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#Down Under

# down-under - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'
# Right The Wrongs
From The42
# 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 7,721 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
# Down Under
From The42
# 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 5,231 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
From The42
# 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 8,097 Views 7 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
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

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

Jun 9th 2018, 1:04 PM 43,052 Views 142 Comments

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

# down-under - Monday 4 June, 2018

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Jun 4th 2018, 10:29 AM 11,559 Views 3 Comments

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

# down-under - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 21,433 Views 32 Comments

The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.

# down-under - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum
# Tourists
From The42
# Tourists

Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum

May 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,993 Views 33 Comments

Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is excited to get back into international camp for the next month.

# down-under - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia
# Summer Tour
From The42
# Summer Tour

Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia

May 23rd 2018, 9:32 PM 30,017 Views 73 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s 32-man squad features two uncapped players and a host of proven stars.

# down-under - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Australian rugby in a negative place ahead of visit of Schmidt's Ireland
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Australian rugby in a negative place ahead of visit of Schmidt's Ireland

May 16th 2018, 3:00 PM 12,867 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland boss is due to name his touring party next week.

# down-under - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final

May 5th 2018, 3:03 PM 11,435 Views 6 Comments

The Corkman also took a blow to the face in a hard-fought season finale down under.

# down-under - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix

Mar 24th 2018, 9:39 AM 2,973 Views 5 Comments

The Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel finished second and third in qualifying this morning.

# down-under - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win

Feb 18th 2018, 1:16 PM 17,171 Views 8 Comments

The Mayo footballer scored three behinds during a brilliant second quarter performance on Sunday.

# down-under - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'She showed us why she’s here' - Cora Staunton impresses on debut down under
# Duckie
From The42
# Duckie

'She showed us why she’s here' - Cora Staunton impresses on debut down under

Jan 20th 2018, 10:29 AM 14,696 Views 2 Comments

The Mayo legend kicked two goals on Aussie Rules bow.

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Jan 20th 2018, 10:01 AM 6,480 Views 4 Comments

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

# down-under - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter
# The Channels
# The Channels

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter

Jan 16th 2018, 7:00 PM 80,830 Views 28 Comments

The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.

# down-under - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'
# O'brien Duo
From The42
# O'brien Duo

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

Nov 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 18,542 Views 18 Comments

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

# down-under - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia
# Roy Of The Rovers
From The42
# Roy Of The Rovers

Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia

Oct 7th 2017, 10:01 AM 9,510 Views 4 Comments

Roy O’Donovan made a stunning start to the new A-League season for the Newcastle Jets with a hat-trick against his former club.

# down-under - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans

Sep 28th 2017, 6:00 PM 8,978 Views 24 Comments

The former Kerry footballer returns to his old club.

# down-under - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal

Aug 19th 2017, 1:41 PM 10,060 Views 7 Comments

McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.

# down-under - Friday 4 August, 2017

An Irish girl in Australia got a brilliant Gaeilge tattoo on her arm because she kept getting asked to speak Irish
# An Bhfuil Cead Agam...
From The Daily Edge
# An Bhfuil Cead Agam...

An Irish girl in Australia got a brilliant Gaeilge tattoo on her arm because she kept getting asked to speak Irish

Aug 4th 2017, 12:00 PM 28,415 Views 10 Comments

This joke better land down under.

# down-under - Friday 7 July, 2017

Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'
# Column
# Column

Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'

Jul 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,808 Views 81 Comments

I call it home but it’s a shame that Australia is still very much a work in progress, writes Irish emigrant Philip Lynch.

# down-under - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Sturridge stars as Gerrard and Carragher make Liverpool return in Australia
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Sturridge stars as Gerrard and Carragher make Liverpool return in Australia

May 24th 2017, 1:58 PM 11,737 Views 23 Comments

The Reds ran out 3-0 winners in Sydney earlier.

# down-under - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea
# Heading South
# Heading South

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

Apr 19th 2017, 2:11 PM 27,360 Views 72 Comments

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

# down-under - Monday 10 April, 2017

Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant
# Gold Coast
# Gold Coast

Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant

Apr 10th 2017, 10:13 AM 60,202 Views 0 Comments

Police were towed to the man on the back of jet-skis.

# down-under - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Dara Ó Briain responded brilliantly to the most ludicrous fake news story about his death
# Apparently I'm Dead
From The Daily Edge
# Apparently I'm Dead

Dara Ó Briain responded brilliantly to the most ludicrous fake news story about his death

Apr 5th 2017, 4:54 PM 13,089 Views 8 Comments

This takes “greatly exaggerated” to new lengths.

