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# australia - Saturday 21 November, 2020

From The42 Argentina rally from nine points down in the second half to earn draw against Australia Even Stevens

Argentina rally from nine points down in the second half to earn draw against Australia

Nicolas Sanchez helped the Pumas battle back to a 15-15 draw in the Tri Nations.

# australia - Friday 20 November, 2020

South Australia to end circuit-breaker lockdown early after pizza parlour blunder

A tough lockdown for the state’s almost two million people will now end late tomorrow.

# australia - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges

The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.

# australia - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

South Australia announces six-day 'circuit-breaker' lockdown after sudden outbreak

Schools, shops, pubs, factories and even takeaway restaurants have been told to close.

# australia - Friday 13 November, 2020

From The42 Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament Down Under

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament

The event will be run off over six weeks from 14 May, kicking off after each country completes a domestic tournament.

# australia - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Australian parliament to probe media ownership on back of anti-Murdoch petition

The Australian arm of the New York-headquartered company is the country’s largest media organisation.

# australia - Sunday 8 November, 2020

From The42 'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry Mark Keane

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry

Cork boss Ronan McCarthy on the role of goalscoring hero Mark Keane.

'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle

The Australian says he found it tough spending so long away from his home and family.

# australia - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks

The Wallabies were smashed 43-5 in Sydney last weekend.

# australia - Thursday 5 November, 2020

From The42 All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber Mix It Up

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber

The sides face off in the Brisbane Tri-Nations battle on Saturday.

# australia - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June

Locals are calling it a “donut day”.

# australia - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge

Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases

Melbourne and the surrounding state of Victoria has been the epicentre of Australia’s second wave.

# australia - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline

The Australian state of Victoria reported only two new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and no deaths.

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park

The All Blacks scored four tries to bounce back after last week’s Bledisloe draw.

# australia - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

From The42 Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw Rivalry

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw

‘All year we’ve been told that we can’t compete…’

# australia - Sunday 11 October, 2020

From The42 Play continues 10 minutes after hooter as All Blacks and Australia play out draw in Bledisloe Cup opener Round 1

Play continues 10 minutes after hooter as All Blacks and Australia play out draw in Bledisloe Cup opener

It finished 16-16 between the sides at the end of an awesome contest.

# australia - Friday 9 October, 2020

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

# australia - Thursday 8 October, 2020

From The42 Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled Sorted

Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled

New Zealand Rugby was up in arms when the initial schedule of the four-nation tournament was released.

# australia - Thursday 1 October, 2020

From The42 New Zealand-Australia relations at 'lowest ebb' as Kiwis go it alone for Super Rugby 2021 Aotearoa

New Zealand-Australia relations at 'lowest ebb' as Kiwis go it alone for Super Rugby 2021

There could still be some cross-Tasman element to the schedule next year.

# australia - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching

The country’s largest-ever mass stranding saw around 470 pilot whales become stuck in Tasmania.

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

# australia - Friday 25 September, 2020

Family remembers 'courage' of Irishwoman Ciara Glennon, after her murderer's guilty verdict

Ciara Glennon’s father Denis gave an emotional statement after Bradley Edwards was found guilty of murder.

# australia - Thursday 24 September, 2020

From The42 NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families Not Happy

NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families

The fixtures for the 2020 Championship were revealed but the Kiwis expressed their frustration.

70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching as 380 carcasses to be removed

Another 20 whales could potentially still be saved today and vets are considering euthanising another four.

# australia - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

200 more whales found on Australian coast with death toll from mass stranding expected to rise

It the largest mass stranding ever recorded in the island state of Tasmania.

# australia - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck

Two large pods of long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars in Macquarie Harbour.

# australia - Monday 21 September, 2020

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

# australia - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

From The42 New Zealand confirm two Bledisloe Cup tests with Australia next month Game On

New Zealand confirm two Bledisloe Cup tests with Australia next month

The NZ government have relaxed Covid restrictions to allow the Wallabies arrive for games on 11 and 18 October.

Australia reports no virus deaths for first time in two months

50 new Covid-19 cases were reported nationwide – down from peaks above 700 in late July and early August.

# australia - Friday 11 September, 2020

Mining company boss to quit over destruction of ancient Aboriginal site

The destruction of the site, to expand an iron ore mine, has prompted waves of anger.

# australia - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears

The reporters were forced to take refuge with Australian diplomats.

# australia - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October

Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.

# australia - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Facebook threatens to block sharing of news stories in Australia

The company said Australian legislation would force it to pay arbitrary and theoretically unlimited sums for content.

# australia - Monday 31 August, 2020

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing

A man and woman have already been charged in connection with this incident.

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown

Melbourne residents are currently enduring a raft of restrictions including an overnight curfew.

# australia - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Australia's prime minister says any Covid-19 vaccine should be 'as mandatory as you can possibly make it'

Scott Morrison made the comments after Australia reached a deal to manufacture a “promising” vaccine in development.

# australia - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

From The42 Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess Stalemate

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess

Governing body SANZAAR insists it still has a part to play, even though Australia and New Zealand have left it out in the cold on discussions about Super Rugby’s future.

# australia - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Australian surfer hailed a 'hero' after punching shark to save wife

The man repeatedly punched a shark until it released his wife’s leg.

# australia - Thursday 13 August, 2020

From The42 Australia set for 2027 Rugby World Cup bid boost thanks to dual-awarding system RWC

Australia set for 2027 Rugby World Cup bid boost thanks to dual-awarding system

The United States are in the running to host the 2031 event and Australia hope that will help them secure the prior tournament.

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