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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 Fremantle121110135.544
2 Eagles West Coast13103015640
3 Sydney Swans Sydney131030129.840
4 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn13940148.736
5 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood13850123.732
6 Richmond Tigers Richmond13850109.532
7 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs13850105.332
8 Adelaide Crows Adelaide12750109.128
9 GWS Giants GWS13760100.228
10 Geelong Cats Geelong1266098.424
11 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne1367092.224
12 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide1358097.120
13 Essendon Bombers Essendon1248084.816
14 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda1248080.616
15 Melbourne Demons Melbourne134907616
16 Carlton FC Carlton13310073.712
17 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast13211072.48
18 Brisbane Lions Brisbane12210066.38