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  1. Lions Premiers Again
  2. ARFLI Grand Final Preview
  3. Swans into Grand Final in Dramatic Fashion
  4. Match Report – Irish Banshees International Cup Win
  5. Banshees win AFL International Cup in a thriller
September 28, 2017
Lions Premiers Again

Leeside Lions have retained their ARFLI Premiership after defeating South Dublin Swans last week in the Grand Final at the Mardyke Arena in Cork City.  Their win means they have now won back to back titles, a feat last achieved by South Dublin Swans, who won the 2010 and 2011 titles. The game played on…

September 14, 2017
ARFLI Grand Final Preview

The 2017 ARFLI men’s Grand Final takes place on Saturday at 2pm at the Mardyke Arena, Cork City between the hosts Leeside Lions and South Dublin Swans.  After the Lions topped the ladder they gained the right to have a home final and the Swans joined them last week after defeating both Belfast Redbacks and Galway Magpies…

September 11, 2017
Swans into Grand Final in Dramatic Fashion

South Dublin Swans have qualified to play Leeside Lions in the 2017 ARFLI men’s Grand Final after a dramatic after the siren goal secured their spot.  It was Ronan Cull who kicked the wonder goal. He was on the boundary kicking into a strong cross wind from 40 metres out.  But his booming kick flew between…

August 20, 2017
Match Report – Irish Banshees International Cup Win

From AFL Europe By Riley Brettell The Irish Banshees have claimed the sweetest revenge imaginable to take out the 2017 International Cup, coming out on top of the Canadian Northern Lights in as thrilling a sporting contest as you would see anywhere in the world. In a match fitting of top billing at the MCG…

August 19, 2017
Banshees win AFL International Cup in a thriller

Ireland Banshees 4.1 (25) Canada Northern Lights 3.3 (21) The Alfa Irish Banshees, the Irish women’s Australian Rules Football national team have won the 2017 AFL International Cup this morning in the Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. In a nail biting finish, with the Irish up by less than a goal, they held the valiant Canadian women…

August 18, 2017
Banshees Ready for Grand Final Glory

The women’s Irish Aussie Rules team, the Alfa Irish Banshees take on the Canada Northern Lights in the 2017 AFL International Cup Grand Final this coming Saturday in the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne at 4:30pm local time, 7:30am GMT.  The tournament is the showpiece event of international Aussie Rules calendar with nations from all over…

August 16, 2017
Heartbreak for Warriors as Final Dream Dashed at Siren

It was heartbreak for the Irish Warriors in their final pool game against New Zealand on Tuesday.  Winning the game that would get them to the International Cup Grand Final entering the closing seconds, a New Zealand kick inside Ireland’s defensive 50 somehow turned into a free kick for the Hawks.  Then the siren sounded and…

August 16, 2017
Delighted Banshees reach IC17 Grand Final

It was a fabulous day for the Irish Banshees as they secured their third successive International Cup Grand Final after a tense, hard fought victory over neighbours Great Britain.  Next up is a rematch of the last two Grand Finals against the strong Canadians with both nations having won one Grand Final each to date. …

August 13, 2017
IC17: Irish News after Round 3

Round 3 of the pools in both the men’s and women’s competitions at the 2017 International Cup were completed today with the Alfa Irish Banshees topping their group with a convincing victory over Papua New Guinea Flames 9.7 61 to 0.3 3.  Read the AFL Europe match report here This result means the Banshees…

August 13, 2017
IC17 Match Report: Irish Warriors 9.16 (70) Great Britain 8.7 (55)

Report from Ash Nugent for World Footy News Ireland has defeated Great Britain by fifteen points, in Round 3 of the 2017 International Cup. The Community Round between Great Britain and Ireland took place at Koornang Park, Carnegie, home of the Caulfield Bears. The match was wedged between Caulfield’s Seniors and Reserves, and they were happy hosts, running…

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