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# Sydney Swans

Last month
November 2023
Tipp's Colin O'Riordan lands 'pretty special' role as head of Sydney Swans academy
Swans executive GM hails O’Riordan as ‘a wonderful young coach… who is incredibly passionate about teaching others’.
Donegal's Bonner kicks two goals as Adelaide Crows storm into AFLW preliminary final
Mayo’s Niamh Kelly also featured well for the victors who will now progress to face North Melbourne.
This year
Kerry, Roscommon and Dublin stars make move to AFLW
Irish signings have been announced in the Sydney Swans and the Brisbane Lions.
Last year
The Wolf of Portlaoise: Zach Tuohy is an Irish sporting story that needs to be savoured
Zach Tuohy plays his 250th AFL game in the Grand Final on Saturday.
Tuohy on Portlaoise flag at the MCG: 'That was awesome. I am very proud of where I am from'
Sydney Swans secured a spot against Geelong in the AFL Grand Final next Saturday.
David Power: 'If it is possible down the line, he will put on that blue and gold jersey again'
Colin O’Riordan has called time on his seven-year Aussie Rules career because of a chronic hip injury.
Tipperary star forced to call time on AFL career due to chronic hip injury
Colin O’Riordan played 34 games during a successful career Down Under.
Colin O'Riordan out for 'a couple of weeks' from AFL action after eye poke
The club confirmed the Tipperary man needs to get his vision cleared and checked by specialists.
All time
Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans
The club is backing Barry O’Connor to ‘push for senior selection’ in 2022.
Colin O'Riordan extends stay with Sydney Swans
‘O’Riordan is a valued presence both on and off the field at the club’, say the club.
AFL finalists confirmed as regular season draws to a close
Several Irish players are in with a chance of claiming the 2021 Premiership.
Wexford GAA roots, an All-Ireland winning father and Aussie Rules life in Sydney
Hailing from a strong Wexford GAA family, Barry O’Connor is pursuing a different sporting dream in Sydney.
Indigenous AFL great Goodes declines hall of fame invite
The Aussie Rules icon was booed by fans in the final years of his career.
Dublin's Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp's O'Riordan triumphs with Sydney
It was a busy day for Irish players in the AFL.
O'Riordan cleared by Sydney for Mayo game and fitness boost for Tipperary with forward
Tipperary boss David Power believes the right decision was made in wearing the county’s traditional blue and gold jerseys for the All-Ireland semi-final.
Tadhg Kennelly's future in doubt with Sydney Swans - reports
The 2005 Premiership winner is the club’s latest high-profile casualty following cuts due to Covid-19.
'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney
The Tipperary native and his Sydney Swans team-mates have had plenty to contend with this year.
'He’s gone to another level': Colin O'Riordan rewarded with new contract at Sydney Swans
Former Tipperary dual star has impressed since making his senior Swans debut.
'He’ll be a tremendous asset' - Sydney Swans confirm signing of Wexford footballer
Barry O’Connor will join Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan at the club.
Tipperary's O'Riordan recalled by Sydney Swans while Hanley and Tuohy return to starting sides in AFL
Irish players are back in the frame for this weekend’s AFL games.
4 GAA players to head to Australia in April after last weekend's AFL combine in Dublin
20 Irish players attended last weekend’s AFL Combine in Belfield.
After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return
Six years, five full knee reconstructions. Wow.
Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut
Colin O’Riordan has received praise after making his first AFL appearance earlier today.
Tipperary's O'Riordan set to make AFL debut on Sunday for Sydney Swans
O’Riordan first joined the Sydney Swans in October 2015.
'He tells it as it is and there’s no bullshit with him' - Tipp's O'Riordan aims for AFL breakthrough
Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.
Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans
The former Kerry footballer returns to his old club.
Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday
The 21-year-old wore number 38 in his first game for the AFL club.
O’Riordan's AFL dream on hold after breaking bone in his back and puncturing lung
The Tipp native endured a gruelling four-day car journey through the Australian desert after the incident.
'Emotion took over and I had a tear in my eye' - Cheering Tipp on from Oz
Colin O’Riordan reflects from Australia on Tipperary’s historic win.
Tipperary's Colin O'Riordan has given his first interview since moving Down Under
“It’s a new game and I want to show everyone I can adapt to it.”
'To be playing in the Grand Final over there, that's the dream I have going over'
Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is preparing for a new life in Australia after signing a two-year international rookie contract with the Sydney Swans.
Sydney Swans win without Adam Goodes as Australians rally in support of booed indigenous player
Aboriginal flags dotted the stadium.
Mayo’s Pearce Hanley scores on landmark AFL appearance
The Irish star could not prevent his side from losing, however.
Tadhg Kennelly hailed for Aussie Rules career as he enters Sydney Swans Hall of Fame
Kennelly’s career was recognised on Wednesday night.
Tommy Walsh makes winning return with Sydney Swans after 343 days out through injury
It was a good day for the Kerry native.
Tommy Walsh back in action for Sydney Swans nearly 12 months after horror injury
Walsh will line up for the Sydney Swans reserve side against UWS Giants tomorrow.
Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them
Michael Fennelly has returned from a stint with the Australian Rules club.
'Uphill battle' to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury
The Kerry native is continue to recover from a horror hamstring injury.
Tommy Walsh looks pleased to meet Modern Family's Sofia Vergara at training
Who wouldn’t be, in fairness.
'I'm hoping to play for Kerry again before my best years are behind me' - Tommy Walsh
The 25-year-old AFL star admitted that the drive to represent his county is “still there”.