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Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL
The Kerry and Laois natives featured in Geelong’s 59-point win over St Kilda.
Keane's AFL debut ends in disappointment as Collingwood suffer shock defeat
In one of the upsets of the season, Fremantle claimed a big victory.
Cork's Keane set to make AFL debut for Collingwood on Sunday
The Mitchelstown native made the move to Australia in October 2018.
Brilliant run and solo from Conor McKenna a highlight in Essendon's win in AFL
McKenna helped his side defeat Adelaide Crows 62-59.
'Total farce... He was guilty by media' - Tuohy fumes over treatment of McKenna in Covid-19 saga
The Tyrone native was at the centre of a storm in Australia after he became the first AFL player to test positive for the virus.
'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test
Essendon star Conor McKenna hasn’t ruled out the possibility of lining out with Tyrone in 2021.
Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne
There are 12 Irish players currently on the books of Melbourne clubs.
McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols
McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.
Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19
The former Tyrone minor initially tested positive.
Former Tyrone ace and AFL player Conor McKenna gets Covid-19
Essendon confirmed their AFL match against Melbourne tomorrow has been postponed.
O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes
The Kerry and Laois players saw their team cruise past Hawthorn in today’s Round 2 clash.
Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend
Richmond and Collingwood played out a 36-36 draw this morning at the MCG.
Australia set for biggest sporting crowd in months as AFL returns
Around 2,000 fans will attend Port Adelaide’s clash against rivals Adelaide on Saturday.
'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'
Kerry All-Ireland winner and current Australian Rules player Stefan Okunbor on his experiences of racism in Ireland.
Tadhg Kennelly's future in doubt with Sydney Swans - reports
The 2005 Premiership winner is the club’s latest high-profile casualty following cuts due to Covid-19.
'It's very overwhelming, it feels like someone has shot you in the back of the heel'
Kerry’s Stefan Okunbor on recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon and adjusting to Aussie Rules.
Irish players set for return to action as AFL season to restart on 11 June
The Australian Football League said non-contact training will resume in groups of eight on Monday.
International Rules Series due to take place in Ireland in November postponed
There is little certainty about when the series might makes its comeback.
AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis
Several Irish players have been impacted by the massive pay cuts.
'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney
The Tipperary native and his Sydney Swans team-mates have had plenty to contend with this year.
'It was a once in a lifetime opportunity' - AFL dreams put on hold for 4 young GAA players
Four GAA players were due to have trials in Australia next month but they’ve been postponed.
Kerry's Mark O'Connor: 'It's still a bit of a shock to the system but it was always going to happen'
Kerry’s Mark O’Connor on the AFL season being shut down after Saturday’s game with Geelong.
Massive pay cuts for AFL players as Irish stars returning home due to Covid-19 crisis
The decision was taken yesterday to shut down the AFL action.
'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled
The round one games today will be the last for a while in Aussie Rules.
Colin O'Riordan's Sydney Swans edge out Adelaide in thriller
Elsewhere in the AFL, Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor lined out for Geelong.
2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend
Richmond beat Carlton as this year’s campaign began in a strange atmosphere at the MCG.
9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2020
The new season goes ahead tomorrow in Australia.
AFL confirm season will go ahead with Irish players set to be involved
And the AFLW have scrapped the last two rounds of regular season fixtures with finals set to start this weekend.
AFL scrap five games from fixture list, but this week's curtain-raisers not postponed yet
State Leagues around Australia will begin in May, but Gillon McLachlan will meet with stakeholders in the next 24 hours to decide if this weekend’s AFL openers go ahead.
Breaking gym records and getting the dressing room hopping: Derry teen Brown embracing AFL adventure
‘I’ve never played the sport, everyone else has 13 years playing it. They will be more efficient, more technical but still, I just know I will get the better of them.’
AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors
There are 18 Irishmen and 18 Irishwomen contracted to clubs in Oz.
Conor McKenna back to preparations for AFL season following break at home
The Tyrone native is in the mix for Essendon’s season opener.
Yvonne Bonner ruled out for rest of Giants' season with ankle injury
The Donegal native is facing a long lay-off in Sydney.
Another Kerry All-Ireland minor winner set for AFL switch as Brisbane Lions make move
Dingle’s Deividas Uosis is to focus on Australian Rules.
McKenna returns to Tyrone from AFL club 'due to homesickness and family-related reasons'
McKenna has been playing with Essendon since October 2014.
'I kind of put that to bed' - Walsh admits 'shock' at Kerry return
Tommy Walsh discusses Peter Keane’s phone call inviting him back into the fold, the overcomplicated advanced mark and Cathal McShane’s AFL move.
Adelaide Crows confirm Tyrone's McShane set to join their pre-season training
The 2019 All-Star will link up with the AFL club’s squad in the coming weeks.
International Rules Series to be played in 2020 and 2022
The GAA has confirmed matches in Ireland and Australia.
AFL boss 'really disappointed' in Tyrone's McKenna for lining out in club GAA match
The Essendon star scored a goal for his native Eglish as they won a relegation battle at the weekend.
'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'
AFLW agent and CrossCoders co-founder Jason Hill outlines potential changes to the league – and the knock-on effect for the Irish involved.