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# australia - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Ex-Barcelona teenager Gilsenan commits to Ireland over Australia as he starts recovery from ACL injury
# Nailing His Colours
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# Nailing His Colours

Ex-Barcelona teenager Gilsenan commits to Ireland over Australia as he starts recovery from ACL injury

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 9:47 PM 58,949 Views 8 Comments

Gilsenan was born in Perth to parents from Dublin.

'I was probably the worst electrician in Canberra... I said I would give footy a go'
# Canberra To Connacht
From The42
# Canberra To Connacht

'I was probably the worst electrician in Canberra... I said I would give footy a go'

Oct 21st 2021, 7:30 PM 14,987 Views 11 Comments

Irish-qualified back Mack Hansen has made a strong start to life with Connacht.

# australia - Monday 18 October, 2021

'Miracle' pair found alive after days in Australian outback
# Harts Range
# Harts Range

'Miracle' pair found alive after days in Australian outback

Oct 18th 2021, 9:24 AM 47,856 Views 15 Comments

They had failed to return to the remote community of Hermannsburg after a weekend away.

# australia - Sunday 17 October, 2021

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

Oct 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,852 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

# australia - Friday 15 October, 2021

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month

Oct 15th 2021, 7:11 AM 16,254 Views 5 Comments

“Hotel quarantine will be a thing of the past. This is a significant day for our state.”

# australia - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Two Australian teens charged over attack that left 14 kangaroos dead
# BATEMANS BAY
# BATEMANS BAY

Two Australian teens charged over attack that left 14 kangaroos dead

Oct 12th 2021, 8:48 AM 29,089 Views 0 Comments

The pair of 17-year-old boys were arrested after locals discovered the dead eastern grey kangaroos.

# australia - Monday 11 October, 2021

Sydney reopens to the vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney reopens to the vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

Oct 11th 2021, 7:39 AM 10,299 Views 11 Comments

Melbourne, however, continues to lag behind while jab rates gradually increase.

# australia - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Sydney lockdown ends after 106 days
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney lockdown ends after 106 days

Oct 10th 2021, 5:18 PM 19,521 Views 4 Comments

A handful of venues planned to open at 12:01 am local time to vaccinated customers.

# australia - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Australian megachurch founder denies child sexual abuse cover-up
# Hillsong Church
# Hillsong Church

Australian megachurch founder denies child sexual abuse cover-up

Oct 5th 2021, 7:42 AM 15,214 Views 0 Comments

Brian Houston has previously rejected allegations of a cover-up and vowed to clear his name.

# australia - Friday 1 October, 2021

Australia to ease 18-month-old border closure 'within weeks'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia to ease 18-month-old border closure 'within weeks'

Oct 1st 2021, 7:20 AM 17,890 Views 4 Comments

Scott Morrison said vaccinated Australians would be able to return home and travel overseas “within weeks”.

# australia - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Skelton puts 'hand up' for Wallabies selection after reported rule change
# Test Return
From The42
# Test Return

Skelton puts 'hand up' for Wallabies selection after reported rule change

Sep 29th 2021, 4:00 PM 8,632 Views 2 Comments

There are reports that Australia want to recall the France-based 29-year-old.

# australia - Monday 27 September, 2021

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached
# Down Under
# Down Under

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached

Sep 27th 2021, 8:29 AM 11,987 Views 10 Comments

Stay-at-home orders are set to be lifted when the double-dose vaccination rate hits 70%.

# australia - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Wallabies make it three in a row with convincing Argentina win
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
From The42
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

Wallabies make it three in a row with convincing Argentina win

Sep 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 4,943 Views 4 Comments

It has been a remarkable turnaround for Australia.

# australia - Thursday 23 September, 2021

'We showed we can compete with anyone,' says Ireland defender after ending five-year wait for sixth cap
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'We showed we can compete with anyone,' says Ireland defender after ending five-year wait for sixth cap

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 2,533 Views 1 Comment

Savannah McCarthy put in a massive shift in defence against Australia to mark her return.

