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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Melbourne

All time
Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis
On the women’s side as three-time major winner Osaka showed her superiority to reach her fourth Grand Slam semi-final.
Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.
Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio
Different outcomes for the Irish players in action in Round 1 this week.
New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
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.
Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.
Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'
The Victoria Government said it wouldn’t apologise for saving people’s lives.
Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
Locals are calling it a “donut day”.
How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge
Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.
Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases
Melbourne and the surrounding state of Victoria has been the epicentre of Australia’s second wave.
Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline
The Australian state of Victoria reported only two new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and no deaths.
Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop
People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.
Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October
Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.
Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’
Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown
Melbourne residents are currently enduring a raft of restrictions including an overnight curfew.
Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'
Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading back to Melbourne.
Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented
Non-essential businesses are shut and an overnight curfew is in effect in Melbourne as part of the restrictions in Victoria.
Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne
Sinéad Goldrick on all things Foxrock-Cabinteely, Dublin and Melbourne FC, their similar cultures and her rollercoaster experience over the past few months.
Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country
Australia closed its international borders to all but returning citizens and permanent residents in late March, but a quota on numbers is in place.
Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown
Australia yesterday confirmed a further 134 infections in the past 24 hours.
Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases
Australia will also effectively seal off the wider state of Victoria from the rest of the country.
Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown
Non-essential shops will be closed from today as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks to shift focus to the recovery from the pandemic.
Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak
Victoria state has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases, recording almost 150 new infections over the past week.
'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'
Dublin and Melbourne star Niamh McEvoy on the AFLW through the Covid-19 crisis and her debut season there.
Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis
Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.
Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne
The train came off its tracks near the town of Wallan, around 45km north of Melbourne.
Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down
Elsewhere, there were victories for big guns Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Melbourne today.
After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork
Ten years after winning Sam Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan will be back in the Cork ranks for the 2020 season.
All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020
All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.
Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.
Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction
Pell is most senior Catholic ever jailed for child sex abuse.
Cardinal George Pell to appeal against his convictions for sex attacks on two choirboys
The most senior figure in the Catholic church to be convicted of historical child sexual offences, Pell was sentenced in March to six years in prison.
Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia
The Australian Deer Association said it was rare for deer to attack people.
AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity
Melbourne FC want to ‘tear online bullying down’.
Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence
James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.
Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar
Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.
3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals
American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.
Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)
Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said
Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister
Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.
Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians
The Irish pair reversed their poor second round to climb back into the top 10.
Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say
The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.