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AFL

# afl - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Score Ciaran Sheehan: ‘Living in Australia is an experience, being an AFL player is a challenge’ Life Down Under

Ciaran Sheehan: ‘Living in Australia is an experience, being an AFL player is a challenge’

The ex-Cork player writes for TheScore.ie about adjusting to a new sport, enduring pre-season training and making his debut.

# afl - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Score Could a date change save the International Rules series? Land Down Under

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

From The Score Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them The Cat In Oz

Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them

Michael Fennelly has returned from a stint with the Australian Rules club.

From The Score ‘Uphill battle’ to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury Road To Recovery

‘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.

# afl - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Score Kildare seniors Brophy and Hurley amongst 11 Irish players in European AFL squad in London Making Their Mark

Kildare seniors Brophy and Hurley amongst 11 Irish players in European AFL squad in London

The Tadhg Kennelly coached squad play an Australian selection next Saturday afternoon.

# afl - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Score Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan marks his Aussie Rules debut with a goal and a win Men At Work

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan marks his Aussie Rules debut with a goal and a win

“My first ever competitive game of footy and loved every minute of it.”

# afl - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score Kildare’s Sean Hurley could be on the move to AFL side Fremantle next October Down Under

Kildare’s Sean Hurley could be on the move to AFL side Fremantle next October

Hurley was on trial with the Western Australian outfit last year.

# afl - Monday 3 March, 2014

From The Score Homesickness sees Kildare’s Daniel Flynn return from Aussie Rules on ‘a leave of absence’ Back Home

# afl - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Score Tommy Walsh looks pleased to meet Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara at training Living The Dream

# afl - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The Score 8 Irish players picked for Aussie Rules camp in London Men At Work

8 Irish players picked for Aussie Rules camp in London

The European selection will take on Australia’s best U18s in April.

# afl - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From The Score Eight of Laois’s best sport sporting moments in 2013 County Highlights

Eight of Laois’s best sport sporting moments in 2013

Grand Slams, cricket scores and taking Australia by storm..

# afl - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From The Score ‘I’m hoping to play for Kerry again before my best years are behind me’ – Tommy Walsh Interview

‘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”.

# afl - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Score Byrne begins life at Carlton with hikes in the snow AFL

Byrne begins life at Carlton with hikes in the snow

The Louth teenager has been taking part in a training camp in Arizona with his new team-mates.

# afl - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The Score Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly Men At Work

Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly

“Bigger drain” of players returning from the AFL to Ireland, says international recruiter Tadhg Kennelly.

# afl - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The Score Kilkenny hurler flying out for work experience with the Sydney Swans Sports Science

Kilkenny hurler flying out for work experience with the Sydney Swans

Michael Fennelly hopes to convince the GAA to invest more money in collecting player data.

# afl - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Score Young Kildare star feeling the heat Down Under Sun Stoke

Young Kildare star feeling the heat Down Under

Sean Hurley called off the training field as coaches feared he’d suffer heat stroke.

# afl - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From The Score Colm Cooper on Tommy Walsh return – ‘I’d nearly fly over for him myself’ Comeback Kid

Colm Cooper on Tommy Walsh return – ‘I’d nearly fly over for him myself’

Walsh. intimated last month that he is leaning towards coming home to Ireland next year

# afl - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Score 13 Twitter reactions from GAA players to Ciaran Sheehan’s AFL move Support This post contains images

13 Twitter reactions from GAA players to Ciaran Sheehan’s AFL move

The Cork attacker confirmed to TheScore.ie earlier today that he is bound for Carlton.

From The Score ‘I’ll be putting suncream on at nighttime’ — Daniel Flynn gets used to life in the AFL Aussie Rules

‘I’ll be putting suncream on at nighttime’ — Daniel Flynn gets used to life in the AFL

One of Aussie Rules’ new Irish recruits is settling into his new life in Adelaide. It’s a little bit different to Johnstownbridge.

From The Score Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan to join AFL club Carlton Blues Signed

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan to join AFL club Carlton Blues Exclusive

The Rebels forward will move in early January to the Melbourne based club.

