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  4. ARFLI Premiership: Rounds 1 & 2 Results
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June 13, 2017
Alfa Backing The Irish Banshees

Sponsorship Announcement – The Australian Rules Football League of Ireland (ARFLI) are proud to announce Alfa as the official team sponsor of the 2017 National Women’s Team, the Irish Banshees. The Irish Banshees will be competing at the upcoming 2017 AFL International Cup in Melbourne in August and the Euro Cup 2017 in Bordeaux in…

April 25, 2017
Player In Focus:Sarah O’ Donovan

Name: Sarah O’Donovan Nickname:  Sar Age:22 Clubs: UCC Crusaders  Favourite Position:-  Anywhere in the Back line AFL Honours:- Captain of UCC Crusaders 2016/17 Winning the Fitzpatrick Cup in 2017 Other Sporting Honours:- All Ireland College Finalists in Division One Ladies Rugby First place in Lee Swim 2014 (18-24 wetsuit) Preferred Guernsey Number:- 4 Q. How…

April 25, 2017
Premiership Preview:Belfast Redbacks

If consistency is the trait any team is looking for, the Redbacks have been the most consistent team of the decade, having contested six Grand Finals in a row. For all that, they’ve only come out on the right side in the showpiece event twice, in 2012 and 2014. Last year, they missed out to…

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 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 www.afleurope.org…

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…

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 21, 2016
Magpies double up in Galway

Galway Magpies hosted Rounds 5 and 6 of the 2016 ARFLI season in sunny conditions at the Swamp, Galway City on Saturday June 11th. The carnival format has proved to be successful this year with good turnouts at all carnivals to date including women’s games.  The home team the Magpies went into the day without a win this season…

June 9, 2016
Lions top after Leeside Carnival

Leeside Lions top the ARFLI men’s ladder after a very successful carnival in Cork on May 21st. The second carnival (Rounds 3 & 4) results: Leeside Lions 12.10 (82) d Galway Magpies 1.3 (9) South Dublin Swans 5.8 (38) lost to Belfast Redbacks 7.1 (43) Leeside Lions 14.11 (95) d Belfast Redbacks 2.0 (12) South…

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