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# down-under - Friday 13 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 5,305 Views 2 Comments

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

# down-under - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

What can Rob Kearney expect from his final chapter with the Force?
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# Down Under

What can Rob Kearney expect from his final chapter with the Force?

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 20,609 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old is joining a club that hopes to emerge as a real force in Aussie rugby.

# down-under - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Tuohy forced to wait to join AFL 200 club as rib keeps him out of action
# 199 And Counting
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# 199 And Counting

Tuohy forced to wait to join AFL 200 club as rib keeps him out of action

Sep 6th 2020, 12:08 PM 6,544 Views 1 Comment

The Laois man suffered the blow during the dramatic comeback win over the Bulldogs last weekend.

# down-under - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Australia steps up bid to host 2027 Rugby World Cup with new board
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# Down Under

Australia steps up bid to host 2027 Rugby World Cup with new board

Jun 16th 2020, 11:02 AM 4,478 Views 7 Comments

Russia are currently the only other nation to have declared their bid.

# down-under - Monday 15 June, 2020

Aussie centre Godwin returns to Western Force after Connacht departure
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# Home

Aussie centre Godwin returns to Western Force after Connacht departure

Jun 15th 2020, 2:44 PM 7,518 Views 11 Comments

The 27-year-old spent two seasons with the western province.

# down-under - Friday 15 May, 2020

Irish players set for return to action as AFL season to restart on 11 June
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# Down Under

Irish players set for return to action as AFL season to restart on 11 June

May 15th 2020, 10:20 AM 4,752 Views 1 Comment

The Australian Football League said non-contact training will resume in groups of eight on Monday.

# down-under - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Victory for Hoolahan and O'Donovan as football continues in Australia
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# Down Under

Victory for Hoolahan and O'Donovan as football continues in Australia

Mar 15th 2020, 12:20 PM 5,138 Views 0 Comments

Roy O’Donovan opened the scoring for Newcastle Jets in today’s win against Adelaide United.

# down-under - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Former Ireland striker Cox joins A-League side managed by ex-Liverpool defender
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# Down Under

Former Ireland striker Cox joins A-League side managed by ex-Liverpool defender

Jan 16th 2020, 10:35 AM 8,673 Views 2 Comments

Simon Cox has moved to Western Sydney Wanderers, where Markus Babbel is the man at the helm.

# down-under - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Australian police open investigation into 'spy' claims that China tried to interfere with elections
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# Down Under Cover

Australian police open investigation into 'spy' claims that China tried to interfere with elections

Nov 26th 2019, 8:07 AM 5,757 Views 13 Comments

A man who claims to have worked as a Chinese spy said it tried to recruit a Melbourne businessman to run for office.

# down-under - Friday 1 November, 2019

Dates and venues for Ireland's two-Test tour of Australia in 2020 confirmed
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# Down Under

Dates and venues for Ireland's two-Test tour of Australia in 2020 confirmed

Nov 1st 2019, 12:48 AM 10,548 Views 14 Comments

Andy Farrell’s team will play in Brisbane and Sydney next July.

# down-under - Monday 23 September, 2019

Wes Hoolahan out until New Year after 'major ligament and cartilage damage' in Australia
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# Down Under

Wes Hoolahan out until New Year after 'major ligament and cartilage damage' in Australia

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:56 PM 3,338 Views 4 Comments

The 37-year-old joined A-League side Newcastle Jets on a one-year contract in August.

# down-under - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979
# Onward
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# Onward

Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979

Sep 10th 2019, 10:02 AM 4,970 Views 0 Comments

Despite losing the first Test, the Six Nations champions defeated the Wallabies 2-1 in June 2018.

# down-under - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

17-year-old Greenwood praised after first senior Man United goal in victory over Leeds
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# Down Under

17-year-old Greenwood praised after first senior Man United goal in victory over Leeds

Jul 17th 2019, 4:14 PM 10,386 Views 7 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer even suggested the teenager could start in the Premier League opener against Chelsea next month.

# down-under - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency
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Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency

Jul 6th 2019, 10:19 AM 33,615 Views 42 Comments

The couple appealed the decision to refuse them residency which prompted intervention from a government minister.

# down-under - Friday 28 June, 2019

Irish midfielder heads to Australia to join Robbie Fowler's Brisbane Roar
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# Down Under

Irish midfielder heads to Australia to join Robbie Fowler's Brisbane Roar

Jun 28th 2019, 2:14 PM 8,396 Views 0 Comments

Jay O’Shea helped Bury to League One promotion last year.

# down-under - Monday 24 June, 2019

Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits
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Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits

Jun 24th 2019, 8:54 AM 20,498 Views 8 Comments

The epicentre of the earthquake was in a remote part of Indonesia.

# down-under - Monday 6 May, 2019

Irish striker O'Donovan leaving A-League club after contract talks break down
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# Down Under

Irish striker O'Donovan leaving A-League club after contract talks break down

May 6th 2019, 9:09 AM 9,725 Views 7 Comments

Newcastle Jets announced they have withdrawn their contract offer for the Cork native.

# down-under - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'He's built for it' - Wexford star on his cousin's AFL trial with Sydney Swans
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# Down Under

'He's built for it' - Wexford star on his cousin's AFL trial with Sydney Swans

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:30 PM 25,911 Views 0 Comments

Barry O’Connor is one of five young GAA players set for trials in Australia this month.

