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  5. Delighted Banshees reach IC17 Grand Final

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August 13, 2017
IC17 Match Report: Irish Warriors 9.16 (70) Great Britain 8.7 (55)

Report from Ash Nugent for World Footy News Ireland has defeated Great Britain by fifteen points, in Round 3 of the 2017 International Cup. The Community Round between Great Britain and Ireland took place at Koornang Park, Carnegie, home of the Caulfield Bears. The match was wedged between Caulfield’s Seniors and Reserves, and they were happy hosts, running…

August 8, 2017
Irish recap AFL International Cup Day 1

The Irish Banshees and Warriors had starts to the AFL International Cup 2017 they would have dreamed of for three years.  After Grand Finals defeats for both teams in 2014 maybe they was some more hope for the opposition when facing the men and women in green.  However in the Warriors defeat of reigning champions…

August 5, 2017
Irish ready for IC17 Round 1

Early tomorrow morning the Irish Banshees and Warriors commence their 2017 International Cup campaigns in Melbourne after a week of preparation in the Victorian capital.  The Warriors the champions of 2002 and 2011 and runners-up in 2014 meet the team that contested the last two Grand Finals alongside the men in green, Papua New Guinea. …

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…

July 23, 2017
AFL announce International Cup draw

This week the AFL announced the draw for the men’s and women’s International Cup competition that takes place in Victoria in Australia starting on August 5th and running until August 19th.  Both the Irish men’s and women’s national teams are travelling and hopes are high of a repeat of their 2011 successes after being both runners-up…

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.

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
Irish in Australia win Harmony Cup

Well done to the Irish team on winning their first Harmony Cup in Melbourne yesterday.  The one day tournament included eight nations with players being eligible based on their ethnic origin rather than their place of birth.  Several Irish Warriors and some former ARFLI players represented the Irish including; Michael Finn, Jonnie Doherty, Dean Ryan,…

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