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September 11, 2017
Swans into Grand Final in Dramatic Fashion

South Dublin Swans have qualified to play Leeside Lions in the 2017 ARFLI men’s Grand Final after a dramatic after the siren goal secured their spot.  It was Ronan Cull who kicked the wonder goal. He was on the boundary kicking into a strong cross wind from 40 metres out.  But his booming kick flew between…

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…

August 3, 2016
Belfast Redbacks reach Grand Final

After the play-offs for the second Grand Final spot it was the Belfast Redbacks that emerged with the required two wins to join the Leeside Lions in the 2016 ARFLI Grand Final.  The play-off saw the Redbacks, South Dublin Swans and Galway Magpies play-off for the remaining Grand Final spot in 40 minutes games.  …

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…

March 13, 2016
Successful Leprechaun Cup

Belfast Redbacks hosted the annual Leprechan Cup on Saturday March 5th.  They had both men’s and women’s competitions with the Redbacks, the Wandsworth Demons and the Wimbledon Hawks participating.  In dry conditions at the impressive Civil Service grounds in Stormont Estate competitive games were played.  In the women’s competition the home team of the Kookaburras took…

March 1, 2016
Leprechaun Cup in Belfast on Saturday

Belfast Redbacks are hosting the first club tournament of the ARFLI year this coming Saturday March 5th in Belfast.  Called the Leprechaun Cup it is being held at the Civil Service rugby pitches at Stormont Estate, starting at 12 noon.  Five men’s teams and four women’s teams are expected for the tournament. Men’s teams: 1. Demons…

September 1, 2015
Swans prevail in Grand Final Thriller

The South Dublin Swans have won the 2015 Australian Rules Football League of Ireland (ARFLI) Grand Final after a nail biting final against last year’s champions the Belfast Redbacks on Saturday last in Cherryvale Park, Belfast. With less than a minute remaining in the final quarter the Redbacks had one last chance to retain their crown…

April 30, 2013
Swans Top After Two Rounds

Two rounds into the Jeep ARFLI Premiership 2013, the South Dublin Swans top the table after two different but vital victories. The 2010 and 2011 Premiers had a come from behind victory in Round 1 against their old rivals the Leeside Lions, with five final quarter goals showing resolve enough to come out on top…

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