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Mark O'Connor a big concern for Geelong while Swans and Essendon eliminated
The first week of the AFL finals is at an end as six teams remain in the hunt for the 2021 Premiership.
Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
Here’s all the information you need to plan your weekend.
AFL finalists confirmed as regular season draws to a close
Several Irish players are in with a chance of claiming the 2021 Premiership.
A bit of luck and lots of hard work: how to build a life on the other side of the world
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.
Mark Keane 'given approval to return to Ireland' before end of AFL season
Collingwood have allowed the 21-year-old to return home early.
Former Derry star Callum Brown marks AFL debut with two goals
Brown scored two goals against Geelong in a shock 19-point win for the GWS Giants.
Watch: Magical moment as son-of-Derry-legend Tohill is awarded AFL debut for Collingwood
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.
What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under
Cathal McShane’s Tyrone begin their championship today. In a different life, he was an Irish export prototype in Oz.
Wexford GAA roots, an All-Ireland winning father and Aussie Rules life in Sydney
Hailing from a strong Wexford GAA family, Barry O’Connor is pursuing a different sporting dream in Sydney.
Indigenous AFL great Goodes declines hall of fame invite
The Aussie Rules icon was booed by fans in the final years of his career.
Former Dublin underage star scores brilliant first goal in AFL
James Madden’s goal arrived in the third quarter of the Brisbane Lions’ 102-74 win over Richmond.
Dublin's Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp's O'Riordan triumphs with Sydney
It was a busy day for Irish players in the AFL.
AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000
Australia and New Zealand have hosted some of the largest sporting attendances since Covid-19 hit.
Brilliant Zach Tuohy goal helps Geelong return to victory in AFL
The Laois man helped last year’s Grand Finalists win out 77-47.
Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start
Contrasting fortunes for the Irish players in the AFL this weekend.
Mark Keane set to make second Collingwood appearance after recovering from injury
The Cork native will start at half-back against West Coast tomorrow.
Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash
The Cats prevailed in round 2 AFL action from Melbourne.
Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues
The Laois native missed his side’s opening round defeat to Adelaide last weekend.
How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
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.
9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021
Another new campaign swings around and there’s plenty Irish interest.
Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury
Keane suffered the injury in training for Collingwood.
AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final
Geelong’s Mark O’Connor had received permission to play but was in quarantine when Kerry lost to Cork.
Son of Derry legend Anthony Tohill signs new AFL contract with Collingwood
20-year-old Anton moved to the Melbourne club in October 2018.
AFL player Keane on bench and Cork make 3 changes to starting side for Munster final
The Rebels meet the Premier tomorrow in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
205 and counting as Tuohy extends Geelong contract
The 30-year-old this year joined Jim Stynes as the Irishmen in the AFL’s 200 club.
'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry
Cork boss Ronan McCarthy on the role of goalscoring hero Mark Keane.
AFL stalwart Ablett played on with broken shoulder in Grand Final
The final was to be the 36-year-old’s final game before retirement and he played on despite the early blow.
'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'
Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.
'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final
Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.
Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong
Geelong defeated Brisbane Lions in the second AFL preliminary final today.
Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory
After today’s win over Collingwood, a Grand Final place will be at stake in next week’s Brisbane Lions clash.
11-time Cork All-Ireland winner set for Aussie Rules career with move to Sydney
Brid Stack is making the move for the 2021 season.
Tuohy grabs goal but Geelong fall in AFL finals opener
Port Adelaide ran out 58-42 winners against Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s side.
Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow
The Laois and Kerry duo will be in action for Geelong against Port Adelaide in the first qualifying final.
Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect
Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.
'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star
On Friday, Zach Tuohy became the second Irish player after Jim Stynes to reach the 200 appearance mark in the AFL.
Football the focus for Tyrone's McKenna after Essendon exit but 'book not fully closed yet' in Australia
The former AFL star has also hit out at the Melbourne media after bidding farewell to the game – for now, anyway.
Tuohy forced to wait to join AFL 200 club as rib keeps him out of action
The Laois man suffered the blow during the dramatic comeback win over the Bulldogs last weekend.
Pearce Hanley's underrated AFL career, injury struggles and prospects of Mayo return
We reflect on the Mayo man’s 13 seasons in Aussie Rules with former Cavan footballer Nicholas Walsh.
Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’