# afl - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From The Score International Rules future in doubt unless Aussie stars get onside International Rules

International Rules future in doubt unless Aussie stars get onside

GAA and AFL to examine possible changes in a bid to convince Australia’s superstars to play.

# afl - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From The Score Louth teenager helps GAA club avoid relegation before starting AFL career Jetsetter

Louth teenager helps GAA club avoid relegation before starting AFL career

18 year-old Ciaran Byrne is getting set to embark on life with the Carlton Blues club in Melbourne.

# afl - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From The Score Kildare’s Daniel Flynn signs Aussie Rules contract with Port Adelaide Aussie Rules

Kildare’s Daniel Flynn signs Aussie Rules contract with Port Adelaide

The 20-year-old is moving to the AFL on a two-year deal.

# afl - Monday 16 September, 2013

From The Score Antrim’s Niall McKeever released by Aussie rules club Life Down Under

Antrim’s Niall McKeever released by Aussie rules club

McKeever’s four years with Brisbane were an “incredible experience with some amazing people.”

# afl - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The Score Setanta Ó hAilpín delisted by Aussie Rules side Santy In College Ger

Setanta Ó hAilpín delisted by Aussie Rules side

Is it too late to get the Young Hurler of the Year back for Sunday, JBM?

# afl - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From The Score ‘Dwarf set on fire’ at end-of-season Aussie Rules party Footie

‘Dwarf set on fire’ at end-of-season Aussie Rules party

When the league’s chief was told of the incident on live television, he began giggling.

# afl - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The Score Pearce Hanley signs 5-year deal with Brisbane Lions AFL

Pearce Hanley signs 5-year deal with Brisbane Lions

The ex-Mayo footballer has extended his stay at the Queensland club.

# afl - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From The Score ‘He’s so far out, he’s almost in Ireland’ Zach Attack

‘He’s so far out, he’s almost in Ireland’

Aussie commentator reacts brilliantly to long range Zach Tuohy goal.

# afl - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Score Louth forward Byrne moves to AFL with Carlton Codebreaker

Louth forward Byrne moves to AFL with Carlton

The Wee County teenager has decided to make a switch to Australia after being offered a two-year contract.

# afl - Monday 12 August, 2013

From The Score VIDEO: This was the winning goal for Ireland’s Aussie Rules players in the European final Footie

# afl - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From The Score LIVE: Ireland vs Great Britain in the AFL Europe Grand Final Aussie Rules

LIVE: Ireland vs Great Britain in the AFL Europe Grand Final

Tune in here for all of the action on the final day of the AFL Europe Championship.

# afl - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From The Score LIVE: Watch Ireland’s Aussie Rules side in bid to book European decider spot Footie

# afl - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Score Ireland march towards Grand Final after second AFL European Championships win Footie
From The Score LIVE: Watch the second round of games in the AFL European Championships Footie

LIVE: Watch the second round of games in the AFL European Championships

Ireland got off to a winning start but it’s Denmark next up for the Warriors.

# afl - Saturday 3 August, 2013

From The Score Ireland get off to winning start at AFL European Championships Round-Up

Ireland get off to winning start at AFL European Championships

The hosts recorded a 22-16 victory over Sweden at DCU, while Great Britain and Croatia will also be happy with their first round displays.

From The Score LIVE: Watch Ireland in the AFL European championships here Strewth

LIVE: Watch Ireland in the AFL European championships here

We have a footie team. And they’re pretty good.

# afl - Thursday 1 August, 2013

From The Score What Irish sportspeople would you like to see playing for our AFL Europe side? Open Thread

# afl - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The Score Irish Aussie Rules panel named for European title bid in Dublin Footie

Irish Aussie Rules panel named for European title bid in Dublin

The hosts will be the favourites for the DCU-based tournament.

# afl - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The Score St Kilda player doesn’t know where he is after this massive hit AFL

St Kilda player doesn’t know where he is after this massive hit

This is what happens when a concussed player is asked to do a half time interview.

# afl - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Score Pearce Hanley lights up the AFL with 2 crackers for the Brisbane Lions Aussie Rules

Pearce Hanley lights up the AFL with 2 crackers for the Brisbane Lions

The Mayo man was in flying form on Saturday.

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