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Tuohy makes two for Blues

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Carlton look set to play 21 year old Irishman Zach Tuohy this week against Port Adelaide in Adelaide. Assuming that Setanta O'hAilpin plays, that will make two Irishmen in the one side, although technically Setanta is Fijian-Irish and born in Australia.

Foxsports is reporting that it will be the first time an AFL side has featured more than one Irish player in a game since Jim Stynes and brother Brian played for Melbourne in 1992, they discount fellow Gaelic footballer Sean Wight given he was Scottish.

Tuohy was recruited from Laois in northeastern Ireland and has spent 2010 and 2011 playing for Carlton's VFL feeder club, the Northern Bullants.  He has been elevated from the rookie list.  Countryman O'hAilpin will play his 77th game in this his 7th season (starting from his debut year).

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Tuohy makes two for Blues
Authored by: Troy Thompson on Wednesday, June 01 2011 @ 10:32 pm ACST

And as far as I know Ciaran Sheehan is still on track to join Carlton later this year to play for the club in the 2012 season.  So the Irish keep coming.

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Tuohy makes two for Blues
Authored by: John Corrigan on Thursday, June 02 2011 @ 01:43 pm ACST

I saw Tuohy playing in the VFL grand final last year and he's an impressive half back. Not afraid to run out of defence too. Good to see him get his chance as he has been named amonst the best for the Northern Bullants a few times this year. I Expect to see Tommy Walsh make his AFL debut too this year for St. Kilda as he was an emergency last week away to Freemantle.    

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Tuohy makes two for Blues
Authored by: Troy Thompson on Thursday, June 02 2011 @ 09:27 pm ACST

Walsh not named as emergency this week.  Some school of thought that they will wait until next week for an easier game against the Bulldogs to bring him in rather than the big GF replay this week.

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Tuohy makes two for Blues
Authored by: Mister Football on Thursday, June 02 2011 @ 11:12 pm ACST

An easier game against the bulldogs?  steady on!!

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Tuohy makes two for Blues
Authored by: Troy Thompson on Friday, June 03 2011 @ 07:29 am ACST

Might not be easier for Walsh if he was to line up on Barry Hall, but as much as I have enjoyed the Bulldogs good form the past few seasons, this season they are struggling - and Collingwood are looking pretty good - so I think it's fair to say anyone would prefer to play the Bulldogs at the moment.  Hope they can turn it around soon.

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Tuohy makes two for Blues
Authored by: Brett Northey on Sunday, June 05 2011 @ 10:14 pm ACST

A quiet debut, started as Carlton's substitute and came on in the third quarter, getting 3 possessions.  Pouring rain but a victory for Carlton.

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