# down-under - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains
# Cross Coder
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# Cross Coder

Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:45 AM 6,246 Views 0 Comments

Breffni forward Aishling Sheridan was one of 11 Irish players on a trial in Melbourne last year.

# down-under - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68

Feb 23rd 2019, 11:23 AM 5,265 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old has upped the ante at her first European Tour event as a pro.

# down-under - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ireland's Dunne four off the lead heading into the final round in Australia
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# Down Under

Ireland's Dunne four off the lead heading into the final round in Australia

Feb 9th 2019, 9:38 PM 4,155 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Moynihan and Michael Hoey are both on seven-under overall after the third round.

# down-under - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

17-year-old Parsons set for 7s World Series debut as Ireland head for Sydney
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

17-year-old Parsons set for 7s World Series debut as Ireland head for Sydney

Jan 23rd 2019, 4:10 PM 6,169 Views 1 Comment

The young flyer is one of three players travelling after being involved in Six Nations prep with the 15-a-side team.

# down-under - Monday 21 January, 2019

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters
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# Down Under

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters

Jan 21st 2019, 10:21 AM 3,549 Views 6 Comments

Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathers momentum.

# down-under - Sunday 20 January, 2019

20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open
# Melbourne Park
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# Melbourne Park

20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

Jan 20th 2019, 12:26 PM 9,545 Views 5 Comments

Tsitsipas, seeded 14, becomes the first Greek in history to reach the quarter-finals of a Slam.

# down-under - Friday 14 December, 2018

Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m
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# Down Under

Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m

Dec 14th 2018, 10:09 AM 5,369 Views 3 Comments

Diver won the 2018 Melbourne Marathon and has aspirations to represent Australia at the 2020 Olympics.

# down-under - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW
# New Chapter
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# New Chapter

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW

Oct 23rd 2018, 5:47 PM 4,145 Views 2 Comments

2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.

# down-under - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Down Under! Ireland international O'Sullivan seals move to Australia after stellar campaign in North Carolina
# Australia
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# Australia

Down Under! Ireland international O'Sullivan seals move to Australia after stellar campaign in North Carolina

Oct 18th 2018, 8:21 AM 5,471 Views 1 Comment

Cork midfielder Denise O’Sullivan has joined Canberra United as the club’s guest player for 2018/19.

# down-under - Monday 15 October, 2018

'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested
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# Down Under

'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested

Oct 15th 2018, 11:03 AM 8,934 Views 2 Comments

Bolt is currently on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League.

# down-under - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants
# Another One...
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# Another One...

Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants

Sep 27th 2018, 11:46 AM 4,562 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s like a dream,’ Yvonne Bonner said as she signed the AFLW professional contract.

# down-under - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss
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# Down Under

Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss

Aug 21st 2018, 9:16 AM 5,532 Views 3 Comments

Australia face a second test in Eden Park on Saturday.

# down-under - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I relished every moment of it' - Winning debut for Cats hurler Joyce in the AFL
# Codebreaker
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# Codebreaker

'I relished every moment of it' - Winning debut for Cats hurler Joyce in the AFL

Jul 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 10,952 Views 2 Comments

What a rise it’s been as the 21-year-old played his part in St Kilda’s win over Melbourne.

# down-under - Friday 29 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

Jun 29th 2018, 3:00 PM 28,769 Views 10 Comments

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

# down-under - Friday 22 June, 2018

Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena
# Player Profile
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# Player Profile

Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,895 Views 10 Comments

The 23-year-old out-half is poised to make his Ireland debut in Sydney on Saturday after an excellent season with Leinster.

# down-under - Thursday 21 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979
# Fair Dinkum
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# Fair Dinkum

The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979

Jun 21st 2018, 5:00 PM 19,569 Views 1 Comment

Murray Kinsella dials in from Sydney ahead of the series decider.

Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney
# Rookie
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# Rookie

Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney

Jun 21st 2018, 11:41 AM 7,037 Views 11 Comments

21-year-old in line for his sixth cap on Saturday, and hopes to play his part in a famous series win.

# down-under - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line
# 13
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# 13

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line

Jun 14th 2018, 9:43 PM 8,140 Views 10 Comments

The 23-year-old is fully aware of the challenge that awaits as he steps back into the Test arena on Saturday.

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'
# Right The Wrongs
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# Right The Wrongs

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'

Jun 14th 2018, 2:30 PM 7,689 Views 16 Comments

Tadhg Furlong is back in Ireland’s starting XV and desperate to rediscover that winning feeling in Melbourne.

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side
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# Down Under

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side

Jun 14th 2018, 12:26 PM 5,225 Views 4 Comments

Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.

# down-under - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'
# Under Starter's Orders
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# Under Starter's Orders

Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'

Jun 12th 2018, 2:33 PM 8,089 Views 9 Comments

The out-half found himself in an unfamiliar position last week, but is set to take centre stage again in Melbourne.

# down-under - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory
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# Down Under

Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory

Jun 9th 2018, 1:04 PM 43,039 Views 142 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s team were second best and find themselves 1-0 down in the series.

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