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#Land down under

# land-down-under - Sunday 11 September, 2022

'Athletic beast' Vikki Wall one of several Irish goal-scorers in AFLW this weekend
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

'Athletic beast' Vikki Wall one of several Irish goal-scorers in AFLW this weekend

Sep 11th 2022, 1:13 PM 9,686 Views 8 Comments

Aisling McCarthy, Cora Staunton and Áine Tighe were also on target.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday

Aug 24th 2022, 3:57 PM 3,598 Views 1 Comment

Vikki Wall and Erika O’Shea will both feature for North Melbourne.

The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season

Aug 24th 2022, 6:45 AM 9,738 Views 0 Comments

They’re spread across 12 teams and hail from 12 different counties.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024

Jul 19th 2022, 10:48 AM 6,877 Views 1 Comment

The Dingle native has thrived since switching from Gaelic football to Aussie Rules.

# land-down-under - Friday 1 April, 2022

The five Irish stars left standing at the business end of the AFLW season
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

The five Irish stars left standing at the business end of the AFLW season

Apr 1st 2022, 10:00 AM 5,194 Views 0 Comments

The preliminary finals take place this weekend, with the winners prevailing to next Saturday’s Grand final.

# land-down-under - Monday 21 March, 2022

'Ultimate utility player' Tighe and the other Irish stars in the Covid-hit AFLW final series
# Irish In Oz
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# Irish In Oz

'Ultimate utility player' Tighe and the other Irish stars in the Covid-hit AFLW final series

Mar 21st 2022, 11:05 AM 3,063 Views 0 Comments

The finals series has been pushed back a week due to Covid chaos at Collingwood.

# land-down-under - Thursday 27 January, 2022

'Outstanding' Tighe stars in new position as Fremantle make it four wins from four
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

'Outstanding' Tighe stars in new position as Fremantle make it four wins from four

Jan 27th 2022, 11:07 AM 4,506 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan were on the losing Collingwood side.

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final

Jan 27th 2022, 8:32 AM 10,149 Views 5 Comments

The wild cards defeated Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos overnight.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

O'Dwyer stars again as Brisbane win, Gilroy reveals surgery after being bitten by spider
# Irish In Oz
From The42
# Irish In Oz

O'Dwyer stars again as Brisbane win, Gilroy reveals surgery after being bitten by spider

Jan 26th 2022, 4:18 PM 6,761 Views 0 Comments

The pair have been among the brightest stars of the 2022 AFLW’s 14-strong Irish contingent.

# land-down-under - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Melbourne's Dublin duo set for first AFLW appearances of 2022 after missing opener
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Melbourne's Dublin duo set for first AFLW appearances of 2022 after missing opener

Jan 13th 2022, 5:01 PM 2,701 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee have been catapulted into the starting team to face Richmond.

# land-down-under - Friday 7 January, 2022

Fit-again Halep battles into Melbourne semi-finals as Barty wins in Adelaide
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Fit-again Halep battles into Melbourne semi-finals as Barty wins in Adelaide

Jan 7th 2022, 9:07 AM 1,575 Views 0 Comments

Preparations are ramping up for the Australian Open.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic reveals he has medical exemption to play in Australian Open
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Novak Djokovic reveals he has medical exemption to play in Australian Open

Jan 4th 2022, 10:59 AM 36,060 Views 46 Comments

The defending champion has refused to confirm if he has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

# land-down-under - Saturday 18 December, 2021

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test
# Latest From Oz
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# Latest From Oz

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test

Dec 18th 2021, 11:50 AM 2,842 Views 2 Comments

If the visitors go 2-0 down in Adelaide, the Ashes are as good as gone.

# land-down-under - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Ruthless Australia crush England in first Ashes Test
# Death Knell
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# Death Knell

Ruthless Australia crush England in first Ashes Test

Dec 12th 2021, 12:10 PM 2,240 Views 0 Comments

Former Australia warns England are already in danger of a whitewash – ‘If they don’t win in Adelaide then there could be shades of ’06/07.’

# land-down-under - Thursday 2 December, 2021

O'Dwyer faces three Irish counterparts - one a Tipp team-mate - in Brisbane's AFLW title defence opener
# Fixtures
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# Fixtures

O'Dwyer faces three Irish counterparts - one a Tipp team-mate - in Brisbane's AFLW title defence opener

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:47 AM 3,884 Views 0 Comments

The 2022 AFLW season kicks off on the weekend of 7/8/9 January, with 14 Irish players involved.

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:31 AM 1,637 Views 0 Comments

Stadium Australia will host the final on 20 August 2023.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Dream Melbourne Cup success for James McDonald and Verry Elleegant
# Winner Winner
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# Winner Winner

Dream Melbourne Cup success for James McDonald and Verry Elleegant

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:43 AM 3,953 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Brien’s defending champion Twilight Payment finished 11th.

# land-down-under - Friday 29 October, 2021

Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans
# Irish In Oz
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# Irish In Oz

Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans

Oct 29th 2021, 9:35 AM 6,366 Views 0 Comments

The club is backing Barry O’Connor to ‘push for senior selection’ in 2022.

# land-down-under - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Mayo and Galway dual star becomes first Irish player to sign for Geelong's AFLW side
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Mayo and Galway dual star becomes first Irish player to sign for Geelong's AFLW side

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:39 AM 7,612 Views 1 Comment

Rachel Kearns is the 14th Irish player confirmed for the upcoming season.