# down-under - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup
# Due South
From The42
# Due South

Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup

Mar 9th 2017, 4:36 PM 5,700 Views 3 Comments

Though not until well after he takes on Leinster in the Champions Cup.

# down-under - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia
# Middle Island
# Middle Island

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia

Jan 10th 2017, 10:44 PM 28,021 Views 1 Comment

A UK woman died in the crash.

Ireland's James McGee goes in search of the promised land Down Under
# Australia Open
From The42
# Australia Open

Ireland's James McGee goes in search of the promised land Down Under

Jan 10th 2017, 9:56 AM 2,589 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old has been drawn against Croatian Matija Pecotic in Melbourne.

# down-under - Monday 9 January, 2017

An Irish chipper in Melbourne sells proper chicken fillet rolls
# Mammy's Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Mammy's Boy

An Irish chipper in Melbourne sells proper chicken fillet rolls

Jan 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 14,722 Views 6 Comments

Praise be.

# down-under - Monday 21 November, 2016

Confirmed: International Rules Series is returning to a two-Test format next year
# Double Down
From The42
# Double Down

Confirmed: International Rules Series is returning to a two-Test format next year

Nov 21st 2016, 3:49 PM 6,051 Views 13 Comments

Joe Kernan’s Ireland squad will travel to Australia in 12 months’ time.

# down-under - Monday 17 October, 2016

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet
# Gold Coast
# Gold Coast

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet

Oct 17th 2016, 8:54 AM 28,051 Views 47 Comments

A man is fighting for his life in intensive care in Queensland after taking the drug.

# down-under - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck
# Too Close To Call
# Too Close To Call

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:46 PM 8,637 Views 10 Comments

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

# down-under - Monday 25 April, 2016

This chipper in Melbourne sells a proper Irish garlic cheese chip
# Mammy's Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Mammy's Boy

This chipper in Melbourne sells a proper Irish garlic cheese chip

Apr 25th 2016, 2:20 PM 7,868 Views 3 Comments

And it looks delish.

# down-under - Friday 8 April, 2016

Shades of Mayo v Meath in 1996 as massive half-time brawl occurs during Australian league game
# Schemozzle
From The42
# Schemozzle

Shades of Mayo v Meath in 1996 as massive half-time brawl occurs during Australian league game

Apr 8th 2016, 5:35 PM 9,361 Views 12 Comments

Adelaide United were facing Melbourne City FC and everything got out of hand as the teams headed for the tunnel.

# down-under - Monday 7 March, 2016

Former Irish international pushes Perth into a play-off place Down Under
# Hometown Glory
From The42
# Hometown Glory

Former Irish international pushes Perth into a play-off place Down Under

Mar 7th 2016, 2:39 PM 6,456 Views 2 Comments

Andy Keogh has endured a rather turbulent time recently but he’s back in great form for Perth Glory.

# down-under - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

This is the most hilariously angry noise complaint note ever left after a party
# The Language
From The Daily Edge
# The Language

This is the most hilariously angry noise complaint note ever left after a party

Mar 2nd 2016, 2:05 PM 13,075 Views 4 Comments

They didn’t even try to be passive aggressive.

# down-under - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'I was very close to Dave through my time in UCD' - Westmeath star on help with AFL career
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

'I was very close to Dave through my time in UCD' - Westmeath star on help with AFL career

Feb 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,053 Views 0 Comments

Sigerson Cup winner John Heslin on the late Dave Billings.

# down-under - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Australians are waking up to the 'hairy panic' of a tumbleweed takeover
# Down Under
# Down Under

Australians are waking up to the 'hairy panic' of a tumbleweed takeover

Feb 18th 2016, 8:53 AM 27,751 Views 20 Comments

Homes in Wangaratta are under metres of the weed.

# down-under - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Take a break and watch this shirtless man stop a robbery at a fast food restaurant
# Down Under
# Down Under

Take a break and watch this shirtless man stop a robbery at a fast food restaurant

Jan 27th 2016, 11:00 AM 24,175 Views 19 Comments

It would seem he removed his shirt especially for his heroics.

# down-under - Thursday 21 January, 2016

'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football'
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football'

Jan 21st 2016, 5:59 PM 7,152 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is adapting well to life at Sydney Swans.