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#AFL

# afl - Yesterday’s News

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

Talented Westmeath teenager signs rookie deal with AFL side Hawthorn

13 hours ago 5,117 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

Sun 8:00 AM 37,763 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 11,732 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 5,708 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 5,891 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 4,988 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 11,812 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 33,653 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 5,886 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 4,642 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 4,537 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 10,354 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 12,118 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 6,256 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 6,598 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 27,832 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 8,399 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 19,267 Views 1 Comment

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 9,357 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 5,751 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 26,501 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 12,533 Views 1 Comment

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

# afl - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Wexford GAA roots, an All-Ireland winning father and Aussie Rules life in Sydney
# Barry O'connor
From The42
# Barry O'connor

Wexford GAA roots, an All-Ireland winning father and Aussie Rules life in Sydney

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 26,459 Views 1 Comment

Hailing from a strong Wexford GAA family, Barry O’Connor is pursuing a different sporting dream in Sydney.

# afl - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Indigenous AFL great Goodes declines hall of fame invite
# Hof
From The42
# Hof

Indigenous AFL great Goodes declines hall of fame invite

Jun 8th 2021, 8:18 AM 11,777 Views 6 Comments

The Aussie Rules icon was booed by fans in the final years of his career.

# afl - Friday 21 May, 2021

Former Dublin underage star scores brilliant first goal in AFL
# One To Watch
From The42
# One To Watch

Former Dublin underage star scores brilliant first goal in AFL

May 21st 2021, 4:09 PM 9,763 Views 1 Comment

James Madden’s goal arrived in the third quarter of the Brisbane Lions’ 102-74 win over Richmond.

# afl - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Dublin's Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp's O'Riordan triumphs with Sydney
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Dublin's Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp's O'Riordan triumphs with Sydney

May 1st 2021, 2:06 PM 8,522 Views 5 Comments

It was a busy day for Irish players in the AFL.

# afl - Sunday 25 April, 2021

AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000

Apr 25th 2021, 11:04 AM 31,805 Views 30 Comments

Australia and New Zealand have hosted some of the largest sporting attendances since Covid-19 hit.

# afl - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL

Apr 18th 2021, 12:14 PM 7,132 Views 0 Comments

The Laois man helped last year’s Grand Finalists win out 77-47.

# afl - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start

Apr 17th 2021, 2:42 PM 5,247 Views 0 Comments

Contrasting fortunes for the Irish players in the AFL this weekend.

# afl - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Mark Keane set to make second Collingwood appearance after recovering from injury
# Return
From The42
# Return

Mark Keane set to make second Collingwood appearance after recovering from injury

Apr 15th 2021, 10:56 AM 4,191 Views 2 Comments

The Cork native will start at half-back against West Coast tomorrow.

# afl - Friday 26 March, 2021

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash

Mar 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 5,957 Views 1 Comment

The Cats prevailed in round 2 AFL action from Melbourne.

# afl - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues

Mar 25th 2021, 9:21 AM 3,480 Views 1 Comment

The Laois native missed his side’s opening round defeat to Adelaide last weekend.

# afl - Friday 19 March, 2021

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia

Mar 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 19,759 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliners made a huge impact on tactics and culture in the AFL and helped pave the way for generations of Irish hopefuls Down Under.

# afl - Thursday 18 March, 2021

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021
# Irish Eyes
From The42
# Irish Eyes

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021

Mar 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,440 Views 0 Comments

Another new campaign swings around and there’s plenty Irish interest.

# afl - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury
# Treatment Table
From The42
# Treatment Table

Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury

Jan 27th 2021, 10:36 AM 3,348 Views 0 Comments

Keane suffered the injury in training for Collingwood.

# afl - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final
# Making His Mark
From The42
# Making His Mark

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final

Dec 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 9,483 Views 5 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor had received permission to play but was in quarantine when Kerry lost to Cork.

# afl - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Son of Derry legend Anthony Tohill signs new AFL contract with Collingwood
# Extending His Stay
From The42
# Extending His Stay

Son of Derry legend Anthony Tohill signs new AFL contract with Collingwood

Dec 8th 2020, 10:53 AM 8,009 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Anton moved to the Melbourne club in October 2018.

# afl - Saturday 21 November, 2020

AFL player Keane on bench and Cork make 3 changes to starting side for Munster final
# Teamsheet
From The42
# Teamsheet

AFL player Keane on bench and Cork make 3 changes to starting side for Munster final

Nov 21st 2020, 7:49 PM 14,501 Views 0 Comments

The Rebels meet the Premier tomorrow in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# afl - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract

Nov 17th 2020, 11:52 AM 5,873 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old this year joined Jim Stynes as the Irishmen in the AFL’s 200 club.

# afl - Sunday 8 November, 2020

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry
# Mark Keane
From The42
# Mark Keane

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry

Nov 8th 2020, 8:02 PM 51,575 Views 24 Comments

Cork boss Ronan McCarthy on the role of goalscoring hero Mark Keane.

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