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August 9, 2017
IC 17 Match Report: Irish Warriors 11.13(79) v France 2.2(14)

Round 2 IRELAND vs FRANCE ST PATRICK’S COLLEGE, BALLARAT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9th 12.30pm Courtesy of www.afleurope.org By SIMEON SWAIN and EDWARD BOURKE Ireland have continued their impressive start to the International Cup, shaking off a spirited France to win by 65 points at St Patrick’s College in the inaugural Schools Round. St Patrick’s is well-known…

August 9, 2017
IC 17 Match Report: Alfa Irish Banshees 8.13(61) European Crusaders 0.0

Round 2 Irish Banshees vs European Crusaders – St Patrick’s College, Ballarat – August 9th, 10:45am Courtesy of www.afleurope.org BY RILEY BRETTELL AND TARA COSOLETO The Alfa Irish Banshees continued their strong start to the AFL International Cup with a 61-point victory over the European Crusaders in Ballarat today. Magnificent sunshine covered the ground at…

August 7, 2017
IC 17 Match Report: Alfa Irish Banshees 7.4(46) USA 1.2(8)

Round 1 – Irish Banshees vs USA Ransford Oval, Royal Park – August 6th, 2:00pm Courtesy of www.afleurope.org Images by Lily Beck BY RILEY BRETTELL The Alfa Irish Banshees have kicked off their AFL International Cup campaign with a commanding victory over the USA, prevailing by 38 points on a blustery day at Royal Park in Melbourne….

August 7, 2017
IC 17 Match Report: Ireland 6.5(41) PNG 4.5(30)

Irish Warriors vs Papua New Guinea Mosquitoes McAllister Oval, Royal Park – 6th of August, 11:15am Courtesy of www.afleurope.org Images by Lily Beck By Simeon Swain It was a tough wet affair at McAlister Oval as the Irish Warriors narrowly defeated a physical Papua New Guinea side. The reigning champion and tournament favourite Mosquitoes, were confronted…

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…

May 13, 2017
Player In Focus:Marie Keating

Name:Marie Keating Nickname:Keats or Keatsy Age:34 Clubs: Sydney University, UCC Crusaders Favourite Position:- Centre AFL Honours:- -2006 and 2008 SWAFL (Sydney) Premiership -2008 Sydney Women’s AFL Team of the Decade -2011 All-Australian AFL Medal -2006, 2009, 2011 New South Wales State Squads -2011 National Div 2 Championship with NSW -2011 International Cup and Best on…

May 13, 2017
Player In Focus:Muiris Bartley

Name:Muiris Bartley Age: 24 NickName(s):- Biebs Clubs:-Leeside Lions Favourite AFL Position:- Forward AFL Honours:3 x EuroCup winner,  1 x AFL Europe Championship winner,  1 x AFL Europe Championship runner up,  1x AFL International Cup runner up Other Sporting Honours: Cork football representation, 2 x Munster champion, Munster rugby representation. Number 1 supporter of the hurling…

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…

August 14, 2014
Match Report: Blu Marine Irish Warriors v Fiji

Report courtesy of www.worldfootynews.com In the end, this result came down to a simple philosophy enacted in bright sunshine and light winds at the McAlister Oval. The Irish Warriors simply did everything better on the day. The basic three skills – kicking, marking and handballing – were just executed better all day by the Warriors…

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