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#Land down under

# 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 6,957 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 3,255 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 4,055 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 4,913 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
From The42
# Irish Interest

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

May 13th 2021, 9:51 AM 2,975 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
From The42
# 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 9,473 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 4,157 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
From The42
# 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 7,626 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
From The42
# 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 6,245 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
From The42
# Irish Eye

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

Feb 28th 2021, 11:24 AM 5,361 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
From The42
# 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 4,888 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 3,793 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
From The42
# 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 5,160 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
From The42
# 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 1,378 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 9,149 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
From The42
# 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 9,993 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 4,418 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
From The42
# AFLW

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

Aug 20th 2020, 10:05 AM 10,301 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
From The42
# 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 8,569 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
From The42
# Irish Down Under

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

Jun 24th 2020, 11:40 AM 3,929 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
From The42
# Caught Out

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

Apr 6th 2020, 2:54 PM 13,978 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
From The42
# 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 31,050 Views 7 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Mission impossible' - Australia's A-League finally pulls the plug
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

'Mission impossible' - Australia's A-League finally pulls the plug

Mar 24th 2020, 10:22 AM 2,316 Views 2 Comments

A quartet who have represented Ireland play their football in Australia.

# land-down-under - Friday 20 March, 2020

More Irish players heading home but six to feature this weekend in AFLW Final Series
# Sport Goes On
From The42
# Sport Goes On

More Irish players heading home but six to feature this weekend in AFLW Final Series

Mar 20th 2020, 12:15 PM 6,791 Views 0 Comments

Stars from Mayo, Tipperary, Cavan and Louth are set to line out in Oz.

# land-down-under - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW Finals Series
# Closer Look
From The42
# Closer Look

Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW Finals Series

Mar 19th 2020, 7:00 PM 10,790 Views 0 Comments

Mayo, Galway, Cavan, Louth, Tipperary and Fermanagh will be represented Down Under this weekend.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Knee injury rules Mayo star out for remainder of Aussie Rules season
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Knee injury rules Mayo star out for remainder of Aussie Rules season

Mar 17th 2020, 9:37 AM 9,208 Views 0 Comments

A blow for Grace Kelly, though the future of the 2020 season remains unclear in current circumstances.

# land-down-under - Friday 13 March, 2020

AFL and AFLW seasons to go ahead for now - behind closed doors
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

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

Mar 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 2,131 Views 1 Comment

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

# land-down-under - Monday 2 March, 2020

Mayo sisters' central roles in first-ever win and Gaelic-style goal the highlights for Irish Down Under
# Aflw Round-up
From The42
# Aflw Round-up

Mayo sisters' central roles in first-ever win and Gaelic-style goal the highlights for Irish Down Under

Mar 2nd 2020, 5:45 PM 13,851 Views 2 Comments

Goals and impact galore from the 15 Irish stars involved this weekend.

# land-down-under - Friday 28 February, 2020

Mayo star Rowe on the double as Irish face off in Aussie Rules double-header for bushfire relief
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Mayo star Rowe on the double as Irish face off in Aussie Rules double-header for bushfire relief

Feb 28th 2020, 9:04 PM 7,192 Views 1 Comment

Dublin duo Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy were on the winning side as Melbourne beat Rowe and Aishling Sheridan’s Collingwood.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Another Kerry All-Ireland minor winner set for AFL switch as Brisbane Lions make move
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Another Kerry All-Ireland minor winner set for AFL switch as Brisbane Lions make move

Feb 18th 2020, 9:05 AM 15,735 Views 6 Comments

Dingle’s Deividas Uosis is to focus on Australian Rules.

# land-down-under - Monday 17 February, 2020

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda
# Heavy Hit
From The42
# Heavy Hit

Down star 'on the mend' after sustaining head injury in action for St Kilda

Feb 17th 2020, 5:59 PM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Clara Fitzpatrick has been excellent in her debut AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Two on target as Cavan star's first goal the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Feb 16th 2020, 2:45 PM 8,113 Views 0 Comments

Aishling Sheridan and Clare’s Ailish Considine both chipped in with goals Down Under.

# land-down-under - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Dublin All-Star set for Aussie Rules debut after illness as 16 Irish selected for round two
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Dublin All-Star set for Aussie Rules debut after illness as 16 Irish selected for round two

Feb 13th 2020, 9:58 AM 4,248 Views 0 Comments

Niamh McEvoy joins Sinéad Goldrick in the Melbourne side to face Aisling McCarthy and Katy Herron’s Western Bulldogs.

# land-down-under - Monday 10 February, 2020

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend

Feb 10th 2020, 10:19 AM 7,734 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

# land-down-under - Thursday 6 February, 2020

15 Irish stars selected for round one in Oz - with 10 in line for AFLW debuts
# A Whole New World
From The42
# A Whole New World

15 Irish stars selected for round one in Oz - with 10 in line for AFLW debuts

Feb 6th 2020, 12:48 PM 7,232 Views 1 Comment

Dublin star Sinéad Goldrick is one of many set to make their debut as the 2020 season kicks off.

# land-down-under - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Telling players they have to choose isn't fair' - Aussie Rules agent hits back at Mayo ladies boss' comments
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'Telling players they have to choose isn't fair' - Aussie Rules agent hits back at Mayo ladies boss' comments

Jan 24th 2020, 12:24 PM 4,157 Views 2 Comments

12 of the 18 Irishwomen preparing for AFLW action are managed by CrossCoders – and its co-founder Jason Hill has responded to Peter Leahy’s claims.

# land-down-under - Monday 20 January, 2020

Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break

Jan 20th 2020, 3:02 PM 10,310 Views 2 Comments

Clubs are ramping up their preparations for the new AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief
# Melbourne Match Up
From The42
# Melbourne Match Up

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Jan 9th 2020, 1:20 PM 14,177 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# 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 20,251 Views 2 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'I wouldn't be surprised if we see some of them staying and not going back for Gaelic football'

Oct 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 22,473 Views 2 Comments

AFLW agent and CrossCoders co-founder Jason Hill outlines potential changes to the league – and the knock-on effect for the Irish involved.

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