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April 27, 2017
Lions Champions League Review

On the first Saturday in April Leeside Lions made their AFL Europe Champions League debut in Amsterdam.  This tournament bringing together the winners of all club leagues in Europe is in it’s third year.  The Belfast Redbacks represented ARFLI in 2015 and last year it was the South Dublin Swans, with both teams reaching the…

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
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
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…

October 17, 2016
Ladies light up Lisbon

The Irish Banshees national women’s team took the silverware from the 2016 AFL Europe Euro Cup 9-aside tournament last weekend with a close fought victory over the English Vixens in sunny Lisbon, Portugal.  This year saw The Banshees joined by England, Scotland, Denmark, France, Sweden and Croatia as the women’s game grows in popularity every year…

August 14, 2016
Ireland ready for Euros

Starting on Sunday, Irish Warriors commence their challenge of retaining the 18 a-side European Championships in Motspur Park Oval, Wimbledon, London.  The women’s team, the Irish Banshees are also there and commence their competition on Thursday with both Grand Finals on Saturday 21st August. This year there are four men’s teams and three women’s teams…

June 14, 2016
Warriors Squad Announced

Joint Head Coaches of the Irish Warriors National Team, Brian Currane and Ciaran O’ Hara have today announced the final squad and standby players for the 2016 AFL Europe Championships which will take place in London in August. All players are asked to contact the coaches by Wednesday of this week to confirm their availability…

March 21, 2016
Swans Fourth at European Champions League

South Dublin Swans were the Irish representatives in the second running of the AFL Europe European Champions League held last Saturday March 19th. This very efficiently run tournament organised by AFL Europe and the Amsterdam Devils was held at the impressive Dutch national rugby centre in suburban Amsterdam.  The tournament has grown since last year…

March 13, 2016
Swans Ready for Europe

South Dublin Swans take on the club champions of Europe next Saturday in Amsterdam in the 2nd running of the AFL Europe Champions League.  This event is for the winners of Aussie Rules leagues across Europe and both men’s and women’s competitions are being played.  In the men’s competition the Swans will have 12 rivals…

October 18, 2015
Warriors miss bronze at Euro Cup

The Irish Warriors lost out on a bronze medal in the 2015 Euro Cup 9s tournament in Umag, Croatia last weekend when hosts Croatia Knights kicked a last minute goal to secure a medal.  It was a disappointing end to the tournament they won in 2011 and 2012.  The day started with an easy win against Norway…

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