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# irish-down-under - This year 2022

The Wolf of Portlaoise: Zach Tuohy is an Irish sporting story that needs to be savoured
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# One Step Away

The Wolf of Portlaoise: Zach Tuohy is an Irish sporting story that needs to be savoured

Sep 21st 2022, 6:01 PM 22,435 Views 4 Comments

Zach Tuohy plays his 250th AFL game in the Grand Final on Saturday.

‘It was a big gamble’ – The Irish players on the hard road in Australia
# AFLW
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# AFLW

‘It was a big gamble’ – The Irish players on the hard road in Australia

Aug 27th 2022, 8:15 AM 8,298 Views 1 Comment

Bríd Stack, Joanne Doonan and Clara Fitzpatrick on overcoming obstacles to make it in the AFLW.

Crunch time looms for the Irish in the AFL on and off the field
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# Irish Down Under

Crunch time looms for the Irish in the AFL on and off the field

Aug 23rd 2022, 6:15 PM 7,378 Views 0 Comments

The AFL final series gets underway next week.

Former Armagh footballer selected by Fremantle in the AFLW Draft
# Draft Day
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# Draft Day

Former Armagh footballer selected by Fremantle in the AFLW Draft

Jun 29th 2022, 1:51 PM 3,900 Views 1 Comment

Amy Mulholland has enjoyed a remarkable two-year rise from the amateurs to AFLW.

Second Meath All-Ireland winner set for AFLW move
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Second Meath All-Ireland winner set for AFLW move

Jun 13th 2022, 10:38 AM 10,249 Views 0 Comments

Meath midfielder Orlagh Lally will join Vikki Wall in making the move to AFL Women’s.

Galway star Áine McDonagh set for AFLW move
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Galway star Áine McDonagh set for AFLW move

May 23rd 2022, 11:21 AM 11,580 Views 1 Comment

McDonagh will become the first Irish AFLW Hawk.

Mayo forward set to join St Kilda, O'Dwyer weighing up offers
# AFLW
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# AFLW

Mayo forward set to join St Kilda, O'Dwyer weighing up offers

May 11th 2022, 11:33 AM 5,710 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, several clubs have shown interest in All-Australian Orla O’Dwyer.

Mayo speedster requests trade to AFLW champions
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Mayo speedster requests trade to AFLW champions

May 5th 2022, 2:32 PM 11,285 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, 2021 All Stars Erika O’Shea and Vikki Wall are closing in on a move to North Melbourne.

Cork All-Star defender set to receive AFLW contract offers
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Cork All-Star defender set to receive AFLW contract offers

Apr 18th 2022, 3:11 PM 10,385 Views 1 Comment

North Melbourne and St Kilda are amongst the clubs interested in Erika O’Shea.

Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide

Updated Apr 9th 2022, 12:46 PM 22,495 Views 5 Comments

The Crows saw off Melbourne in the decider, with Sinéad Goldrick excellent in defeat.

‘Irish people watch it and think it should be as clean as Gaelic football. They are completely different’
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

‘Irish people watch it and think it should be as clean as Gaelic football. They are completely different’

Apr 8th 2022, 7:34 AM 7,369 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of the AFLW grand final, Sarah Rowe and Ailish Considine discuss the perception of the game in Ireland and the rising standards in Australia.

Orla O'Dwyer makes history as first ever Irish AFLW All-Australian
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Orla O'Dwyer makes history as first ever Irish AFLW All-Australian

Apr 5th 2022, 11:00 AM 12,743 Views 2 Comments

The selection was announced at the W Awards in Melbourne today.

Colin O'Riordan out for 'a couple of weeks' from AFL action after eye poke
# Sydney Swans
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# Sydney Swans

Colin O'Riordan out for 'a couple of weeks' from AFL action after eye poke

Mar 31st 2022, 12:53 PM 6,319 Views 0 Comments

The club confirmed the Tipperary man needs to get his vision cleared and checked by specialists.

Insulted, ignored, persevering: AFL is home to great Irish sporting stories
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Insulted, ignored, persevering: AFL is home to great Irish sporting stories

Mar 15th 2022, 8:00 AM 7,020 Views 0 Comments

The 2022 AFL season kicks off on Wednesday with 11 Irish players involved.

