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# down-under - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From The42 Breakfast with Lions: Match point in Melbourne Down Under

Breakfast with Lions: Match point in Melbourne

After a win in the first Test, Warren G’s man have the series in their sights but don’t expect the Aussies to go down without a fight.

# down-under - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's what the new Australian PM could learn from the Irish in Oz Home And Away This post contains videos

Here's what the new Australian PM could learn from the Irish in Oz

Can we have an official ‘Ireland loves Alf Stewart’ day please?

# down-under - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From The42 Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Down Under

Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The famous Gaelic football trophy is in Australia for the first time ever.

# down-under - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From The42 Lesson for Lions: When Ulster beat Campese, Lynagh and Australia Famous Scalp This post contains videos

Lesson for Lions: When Ulster beat Campese, Lynagh and Australia

Davy Irwin, who captained Ulster on that famous day in 1984, shares his memories of defeating the Wallabies.

# down-under - Monday 3 June, 2013

From The42 The Lions touch down in Oz, hit the beach Down Under This post contains images

The Lions touch down in Oz, hit the beach

Warren Gatland’s side flew into Perth this morning and took to the seaside for a recovery session.

# down-under - Saturday 1 June, 2013

From The42 Breakfast with Lions: Clueless Farrell, ice vests and Paulie does a 'Stan' Lions 2013

Breakfast with Lions: Clueless Farrell, ice vests and Paulie does a 'Stan'

Your morning helping of British and Irish Lions red meat to help set you up for the day.

# down-under - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From The42 No half measure: Murray ready to become his own man Lions 2013

No half measure: Murray ready to become his own man

Conor Murray has come a long way in four years, but he is still yet to stop comparisons with Mike Phillips.

# down-under - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From The42 Digby Ioane knee op forces Wallabies rethink on wing Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Digby Ioane knee op forces Wallabies rethink on wing

The break-dancer is broken.

# down-under - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The42 O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion Lions 2013

O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion

The former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott also has some bad news for England captain Chris Robshaw.

# down-under - Friday 12 April, 2013

From The42 'No doubt about it, Paul O'Connell is going on the Lions Tour' - Shane Byrne Lions 2013

'No doubt about it, Paul O'Connell is going on the Lions Tour' - Shane Byrne

The former Ireland and Lions hooker believes the touring squad will be dominated by Welshmen.

# down-under - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From The42 In pictures: Tadhg Kennelly puts young GAA stars through their paces in Aussie Rules trial Men At Work This post contains images

# down-under - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

'Bush tucker' booming in Oz restaurants

Australia has an indigenous cuisine and it makes use of the land’s native foods and seasonal produce.

# down-under - Friday 18 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge What do you think is the most popular Irish product in Oz? Down Under This post contains videos This post contains images

What do you think is the most popular Irish product in Oz?

Is it Tayto? Barry’s Tea? Cadburys?

# down-under - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers

New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.

# down-under - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From The42 Melbourne course 'a good fit' for G-Mac Down Under

Melbourne course 'a good fit' for G-Mac

Graeme McDowell also confirmed an injury he suffered after slamming his right hand in a hotel door in China recently would not affect his performance.

# down-under - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Made in Australia: Home (and Away)-grown stars who hit the big time Soaps

Made in Australia: Home (and Away)-grown stars who hit the big time

Plus, a tentative reason to watch Shane’s death again.

# down-under - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The42 Wallaby Cooper fined, handed suspended ban Down Under

Wallaby Cooper fined, handed suspended ban

Australia’s outspoken fly-half Quade Cooper will be available for national selection once he recovers from his knee injury.

# down-under - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

From The42 Cooper league switch is 'nonsense' say Reds Switcheroo

Cooper league switch is 'nonsense' say Reds

Is the Wallabies playmaker eyeing a change-up? “This is an old story that has no merit and is… nonsense,” says Cooper’s boss today.

# down-under - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’

The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.

# down-under - Saturday 15 September, 2012

From The42 Skipper McCaw inspires All Blacks to win over South Africa in Dunedin Down Under

Skipper McCaw inspires All Blacks to win over South Africa in Dunedin

The All Blacks, who ran out 21-11 victors, remain unbeaten in the championship.

# down-under - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From The42 Robbie Deans: No McCabe worries despite hard-knock life Down Under

Robbie Deans: No McCabe worries despite hard-knock life

The Aussie centre will feature against Argentina this weekend after returning from a broken foot.

# down-under - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The42 McCaw plays down All Blacks coach's comments ahead of Sydney showdown Down Under

McCaw plays down All Blacks coach's comments ahead of Sydney showdown

“Don’t get too carried away with individual battles, it’s Wallabies versus the All Blacks and that carries enough as it is,” the world champions’ skipper insists.

