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#Land down under

# land-down-under - Monday 10 December, 2018

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 4,476 Views 10 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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 8,493 Views 3 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Thursday 27 September, 2018

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 31,727 Views 4 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'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 8,614 Views 1 Comment

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

# land-down-under - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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 11,877 Views 5 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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 20,840 Views 8 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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 14,036 Views 8 Comments

Her effort against the Western Bulldogs earned her the accolade.

# land-down-under - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'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 11,987 Views 4 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Monday 22 January, 2018

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 3,235 Views 2 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'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 8,079 Views 3 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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 10,323 Views 12 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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 8,216 Views 3 Comments

Cillian McDaid has impressed Melbourne club Carlton.

# land-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 29,193 Views 10 Comments

This joke better land down under.

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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 7,322 Views 4 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Friday 21 April, 2017

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 3,239 Views 0 Comments

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.

# land-down-under - Friday 14 April, 2017

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 27,296 Views 7 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Friday 2 December, 2016

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 2,439 Views 0 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Monday 7 November, 2016

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 8,947 Views 3 Comments

Northern Territory, that is.

# land-down-under - Saturday 20 August, 2016

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 12,103 Views 1 Comment

Doing god’s work.

# land-down-under - Thursday 26 May, 2016

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 7,334 Views 4 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Saturday 16 April, 2016

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 8,243 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 3,859 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.

# land-down-under - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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 8,490 Views 10 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

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 7,693 Views 3 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Thursday 7 May, 2015

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 6,232 Views 1 Comment

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

# land-down-under - Sunday 11 January, 2015

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 14,192 Views 7 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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 4,813 Views 23 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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 11,014 Views 10 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Friday 18 April, 2014

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 4,323 Views 4 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Sunday 27 January, 2013

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

Australian academic proposes adoption of new national flag

Jan 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,642 Views 86 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Friday 5 August, 2011

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 339 Views 0 Comments

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

# land-down-under - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

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.

# land-down-under - Thursday 21 April, 2011

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 957 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.

# land-down-under - Friday 18 February, 2011

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 2,182 Views 1 Comment

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

# land-down-under - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Opportunity knocks for Tommy Walsh as St. Kilda suspend unruly quartet
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Opportunity knocks for Tommy Walsh as St. Kilda suspend unruly quartet

Feb 1st 2011, 1:19 PM 727 Views 0 Comments

Former Kerry star Tommy Walsh may get his chance earlier than expected after the Melbourne side’s latest drug scandal.

# land-down-under - Friday 14 January, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

The Magnificent Seven: Australian Open moments

Jan 14th 2011, 12:15 PM 526 Views 0 Comments

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