An AFL team,Â will play in Ireland , for an International Rules Series , beginning in Limerick on 23 October , 2010.
It continues a 26 year history of competition . The series , was abandoned for two years in 2005 and 2006 , as Australia’s style of play,Â was deemed too physically combatitive for the Irish team.
Irish fans,Â didn’t enjoy the spectacle , and left the matches early .
The Irish team , cancelled their tour in 2007 .
The series was played in 2008 , in Australia , but poor economic conditions led to its cancellation in 2009.
The Australian players will wear the modern style , AFL Football Jumper , Jersey , Guernsey .
It is usually a unique design incorporating the Australian Coat of Arms , AFL and International Rules Series logos,Â and becomes a collectible, amongst supporters.
The tour concludes in Dublin, on 30 October , 2010.