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#Land down under

# 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 33,345 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 13,982 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 14,770 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 9,886 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 4,145 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 5,049 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 10,165 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 5,298 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 5,519 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 13,215 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 7,194 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 6,492 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 9,230 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 3,714 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 3,149 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 35,907 Views 6 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Friday 29 March, 2019

Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award
# AFLW
From The42
# AFLW

Clare's Considine makes Grand Final cut while Tipp star up for prestigious award

Mar 29th 2019, 10:57 AM 8,488 Views 1 Comment

A successful season for the Irish Down Under concludes this weekend.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future
# Cora
From The42
# Cora

'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future

Mar 19th 2019, 9:43 AM 12,530 Views 11 Comments

The 37-year-old has shut the door on a return to inter-county action.

# land-down-under - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Mayo star Rowe nails difficult kick for first AFLW goal in stunning performance
# Irish Down Under
From The42
# Irish Down Under

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 5:07 PM 9,487 Views 0 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

Feb 14th 2019, 1:07 PM 2,493 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

# land-down-under - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:02 PM 7,620 Views 1 Comment

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

# land-down-under - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold
# Crossing Codes
From The42
# Crossing Codes

'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold

Jan 31st 2019, 7:00 PM 5,691 Views 0 Comments

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner and Mayo’s Sarah Rowe will be big misses in their respective set-ups as the league kicks off.

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Jan 31st 2019, 11:19 AM 8,007 Views 1 Comment

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'

Jan 23rd 2019, 12:06 PM 7,057 Views 1 Comment

Monaghan midfielder Muireann Atkinson was one of 11 Irish players on an AFLW trial in Melbourne late last year.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'

Dec 25th 2018, 2:00 PM 36,296 Views 2 Comments

Derry legend Dermot McNicholl discusses his stint in the AFL, the Oak Leafers’ All-Ireland victory 25 years ago and the rise in GAA stars heading Down Under.

# land-down-under - Monday 10 December, 2018

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'
# D-day Looms
From The42
# D-day Looms

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'

Dec 10th 2018, 9:32 AM 4,471 Views 10 Comments

Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne said the board will conduct a review and make a decision in the next two weeks

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs
# Drafted Down Under
From The42
# Drafted Down Under

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:20 AM 8,448 Views 3 Comments

Aisling McCarthy has been picked up in the 2018 Draft in Melbourne.

# land-down-under - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows

Sep 27th 2018, 9:04 AM 31,669 Views 4 Comments

‘As soon as I realised, I couldn’t believe it,’ Ailish Considine said.

# land-down-under - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'
# Cross Coders
From The42
# Cross Coders

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 8,548 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Tadhg Kennelly gives the Ireland rugby squad a tour of life at the Sydney Swans
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Tadhg Kennelly gives the Ireland rugby squad a tour of life at the Sydney Swans

Jun 20th 2018, 5:36 PM 11,863 Views 4 Comments

Rob Kearney was eager to test out his AFL kicking skills.

# land-down-under - Saturday 9 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia

Jun 9th 2018, 3:49 PM 20,827 Views 8 Comments

Murray Kinsella joined us from Brisbane to look back at Ireland’s defeat to Australia this morning.

# land-down-under - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year
# Cora The Explorer
From The42
# Cora The Explorer

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year

Mar 28th 2018, 12:45 PM 14,005 Views 8 Comments

Her effort against the Western Bulldogs earned her the accolade.

# land-down-under - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:52 PM 11,965 Views 4 Comments

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

# land-down-under - Monday 22 January, 2018

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final

Jan 22nd 2018, 8:53 AM 3,225 Views 2 Comments

Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'The club wants to go places and I'm in the same boat' - The AFL's latest Irish import
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

'The club wants to go places and I'm in the same boat' - The AFL's latest Irish import

Nov 21st 2017, 10:57 AM 7,832 Views 3 Comments

Galway’s Cillian McDaid has signed for Melbourne side Carlton.

# land-down-under - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide

Nov 7th 2017, 12:57 PM 10,293 Views 8 Comments

Joe Kernan and his squad are getting set to face Australia.

# land-down-under - Saturday 7 October, 2017

AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star

Oct 7th 2017, 6:33 PM 8,139 Views 3 Comments

Cillian McDaid has impressed Melbourne club Carlton.

# land-down-under - Friday 4 August, 2017

An Irish girl in Australia got a brilliant Gaeilge tattoo on her arm because she kept getting asked to speak Irish
# An Bhfuil Cead Agam...
From The Daily Edge
# An Bhfuil Cead Agam...

An Irish girl in Australia got a brilliant Gaeilge tattoo on her arm because she kept getting asked to speak Irish

Aug 4th 2017, 12:00 PM 28,444 Views 10 Comments

This joke better land down under.

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

Jul 20th 2017, 11:43 AM 7,294 Views 4 Comments

The former Derry minor captain signed for Hawthorn in October 2015.

# land-down-under - Friday 21 April, 2017

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence

Apr 21st 2017, 9:51 AM 3,221 Views 0 Comments

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.