# down-under - Friday 22 June, 2012

From The42 Wales on salvage mission against Wallabies Preview

Wales on salvage mission against Wallabies

The Welsh have had a week to reflect on their devastating last-kick defeat to the Australians in Melbourne last Saturday.

# down-under - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The42 Hansen expects improved Ireland Down Under

Hansen expects improved Ireland

“I think attitude is a big thing about rugby and I think if you bring the right attitude (then) you give yourself a chance,” Hansen said.

# down-under - Thursday 14 June, 2012

From The42 O'Driscoll urges Irish team-mates to go for the win against All Blacks Down Under

O'Driscoll urges Irish team-mates to go for the win against All Blacks

“No matter what country you play for, I think you play with a huge amount of pride and we’re not playing for second best this weekend,” said the centre.

# down-under - Thursday 7 June, 2012

From The42 Sweeping changes in Irish team to face All Blacks Down Under

Sweeping changes in Irish team to face All Blacks

Declan Kidney has thrown convention to the wind as he shakes up the Ireland backline and hands out two new caps.

# down-under - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Men at Work member Greg Ham dead at 58 Death This post contains videos

Men at Work member Greg Ham dead at 58

Ham was found dead at his Melbourne home yesterday. His signature flute riff was on the smash hit song Down Under but was later found to have been stolen from a classic campfire song.

# down-under - Thursday 23 February, 2012

From The42 White Swan: Walsh ready to make his Aussie Rules breakthrough Men At Work

White Swan: Walsh ready to make his Aussie Rules breakthrough

Former Kerry star Tommy Walsh is all set to make his senior debut for the Sydney Swans tomorrow evening.

# down-under - Thursday 2 February, 2012

From The42 'Big shoes to fill': Jim Stynes steps down as Melbourne president Legend

'Big shoes to fill': Jim Stynes steps down as Melbourne president

The Dubliner stepped down as president of the Melbourne Demons last night as he continues his battle against cancer.

# down-under - Thursday 26 January, 2012

From The42 Sharapova into Australian Open final vs Azarenka Down Under

Sharapova into Australian Open final vs Azarenka

Sharapova broke Kvitova’s serve in the last game to finish off a 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 victory and set up a championship match against Victoria Azarenka.

# down-under - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Nadal battles into semi-final showdown with Federer

Rafael Nadal is through to the Australian Open semi-finals after he ground out a four-set win against Tomas Berdych today.

While you were sleeping: Federer, Clijsters book semi-final spots

Caroline Wozniacki will lose her position as world number one after she crashed out of the Australian Open against defending champion Kim Clijsters this morning.

# down-under - Friday 20 January, 2012

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments Down Under

The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments

As thinks hot up Down Under, we look back at some of the best games from the Australian Open. New balls please!

# down-under - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

From The42 Insects, not ankle, bug Serena in Aussie comeback Down Under

Insects, not ankle, bug Serena in Aussie comeback

‘I hate bugs more than you can imagine. Like, they kept jumping on me. Yuck!’ Yuck indeed, Serena.

From The42 While you were sleeping: Stosur crashes out in Australia Down Under

While you were sleeping: Stosur crashes out in Australia

Hometown hero Sam Stosur is out of the Australian Open, while Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova moved through to round two.

# down-under - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The42 While you were sleeping: Nadal, Clijsters, Na advance at Aussie Open Down Under

While you were sleeping: Nadal, Clijsters, Na advance at Aussie Open

Nadal, the 2009 champion at Melbourne Park, beat Alex Kuznetsov 6-4, 6-1, 6-1.

# down-under - Thursday 12 January, 2012

From The42 Wristy business: Wozniacki given the all-clear for Australia Good To Go

Wristy business: Wozniacki given the all-clear for Australia

World number one Caroline Wozniacki will be ready for next week’s Australian Open despite a recent wrist injury scare.

# down-under - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

From The42 WATCH: Robbie Keane on the double in Beckham's Galaxy bow LA Story

WATCH: Robbie Keane on the double in Beckham's Galaxy bow

Melbourne took a 2-0 lead in the first half but a brace of spotters from the Ireland skipper saw the Galaxy draw level, before winning it in the shoot-out.

# down-under - Monday 28 November, 2011

From The42 I've come full circle, says Setanta after move 'home' to Sydney Down Under

I've come full circle, says Setanta after move 'home' to Sydney

Setanta Ó hAilpín is looking forward to some game time with his new side Greater Western Sydney Giants.

# down-under - Friday 18 November, 2011

From The42 Woods without a point as Americans keep the lead in Melbourne Down Under

Woods without a point as Americans keep the lead in Melbourne

Aaron Baddeley and Jason Day earned a small measure of redemption by holding on to beat Woods and Dustin Johnson on the 18th hole.