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Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

Feb 14th 2019, 1:07 PM 2,515 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Two on target as Bonner scoring on debut the highlight of big weekend for Irish in Oz

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:02 PM 7,647 Views 1 Comment

The Donegal star kicked a goal, while Cora Staunton finished with two.

'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold
# Crossing Codes
From The42
# Crossing Codes

'Proud' team-mates watching on but 'can't wait' to welcome AFLW stars back to fold

Jan 31st 2019, 7:00 PM 5,722 Views 0 Comments

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner and Mayo’s Sarah Rowe will be big misses in their respective set-ups as the league kicks off.

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Three Irish stars set for dream starts as new AFLW season kicks off this weekend

Jan 31st 2019, 11:19 AM 8,037 Views 1 Comment

Donegal star forward Yvonne Bonner and Mayo duo Sarah Rowe and Cora Staunton all start.

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'It was clear to see that they were very interested in the Irish players from the get-go'

Jan 23rd 2019, 12:06 PM 7,128 Views 1 Comment

Monaghan midfielder Muireann Atkinson was one of 11 Irish players on an AFLW trial in Melbourne late last year.

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

'Our pre-seasons were brutal. I’ve never gone through anything like it in my life'

Dec 25th 2018, 2:00 PM 37,083 Views 2 Comments

Derry legend Dermot McNicholl discusses his stint in the AFL, the Oak Leafers’ All-Ireland victory 25 years ago and the rise in GAA stars heading Down Under.

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'
# D-day Looms
From The42
# D-day Looms

Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'

Dec 10th 2018, 9:32 AM 4,482 Views 10 Comments

Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne said the board will conduct a review and make a decision in the next two weeks

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs
# Drafted Down Under
From The42
# Drafted Down Under

Tipperary star becomes latest Irish player to join AFLW by signing with Western Bulldogs

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:20 AM 8,504 Views 3 Comments

Aisling McCarthy has been picked up in the 2018 Draft in Melbourne.

Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Clare dual star signs pro deal with AFLW side Adelaide Crows

Sep 27th 2018, 9:04 AM 31,738 Views 4 Comments

‘As soon as I realised, I couldn’t believe it,’ Ailish Considine said.

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'
# Cross Coders
From The42
# Cross Coders

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 8,636 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

Tadhg Kennelly gives the Ireland rugby squad a tour of life at the Sydney Swans
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Tadhg Kennelly gives the Ireland rugby squad a tour of life at the Sydney Swans

Jun 20th 2018, 5:36 PM 11,882 Views 4 Comments

Rob Kearney was eager to test out his AFL kicking skills.

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia

Jun 9th 2018, 3:49 PM 20,847 Views 8 Comments

Murray Kinsella joined us from Brisbane to look back at Ireland’s defeat to Australia this morning.

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year
# Cora The Explorer
From The42
# Cora The Explorer

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year

Mar 28th 2018, 12:45 PM 14,047 Views 8 Comments

Her effort against the Western Bulldogs earned her the accolade.

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

'Fish in water' Staunton writes history but loses out in battle of the Irish Down Under

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:52 PM 12,003 Views 4 Comments

Laura Corrigan Duryea’s Melbourne FC snatched the win at the death.

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final

Jan 22nd 2018, 8:53 AM 3,242 Views 2 Comments

Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.

'The club wants to go places and I'm in the same boat' - The AFL's latest Irish import
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

'The club wants to go places and I'm in the same boat' - The AFL's latest Irish import

Nov 21st 2017, 10:57 AM 8,088 Views 3 Comments

Galway’s Cillian McDaid has signed for Melbourne side Carlton.

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide

Nov 7th 2017, 12:57 PM 10,326 Views 8 Comments

Joe Kernan and his squad are getting set to face Australia.

AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

AFL side reportedly showing 'genuine interest' in Galway U21 star

Oct 7th 2017, 6:33 PM 8,227 Views 3 Comments

Cillian McDaid has impressed Melbourne club Carlton.

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 29,308 Views 10 Comments

This joke better land down under.

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

Jul 20th 2017, 11:43 AM 7,333 Views 4 Comments

The former Derry minor captain signed for Hawthorn in October 2015.

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence

Apr 21st 2017, 9:51 AM 3,247 Views 0 Comments

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

From Dingle to Geelong - a Kerry All-Ireland winning captain starting an Aussie Rules career

Apr 14th 2017, 3:00 PM 27,346 Views 7 Comments

Mark O’Connor has made the move to a new sport.

Brisbane coach says they're not in the race to bring Robbie Keane to Oz
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Brisbane coach says they're not in the race to bring Robbie Keane to Oz

Dec 2nd 2016, 8:10 AM 2,448 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s record goalscorer has been heavily linked with a move to the A-League.

