A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A local report in Tyrone has claimed 2019 All-Star Cathal McShane is on the brink of starting an AFL career with Brisbane Lions.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
Dublin forward Ciaran Kilkenny is looking forward to a summer of fun riding the blue wave.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
When first asked to write a column for this paper, the esteemed sports editor gave me three guidelines: Write clearly; be informative; and stay impartial, writes
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
Aussie Rules player Conor McKenna has been suspended for three weeks for biting an opponent.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
Former Tyrone minor Conor McKenna faces an Australian Rules ban after he was accused of biting while playing for Essendon Bombers in Sunday’s AFL defeat by the Western Bulldogs.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
Conor McKenna seemed to forget which sport he was playing when he produced the piece of Gaelic skill.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018
Despite the brilliance of Conor McManus and Michael Murphy, Ireland wilted in the Adelaide heat and have it all to do to retain the International Rules series in next Saturday’s test in Perth.
Sun, 12 Nov, 2017
Joe Kernan has admitted that the long-term future of the International Rules series remains uncertain, but the Ireland manager believes the concept remains popular among players and can flourish if arrangements are tweaked.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Teen prodigy Conor Nash has admitted that turning his back on Meath GAA and Leinster rugby to forge an Aussie Rules career was a ‘massive call’ for him.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
This Thursday evening Castleknock play in their first senior football semi-final. Formed in 1998, they truly are the nouveau riche of Dublin GAA. Their story is a heartening one, their defiance to make their presence felt in west Dublin all the more impressive with the mammoth St Brigid’s for company.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
Kerry starlet Mark O’Connor is ready to put his childhood dreams of All-Ireland glory in the green and gold to one side in a bid to become a professional sportsman in Australia.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Former Essendon player Michael Quinn has revealed his disappointment that the careers of many ex-colleagues have been tarnished by the drugs scandal which has rocked Aussie Rules.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
Former Aussie Rules player Michael Quinn says he was called ‘milk bottle’ and ’pasty’ by rival AFL players but claimed sledging is still worse in the GAA.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
Ciaran Byrne will become the latest Irishman to make a full AFL debut when he lines out in Carlton’s Round 3 clash with Essendon in the MCG on Saturday.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Paddy Brophy will play his first senior game for West Coast Eagles in a pre-season fixture against the Indigenous All Stars this morning.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Ciarán McGinley will not play for Tyrone in 2015.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
Tommy Walsh sees no reason why inter-county Gaelic players should be subject to drug tests because they are amateur sportsmen.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
I am not really a gambling man but when I see a gap in the betting markets, I sometimes make an investment.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2014
Australia were dealt a major blow yesterday when their leading player Nathan Fyfe was ruled out of Saturday’s test.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
We’re not going to try and sell you Saturday’s International Rules game, writes
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Ireland coach Paul Earley has applauded Australia for demonstrating their faith in the International Rules concept after naming what he regards as their best squad ever.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Two more young Gaelic footballers are set to leave these shores to pursue a professional career in Aussie Rules.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
Tyrone minor manager Mickey Donnelly has given his blessing to star player Conor McKenna’s dream of a professional career in Aussie Rules football — but he still hopes the exciting teenager can be persuaded to commit to the Red Hands.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2014
Former Kerry forward Tommy Walsh will miss the rest of Sydney Swans’ season after his hamstring tendon tore off the bone against Essendon on Saturday.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2013
Former Essendon sports scientist Stephen Dank has denied supplying the Australian Rules club’s players with performance-enhancing drugs — and insisted he ran his supplement programme with the full knowledge of other high-ranking club officials.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
There’s a hackneyed old cliché which should be clipped out of the storyboards of those who create adverts, TV shows and movies.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
JANUARY is a month to impress at senior inter-county level.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2012
SETANTA Ó hÁILPÍN is adamant his next club will reap the benefits of Carlton’s Irish experiment, after the club abandoned him after eight years.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
JUST a case of Ireland going through the motions this morning? Think again, says vice-captain Ciaran McKeever.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
KARL LACEY is expected to be the odd man out for tomorrow’s International Rules first test.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
THE number of Irish players listed by AFL clubs next year was reduced to eight yesterday as Essendon showed Michael Quinn the door.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
A provisional 31-man training panel for the International Rules series tour of Australia has been announced today.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
Thu, 24 Feb, 2011
Sat, 19 Feb, 2011
TOMMY WALSH’S debut in the AFL next week is a story that will be framed by the sports pages, distilled by short-sleeved press men and is, undeniably, about Aussie Rules.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011