Feature: Going to a land down under

NIALL Gartland looks at some of the GAA players who made it big in the AFL. Jim Stynes (264 appearances) A LEGEND of the AFL. Stynes grew up in Dublin and represented the county at senior level at the age of 18 in 1984. However, he responded to an advertisement in his local paper by […]

Clara signs for another season in Oz

By Michael McMullan FORMER Down player Clara Fitzpatrick has committed for another season so AFL club St Kilda. The Bryansford native, who had already spent three years of her life in Australia, was a member of St Kilda’s inaugural side in 2020 and was in the top 10 for the club’s Best and Fairest Award. […]

Glass acclimatises to life in Australia

BLOSSOMING AFL star Conor Glass has spoken of some of the difficulties acclimatising to life in Australia in an extended feature in this week’s Gaelic Life. The Derry native won MacRory Cup and Hogan Cups with Maghera before embarking on an entirely different challenge down under. He excelled during his first season with Hawthorn after […]