Conor Mckenna

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Professor Mary Horgan has described the risks involved in the return to play as “very, very low”. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

A member of the GAA’s Covid Advisory Group has described the risks involved in the return to play as “very, very low”. Professor Mary Horgan, an expe(...)

Former Tyrone footballer Conor McKenna is the first player in the AFL to test positive for coronavirus. File photograph: Getty Images

The Australian Football League’s (AFL) match between Essendon and Melbourne on Sunday has been postponed indefinitely after Essendon’s Conor McKenna (...)

 Barry O’Connor’s affable nature has made him a popular figure at the Swans with players and staff:   Photograph: Inpho

The seemingly idyllic lifestyle that Wexford’s Barry O’Connor signed up for at the AFL’s Sydney Swans has changed irrevocably in a matter of months. H(...)

Anton Tohill (left) is to return to Collingwood in Melbourne and will undergo two weeks of quarantine when he arrives in Australia. Photograph:  Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images

Six former intercounty footballers have been cleared to return to Australia this weekend to resume their AFL careers after winning visa approval to re(...)

Kerry U-20s celebrate their Munster final win over Cork at Austin Stack Park, Tralee. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Judging by the tenor of the debate at last weekend’s GAA Annual Congress, the current provincial under-20 football finals could be the first and last (...)

Ciarán Kilkenny: “I want to be involved with these guys for as long as possible and play for as long as we can.” Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Day and night, literally, is the difference between an Aussie Rules footballer and Ciarán Kilkenny. “Professional sports do the majority of their st(...)

England’s Oliver Wilson poses with the trophy after winning the Monaghan Irish Challenge at Concra Wood Golf Club in Castleblaney. Photograph: Luke Walker/Getty Images

Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson moved closer to winning back his full European Tour card after claiming victory in the Monaghan Irish Challenge (...)

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A Co Louth shop has honoured a gift voucher bought 23 years ago. The voucher, for 60 Irish punts, was bought in McKenna Man on Earl Street, Dundalk i(...)

 Conor McKenna has been banned for the next three weeks. Photograph: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

Former Tyrone minor starlet Conor McKenna has been suspended by the AFL for a biting incident. The Essendon player will miss the next three weeks of (...)

 Conor McKenna of the Essendon Bombers in action against the  Carlton Blues.  “At the minute I am happy there and I’ll see after four years what happens.”  Photograph:  Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

“Stubbornness,” says Conor McKenna, when asked why he’s managed to succeed in the professional environs of the Australian Football League where so man(...)

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