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#Mark O'Connor

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 28 September, 2022

AFL champion Mark O'Connor granted permission to play in Kerry county championship
# AFL
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# AFL

AFL champion Mark O'Connor granted permission to play in Kerry county championship

Wed 11:02 AM 13,851 Views 2 Comments

The Dingle club man will be able to play in the quarter-final against Dr Crokes.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Tuohy to make 250th appearance in AFL Grand Final with O'Connor listed as medical sub
# Team News
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# Team News

Tuohy to make 250th appearance in AFL Grand Final with O'Connor listed as medical sub

Sep 22nd 2022, 12:13 PM 5,472 Views 0 Comments

The Laois native has been named to start for Geelong at the MCG on Saturday.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 16 September, 2022

Irish duo Tuohy and O'Connor celebrate as Geelong storm to AFL Grand Final
# Hammering
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# Hammering

Irish duo Tuohy and O'Connor celebrate as Geelong storm to AFL Grand Final

Sep 16th 2022, 2:02 PM 7,709 Views 3 Comments

Geelong cruised past Brisbane to secure a spot in next week’s decider.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 15 September, 2022

O'Connor an option to tag Brisbane star as Geelong name preliminary final team
# AFL
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# AFL

O'Connor an option to tag Brisbane star as Geelong name preliminary final team

Sep 15th 2022, 11:03 AM 3,783 Views 0 Comments

Friday’s preliminary final sees Geelong play Brisbane Lions at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Mark O'Connor omitted as Geelong name team for qualifying final
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Mark O'Connor omitted as Geelong name team for qualifying final

Sep 1st 2022, 11:10 AM 10,927 Views 5 Comments

Laois native Zach Tuohy starts for Geelong on Saturday.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Crunch time looms for the Irish in the AFL on and off the field
# Irish Down Under
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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 7,328 Views 0 Comments

The AFL final series gets underway next week.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

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

Jul 19th 2022, 10:48 AM 7,002 Views 1 Comment

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

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Irish duo help Geelong win top of the table AFL clash against champions Melbourne
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

Irish duo help Geelong win top of the table AFL clash against champions Melbourne

Jul 7th 2022, 2:01 PM 4,864 Views 1 Comment

Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor saw the Cats move top of the table.

# mark-oconnor - Sunday 20 March, 2022

'Five years is crazy to think about' - life in the AFL, following Kerry and home roots in Dingle
# Mark O'Connor
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# Mark O'Connor

'Five years is crazy to think about' - life in the AFL, following Kerry and home roots in Dingle

Mar 20th 2022, 12:02 PM 26,764 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Connor on a new season with Geelong, his old Kerry team-mates and connection to his home town.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 10 September, 2021

Disappointment for Irish as Geelong fall to Melbourne in AFL preliminary final
# End Of The Road
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# End Of The Road

Disappointment for Irish as Geelong fall to Melbourne in AFL preliminary final

Sep 10th 2021, 7:04 PM 4,594 Views 1 Comment

Zach Tuohy, Mark O’Connor and Stefan Okunbar’s Cats were left licking their wounds after a heavy defeat.

# mark-oconnor - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Mark O'Connor a big concern for Geelong while Swans and Essendon eliminated
# AFL
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# AFL

Mark O'Connor a big concern for Geelong while Swans and Essendon eliminated

Aug 29th 2021, 9:28 AM 6,688 Views 0 Comments

The first week of the AFL finals is at an end as six teams remain in the hunt for the 2021 Premiership.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start
# Men At Work
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# Men At Work

Keane facing one-match ban in AFL while O'Connor out injured and Nash set for start

Apr 17th 2021, 2:42 PM 5,303 Views 0 Comments

Contrasting fortunes for the Irish players in the AFL this weekend.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 18 March, 2021

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021
# Irish Eyes
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# Irish Eyes

9 AFL clubs featuring Irish players to keep an eye out for in 2021

Mar 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,271 Views 0 Comments

Another new campaign swings around and there’s plenty Irish interest.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final
# Making His Mark
From The42
# Making His Mark

AFL star would have been available to play if Kerry had reached Munster final

Dec 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 9,530 Views 5 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor had received permission to play but was in quarantine when Kerry lost to Cork.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years
# Grand Final
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# Grand Final

Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years

Oct 24th 2020, 12:36 PM 10,364 Views 10 Comments

Richmond were impressive winners over Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s Cats in an absorbing contest.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 23 October, 2020

The Irishmen who will appear on Australia's biggest sporting stage
# Trading Places
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# Trading Places

The Irishmen who will appear on Australia's biggest sporting stage

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 12:00 PM 40,725 Views 8 Comments

Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor never played Australian Rules football until their late teens but tomorrow they will become just the fourth and fifth Irishmen to play in the Grand Final.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'
# AFL Stars
From The42
# AFL Stars

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:39 PM 11,553 Views 0 Comments

Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final
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# Mark O'Connor

'It's definitely always been in my head' - from Kerry roots to chasing glory in AFL Grand Final

Oct 20th 2020, 4:59 PM 32,327 Views 2 Comments

Mark O’Connor on the Irish interest in next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with his club Geelong after a strange and dramatic season.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong

Oct 17th 2020, 12:14 PM 10,495 Views 5 Comments

Geelong defeated Brisbane Lions in the second AFL preliminary final today.

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory
# Playing Their Part
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# Playing Their Part

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory

Oct 10th 2020, 1:45 PM 7,979 Views 2 Comments

After today’s win over Collingwood, a Grand Final place will be at stake in next week’s Brisbane Lions clash.

