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# melbourne - Monday 19 July, 2021

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Jul 19th 2021, 7:06 AM 24,808 Views 35 Comments

About 12 million people are under lockdown in Melbourne and Sydney.

# melbourne - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Australia's Melbourne and surrounding Victoria ordered into five-day lockdown
# Covid Outbreak
# Covid Outbreak

Australia's Melbourne and surrounding Victoria ordered into five-day lockdown

Jul 15th 2021, 8:54 AM 19,849 Views 23 Comments

The largely Covid-free country is trying to halt an outbreak of the Delta variant.

# melbourne - Thursday 27 May, 2021

The city of Melbourne has been placed in lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases
# Australia
# Australia

The city of Melbourne has been placed in lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases

May 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 29,161 Views 26 Comments

A slow roll out of vaccines and hotel quarantine failings have been blamed for the spike in cases.

# melbourne - Sunday 25 April, 2021

AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

AFL match attracts 'world record' pandemic crowd of over 78,000

Apr 25th 2021, 11:04 AM 31,797 Views 30 Comments

Australia and New Zealand have hosted some of the largest sporting attendances since Covid-19 hit.

# melbourne - Friday 16 April, 2021

Dublin star calls time on Aussie Rules career after two seasons at Melbourne
# Return Of The Mack
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# Return Of The Mack

Dublin star calls time on Aussie Rules career after two seasons at Melbourne

Apr 16th 2021, 8:58 AM 7,224 Views 2 Comments

Niamh McEvoy has been ‘a highly valued and much-loved member of our team,’ the club say.

# melbourne - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend
# Knockout Clashes
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# Knockout Clashes

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend

Mar 28th 2021, 4:04 PM 6,595 Views 0 Comments

The regular season concluded today.

# melbourne - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Dublin trio heading to AFLW finals with Melbourne as Kelly sisters shine in defeat
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Dublin trio heading to AFLW finals with Melbourne as Kelly sisters shine in defeat

Mar 21st 2021, 10:40 AM 5,708 Views 0 Comments

There were three more AFLW games down for decision on Sunday.

# melbourne - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success
# AFLW
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# AFLW

Staunton fires 3 goals as GWS Giants claim vital win and Dublin duo play in Melbourne success

Mar 13th 2021, 10:43 AM 8,726 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo great played a key role as GWS Giants defeated St Kilda.

# melbourne - Saturday 6 March, 2021

First success with Melbourne for Dublin's Magee while O'Dwyer and Considine enjoy dominant wins
# AFLW
From The42
# AFLW

First success with Melbourne for Dublin's Magee while O'Dwyer and Considine enjoy dominant wins

Mar 6th 2021, 11:36 AM 6,962 Views 0 Comments

The latest games involving Irish players in the AFLW took place this morning.

# melbourne - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final

Feb 18th 2021, 11:04 AM 4,120 Views 3 Comments

The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.

# melbourne - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,338 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, a badly-cramping Daniil Medvedev won a brutal all-Russian clash against Andrey Rublev.

# melbourne - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis
# Surprise Package
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# Surprise Package

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis

Feb 16th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,818 Views 0 Comments

On the women’s side as three-time major winner Osaka showed her superiority to reach her fourth Grand Slam semi-final.

# melbourne - Friday 12 February, 2021

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic

Feb 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 4,841 Views 1 Comment

The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.

# melbourne - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio
# AFLW
From The42
# AFLW

Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio

Jan 30th 2021, 11:27 AM 7,331 Views 1 Comment

Different outcomes for the Irish players in action in Round 1 this week.

# melbourne - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,861 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

# melbourne - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
From The42
# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Jan 16th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,903 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

# melbourne - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'
# Victoria
# Victoria

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:29 AM 19,153 Views 12 Comments

The Victoria Government said it wouldn’t apologise for saving people’s lives.

# melbourne - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
# Good News
# Good News

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June

Nov 1st 2020, 12:59 PM 32,258 Views 55 Comments

Locals are calling it a “donut day”.

# melbourne - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge
# Explainer
# Explainer

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge

Oct 27th 2020, 1:32 PM 34,442 Views 64 Comments

Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases
# Australia
# Australia

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases

Oct 27th 2020, 7:58 AM 31,948 Views 29 Comments

Melbourne and the surrounding state of Victoria has been the epicentre of Australia’s second wave.

# melbourne - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline

Oct 18th 2020, 11:50 AM 29,899 Views 29 Comments

The Australian state of Victoria reported only two new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and no deaths.

# melbourne - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop
# Australia
# Australia

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

Sep 27th 2020, 8:54 AM 30,191 Views 15 Comments

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

# melbourne - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October
# Victoria
# Victoria

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October

Sep 6th 2020, 10:52 AM 62,069 Views 75 Comments

Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.

# melbourne - Friday 4 September, 2020

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
# In Trouble
From The42
# In Trouble

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl

Sep 4th 2020, 11:10 AM 10,765 Views 6 Comments

‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’

# melbourne - Monday 31 August, 2020

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown

Aug 31st 2020, 6:43 AM 18,369 Views 1 Comment

Melbourne residents are currently enduring a raft of restrictions including an overnight curfew.

# melbourne - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'

Aug 12th 2020, 10:06 AM 8,582 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading back to Melbourne.

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented
# Victoria
# Victoria

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented

Aug 12th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,632 Views 5 Comments

Non-essential businesses are shut and an overnight curfew is in effect in Melbourne as part of the restrictions in Victoria.

# melbourne - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne
# Around The World
From The42
# Around The World

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne

Jul 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,122 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick on all things Foxrock-Cabinteely, Dublin and Melbourne FC, their similar cultures and her rollercoaster experience over the past few months.

# melbourne - Friday 10 July, 2020

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country

Jul 10th 2020, 6:56 AM 27,312 Views 25 Comments

Australia closed its international borders to all but returning citizens and permanent residents in late March, but a quota on numbers is in place.

# melbourne - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown

Jul 8th 2020, 7:29 AM 41,873 Views 20 Comments

Australia yesterday confirmed a further 134 infections in the past 24 hours.

# melbourne - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases

Jul 7th 2020, 7:22 AM 44,727 Views 41 Comments

Australia will also effectively seal off the wider state of Victoria from the rest of the country.

# melbourne - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown
# England
# England

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown

Jun 30th 2020, 8:36 AM 19,977 Views 8 Comments

Non-essential shops will be closed from today as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks to shift focus to the recovery from the pandemic.

# melbourne - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak

Jun 25th 2020, 7:02 AM 37,497 Views 7 Comments

Victoria state has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases, recording almost 150 new infections over the past week.

# melbourne - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'
# Dubs Down Under
From The42
# Dubs Down Under

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:00 PM 29,685 Views 9 Comments

Dublin and Melbourne star Niamh McEvoy on the AFLW through the Covid-19 crisis and her debut season there.

# melbourne - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 9:56 AM 7,406 Views 1 Comment

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.

# melbourne - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne

Feb 20th 2020, 10:53 AM 16,944 Views 1 Comment

The train came off its tracks near the town of Wallan, around 45km north of Melbourne.

# melbourne - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 12:50 PM 4,925 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, there were victories for big guns Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Melbourne today.

# melbourne - Saturday 21 December, 2019

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork
# The Comeback Kid
From The42
# The Comeback Kid

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork

Dec 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 39,950 Views 11 Comments

Ten years after winning Sam Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan will be back in the Cork ranks for the 2020 season.

# melbourne - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020
# Capital Loss
From The42
# Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 38,631 Views 13 Comments

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# melbourne - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
# Australia
# Australia

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 7:16 AM 10,578 Views 38 Comments

He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.

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