Doonan talks Essendon exit and return to Erne ladies

AS Joanne Doonan watched on from the sidelines as her Fermanagh teammates beat Longford in Donagh on Sunday, the reality of the Irish weather was never more real, with soaked and freezing feet all around. It’s a far cry from the Melbourne weather Doonan had become accustomed to for almost two years while playing Australian […]

Early birthday present for Doonan with Grand Final win

An early birthday present for Joanne Doonan came in the form of a VFLW premiership win on Sunday. Doonan, who turned 28 on Monday, joined the Bombers in February and has played a big role as the club landed it’s first premiership title. The Kinawley woman scored a goal just before half time in Sunday’s Grand […]

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Doonan ready for Sunday’s Grand Final

This weekend, Joanne Doonan will play in the VFL Women’s Grand Final when Essendon takes on Southern Saints in the decider. In the semi final, Doonan kicked three goals as they saw off Casey Demons in a 76-9 victory. It is the first-ever final for Essendon and Doonan is hoping she can end her VFL […]

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Doonan signs AFLW contract with Essendon

On Friday morning, it emerged that Kinawley’s Joanne Doonan had signed a two year contract with Essendon’s inaugural Australian Football League Women’s (AFLW) side. Doonan is one of four players who have been signed from the club’s VFLW (Victorian Football League Women’s) second tier outfit and will make the step up next season. “It was […]

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