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April 24, 2017
Premiership Preview: Leeside Lions

The 2017 Premiership gets underway this Saturday, with the reigning Premiers hosting, and they will be a tough team to beat again this season. Strength in depth, a blend of Youth and Experience and the imposition of great structures delivered the Flag to Cork last year, and the team have subsequently gone on to represent…

April 24, 2017
Player In Focus:Gavin Murray

Name: Gavin Murray Age:29 NickName(s):Muzza Clubs: South Dublin Swans, UTS Bats (Sydney) , Perpignan Tigers Favourite AFL Position:- Ruck or Forward AFL Honours: AFL Europe Championship 2016 Team of the Tournament Other Sporting Honours: Representing Wicklow at all levels in GAA Preferred Guernsey Number: 9 / 11 Favourite AFL Player: Max Gawn Favourite Inspirational Quote: If you…

April 17, 2017
Player In Focus:Onora Mulcahy

Q. How long have you been playing AFL and how did you get involved in Aussie Rules? I started last January after playing a Compromise Rules game the previous autumn. I didn’t take to it immediately as I squealed after my first tackle but soon got into it. Q. What aspect of Aussie Rules attracted…

April 17, 2017
Squad Announcement: IC17 Warriors

The final selection of Europe based players for August’s International Cup has been confirmed, with 19 players from the squad of 30 confirmed. The remaining 11 players will be selected from State and local league sides in Australia. In addition to the 19 players named, 8 players have been placed on a standby list.

March 11, 2017
Banshee Corrigan Duryea’s Dees journey

It has been a whirlwind few months for Ireland’s only AFL women’s (AFLW) competition player, Laura Corrigan Duryea.  After six games with Melbourne including today’s victory over Adelaide in Darwin they sit joint second on the ladder and are in contention for a Grand Final spot with one round remaining. From being a late edition to the…

March 11, 2017
UCC dominate Fitzpatrick Cup

University College Cork hosted the AFL Europe intervarsity competition last month and also took home the men’s and women’s cups.  On a bright February Saturday at the UCC sports grounds the well organised event finished in perfect fashion for the hosts who have developed an impressive club in recent years. Read report below from…

March 11, 2017
Banshees announce IC17 players

The management and coaching staff of the Banshees are delighted to announce the updated list of Irish and U.K. based players who have earned their seats on the plane to Melbourne for IC17. CONGRATULATIONS to the following:- – Carolann Cassidy (Ulster Kookaburras) – Linda Connolly (Wandsworth Demons)… – Molly Cullen (Dublin Angels) – Laura Flannery…

February 3, 2017
Fitzpatrick Cup in UCC on Saturday

The 2017 edition of the European Intervarsities championships is upon us with the competition being held this Saturday February 4th at UCC playing fields Curaheen, Cork city .  The Cup is named after AFL Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick who played with Oxford University Aussie Rules team in the 1970s and Mike has previously presented the winning cup to…

February 3, 2017
Ireland’s Laura Corrigan set for women’s AFL debut

Sunday will be a historic day for one Irish Banshee as Cavan woman Laura Corrigan Duryea is expected to debut for Melbourne football club in their opening round women’s AFL game against Brisbane Lions.  She has big boots to fill having been given the same number 11 jumper worn with such pride by Melbourne hero…

November 24, 2016
IC17 Training Squad Announced

The Irish Warriors management team have today named an extended Ireland based training squad for the 2017 AFL International Cup. More players may be added in the weeks ahead depending on performance in the Winter Championship and arrangements are also being made for UK and Australia based players to train and have trials and these…

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