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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Brisbane

All time
# Australia
10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders
Australia is now battling flare-ups of the highly contagious Delta variant.
# Knockout Clashes
Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend
The regular season concluded today.
# Australia
More virulent Covid-19 strain in Brisbane puts Australia on 'high alert'
The stay-at-home order for Brisbane was triggered after the UK strain spread from a returned traveller to a cleaner.
# cian english
Family of Irish teenager who fell to his death in Australia ask for candles to be lit in his memory
Cian English (19) died while trying to flee a group of armed robbers, police have alleged
# cian english
Irish teenager fell to his death as he tried to escape alleged armed robbers in Australia
Three men aged 18, 20 and 22 have been arrested and charged with 19-year-old Cian English’s murder.
# In Demand
'Rugby Australia should be mortgaging the bank and the house to get David Nucifora back'
Former Wallabies hooker Brendan Cannon believes the IRFU’s High Performance Director should be snapped up by Australia.
# One up
'We know it's going to get harder' - Cheika expects Ireland to improve
The Wallabies boss believes Ireland will be better with another week’s preparation under their belts.
# Blunt
Ireland's attack lacks creative edge to leave Schmidt's side chasing Wallabies
The tourists couldn’t create enough clear try-scoring chances in Brisbane.
# On a Roll
Grand Slam champs Ireland look to repeat 1979 feats in Australia
The Wallabies are planning to use their exciting backline stars to run at Joe Schmidt’s side.
# Skipper
'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies
The Ireland captain has belief in Joey Carbery’s ability to guide the team at out-half.
# brisvegas
Wallabies battle to win hearts as Schmidt worries about their lethal attack
Michael Cheika bumped into some Munster fans during Ireland’s Grand Slam-securing game against England.
# 10
'Mate, you'd be a brave man telling Johnny Sexton he wasn't playing'
Michael Cheika suggested that Sexton should be worried about Joey Carbery’s starting chance.
# Homework
Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland
Scrum-half Will Genia has done his homework on the visiting Six Nations champions.
# Brisbane
Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast
Queensland Police held a press conference yesterday.
# dodgers army
Watch: Friends and family rally to support recovery of Irishman who fell 7 storeys in Australia
David Conway has undergone seven serious operations since his fall in July.
# drug money
Cocaine seizure in Australia links Kinahans to European port and Colombian distributors
Their latest venture has hit a snag.
# Brisbane
Irishman critical after falling from construction site in Australia
The man was resuscitated by colleagues after falling 20 metres onto concrete.
# Land down under
Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence
The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.
# middle island
Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia
A UK woman died in the crash.
# Brisbane
Bus driver burns to death in Australia after passenger sets him on fire
Passengers were said to be “traumatised” by what happened.
# Queensland
British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia
The woman was killed in an attack that also left a British man critically injured.
# engulfed in flames
Irishman 'burnt to the bone' after sleeping bag caught fire at Australian rodeo
Ciaran Carolan escaped the flames at the campsite.
# stiles over substance
Matt O'Connor misses out on head coach role with the Reds
Former international prop Nick Stiles was promoted to his first head coaching role ahead of the ex-Leinster boss.
# Brisbane
Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia
Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.
# Animal Cruelty
Australian man who bit head off a live rat banned from owning pets
Matthew ‘Mad Matt’ Maloney was charged following a raid by RSPCA investigators after the bizarre stunt.
# Australia
Irish man in "fight of his life" following serious car accident in Australia
Thomas O’Flaherty, originally from Wexford, was seriously injured in a car accident last week.
# Brisbane
Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia
The Chinese man has also been charged with attempting to murder his wife and daughter.
# she's the one
Robbie Williams got flirty with a fan at a gig... then realised she was 15
She was also with her mam. NO ROBBIE.
# Brisbane
Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash
Police said the footage was “a bit of a warning for people to be careful”.
# Treatment Table
The injury woes continue for Irish players in the 2015 AFL season
Ciaran Byrne has suffered a ‘devastating’ setback with Carlton.
# Bettystown
'Devastated' family bringing home 11-year-old who died in Australia
Adam Kielty died from pneumonia and sepsis.
# Hitting back
'Remind me, was it two teams outside the top eight involved in an entertaining game?'
Gary Wilson took aim at the ICC after helping Ireland beat UAE.
# COYBIG
Ireland show their mettle by scraping over the line to keep quarter-final bid on track
Phil Simmons’ side have now won two from two.
# LOL
This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup
*And by ‘new’ we mean since the cinematic release of PS I Love You in December 2007.
# Preview
Cyclone has hit preparations but Ireland can't afford to be blown off course by UAE
Phil Simmons’ side play their second World Cup game tonight.
# Outbreak
Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola
The woman had just returned from working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone.
# Australia
Missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has still not been found
The 19-year-old got into difficult in the waters off Byron Bay on Saturday.
# Dull
Wallabies grind out win in ugly second Test against Les Bleus
Ewen McKenzie’s men wrapped up their series victory with a 6-0 success in Melbourne against France.
# beneath the surface
10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia
Paramedics treated the girl at the scene before she was taken to hospital.
# Near miss
Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.