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#Down Under

# down-under - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I relished every moment of it' - Winning debut for Cats hurler Joyce in the AFL

What a rise it’s been as the 21-year-old played his part in St Kilda’s win over Melbourne.

# down-under - Friday 29 June, 2018

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

# down-under - Friday 22 June, 2018

Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena

The 23-year-old out-half is poised to make his Ireland debut in Sydney on Saturday after an excellent season with Leinster.

# down-under - Thursday 21 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979 Fair Dinkum This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979

Murray Kinsella dials in from Sydney ahead of the series decider.

Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney

21-year-old in line for his sixth cap on Saturday, and hopes to play his part in a famous series win.

# down-under - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line 13

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line

The 23-year-old is fully aware of the challenge that awaits as he steps back into the Test arena on Saturday.

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'

Tadhg Furlong is back in Ireland’s starting XV and desperate to rediscover that winning feeling in Melbourne.

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.

# down-under - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'

The out-half found himself in an unfamiliar position last week, but is set to take centre stage again in Melbourne.

# down-under - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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.

# down-under - Monday 4 June, 2018

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

# down-under - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia

The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.

# down-under - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum

Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is excited to get back into international camp for the next month.

# down-under - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia

Joe Schmidt’s 32-man squad features two uncapped players and a host of proven stars.

# down-under - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Australian rugby in a negative place ahead of visit of Schmidt's Ireland

The Ireland boss is due to name his touring party next week.

# down-under - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final

The Corkman also took a blow to the face in a hard-fought season finale down under.

# down-under - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix F1

Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix

The Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel finished second and third in qualifying this morning.

# down-under - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win Down Under This post contains videos

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win

The Mayo footballer scored three behinds during a brilliant second quarter performance on Sunday.

# down-under - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'She showed us why she’s here' - Cora Staunton impresses on debut down under

The Mayo legend kicked two goals on Aussie Rules bow.

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

# down-under - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter The Channels

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter

The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.

# down-under - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

# down-under - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia Roy Of The Rovers This post contains videos

Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia

Roy O’Donovan made a stunning start to the new A-League season for the Newcastle Jets with a hat-trick against his former club.

# down-under - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Tadhg Kennelly appointed to new coaching role at the Sydney Swans

The former Kerry footballer returns to his old club.

# down-under - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal Down Under This post contains videos

Tyrone's Conor McKenna turns on the afterburners for brilliant Aussie Rules goal

McKenna and Essendon control their own destiny in the AFL finals race.

# down-under - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge 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...

# down-under - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots' Column

Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'

I call it home but it’s a shame that Australia is still very much a work in progress, writes Irish emigrant Philip Lynch.

# down-under - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Sturridge stars as Gerrard and Carragher make Liverpool return in Australia

The Reds ran out 3-0 winners in Sydney earlier.

# down-under - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea Heading South

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

# down-under - Monday 10 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant Gold Coast

Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant

Police were towed to the man on the back of jet-skis.

# down-under - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Dara Ó Briain responded brilliantly to the most ludicrous fake news story about his death Apparently I'm Dead

Dara Ó Briain responded brilliantly to the most ludicrous fake news story about his death

This takes “greatly exaggerated” to new lengths.

# down-under - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup

Though not until well after he takes on Leinster in the Champions Cup.

# down-under - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia Middle Island

Ireland's James McGee goes in search of the promised land Down Under

The 29-year-old has been drawn against Croatian Matija Pecotic in Melbourne.

# down-under - Monday 9 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irish chipper in Melbourne sells proper chicken fillet rolls Mammy's Boy

# down-under - Monday 21 November, 2016

Confirmed: International Rules Series is returning to a two-Test format next year

Joe Kernan’s Ireland squad will travel to Australia in 12 months’ time.

# down-under - Monday 17 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet Gold Coast

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet

A man is fighting for his life in intensive care in Queensland after taking the drug.

# down-under - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck Too Close To Call

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

# down-under - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This chipper in Melbourne sells a proper Irish garlic cheese chip Mammy's Boy

# down-under - Friday 8 April, 2016

Shades of Mayo v Meath in 1996 as massive half-time brawl occurs during Australian league game Schemozzle This post contains videos

Shades of Mayo v Meath in 1996 as massive half-time brawl occurs during Australian league game

Adelaide United were facing Melbourne City FC and everything got out of hand as the teams headed for the tunnel.

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