Galway player to feature in TG4’s AFL women’s coverage

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TG4 have announced that the station will again broadcast weekly matches and highlights from the upcoming Australian Football League Women’s (AFLW) season.

A record thirty-three Irish players will take the field this season with sixteen Irish counties represented including Galway, with Hawthorn’s Áine McDonagh.

Mayo leads the pack however with six players and Tipperary has five.

The AFLW Competition begins this weekend with eighteen teams battling it out to see who will reach the Grand Final on December 2nd.

TG4 will broadcast two matches deferred each weekend as well as weekly highlights as part of GAA 2023 on Monday evenings at 8pm.

AFL Aussie Rules na mBan starts this Saturday at 12.30pm with Melbourne v Collingwood.

TG4’s Head of Sport Rónán Ó Coisdealbha said: “The growth of the AFLW has been phenomenal and we are excited to be bringing the best action from Australia to viewers in Ireland each week.

“With so many players from Ireland competing in the competition it is a great opportunity to showcase this growing sport to a free-to-air audience on TG4.”

The full line-up of matches for the first three rounds
  • Saturday 2 September 12:30pm – Deferred Round 1 – Melbourne v Collingwood
  • Sunday 3 September 12.15pm – Deferred Round 1 – Fremantle v West Coast Eagles
  • Saturday 9 September 5.15pm – Deferred Round 2 – Sydney Swans v Geelong Cats
  • Sunday 10 September 12.00pm – Deferred Round 2 – Collingwood v Fremantle
  • Saturday 16 September 5.15pm – Deferred Round 3 – Geelong Cats v Kangaroos
  • Sunday 17 September 12.20pm – Deferred Round 3 – Brisbane Lions v Sydney Swans