O'Dwyer continues remarkable season as AFLW final series schedule confirmed
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

O'Dwyer continues remarkable season as AFLW final series schedule confirmed

Mar 13th 2022, 10:37 AM 6,979 Views 1 Comment

An Irish Premiership winner is guaranteed in 2022.

Irish players facing tough decision as AFLW season set to kick off in August
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Irish players facing tough decision as AFLW season set to kick off in August

Mar 9th 2022, 8:23 PM 10,878 Views 0 Comments

Clubs were informed in a meeting on Wednesday about the new provisional start date.

# irish-down-under - Last year 2021

Former Cavan footballer appointed high-performance manager of AFL outfit St Kilda
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Former Cavan footballer appointed high-performance manager of AFL outfit St Kilda

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:01 AM 12,435 Views 3 Comments

Nicholas Walsh will take up the position ahead of the 2022 season.

Ins and outs, more goals and a potential 'blood bath' - what to expect from the Irish Down Under
# Weekend Preview
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# Weekend Preview

Ins and outs, more goals and a potential 'blood bath' - what to expect from the Irish Down Under

Mar 5th 2021, 12:33 PM 2,455 Views 0 Comments

An expert’s view from Australia, with nine Irish stars featuring across Round Six this weekend.

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'

Feb 26th 2021, 6:47 PM 4,960 Views 0 Comments

TG4 is showing two full games this weekend, along with Monday evening’s highlights show.

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend

Feb 19th 2021, 5:30 PM 3,884 Views 0 Comments

A closer look at how the AFLW’s Irish contingent will fare in Round Four with CrossCoders agent Jason Hill.

Dublin-Mayo rivalry renewed and Tipp team-mates go head-to-head in Australia this weekend
# Irish In Aflw
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# Irish In Aflw

Dublin-Mayo rivalry renewed and Tipp team-mates go head-to-head in Australia this weekend

Feb 12th 2021, 5:33 PM 3,901 Views 0 Comments

What to expect from the AFLW’s Irish stars in Round Three, courtesy of an expert on the ground Down Under.

# irish-down-under - All time

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:03 PM 27,958 Views 12 Comments

The Laois star and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor are in line for a big clash with Geelong.

AFLW survives crisis with league set to return unchanged for 2021 season
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

AFLW survives crisis with league set to return unchanged for 2021 season

Jun 24th 2020, 11:40 AM 3,986 Views 1 Comment

18 Irish players were on the books in 2020 – though there looks to be a clash ahead between pre-season in Australia and the inter-county football championships.

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors

Mar 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 2,212 Views 1 Comment

There are 18 Irishmen and 18 Irishwomen contracted to clubs in Oz.

'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut

Jan 27th 2020, 2:59 PM 7,937 Views 0 Comments

‘She is such an exciting player and has done everything right for the club so far,’ says Áine Tighe’s manager at Fremantle.

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute
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# Flying The Flag

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

Oct 29th 2019, 3:24 PM 20,643 Views 2 Comments

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on

Oct 8th 2019, 4:34 PM 4,847 Views 0 Comments

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists, as the plot thickens.

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance

Mar 2nd 2019, 5:07 PM 9,527 Views 0 Comments

Her Collingwood side fell short but there was no shortage of Irish pride at Ikon Park.

'I never thought I'd be playing against Cora Staunton in Australia, I'll tell you that'
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

'I never thought I'd be playing against Cora Staunton in Australia, I'll tell you that'

Nov 4th 2017, 9:00 AM 11,800 Views 0 Comments

Is it February yet? Ireland’s AFLW duo Laura Corrigan Duryea and Cora Staunton are set to lock horns in Round One.

Irish in NZ angered by article quoting rates of 'sex-disease' in community
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish in NZ angered by article quoting rates of 'sex-disease' in community

Oct 12th 2013, 2:25 PM 32,041 Views 64 Comments

The article quotes stats from a Christchurch sexual health clinic which has given details of appointments by Irish people but not on other nationalities.