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# Colin O'Riordan

Last month
January 2023
# GAA News
Tipperary's O'Riordan to return to Australia, Cody linked with James Stephens manager role
Elsewhere Conleith Gilligan has a new coaching job in Tyrone after recently departing All-Ireland champions Kilcoo.
Last year
2022
# life and achievements
Resilient Colin O'Riordan showed what it takes to make it as an Irish player in the AFL
Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan was forced to call time on his AFL career this week due to a chronic hip injury.
# Comeback
David Power: 'If it is possible down the line, he will put on that blue and gold jersey again'
Colin O’Riordan has called time on his seven-year Aussie Rules career because of a chronic hip injury.
# Colin O'Riordan
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.
# Sydney Swans
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.
# irish down under
Insulted, ignored, persevering: AFL is home to great Irish sporting stories
The 2022 AFL season kicks off on Wednesday with 11 Irish players involved.
All time
# One More Year
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
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.
# AFL
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.
# Colin O'Riordan
'You’re walked up to your room by federal police and this is it for 14 days' - Tipp star on Australia quarantine
It’s a big year for Colin O’Riordan, who is back in pre-season training with the Sydney Swans.
# Treatment Table
O'Riordan cleared by Sydney for Mayo game and fitness boost for Tipperary with forward
Tipperary boss David Power believes the right decision was made in wearing the county’s traditional blue and gold jerseys for the All-Ireland semi-final.
# the wizard of Oz
'I just put in an emotional plea to them' - From Sydney approval to a Tipperary Munster champion
Colin O’Riordan on going from AFL to a Tipperary football triumph.
# gaa weekly
'It just goes to show the passion of the man that he wants to play with Tipperary'
Sydney Swan Colin O’Riordan played a major role in Tipperary’s Munster final success.
# Team news
AFL star Colin O'Riordan on the bench as Tipp show hand for Munster final clash with Cork
Sunday’s decider throws in at 1.30pm at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# premier powerhouse
How Colin O'Riordan convinced Sydney Swans to release him for the Munster final
Tipperary manager David Power confirmed that O’Riordan will be available for the remainder of their campaign.
# looking ahead
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.
# Life Down Under
'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.
# swan song
'He’s gone to another level': Colin O'Riordan rewarded with new contract at Sydney Swans
Former Tipperary dual star has impressed since making his senior Swans debut.
# Belters
O'Riordan off the mark in AFL as former Tipp and Tyrone underage stars exchange big goals
Conor McKenna fired one home from way downtown in Essendon’s losing effort at Sydney.
# Land down under
Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL
Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.
# Shining Down Under
Flying parents in, showing rugby stars around, making AFL debuts - Irish duo's Aussie Rules progress
Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and and Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan have both hit a milestone in recent weeks.
# Potential
Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut
Colin O’Riordan has received praise after making his first AFL appearance earlier today.
# breaking through
Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans
O’Riordan first joined the Sydney Swans in October 2015.
# Sydney Swans
'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough
Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.
# Premier Pride
Signed up in Sydney - Tipperary star O'Riordan secures new Aussie Rules contract
He’ll remain with the Sydney Swans until the end of 2019.
# Pre-Season
Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday
The 21-year-old wore number 38 in his first game for the AFL club.
# Ouch
O’Riordan's AFL dream on hold after breaking bone in his back and puncturing lung
The Tipp native endured a gruelling four-day car journey through the Australian desert after the incident.
# Down Under
'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.
# new recruit
Tipperary's Colin O'Riordan has given his first interview since moving Down Under
“It’s a new game and I want to show everyone I can adapt to it.”
# setting sail
'To be playing in the Grand Final over there, that's the dream I have going over'
Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is preparing for a new life in Australia after signing a two-year international rookie contract with the Sydney Swans.
# Trading Places
'I'm convinced he'll make a serious name for himself in Australia' - Quinlivan
Michael Quinlivan has backed his former teammate Colin O’Riordan to be a smash hit Down Under.
# Au Revoir
'Hopefully we can find a few more Colin O'Riordans and drive on from there'
Peter Acheson is wishing his former Tipperary teammate all the best as he pursues AFL dream.
# Land down under
Tipperary lose Colin O'Riordan as dual star signs AFL contract
Darragh Joyce, meanwhile, is hopeful of securing a deal in Australia too.
# Rising Stars
Professional dream moves a step closer for Kilkenny and Tipperary All-Ireland winners
Colin O’Riordan and Darragh Joyce are in Melbourne for key trials.
# High praise
'It's a massive blow for Tipp but I have no doubt that he will make it in Australia'
Tipperary football legend Declan Browne has backed Colin O’Riordan to be a smash hit Down Under.
# opportunity knocks
Tipperary's big chance to make a huge football statement against Tyrone
The sides clash at Semple Stadium on Saturday.
# On The Mend
Colin O'Riordan's brother given all clear after being knocked out in action for Tipp yesterday
Alan O’Riordan is recovering from a sickening clash of heads against Kerry in yesterday’s Munster junior football semi-final.
# Let Battle Commence
6 talking points ahead of the Munster football semi-finals
It’s decision time in the last four of the provincial series.
# Award Winner
After landing U21 football award, Tipperary star set for U21 hurling campaign
Colin O’Riordan was voted the best U21 footballer for 2015 last year.
# Fingers crossed
Tipperary will find out later today if Colin O'Riordan can play against Kerry
Colin O’Riordan remains an injury doubt for the Premier.