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

Tuohy and O'Connor are the key Irish figures as 2020 AFL finals begin tomorrow

Sep 30th 2020, 5:40 PM 6,855 Views 2 Comments

The Laois and Kerry duo will be in action for Geelong against Port Adelaide in the first qualifying final.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 28 August, 2020

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down

Aug 28th 2020, 2:52 PM 7,749 Views 4 Comments

The win kept the Cats at the top of the standings and in fine form for another tilt at the title.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 14 August, 2020

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders
# Unlaoised
From The42
# Unlaoised

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders

Aug 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,229 Views 4 Comments

Tuohy and Irish team-mate Mark O’Connor were part of a success that saw Geelong have 60 points to spare over Port Adelaide.

# mark-oconnor - Monday 10 August, 2020

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

Good result for Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy as Geelong jump to third in AFL

Aug 10th 2020, 2:07 PM 5,710 Views 3 Comments

The Kerry and Laois natives featured in Geelong’s 59-point win over St Kilda.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 12 June, 2020

O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes
# Winning Ways
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# Winning Ways

O'Connor and Tuohy enjoy 61-point victory with Geelong as AFL action resumes

Jun 12th 2020, 3:44 PM 5,184 Views 0 Comments

The Kerry and Laois players saw their team cruise past Hawthorn in today’s Round 2 clash.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 4,302 Views 4 Comments

Richmond and Collingwood played out a 36-36 draw this morning at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

AFL chief insists all 18 clubs will survive as Covid-19 causes financial crisis

Mar 31st 2020, 11:59 AM 2,554 Views 0 Comments

Several Irish players have been impacted by the massive pay cuts.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Kerry's Mark O'Connor: 'It's still a bit of a shock to the system but it was always going to happen'
# Aussie Rules
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# Aussie Rules

Kerry's Mark O'Connor: 'It's still a bit of a shock to the system but it was always going to happen'

Mar 24th 2020, 3:25 PM 7,040 Views 0 Comments

Kerry’s Mark O’Connor on the AFL season being shut down after Saturday’s game with Geelong.

# mark-oconnor - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled
# Called Off
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# Called Off

'Most serious threat in 100 years' - AFL postpone season and AFLW competition cancelled

Mar 22nd 2020, 9:35 AM 7,810 Views 9 Comments

The round one games today will be the last for a while in Aussie Rules.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 19 March, 2020

2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

2020 AFL season begins at empty MCG with 4 Irish players to feature this weekend

Mar 19th 2020, 5:52 PM 3,557 Views 1 Comment

Richmond beat Carlton as this year’s campaign began in a strange atmosphere at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 13 September, 2019

Tuohy and O'Connor help Geelong get back on track with win in 2019 AFL finals
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

Tuohy and O'Connor help Geelong get back on track with win in 2019 AFL finals

Sep 13th 2019, 3:05 PM 6,525 Views 2 Comments

Geelong defeated West Coast Eagles this morning with the Irish duo in action.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 6 September, 2019

Tuohy kicks superb goal but Geelong fall short to Collingwood in AFL finals
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Tuohy kicks superb goal but Geelong fall short to Collingwood in AFL finals

Sep 6th 2019, 5:16 PM 8,164 Views 11 Comments

Laois native Zach Tuohy and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor were on the losing side.

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

Kerry, Tyrone and Laois players fly the Irish flag in 2019 AFL finals

Sep 4th 2019, 12:33 PM 11,087 Views 7 Comments

Big couple of days for Conor McKenna, Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy.

# mark-oconnor - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

New contract for Kerry native as he signs up with AFL club Geelong until end of 2022 season

Jun 5th 2019, 9:44 AM 7,595 Views 3 Comments

Mark O’Connor has made a bright start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# mark-oconnor - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong
# Life Down Under
From The42
# Life Down Under

'I made my choice and I try not to let the what ifs creep in' - from Kerry roots to shining with Geelong

May 30th 2019, 6:28 PM 12,913 Views 1 Comment

Mark O’Connor’s AFL career is taking flight with a superb start to the 2019 season with Geelong.

# mark-oconnor - 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 5,553 Views 3 Comments

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

# mark-oconnor - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne
# AFL
From The42
# AFL

Kerry's Mark O'Connor kicks first AFL goal as Geelong take control over Melbourne

Mar 30th 2019, 10:04 AM 10,859 Views 14 Comments

He’s up and running.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 22 March, 2019

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists
# Making His Mark
From The42
# Making His Mark

Kerry's O'Connor helps Geelong make winning start to 2019 AFL season against last year's finalists

Mar 22nd 2019, 12:55 PM 12,057 Views 6 Comments

Geelong defeated Collingwood earlier this morning at the MCG.

# mark-oconnor - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract'
# Watching On
From The42
# Watching On

AFL club state they cannot permit Kerry's O'Connor to play club GAA games as 'it's a breach to his contract'

Oct 16th 2018, 3:14 PM 11,628 Views 4 Comments

Geelong’s Mark O’Connor featured for his club Dingle in a game last month.

# mark-oconnor - Friday 7 September, 2018

Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat
# Lads Down Under
From The42
# Lads Down Under

Disappointment for Laois and Kerry pair as they exit 2018 AFL finals after Geelong suffer defeat

Sep 7th 2018, 2:59 PM 7,064 Views 9 Comments

Mark O’Connor and Zach Tuohy were both in action today at the MCG.

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