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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 14 August, 2018

#Australia

# australia - Today’s News

Folau won't alter aerial approach despite ban for challenge on O'Mahony

“I’ll have the same mindset in attacking the ball in the air and obviously making good decisions around that.”

From TheJournal.ie No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse Philip Wilson

No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Philip Wilson resigned last month after becoming one of the highest-ranked officials convicted of covering up abuse.

# australia - Yesterday’s News

Beale backs Hodge to fill Wallabies' centre gap for All Blacks clash

Samu Kerevi, who played 13 through the June series with Ireland, will miss out through injury.

Genia insists Bledisloe Cup is rugby's 'pinnacle' ahead of All Blacks showdown

The Wallabies, who face New Zealand on Saturday, have not won the trans-Tasman series since 2002.

# australia - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's winter in Australia but some parts are experiencing the worst drought in 400 years The Big Dry This post contains videos

It's winter in Australia but some parts are experiencing the worst drought in 400 years

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted the drought could last until October.

# australia - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Speedy wing Pulu comes onto Wallabies radar despite 7s caps for Niue

The 28-year-old wing has been impressive for the Chiefs in recent seasons.

# australia - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Australian senator sues colleague over comments about her sex life Defamation

Australian senator sues colleague over comments about her sex life

The lawsuit is over what Leyonhjelm said in the media, as his upper house comments are protected by parliamentary privilege.

# australia - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia Charles McCarthy

Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia

A judge yesterday set the date for the trial 11 February next.

# australia - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

SBW to miss out on Bledisloe clashes, Coles set for club duty

The All Blacks will take on Australia without the influential centre and hooker this month.

# australia - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase Australia

Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase

Police had been unable to identify Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson’s body until 2015, when her two-year-old daughter’s remains were found.

# australia - Monday 30 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A warrior for love, life and liberation': Tom Meagher's tribute to Jill on 10-year wedding anniversary Touching Tribute

'A warrior for love, life and liberation': Tom Meagher's tribute to Jill on 10-year wedding anniversary

Jill had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by Adrian Bayley in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis accepts resignation of Australian archbishop found guilty of abuse cover-up Child Sex Abuse

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Australian archbishop found guilty of abuse cover-up

When sentencing, the magistrate in Australia said Philip Wilson showed “no remorse or contrition”.

# australia - Thursday 19 July, 2018

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl' Violence This post contains videos

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'

The crew officiating the game, which degenerated into wild punches and flying kicks before stunned spectators, were also suspended from competition.

# australia - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse Adelaide

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

But Philip Wilson could avoid jail.

# australia - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water Not Ideal This post contains videos

Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water

The terrifying ordeal was caught on video.

# australia - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony

The Wallabies fullback faced a disciplinary hearing with World Rugby and is now set to miss the Waratahs’ Super Rugby clash against the Rebels.

From TheJournal.ie Actress Rebel Wilson ordered to return most of €2.8 million defamation damages Pitch Imperfect

Actress Rebel Wilson ordered to return most of €2.8 million defamation damages

It had previously been the largest defamation win in Australian legal history.

# australia - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing

Captain Paolo Guerrero set up the first and scored the second against Australia at Fisht Stadium.

# australia - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after man who beat six endangered penguins to death receives community service Tasmania

Outrage after man who beat six endangered penguins to death receives community service

20-year-old Joshua Jeffrey battered the birds with a stick while drunk on a beach in 2016.

# australia - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Denmark players charter plane for team-mate to fly home from World Cup after daughter's birth

It was an eventful few days for defender Jonas Knudsen.

From TheJournal.ie Australia is having a national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace Metoo

Australia is having a national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

“No-one should have to suffer sexual harassment at work, or in any other part of their lives,” Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said.

# australia - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan'

The union turned down an invitation of a three-Test tour Down Under this month.

# australia - Monday 18 June, 2018

'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group'

Joe Schmidt spoke to legendary Ireland out-half Ollie Campbell about the last series success in 1979.

# australia - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Schmidt hails 'super line-breaks' and breakdown work as Ireland bite back against Australia

The Kiwi was pleased Ireland made use of the pressure they created in Melbourne, but felt there were more chances left untaken.

Deflected Pogba effort delivers victory for stuttering French against Australia

Paul Pogba’s effort clipped an opponent and the bar before crossing the line to great French relief.

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s men set out to avoid a second straight defeat and keep their series alive against the Wallabies.

# australia - Friday 15 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home Australia

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

# australia - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side

Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.

# australia - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!'

Australian second row John Langford had a major influence on Munster during his three years with the province.

Letter from Melbourne: Wallabies struggle for attention in AFL country

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad have been working towards rebounding on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to formally apologise to child sex abuse victims Apology

Australia to formally apologise to child sex abuse victims

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will deliver a national apology to child sexual abuse survivors, victims and their families on October 22.

From TheJournal.ie Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal Ericeira

Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal

It’s believed they dropped their phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it.

# australia - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia Land Down Under This post contains videos

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

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

Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory

Joe Schmidt’s team were second best and find themselves 1-0 down in the series.

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, first Test

We followed all the action from Brisbane as Joe Schmidt’s Ireland faced the Wallabies in their summer series opener.

Grand Slam champs Ireland look to repeat 1979 feats in Australia

The Wallabies are planning to use their exciting backline stars to run at Joe Schmidt’s side.

# australia - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'A massive opportunity missed' - IRFU turn down offer of women's Test series in Australia

Former Ireland international Sophie Spence has spoken out on the decision.

Cork-connected Wallabies out-half Foley lauds Cheika's influence

The former Leinster head coach has brought his squad together despite a period of transition.

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