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  1. ARFLIW Draft Cup a great success
  2. National Teams To Feature On BBC NI Tonight
  3. Cora’s Journey To The Giants!
  4. Colleges Season Underway
  5. Lions Premiers Again
December 2, 2017
ARFLIW Draft Cup a great success

The ARFLI women had a very successful inaugural ARFLIW Draft Cup 2017 last Saturday in Islandbridge, Dublin.   They were playing the 7s format of the game that is a great introduction format for new players.  There were 8 teams from across Ireland playing with many players trying Aussie Rules for the first time.  There were…

November 6, 2017
National Teams To Feature On BBC NI Tonight

Tonight BBC Northern Ireland’s Irish Language show ‘I Lar an Aonaigh’ returns to BBC2 at 10PM and will carry a feature shot with the Irish teams prior to their departure to the International Cups. It was great to have Maire Bhreathnach and the BBC Gaeilge team down at training and everyone involved in footy is…

October 26, 2017
Cora’s Journey To The Giants!

See the inside story behind Cora Staunton’s big move to the GWS Giants for the 2019 AFLW Season. Video courtesy of GWS Giants Facebook Page.  

October 24, 2017
Colleges Season Underway

The ARFLI Colleges season is underway with some exciting developments for footy in the sector. The UCC and Maynooth University clubs are both back with a new influx of players and are training on Wednesday nights, and this year they’re joined by a new team, the CIT Saints, formed by National Team stalwart Paul Murphy….

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…

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