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# australia-2 - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Australia star Folau unrepentant and content to walk away from rugby

The international is expected to go through a code of conduct hearing amid reports that he may have a legal case for religious discrimination.

# australia-2 - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record

The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.

# australia-2 - Monday 25 February, 2019

'It's a moment I'll cherish' - How Ringrose thrived after being thrown in at the deep end Pressure Points This post contains videos

'It's a moment I'll cherish' - How Ringrose thrived after being thrown in at the deep end

The Ireland centre was just 21 when he scored his first international try against Australia.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience Head Games This post contains videos

'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience

The Australian international has announced his retirement at the age of 32.

# australia-2 - Friday 14 December, 2018

Australia set to keep Cheika but appoint new director of rugby above him

Scotland’s director of rugby Scott Johnson is set for a return home, according to the Sydney Daily Telegraph.

# australia-2 - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Eddie Jones' England end the year on a high with win over Wallabies

Owen Farrell scored 22 points at Twickenham.

# australia-2 - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Wales score 50 unanswered second-half points to put Tonga to the sword

That’s now eight straight wins for Warren Gatland’s side.

Koroibete's double downs Italy as Wallabies get back to winning ways

Conor O’Shea’s Italy struggled to contain the visitors in Padova.

# australia-2 - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Wallaby fan confronts players after loss to Argentina Ugly Scenes This post contains videos

Wallaby fan confronts players after loss to Argentina

The Pumas scored their first win over the Wallabies on Australian soil since 1983.

# australia-2 - Thursday 16 August, 2018

All Blacks stick with Barrett as Mo'unga misses out while injuries force Australia changes

The Australians are desperate for a win at ANZ Stadium in a fixture that doubles as the first Bledisloe Cup Test.

# australia-2 - Friday 10 August, 2018

Wallabies skipper Hooper signs 'historic' five-year deal ahead of World Cup

The flanker is set to earn a reported €3.8 million after renewing terms with Rugby Australia.

# australia-2 - Sunday 24 June, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

It’s been a particularly memorable few days from an Irish perspective.

# australia-2 - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ireland's leaders stand up when it matters to help complete magical season

Sexton and Stander were both immense for Ireland in Sydney.

# australia-2 - Friday 22 June, 2018

'I didn't get stuck into players enough': Stockdale targets aerial improvement in Sydney

The winger has been working on his aerial ability over the last two weeks ahead of his return to the Test arena.

# australia-2 - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'Nothing feels monumental when it’s one-all': Schmidt focused on winning series in Sydney

The Ireland head coach isn’t getting carried away, as he turns his attention to next week’s deciding Test.

# australia-2 - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Peter 'turnover' O'Mahony leads from the front as Ireland deliver their season's best

Here’s how we rated Joe Schmidt’s men in Melbourne.

# australia-2 - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Frustrated and upset' Ireland look to bounce back in second Test

Peter O’Mahony says his team-mates are looking for an improved performance.

# australia-2 - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'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.

# australia-2 - 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.

# australia-2 - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada

A second-half try by Harry Jones sealed a hard-earned victory for the Canadians.

# australia-2 - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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.

# australia-2 - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Folau: 'I don't really know too much about Ireland'

The controversial Australia star was speaking in Brisbane this morning ahead of next weekend’s first Test.

Australia's only capped hooker ruled out with suspected cruciate injury

Jordan Uelese was expected to start next week’s first Test.

Crusaders star Samu released to Australia squad for Ireland Tests after NZ deal

“Our discussions were robust but fair,” Rugby Australia chief executive says after striking deal.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

5 uncapped players in Australia squad for Ireland Tests

However, loose forward Pete Samu remains in limbo as he awaits his release from New Zealand Rugby.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series - Cheika

The Wallabies star posted a series of anti-gay social media post last month.

# australia-2 - Friday 4 May, 2018

Australia star Folau says he's 'standing firm' on homophobic comments

The devout Christian caused a storm when he made the comments on social media last month.

# australia-2 - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Sensational Scotland run riot against Wallabies

The hosts delighted their fans with an emphatic 53-24 victory.

# australia-2 - Monday 20 November, 2017

Australia coach Cheika probed for swearing

On two occasions he walked down the steps from the coaches’ box to the touchline to remonstrate with officials.

# australia-2 - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Elliot Daly's brilliant try the highlight of England-Australia Top Class This post contains videos

Elliot Daly's brilliant try the highlight of England-Australia

The hosts ran in four tries to none from their opponents, who had two potential scores disallowed on replay.

# australia-2 - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Haskell and Marler left out of England's autumn international squads

There are also a number of so-called ‘apprentice players’ in the squad.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ireland will play Australia in three-Test series next summer

Joe Schmidt’s side are set to visit Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in June.

# australia-2 - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Wallabies and Springboks draw again to hand All Blacks Rugby Championship title

Elton Jantjies missed a late penalty as the two sides couldn’t be separated for the second time this championship.

# australia-2 - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Springboks recover to claim thrilling draw with Australia Tie

Springboks recover to claim thrilling draw with Australia

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said he was disappointed his team did not close out the match.

# australia-2 - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Beauden Barrett the hero as All Blacks seal late victory

Beauden Barrett scored the winning try for New Zealand with two minutes remaining.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'It's not the first time Ireland have done poorly in a World Cup and we've done poorly'

Tom Tierney admits this campaign has been a ‘failure’ after watching his side slump to a humbling defeat in Belfast.

Ireland out-powered and out-played by Australia as World Cup campaign hits rock bottom

Australia ran riot at Kingspan Stadium as they scored five tries to inflict a second straight defeat on the hosts.

# australia-2 - Monday 21 August, 2017

'He's a proven leader' - Ulster announce the capture of Australian out-half Lealiifano

The 29-year-old joins the province on a short-term deal.

# australia-2 - Sunday 13 August, 2017

The size of Ireland's task underlined as France clinically dispatch Australia

Les Blues will take some stopping in Thursday’s Pool C decider.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Ireland edge epic, energy-sapping tussle with Australia to get World Cup bid up and running

It was incredibly tight in Belfield but Tom Tierney’s side did enough to clinch a two-point victory.

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