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Rating the Irish Players – 2012 Season to date

We are now well over the halfway point of another exciting and unpredictable AFL season. The fortunes of the eight Irish players playing with AFL clubs have been mixed but overall their impact has been significantly more positive than negative. The players are rated below on their performance relative to

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5 Steps to Successful International Recruitment

Recruitment in any area of life is an inexact science. Recruitment of AFL players is more inexact still. The recruitment of international rookies presents AFL recruiters with perhaps their biggest challenge. Trying to unearth a potential AFL star from another sporting code who has no experience of Australian life or

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The Look of the Irish in 2012 – Part 2 of 2

This article concludes our two-part analysis of all the Irish players in the AFL in 2012. Part 1 previewed the first four Irishmen’s prospects for the coming year and included the Brisbane Lions’ Pearce Hanley and Carlton’s Zach Tuohy. These are the remaining Irishmen to watch in 2012… Marty Clarke

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The Look of the Irish in 2012 – Part 1 of 2

2012 could be viewed in many ways as a watershed year for the so-called “Irish Experiment” and the numerous Irish players playing with AFL clubs. With 2011 having seen the retirement of Tadhg Kennelly after 10 successful years with the Sydney Swans, which of course included a memorable Premiership in

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle161420126.756
2 Eagles West Coast161330158.652
3 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn161240170.148
4 Sydney Swans Sydney161150112.444
5 Richmond Tigers Richmond161060111.540
6 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs161060106.840
7 Adelaide Crows Adelaide15960106.338
8 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne1697010336
9 GWS Giants GWS16970101.936
10 Geelong Cats Geelong1587098.234
11 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood16880114.932
12 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide1679098.628
13 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda16610090.724
14 Essendon Bombers Essendon16511079.920
15 Melbourne Demons Melbourne16511077.620
16 Carlton FC Carlton16313066.612
17 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast16214072.78
18 Brisbane Lions Brisbane16214063.68