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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Aussie Rules

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Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules?
“The clock is stopping, the pitch is twice as big and the game is twice as long. It’s a lot more impact and load than you’re used to.”
Artificial intelligence helped the AFL champions end a 62-year famine, but will we ever see it in GAA?
The Western Bulldogs started doing things differently in 2014 and last October won their first AFL Grand Final since 1954.
Cork's Sheehan to stay with Carlton for 2017 season after AFL rookie draft
The 26 year-old has battled injuries in recent seasons.
Back from AFL life with Fremantle to give Kildare football a boost for 2017
Sean Hurley is making an inter-county return.
Cooper concern over 'fairly aggressive' poaching of Kerry's young talent by AFL
“They are holding clinics and sure, we have our own man, Tadhg Kennelly, stuck in the middle of it.”
3 Australian Rules clubs in the race to sign up Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland minor winning captain
Mark O’Connor is wanted after a recent trial in Melbourne.
One of Kerry's brightest young talents is heading to Melbourne for trials with AFL clubs
Dingle’s Mark O’Connor will get a chance to impress in Aussie Rules.
Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport
The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.
Huge setback for Irish AFL player Byrne after cruciate tear confirmation
The Louth native will miss the rest of the 2016 AFL season.
Fears that Louth's Ciaran Byrne tore cruciate in AFL game with Carlton in Melbourne today
The injury was suffered late on in the match against Collingwood at the MCG.
Another one bites the dust! World number one Jason Day pulls out of Olympics
Two of the top four players in the world won’t be in Rio this summer.
Cork's Ciaran Sheehan makes long-awaited injury return after 18 months out
It’s been a long road back for the Corkman.
After being injured for 18 months, Cork's Sheehan will make Aussie Rules comeback this weekend
The 2010 All-Ireland winner will be in action for the Northern Blues.
Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league
The game has been played regionally since the 80s, but will have a national league from next year.
After a year out, Louth's Ciaran Byrne will finally make his Carlton return this weekend
The 21-year-old is over his hamstring injury and starts against the Gold Coast Suns in the AFL on Saturday.
Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games
Tuohy achieved the feat in Melbourne this morning.
Ireland's Tuohy in action in 2016 AFL opener as Carlton defeated narrowly at the MCG
Carlton were defeated by the Richmond Tigers at the MCG.
The 11 Irish players we’ll be keeping an eye on in this year’s Aussie Rules action
The 2016 AFL season starts tomorrow.
Louth's Ciaran Byrne hits a stunning goal in a pre-season Aussie Rules game in Melbourne
Byrne’s wonder individual strike came while in action for the Northern Blues.
Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL
America’s game’s quest to go global continues.
'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football'
Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is adapting well to life at Sydney Swans.
Galway, Kilkenny and Westmeath players head to Florida today for AFL Academy training camp
Cillian McDaid, Darargh Joyce and Ray Connellan will be trying to impress.
34 AFL players slapped with doping bans and set to miss 2016 season
The 34 current and former Essendon players embroiled in a doping scandal have been found guilty by CAS.
Laois man Smith hoping to help Stade Français to win over Munster
The former inter-county footballer has been in Paris since Michael Cheika’s tenure.
Mayo's Pearce Hanley has signed another new Aussie Rules deal
New two-year extension will keep Hanley in Brisbane until 2019.
Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series
It was a one-off clash at GAA HQ this evening.
5 Australians to watch in Saturday's international rules test
Plenty to choose from in what is an extremely strong squad.
Another Irish teenager is heading to the AFL
Derry minor captain Conor Glass has joined champions Hawthorn.
Hawthorn win third Australian Football League title in a row
It was the hottest AFL grand final ever.
6'7" Aussie Rules star gets some serious hang time for the AFL Mark of the Year
Nic Naitanui has got game.
Laois man Zach Tuohy lands end-of-season award after Aussie Rules exploits with Carlton
The boy done good.
Another Irish teenager is set to make his AFL debut in Melbourne next Saturday
Tyrone’s Conor McKenna has got the nod from Essendon.
Aussie Rules player sneaks in for a goal while everyone else watches a scrap
Rory Lobb wasn’t waiting around.
Sydney Swans win without Adam Goodes as Australians rally in support of booed indigenous player
Aboriginal flags dotted the stadium.
Cork's Ciaran Sheehan won't return to Aussie Rules action with Carlton until 2016
Sheehan has struggled with injury this year.
Another month out injured from AFL action with Carlton for Louth's Byrne and Cork's Sheehan
Ciaran Byrne will miss out for another month with a hamstring injury.
Mayo's Pearce Hanley could achieve an AFL milestone with the Brisbane Lions next Sunday
Hanley joined the Brisbane Lions in 2007 and has made huge progress since then.
A top Aussie Rules head coach was stabbed to death and his son's been charged with murder
Phil Walsh was stabbed to death.
High praise for Kerry Aussie Rules player from Geelong coach
Tommy Walsh may be back in Kerry but another Kerry man is making waves down under.
Cork's Ciaran Sheehan could miss the rest of the Aussie Rules season with Carlton
There’s been an injury setback for the 24 year-old in his Carlton career.