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  5. Delighted Banshees reach IC17 Grand Final

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July 28, 2017
Irish national squads jet off to IC17

The Irish Warriors and Banshees fly out to Melbourne, Australia today as they get ready to contest the sixth edition of the AFL International Cup which commences on Sunday August 6th.  To date the Warriors have won two of five International Cup titles and were runners up in the last edition in 2014.  The Banshees were…

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…

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…

August 12, 2016
Lions’ Roar Again

The 2016 ARFLI Grand Final played last Saturday was a famous occasion for the Leeside Lions as they secured their first Premiership in nine years defeating the Belfast Redbacks who have now lost back to back Grand Finals. The victory also means the Lions join South Dublin Swans at the top of the roll of…

August 4, 2016
ARFLI Grand Final Preview

The final of the 2016 Australian Rules Football League of Ireland (ARFLI) sees the Leeside Lions take on last year’s beaten finalists the Belfast Redbacks at the Mardyke Arena GAA field in Cork City at 3pm this coming Saturday August 6th. This promises to be an exciting game between the Lions who have not reached…

June 27, 2016
Marty Clarke makes ARFLI debut

Former AFL star Marty Clarke made his ARFLI debut on Saturday last at the Belfast Carnival.  Lining out for Galway Magpies he was impressive in helping the Pies to their first ever away win against the Belfast Redbacks.  Wearing his most recent Collingwood guernsey and Co Down shorts he looked fit and strong.  The Pies beat…

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
Galway Carnival this weekend

The ARFLI league makes the trip to the west this coming Saturday June 11th  when Galway Magpies host rounds 5 and 6 of the league.  It is always a fun weekend for all teams in the party capital of Ireland and with the weather expected to be fine it should be another good days footy.  The…

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…

May 20, 2016
Leeside Lions Carnival

This Saturday ARFLI teams make the trip to Cork for round 2 of the ARFLI season.  Games are taking place from 1pm on Saturday May 21st at the Farm, Curraheen Road Sports Grounds on the edge of Cork City.  This week sees the Leeside Lions play the Galway Magpies and the Belfast Redbacks and the South Dublin Swans playing…

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