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Last year
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.
Former Derry footballer agrees new AFL deal with Greater Western Sydney Giants
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'
GWS Giants star Callum Brown chats about the AFL, scoring goals and Derry.
Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024
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
Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor saw the Cats move top of the table.
Meath's Conor Nash signs two-year extension at Hawthorn
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 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’
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
Pre-season will start on June 13.
'Gaelic football is at the centre. I took that obsessive thing from Australian rules'
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
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 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
The Laois native starred in an impressive Geelong victory.
Dublin footballer signs new deal with AFL side Brisbane
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
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
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.'
Concussion campaigner and AFL player manager Peter Jess talks about his ongoing campaign in Australia.
Huge boost for Mayo as Oisín Mullin turns down AFL move to stay in Ireland
‘After some careful thinking and a lot of support from family, I have decided to stay in Ireland.’
Mark Keane: 'Although a tough call, I know remaining in Ireland is the right decision for me'
The Cork star has departed AFL club Collingwood.
Former AFL player surprised at Keane's return and urges patience with Mullin decision
Ray Connellan give some insight into the dilemmas that faced Mark Keane and Oisin Mullin.
Cork star Mark Keane departs AFL club Collingwood
Keane scored the winning goal in the 2020 Munster semi-final against Kerry.
All time
'I think I could’ve made it. But Covid destroyed it' - Sligo youngster on end of AFL dream
Luke Towey has returned to Ireland following the end of his two-year stint with the Gold Coast Suns.
Huge Mayo blow as Young Footballer of the Year Mullin poised for AFL switch
Oisín Mullin is set to join the Irish contingent at AFL side Geelong Cats.
Talented Westmeath teenager signs rookie deal with AFL side Hawthorn
Fionn O’Hara has also played rugby for the Ireland U18s and Leinster U20s.
A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour
Maurice Brosnan speaks to some of the Aussies who made up one of the most controversial and eventful International Rules series ever.
Fremantle sign Fermanagh footballer while Leinster prospect closes in on AFL move
Ultan Kelm is set to make the move to Western Australia and Fionn O’Hara is in talks with Hawthorn.
Colin O'Riordan extends stay with Sydney Swans
‘O’Riordan is a valued presence both on and off the field at the club’, say the club.
AFL recruitment in Ireland 'might take a lull for a year or two but it won't stop' — Tuohy
Zach Tuohy chats with Maurice Brosnan on the latest episode of The42 GAA Weekly.
Melbourne end Premiership drought with fairytale grand final win
Melbourne beat Western Bulldogs 21.14 (140) to 10.6 (66) in Saturday’s grand final.
Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.
'Everybody asked me, why wouldn't you go to Australia? I think today answers that'
After turning down an AFL offer, Cathal McShane got to savour All-Ireland glory with Tyrone.
Man at work: Nicholas Walsh on making his mark in Australia
The former Cavan footballer was last week appointed St Kilda’s high-performance manager, the latest staging post on an impressive journey.
‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition
The Red Hands’ Conor McKenna made a name for himself and an impact in Aussie Rules, writes Maurice Brosnan.
Disappointment for Irish as Geelong fall to Melbourne in AFL preliminary final
Zach Tuohy, Mark O’Connor and Stefan Okunbar’s Cats were left licking their wounds after a heavy defeat.
AFL and Mayo GAA star returns to Shelbourne
Sarah Rowe last played for the Women’s National League club in 2016.
Former Cavan footballer appointed high-performance manager of AFL outfit St Kilda
Nicholas Walsh will take up the position ahead of the 2022 season.
Meath footballer signs new rookie deal with AFL side Essendon
Cian McBride will remain with the club until at least the end of 2022.