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4th December 2023
Donegal's Bonner calls time on AFLW career after impressive stints with Crows and Giants
Bonner kicked six goals in 10 games after joining the Crows this season.
Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
The Dublin All-Star hoping to make history with Grand Final and All-Ireland double
Jennifer Dunne is aiming to become the first woman to win both in the same season.
Aishling Moloney named AFLW Best First Year Player after big breakout
Geelong star’s stellar debut campaign recognised, with three Irish players in top five.
Niamh Kelly becomes only second-ever Irish All-Australian
Kelly has been recognised for an impressive season with Adelaide.
Irish star smiles through 'sore jaw and a fat lip' with Grand Final spot
Tipperary’s Niamh Martin helped North Melbourne set up a clash with Brisbane in next week’s NAB AFLW showpiece.
Last month
November 2023
O'Dwyer helps Brisbane to another AFLW final
The Tipperary native starred as her side made their fifth decider in eight years.
A long way from Tipperary, 10 Irish players set for AFLW semi-finals
There’s Irish representation on each of the four participating sides.
Tipp's Moloney kicks goal as Geelong stun champions Melbourne to book Preliminary Final spot
Mayo’s Rachel Kearns was also in action for the winners while Armagh’s Aimee Mackin kicked a goal for the defeated Melbourne.
Donegal's Bonner kicks two goals as Adelaide Crows storm into AFLW preliminary final
Mayo’s Niamh Kelly also featured well for the victors who will now progress to face North Melbourne.
Mayo's Niamh Kelly named in AFLW All-Australian Squad
Kelly is one of six Adelaide Crows players included on the 42-strong selection.
This year
O'Dwyer and McLaughlin impress in AFLW wins for Lions and Suns
Two huge one-sided wins for Irish women in action.
Meet the 33: Record number of Irish players set for new AFLW season
17 different counties are represented across 14 clubs Down Under.
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.
Donegal star Bonner set for AFLW return as one of three Irish Draft picks
Roscommon’s Joanne Cregg and Tyrone native Cara McCrossan have also been snapped up.
Armagh star Mackin makes AFLW move to join Melbourne
Mackin will link up with her younger sister Blaithin and Dublin player Sinead Goldrick.
Tipperary duo Aishling Moloney and Anna Rose Kennedy to join Geelong Cats
Move will take club’s Irish contingent to six.
Donegal captain becomes latest Irish recruit to join AFLW for 2023 season
Niamh McLaughlin has penned a deal with Gold Coast Suns.
Kerry, Roscommon and Dublin stars make move to AFLW
Irish signings have been announced in the Sydney Swans and the Brisbane Lions.
Last year
'She's so far ahead of everyone else' - Dublin's All-Ireland and AFLW champion
Sinéad Goldrick etched her name into history in 2022.
Boost for Meath as AFLW star Vikki Wall commits to three in-a-row bid
‘I’ll be playing for Meath this year,’ the 2021 Footballer of the Year told Jerome Quinn.
Cork great Bríd Stack calls time on AFLW career
The 11-time All-Ireland winner has finished up Down Under.
Two-time AFLW Premiership winner Ailish Considine departs from Adelaide Crows
The club says they will not be offering a new contract to the Clare dual star for next year.
Dublin and Armagh stars celebrate victory with Melbourne in AFLW Grand Final
Melbourne won its maiden AFLW Premiership with their 19-15 victory over Brisbane Lions.
Meath, Armagh, Leitrim and Mayo stars nominated for AFLW awards
Vikki Wall and Blaithin Mackin are up for Best First-Year Player, with Áine Tighe and Aileen Gilroy in the running for MVP.
Dublin and Armagh stars help Melbourne set up Irish Grand Final showdown
Sinéad Goldrick and Blaithin Mackin will face Orla O’Dwyer and her Brisbane side in next week’s decider.
Orla O'Dwyer helps Brisbane into Grand Final with Irish showdown guaranteed
North Melbourne (Vikki Wall and Erika O’Shea) and Melbourne (Sinéad Goldrick and Blaithin Mackin) face off in tomorrow’s other preliminary final.
Kelly and Wall star, with Irish involvement in all four teams left in AFLW race
Niamh Kelly’s Adelaide Crows and Vikki Wall’s North Melbourne came through today’s clashes.
Nine Irish players left in AFLW race with Mayo showdown in store this weekend
There’s two finals series games down for decision on Saturday.
10 Irish stars left standing as AFLW final series line-up confirmed
A total of 22 featured this season.
Cora Staunton set for significant AFLW milestone but undecided on future
The Mayo great will play her 50th game this weekend.
'She has been super important' - high praise as Vikki Wall scores sixth goal of the season
Elsewhere, Orla O’Dwyer helped top-of-the-table Brisbane to a comprehensive win.
Gilroy goal helps Hawthorn to historic win, Irish trio secure derby victory
Vikki Wall and Aine Tighe both grabbed goals in Australia for the second week in a row.
Short-term knee injury confirmed for Collingwood's Cavan star
Aishling Sheridan is ‘expected to be sidelined for 2-4 weeks’.
Significant injury concerns for Irish duo in AFLW
Niamh Kelly dislocated her shoulder and Aishling Sheridan sustained a knee injury in yesterday’s clash between Adelaide and Collingwood.
Irish duo Wall and Tighe score a brace each, McDonagh makes AFLW debut
Round four of the Women’s AFL season saw Irish goalscorers and another debut.
Mayo's Kearns to miss rest of Geelong's season after shoulder surgery
Rachel Kearns suffered an AC joint injury last weekend.
Cora Staunton reaches 50-goal mark after impressive start to sixth season in AFLW
Meanwhile, Tipperary’s Orla O’Dwyer and Áine Tighe of Leitrim were also on target for their sides this weekend.
‘It was a big gamble’ – The Irish players on the hard road in Australia
Bríd Stack, Joanne Doonan and Clara Fitzpatrick on overcoming obstacles to make it in the AFLW.
The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season
They’re spread across 12 teams and hail from 12 different counties.
Meath All-Ireland winners impress and Armagh star kicks first goal in first AFLW games
Elsewhere in Saturday’s practice matches, Cora Staunton was on the double and Aishling Sheridan shone.