# land-down-under - Friday 18 June, 2021

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons
# Comeback Is On
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# Comeback Is On

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons

Jun 18th 2021, 9:56 AM 3,393 Views 0 Comments

Áine Tighe will look to make her AFLW debut next season after a nightmare run of knee injuries.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Ladies football legends Staunton and Stack re-sign for Greater Western Sydney Giants
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Ladies football legends Staunton and Stack re-sign for Greater Western Sydney Giants

Jun 16th 2021, 2:31 PM 4,137 Views 1 Comment

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner, meanwhile, remains on the club’s inactive list, set to give birth to her first child in the coming months.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

'I had a message from an elderly person from Cavan to say they looked forward to watching the games every weekend'
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

'I had a message from an elderly person from Cavan to say they looked forward to watching the games every weekend'

May 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,986 Views 1 Comment

From Collingwood to Cavan, Aishling Sheridan is back on home soil and switching her focus to Gaelic football again.

# land-down-under - Thursday 13 May, 2021

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March
# Irish Interest
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# Irish Interest

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March

May 13th 2021, 9:51 AM 3,125 Views 0 Comments

14 Irish players were on the books of AFLW sides in 2021.

# land-down-under - Friday 30 April, 2021

'It is a story of perseverance' - Former Dublin underage star set for AFL debut with Brisbane Lions
# Need For Speed
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# Need For Speed

'It is a story of perseverance' - Former Dublin underage star set for AFL debut with Brisbane Lions

Apr 30th 2021, 10:39 AM 9,556 Views 4 Comments

‘Jet-heeled’ James Madden will feature against Port Adelaide at the Gabba.

# land-down-under - Friday 2 April, 2021

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,264 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:51 AM 7,679 Views 0 Comments

A review of the latest round of action Down Under as the season hits the business end.

# land-down-under - Monday 1 March, 2021

Answering critics, stunning goals and a breakout game - the Irish stars that featured in Australia this weekend
# Analysis From Oz
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# Analysis From Oz

Answering critics, stunning goals and a breakout game - the Irish stars that featured in Australia this weekend

Mar 1st 2021, 1:41 PM 6,304 Views 2 Comments

An AFLW expert assesses the performances of the eight Irish players that lined out in Round Five.

# land-down-under - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Cavan star kicks sixth goal in five games to help Collingwood maintain 100% record
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Cavan star kicks sixth goal in five games to help Collingwood maintain 100% record

Feb 28th 2021, 11:24 AM 5,422 Views 1 Comment

Aishling Sheridan’s scintillating form in Australia continued, while Mayo’s Kelly sisters helped West Coast Eagles to their first win of 2021.

# land-down-under - Friday 26 February, 2021

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.

# land-down-under - Friday 19 February, 2021

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend
# Expert's View
From The42
# 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 3,881 Views 0 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Friday 5 February, 2021

Cora 'back terrorising defences' and returning Rowe - what to expect from the AFLW's Irish this weekend
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

Cora 'back terrorising defences' and returning Rowe - what to expect from the AFLW's Irish this weekend

Feb 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 5,226 Views 0 Comments

After a turbulent week, it’s all eyes on Round Two and the football itself.

# land-down-under - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation

Feb 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 1,403 Views 0 Comments

Craig Tiley says the Australian Open will start as scheduled on Monday, and there are no plans to cancel.

# land-down-under - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Irish star kicks first goal of 2021 AFLW season and inspires Collingwood to victory
# Flying Start
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# Flying Start

Irish star kicks first goal of 2021 AFLW season and inspires Collingwood to victory

Jan 28th 2021, 1:04 PM 9,201 Views 6 Comments

Cavan’s Aishling Sheridan was on the double, as Sarah Rowe missed out through injury.

Profiles, fixtures, TV - Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Profiles, fixtures, TV - Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW

Jan 28th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,105 Views 0 Comments

14 players are involved, with seven counties represented across eight clubs.

# land-down-under - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Brumbies bounce back to winning ways against Waratahs and reclaim Super Rugby AU lead
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Brumbies bounce back to winning ways against Waratahs and reclaim Super Rugby AU lead

Aug 22nd 2020, 1:41 PM 4,438 Views 0 Comments

The clinical side reinforced their title credentials on a freezing Canberra night.

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season
# AFLW
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# AFLW

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season

Aug 20th 2020, 10:05 AM 10,358 Views 0 Comments

Lauren Magee has become the latest Irish player confirmed for the new AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Aug 4th 2020, 9:59 AM 8,677 Views 0 Comments

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

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 3,983 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.

# land-down-under - Monday 6 April, 2020

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown
# Caught Out
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# Caught Out

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown

Apr 6th 2020, 2:54 PM 14,010 Views 8 Comments

‘All of the players involved have acknowledged they made a mistake by sharing equipment.’

# land-down-under - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'Going out to Australia, it's not to make money - people might think it is. It's more to live as a professional athlete'
# Best Of Both Worlds
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# Best Of Both Worlds

'Going out to Australia, it's not to make money - people might think it is. It's more to live as a professional athlete'

Mar 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 31,103 Views 7 Comments

Tipperary and Western Bulldogs ace Aisling McCarthy enjoyed her second AFLW season, on and off the field.

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