Multi-talented Galway star becomes latest Irish AFLW signing

28/06/2022 11:05:00

Áine McDonagh’s move to Hawthorn has been confirmed.

Aine Mcdonagh, Confırmed

Áine McDonagh’s move to Hawthorn has been confirmed.

Áine McDonagh’s move to Hawthorn has been confirmed.

As first reported by The42 last month, the Tribe footballer and NUIG Mystics basketball player is heading for Australia, becoming the second Irish AFLW Hawk.She joins Aileen Gilroy at the Melbourne outfit, after the Mayo star recently made the move from North Melbourne Kangaroos. Hawthorn have two Irishmen on their AFL list in Meath’s Conor Nash and Westmeath’s Fionn O’Hara.

Moycullen clubwoman McDonagh broke onto the Galway senior team in 2018 as an athletic and rangy half-forward and lined out in midfield for the westerners’ All-Ireland final loss to Dublin the following season.AdvertisementMore recently, the 23-year-old scored nine points and six rebounds as NUIG Mystics claimed the InsureMyHouse.ie Women’s Division One National Cup.

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Image: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO Áine McDonagh broke into the Galway senior football team in 2018. Image: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO MULTI-TALENTED GALWAY STAR ÁINE McDonagh has signed for Hawthorn. McKee looked in danger after the opening two rounds with Burlison impressing as he hoped to spoil the night on the home town hero. As first reported by The42 last month, the Tribe footballer and NUIG Mystics basketball player is heading for Australia, becoming the second Irish AFLW Hawk. Read more: Erica Cody says learning how to dance on DWTS helped her manage her anxiety She said, “I knew being a singer was what I’d always wanted to do. She joins Aileen Gilroy at the Melbourne outfit, after the Mayo star recently made the move from North Melbourne Kangaroos. Both men were battered and bruised, with Burlinson also requiring a medical check at the end of the second after he sustained some nasty swelling around his left eye. Hawthorn have two Irishmen on their AFL list in Meath’s Conor Nash and Westmeath’s Fionn O’Hara. 🎧 LISTEN: End of season awards, Irish Team of the URC and All Blacks series preview, with Darren Cave.

Moycullen clubwoman McDonagh broke onto the Galway senior team in 2018 as an athletic and rangy half-forward and lined out in midfield for the westerners’ All-Ireland final loss to Dublin the following season. The Englishman folded against the cage, prompting the referee to rush in and end the contest. Erica recalled thinking if music was something she could do as a career, it would be a “bonus” — but that she would “always be doing [music] for a reason”. Advertisement More recently, the 23-year-old scored nine points and six rebounds as NUIG Mystics claimed the InsureMyHouse.ie Women’s Division One National Cup. A lifelong dream had been realised, and it is only the beginning for the Co Antrim MMA star. “We’re really excited about Áine’s potential in the brown and gold,” Hawthorn’s AFLW list manager Mitch Cashion said of the expansion club’s first rookie signing. I was like, ‘if this is something that I can make a career, that’s just a bonus — but I’ll always be doing it for a reason’. Some good news before the draft tomorrow! 🥳 We've signed Irish sensation Aine McDonagh as a rookie.

🤝 Details below. ⬇️https://t. I felt like I got the best of both worlds.co/EIQToh9WHu — Hawthorn FC AFLW x VFLW (@hawthornwomens) June 28, 2022 “As a forward and midfielder in Gaelic football, she is someone who can be relied on for speed, athleticism and endurance. “Aileen Gilroy will hopefully prove a valuable resource for Áine as she looks to emulate her successful transition into AFLW football.” McDonagh has been working with AFL Talent ID and Elite Skills Coach Mike Currane to prepare for her venture. And Lauryn Hill, SWV, Beyoncé, Rihanna — the list can just go on and on.

Exclusive NZ - IRE Rugby Analysis Get Murray Kinsella's match analysis and Garry Doyle's updates from New Zealand exclusive to members Become a Member She becomes the 20th Irish player confirmed for the new AFLW season, ahead of tomorrow’s Draft. With pre-season well underway, the seventh season of the completion kicks off in August. Irish players locked in for AFLW 7. Erica said, “I did Dancing With The Stars off the back of releasing that EP — and it’s kind of been all go, go, go.0 - Additional reporting by Maurice Brosnan. .