# australia - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake
# Australia
# Australia

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:11 AM 45,236 Views 4 Comments

The earthquake was the largest to rattle Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck in 2019.

# australia - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia
# The Mighty Quinns
From The42
# The Mighty Quinns

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia

Sep 21st 2021, 9:12 PM 22,308 Views 5 Comments

Fans returned for the Girls In Green’s last run-out before the World Cup qualifying campaign.

Melbourne riot police use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne riot police use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest

Sep 21st 2021, 2:09 PM 15,307 Views 20 Comments

The city as been in strict lockdown for seven weeks as the city struggles to curb a Delta outbreak.

'No fear of failure' as Ireland look to halt seven-game losing streak against Sam Kerr and Co
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'No fear of failure' as Ireland look to halt seven-game losing streak against Sam Kerr and Co

Sep 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 2,648 Views 0 Comments

That said, Vera Pauw believes that ‘performance is a result’ in tonight’s friendly against Australia.

# australia - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels
# Australia
# Australia

Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels

Sep 19th 2021, 8:27 AM 39,408 Views 58 Comments

A diplomatic row has broken out between France and Australia after Morrison’s Government withdrew from a deal.

# australia - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Police injured, hundreds arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest
# Australia
# Australia

Police injured, hundreds arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest

Sep 18th 2021, 10:28 AM 24,720 Views 30 Comments

Police made 200 arrests as six officers were taken to hospital in the clashes.

# australia - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain
# Security Pact
# Security Pact

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain

Sep 16th 2021, 7:46 AM 15,600 Views 36 Comments

The submarines are not intended however to carry nuclear weapons.

# australia - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Quade Cooper's Wallaby heroics ease path to Australian citizenship
# Finally
From The42
# Finally

Quade Cooper's Wallaby heroics ease path to Australian citizenship

Sep 14th 2021, 8:09 AM 10,228 Views 7 Comments

‘Probably without playing that game it wouldn’t have come to fruition,’ he said after immigration reforms were announced.

# australia - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Quade Cooper the last-gasp hero as Australia topple the world champions
# Big Drama Show
From The42
# Big Drama Show

Quade Cooper the last-gasp hero as Australia topple the world champions

Sep 12th 2021, 1:47 PM 14,641 Views 1 Comment

A fairytale Wallabies return for the 33-year-old, who held his nerve to convert the decisive kick.

# australia - Friday 10 September, 2021

Woman charged in Australia over alleged coup hoax featuring fake recording of police chief
# Hoax
# Hoax

Woman charged in Australia over alleged coup hoax featuring fake recording of police chief

Sep 10th 2021, 12:37 PM 15,958 Views 0 Comments

Australian police said the recording is fake and have arrested two people.

# australia - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

'You bloody fool': Scientists discover Australian bird that can imitate sounds and speech
# Australia
# Australia

'You bloody fool': Scientists discover Australian bird that can imitate sounds and speech

Sep 7th 2021, 12:40 PM 29,343 Views 18 Comments

An Australian musk duck has been able imitate the phrase “You bloody fool”.

# australia - Monday 6 September, 2021

Boy (3) reunited with family after being missing in Australian woodland for three days
# Australia
# Australia

Boy (3) reunited with family after being missing in Australian woodland for three days

Sep 6th 2021, 12:58 PM 35,623 Views 9 Comments

Anthony ‘AJ’ Elfalak, who has autism, was found sitting in a creek and drinking water.

# australia - Sunday 5 September, 2021

New Zealand defeat Wallabies to complete Bledisloe Cup clean sweep
# Comfortable Win
From The42
# Comfortable Win

New Zealand defeat Wallabies to complete Bledisloe Cup clean sweep

Sep 5th 2021, 10:10 AM 7,506 Views 0 Comments

The Blacks secued a commanding 38-21 victory over Australia in a fiery contest in Perth.

# australia - Monday 30 August, 2021

The Explainer:  How is Australia battling its biggest Covid outbreak to date?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How is Australia battling its biggest Covid outbreak to date?

