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Carlton seal Sheehan swoop

Cork star Ciaran Sheehan is to join Aussie Rules club Carlton Blues.

But he will be available to the Rebels for the 2011 championship.

Sheehan will join Carlton for pre-season training next October and start his AFL career with them in 2012.

He was a member of the team which won the All-Ireland SFC title this year, and his departure will be a big blow to the Munster men.