This ‘CU in the NT’ unofficial tourism slogan is blowing up in Australia
# Language Down Under
From The Daily Edge
# Language Down Under

This ‘CU in the NT’ unofficial tourism slogan is blowing up in Australia

Nov 7th 2016, 1:53 PM 8,959 Views 3 Comments

Northern Territory, that is.

10 times the Irish in Australia were absolute heroes
# Land Down Under
From The Daily Edge
# Land Down Under

10 times the Irish in Australia were absolute heroes

Aug 20th 2016, 6:00 PM 12,109 Views 1 Comment

Doing god’s work.

Westmeath could lose one of their brightest stars as Connellan heads to Australia
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Westmeath could lose one of their brightest stars as Connellan heads to Australia

May 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 7,338 Views 4 Comments

The 21-year-old is spending a month on trial with St Kilda.

A moment of magic from Pearce Hanley helps Brisbane to shock Aussie Rules win
# The Lions Roar
From The42
# The Lions Roar

A moment of magic from Pearce Hanley helps Brisbane to shock Aussie Rules win

Apr 16th 2016, 3:12 PM 8,255 Views 1 Comment

Mayo man inspires Brisbane to victory over Gold Coast.

Andy Keogh not giving up on Ireland aspirations as he aims to fire Perth to glory
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Andy Keogh not giving up on Ireland aspirations as he aims to fire Perth to glory

Apr 16th 2016, 1:10 PM 3,868 Views 6 Comments

After breaking an A-League record by scoring in eight consecutive games, Australian media have compared the Irish striker to Jamie Vardy.

Tipperary lose Colin O'Riordan as dual star signs AFL contract
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Tipperary lose Colin O'Riordan as dual star signs AFL contract

Oct 10th 2015, 1:41 PM 8,500 Views 10 Comments

Darragh Joyce, meanwhile, is hopeful of securing a deal in Australia too.

Leaving so soon? Hagan to head for Super Rugby after short-term Leinster deal
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Leaving so soon? Hagan to head for Super Rugby after short-term Leinster deal

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:41 AM 7,705 Views 3 Comments

Prop signs for Melbourne Rebels until the end of 2017 season.

Did Prince Harry just have a sly dig at the Australian media?
# Land Down Under
From The Daily Edge
# Land Down Under

Did Prince Harry just have a sly dig at the Australian media?

May 7th 2015, 9:11 AM 6,238 Views 1 Comment

The royal is currently on a tour of Australia, and the media is following him *very* closely.

How James McGee's Grand Slam breakthrough set the course for an ambitious 2015
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

How James McGee's Grand Slam breakthrough set the course for an ambitious 2015

Jan 11th 2015, 10:00 AM 14,197 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s top tennis player is in action at Australian Open qualifying next week.

From Cahill to Warne: These are our favourite Australian sports stars of the last 25 years
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

From Cahill to Warne: These are our favourite Australian sports stars of the last 25 years

Nov 20th 2014, 8:58 AM 4,823 Views 23 Comments

With the Wallabies in town, and our International Rules lads down under, we’ve been thinking about some old favourites.

Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke

Sep 21st 2014, 3:40 PM 11,022 Views 10 Comments

The younger adventurer had to think fast after being attacked by the large reptile.

Could a date change save the International Rules series?
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Apr 18th 2014, 10:44 AM 4,324 Views 4 Comments

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

Australian academic proposes adoption of new national flag
# Australia
# Australia

Australian academic proposes adoption of new national flag

Jan 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,679 Views 87 Comments

John Blaxland reckons his proposed flag could replace three different flags currently in use in Australia.

Down starlet Mooney looking forward to life down under
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

Down starlet Mooney looking forward to life down under

Aug 5th 2011, 12:33 PM 343 Views 0 Comments

Eighteen-year-old set to complete his move to Collingwood next Wednesday.

View from Oz: historic weekend as new boys Gold Coast pick up first-ever AFL win
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

View from Oz: historic weekend as new boys Gold Coast pick up first-ever AFL win

Apr 27th 2011, 2:34 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

Neil Sherwin spent the long weekend holed up in a small little Aussie bar watching sport on the telly. Here’s what he made of the action Down Under.

Forty per cent rise in Australian working holiday visa applications
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

Forty per cent rise in Australian working holiday visa applications

Apr 21st 2011, 4:53 PM 962 Views 2 Comments

There’s been a big increase in the numbers of young Irish people applying for Australian visas, while many who are already there are reluctant to return to Ireland.

Teenage girl alleges affair with Ricky Nixon
# Bad Boys
From The42
# Bad Boys

Teenage girl alleges affair with Ricky Nixon

Feb 18th 2011, 1:03 PM 2,196 Views 0 Comments

Super-agent who lured Irish GAA stars to Australia admits that his actions were “inappropriate”.