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#Land down under

# 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 4,412 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 10,242 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 8,256 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 3,911 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 13,950 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 30,980 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 2,312 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 6,723 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 10,725 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 9,189 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 2,115 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 13,783 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 7,163 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 15,551 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 4,292 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 8,075 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 4,230 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 7,719 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 7,222 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 4,130 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 10,133 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 14,164 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 18,441 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 22,438 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.

# land-down-under - Friday 4 October, 2019

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

'The situation has got real messy, real quick' - AFLW's future hangs in balance amid dispute

Oct 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 33,328 Views 17 Comments

Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists for the 2020 season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Dublin holds a special place in our heart, given the connection to Jimmy and the Stynes family'
# Irish Influence
From The42
# Irish Influence

'Dublin holds a special place in our heart, given the connection to Jimmy and the Stynes family'

Oct 2nd 2019, 2:00 PM 13,937 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy become Melbourne’s first AFLW international rookies.

# land-down-under - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Top Cork, Galway and Meath stars set to travel to AFLW combine in Melbourne

Sep 26th 2019, 12:19 PM 14,697 Views 2 Comments

16 Irish players have been confirmed for the 2020 season thus far.

# land-down-under - Monday 2 September, 2019

'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week
# Around The World
From The42
# Around The World

'Just a whirlwind' - Sealing AFLW deal in Oz to booking All-Ireland final spot in a week

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:43 AM 9,858 Views 0 Comments

Fermanagh captain Joanne Doonan becomes the 15th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season Down Under, after signing for Carlton Blues.

# land-down-under - Friday 30 August, 2019

Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Mayo midfielder becomes latest player to make AFLW move in signing for North Melbourne

Aug 30th 2019, 9:50 AM 4,124 Views 1 Comment

Aileen Gilroy will join Galway’s Mairead Seoighe next season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal

Jul 10th 2019, 9:13 AM 5,038 Views 0 Comments

Katy Herron has signed for Western Bulldogs, becoming the 13th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment'
# Another One...
From The42
# Another One...

'I never imagined I'd get this opportunity. It's a pinch myself moment'

May 22nd 2019, 12:18 PM 10,051 Views 2 Comments

Galway star Mairead Seoighe has penned a deal with North Melbourne for the 2020 AFLW season.

# land-down-under - Monday 13 May, 2019

Louth captain the latest set for AFLW as Fremantle prepare offers for Irish duo
# Double Swoop
From The42
# Double Swoop

Louth captain the latest set for AFLW as Fremantle prepare offers for Irish duo

May 13th 2019, 9:38 PM 5,275 Views 1 Comment

The42 understands that Kate Flood is one of two Irish players heading to Freo.

# land-down-under - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL

May 9th 2019, 11:05 AM 5,507 Views 3 Comments

Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Best of both worlds for now, but Mayo star Rowe understands growing fear of AFLW

May 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,073 Views 3 Comments

Sarah Rowe has re-signed for Collingwood for 2020, but remains committed to the Green and Red after refusing a two-year contract.

# land-down-under - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'I'll get a proper taste' - Cavan star forward heading to Oz to chase AFLW contract
# Cross Coder
From The42
# Cross Coder

'I'll get a proper taste' - Cavan star forward heading to Oz to chase AFLW contract

May 5th 2019, 9:42 AM 7,172 Views 2 Comments

Aishling Sheridan will spend four weeks playing for a VFLW team alongside Clare’s Ailish Considine.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'It's something as a child you dream of. To do that alongside my sister in Australia is class'
# Western Way
From The42
# Western Way

'It's something as a child you dream of. To do that alongside my sister in Australia is class'

May 1st 2019, 6:13 PM 6,389 Views 0 Comments

From the west of Ireland to the West Coast Eagles, Mayo sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly on seizing the opportunity of a lifetime.

# land-down-under - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Mayo's Kelly sisters set for AFLW move as the latest Irish stars to cross codes

Apr 28th 2019, 11:46 PM 9,136 Views 0 Comments

Niamh and Grace Kelly have agreed terms with the West Coast Eagles.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Liverpool great Fowler named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Liverpool great Fowler named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:43 AM 3,704 Views 4 Comments

Brisbane Roar confirmed the appointment overnight.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Blow for Donegal as Curran's side plan for business end without AFLW star Bonner

Apr 17th 2019, 2:28 PM 3,142 Views 0 Comments

The Glenfin forward starred for Greater Western Sydney (GWS) this year.

# land-down-under - Saturday 13 April, 2019

'That's when it dawned on me that this isn't just a hobby. People's lives depend on this'
# Wizard Of Oz
From The42
# Wizard Of Oz

'That's when it dawned on me that this isn't just a hobby. People's lives depend on this'

Apr 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 35,767 Views 6 Comments

Mayo and Collingwood star Sarah Rowe reflects on her entire AFLW experience as she readjusts to Gaelic football.

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