Irish Down Under – Aishling Sheridan AFLW

The AFL Europe Podcast has reached double digits!

Celebrating episode ten of the podcast and the Irish Down Under series, we’re excited to be joined by Collingwood’s Aishling Sheridan just days after the Magpies’ finals victory.

Aish has starred in her second year with the Pies, finishing second at the club for goals kicked throughout the 2021 AFL Women’s season.

Aish joins Jim & Mike to chat finals footy, growing up in a sports-driven household, playing alongside fellow countrywoman Sarah Rowe and then, is joined by a surprise special guest!

Watch the episode here or listen to it on our podcast, below.

Video Guide:

0:25 – Finals footy and defeating North on the weekend.

1:14  – Aish on that viral photo, video calling her family after the win.

2:29 – Finals atmosphere and playing at Victoria Park.

4:06 – Finals mindset and preparation.

5:44 – Reviewing her own performance from the weekend.

6:56 – Growth and development of the Magpies over these past few years.

8:26 – Maintaining her fitness in the AFLW off-season and returning for year two in the league.

10:14 – Growing up in a sports-mad household.

12:19 – Playing alongside Sarah Rowe and talking to Sarah’s season.

13:45 – Linking up with Sarah on-field; from college football to the AFLW.

15:10 – Using game footage to improve on her game-sense and decision making.

16:31 – Starting her own business.

18:03 – A special guest drops in… Magpies star Ruby Schleicher!

19:18 – Ruby on her outstanding season and the form of the team through 2021.

20:30 – Returning from injury and being credited as the AFLW’s most improved player in 2021.

21:37 – Playing alongside Aish and Sarah and what it’s like having them at the club.

22:41 – Ruby with the goss about her Irish housemates.