Aug 30th 2021, 7:00 PM 5,989 Views 0 Comments

We speak to reporter Peter Bodkin in Sydney.

# australia - Friday 27 August, 2021

Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 65,206 Views 63 Comments
  • Two British adults and a teenager are among the victims.
  • The Islamic State group has said it carried out the attack.
  • The attack killed at least 85 people, including 13 US troops.

# australia - Thursday 26 August, 2021

New Australian virus cases soar over 1,000 for first time
# Delta Outbreak
# Delta Outbreak

New Australian virus cases soar over 1,000 for first time

Aug 26th 2021, 8:15 AM 32,850 Views 43 Comments

New South Wales state announced a record 1,029 cases of Covid-19 for the previous 24 hours.

# australia - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Hundreds arrested in Australia protests as country faces its worst Covid-19 rise
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Hundreds arrested in Australia protests as country faces its worst Covid-19 rise

Aug 21st 2021, 11:57 AM 36,526 Views 37 Comments

New South Wales, where Sydney is located, reported 825 infections — a record for the entire country

# australia - Friday 20 August, 2021

'Bloody angry' - Wallabies fume at All Blacks pulling plug on Tests
# Bledisloe Cup
From The42
# Bledisloe Cup

'Bloody angry' - Wallabies fume at All Blacks pulling plug on Tests

Aug 20th 2021, 11:38 AM 11,790 Views 5 Comments

Australia head coach Dave Rennie slammed New Zealand Rugby for a lack of respect.

# australia - Monday 16 August, 2021

Restrictions tighten in parts of Australia as Covid cases continue to rise
# Australia
# Australia

Restrictions tighten in parts of Australia as Covid cases continue to rise

Aug 16th 2021, 9:05 AM 27,346 Views 27 Comments

26% of Australians aged 16 and older had been fully vaccinated by Saturday.

# australia - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Australia to review 'Giteau's Law' following heavy defeat to All Blacks
# Talent Exodus
From The42
# Talent Exodus

Australia to review 'Giteau's Law' following heavy defeat to All Blacks

Aug 15th 2021, 10:55 AM 28,743 Views 8 Comments

‘We have to look at the eligibility piece to make sure we have the best players available.’

# australia - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Aussie swimmer who opted out of Olympics over 'misogyny' stance says it was worth it
# No Regrets
From The42
# No Regrets

Aussie swimmer who opted out of Olympics over 'misogyny' stance says it was worth it

Aug 14th 2021, 4:14 PM 9,773 Views 0 Comments

Madeline Groves, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, stunned her teammates when she pulled out of the Australian trials.

Record daily infection toll reported in Australia’s most populous state
# Australia
# Australia

Record daily infection toll reported in Australia’s most populous state

Aug 14th 2021, 1:09 PM 35,814 Views 24 Comments

The previous record tally in New South Wales, home to Sydney, was 390, reported on Friday.

# australia - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Australia's capital Canberra to enter coronavirus lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Australia's capital Canberra to enter coronavirus lockdown

Aug 12th 2021, 7:01 AM 18,360 Views 19 Comments

Canberra has not been in lockdown since a nationwide shutdown in the early stages of the pandemic in 2020.

# australia - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Australia rejects climate targets despite UN report as China says it's set to lower emissions
# Net Zero
# Net Zero

Australia rejects climate targets despite UN report as China says it's set to lower emissions

Aug 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 24,253 Views 65 Comments

World leaders will meet in November to negotiate new climate commitments.

# australia - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Mo'unga the master as All Blacks strike first against Wallabies
# New Zealand
From The42
# New Zealand

Mo'unga the master as All Blacks strike first against Wallabies

Aug 7th 2021, 10:29 AM 13,878 Views 6 Comments

It’s first blood to New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup.

# australia - Friday 6 August, 2021

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues

Aug 6th 2021, 7:06 AM 25,573 Views 25 Comments

New South Wales premier said the state today hit a new peak with 291 cases detected.

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