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Last month
September 2023
McKenna's brilliant goal helps Brisbane Lions book Grand Final spot
The Brisbane Lions will make their first appearance in the showpiece since 2004 next weekend.
Armagh star to debut for Melbourne, McKenna will start as Brisbane chase Grand Final spot
Aimee Mackin set for her AFLW bow alongside sister Blaithin.
This year
Meath's Cian McBride released from AFL side Essendon
McBride first signed for the club in 2019 as an international rookie.
'There's no fear going over' - Melbourne bound for switch from GAA to AFL
Matt Duffy signed for Carlton Blues as an international rookie this week.
Rising Kerry and Longford stars sign AFL deals with Carlton Blues
Rob Monahan and Matt Duffy are both heading to Australia for pre-season later this year.
'Phenomenal' Conor McKenna took two-year break from gym work before AFL return
The 2021 All-Ireland winner says he lost three-to-four kilos of muscle mass during his two years back home.
'Jim is an absolute inspiration': Zach Tuohy passes legendary Stynes to set new Irish AFL record
Tuohy made his record 265th appearance in Geelong’s win against North Melbourne on Sunday.
'The hurt is still there' - Croke Park defeats, coffee culture and the Aussie Rules bond
Derry’s towering midfielder talks life on and off the pitch.
Zach Tuohy equals Jim Stynes' record appearances tally in Aussie Rules
Laois man reached 264 appearances in Friday night’s draw with Sydney Swans.
Mayo defender Oisín Mullin to make AFL debut on Saturday
The two-time Young Footballer of the Year will line out at half-back to face the GWS Giants.
Tipp's Colin O'Riordan returns to Sydney Swans in coaching role
He will assist the AFLW programme in the absence of head coach Scott Gowans.
Zach Tuohy kicks Geelong's first two goals of new AFL season but champions fall short
Collingwood came out on top of a thrilling battle at the MCG.
The Irish players to watch in the 2023 AFL season
The AFL season kicks off this week.
Kilkenny's Darragh Joyce joins Brisbane Lions in AFL switch
The 2014 All-Ireland minor-winning hurling captain previously spent six seasons at St Kilda.
Cork player Mark Keane returning to Australia to resume AFL career
Keane won an All-Ireland junior club hurling medal last weekend in Croke Park.
Last year
Conor McKenna returns to AFL with Brisbane Lions
Tyrone star has signed a one-year deal.
St Kilda enter AFL club race to sign Tyrone's McKenna - reports
McKenna was part of Tyrone’s Sam Maguire triumph in 2021.
AFL champion Tuohy signs contract extension with Geelong Cats
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
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'
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
Tadhg Kennelly previously performed the role of identifying international talent for the AFL.
Wexford's O'Connor released by AFL outfit Sydney Swans
The Wexford footballer spent three years with the club.
AFL champion Mark O'Connor granted permission to play in Kerry county championship
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
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
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
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
The AFL granted an exemption due to exceptional circumstances.
AFL club hit by 'heartbreaking' claims of Indigenous family separations and abortion pressure
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
Laois native Zach Tuohy starts for Geelong on Saturday.
David Power: 'If it is possible down the line, he will put on that blue and gold jersey again'
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
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 played 34 games during a successful career Down Under.
Darragh Joyce departing St Kilda after six seasons
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
The AFL final series gets underway next week.