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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Down Under

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Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains
Breffni forward Aishling Sheridan was one of 11 Irish players on a trial in Melbourne last year.
Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68
The 24-year-old has upped the ante at her first European Tour event as a pro.
Ireland's Dunne four off the lead heading into the final round in Australia
Gavin Moynihan and Michael Hoey are both on seven-under overall after the third round.
17-year-old Parsons set for 7s World Series debut as Ireland head for Sydney
The young flyer is one of three players travelling after being involved in Six Nations prep with the 15-a-side team.
Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters
Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathers momentum.
20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open
Tsitsipas, seeded 14, becomes the first Greek in history to reach the quarter-finals of a Slam.
Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m
Diver won the 2018 Melbourne Marathon and has aspirations to represent Australia at the 2020 Olympics.
'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW
2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.
Down Under! Ireland international O'Sullivan seals move to Australia after stellar campaign in North Carolina
Cork midfielder Denise O’Sullivan has joined Canberra United as the club’s guest player for 2018/19.
'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested
Bolt is currently on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League.
Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants
‘It’s like a dream,’ Yvonne Bonner said as she signed the AFLW professional contract.
Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss
Australia face a second test in Eden Park on Saturday.
'I relished every moment of it' - Winning debut for Cats hurler Joyce in the AFL
What a rise it’s been as the 21-year-old played his part in St Kilda’s win over Melbourne.
Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut
A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.
Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena
The 23-year-old out-half is poised to make his Ireland debut in Sydney on Saturday after an excellent season with Leinster.
The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979
Murray Kinsella dials in from Sydney ahead of the series decider.
Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney
21-year-old in line for his sixth cap on Saturday, and hopes to play his part in a famous series win.
Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line
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'
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
Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.
Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'
The out-half found himself in an unfamiliar position last week, but is set to take centre stage again in Melbourne.
Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory
Joe Schmidt’s team were second best and find themselves 1-0 down in the series.
After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney
Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.
'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia
The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.
Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum
Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is excited to get back into international camp for the next month.
Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia
Joe Schmidt’s 32-man squad features two uncapped players and a host of proven stars.
Australian rugby in a negative place ahead of visit of Schmidt's Ireland
The Ireland boss is due to name his touring party next week.
Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final
The Corkman also took a blow to the face in a hard-fought season finale down under.
Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix
The Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel finished second and third in qualifying this morning.
Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win
The Mayo footballer scored three behinds during a brilliant second quarter performance on Sunday.
'She showed us why she’s here' - Cora Staunton impresses on debut down under
The Mayo legend kicked two goals on Aussie Rules bow.
Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass
Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.
Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter
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.
'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'
History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.
Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia
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.
Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans
The former Kerry footballer returns to his old club.
Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal
McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.
An Irish girl in Australia got a brilliant Gaeilge tattoo on her arm because she kept getting asked to speak Irish
This joke better land down under.
Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'
I call it home but it’s a shame that Australia is still very much a work in progress, writes Irish emigrant Philip Lynch.
Sturridge stars as Gerrard and Carragher make Liverpool return in Australia
The Reds ran out 3-0 winners in Sydney earlier.