath's Conor Nash signs two-year extension at Hawthorn
# Brown And Gold
From The42
# Brown And Gold

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

Jun 21st 2022, 12:37 PM 5,760 Views 1 Comment

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

'If he gets injury-free and gets a bit of luck, I'm sure he could have an impact'
# Tommy Walsh
From The42
# 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 16,091 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Walsh discusses the return of Stefan Okunbor and Kerry’s form in 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 31,616 Views 2 Comments

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

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 6,795 Views 4 Comments

Pre-season will start on June 13.

'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 19,984 Views 2 Comments

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

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 6,319 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 26,834 Views 1 Comment

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

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 7,829 Views 0 Comments

The Laois native starred in an impressive Geelong victory.

Dublin footballer signs new deal with AFL side Brisbane
# Brisbane Lions
From The42
# Brisbane Lions

Dublin footballer signs new deal with AFL side Brisbane

Mar 18th 2022, 2:46 PM 10,685 Views 0 Comments

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

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 7,020 Views 0 Comments

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

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 2,946 Views 0 Comments

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

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