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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Down Under

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27 tough and intense pics from the International Rules down through the years
Ireland face Australia in Perth tomorrow in the latest test. We’ve taken a look back at the games down through the years.
Ireland warm up for Australia International Rules test with 73 point win over VFL outfit
Good day for Paul Earley’s side.
Bizarre new training methods from the Irish International Rules team in Melbourne today
What sort of tactic is this that Paul Earley’s side are practising?
Ireland... Home of potatoes, and not much else --- says Australian newspaper
The Irish ambassador to Australia says the remark was “deeply offensive”.
Aidan O'Brien's Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne
“It has been a wonderful feat,” Coolmore’s Australian racing manager James Bester said.
Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke
The younger adventurer had to think fast after being attacked by the large reptile.
Australia warns "terrorist attack is likely" over fears of returning jihadists
The Australian Prime Minister said that the level equals to the terror threat level in the United Kingdom.
Mary Lou hits back at criticism of €4,000 trip Down Under
“It was extremely helpful just given the scale of the tour itself to have that level of comfort coming and going.”
Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia
The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.
Good news for chefs, bricklayers and tilers planning on heading to Australia
The three trades have been added to Australia’s skilled professions list.
Ireland forward Andy Keogh signs for Glory in A-League
The former Wolves striker is to be the Aussie side’s marquee signing.
Gaa'Day mate: Here's how Australia is reacting to Channel 7 showing Gaelic games
Dublin fans, look away now.
'He's in jacuzzis. He's got a pint in his hand' - Return from Oz not on the cards for Bisto
St Patrick’s Athletic won’t be getting their former striker back in the near future according to Liam Buckley.
Ireland to play Australia in one-off International Rules Test
The clash will take place at Paterson Stadium in Perth this November.
Kildare's Sean Hurley could be on the move to AFL side Fremantle next October
Hurley was on trial with the Western Australian outfit last year.
This Australian off licence's "Lick-her Here" sign is rather amusing
You definitely couldn’t walk by without having a gawk.
The Liam MacCarthy Cup has gone on a trip Down Under to Perth
The trophy was at the Patersons Stadium in the Western Australian city today.
9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
It must be the law over there, or something.
Here's what Australian women are doing with their tampons
It’s not exactly the traditional use…
Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly
“Bigger drain” of players returning from the AFL to Ireland, says international recruiter Tadhg Kennelly.
The Wikileaks Party got fewer votes than the Australian Sex Party
It did beat Bullet Train for Australia though.
Wayne who? Lingard stars as United seal first win under Moyes in Sydney
The Premier League champions ran out 5-1 winners over the AFL All Stars.
Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild
Construction workers in particular are being sought to help with the post-earthquake rebuild of the New Zealand city.
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.
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?
Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge
The famous Gaelic football trophy is in Australia for the first time ever.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Digby Ioane knee op forces Wallabies rethink on wing
The break-dancer is broken.
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.
'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.
In pictures: Tadhg Kennelly puts young GAA stars through their paces in Aussie Rules trial
The Listowel man was in DCU earlier.
'Bush tucker' booming in Oz restaurants
Australia has an indigenous cuisine and it makes use of the land’s native foods and seasonal produce.
What do you think is the most popular Irish product in Oz?
Is it Tayto? Barry’s Tea? Cadburys?
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.
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.
Made in Australia: Home (and Away)-grown stars who hit the big time
Plus, a tentative reason to watch Shane’s death again.
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.