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#Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

The Rugby Championship got underway in Johannesburg.

Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup

Australia endured a miserable 2018 and there is no room for error in a World Cup year. But can their mixed bag of a squad succeed?

# australia - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal

The 29-year-old is set for a first Wallabies appearance in six years.

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years

The powerful back row has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

# australia - Monday 15 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Children take stolen car on 1,000km road trip across Australian outback before being caught Outback

Children take stolen car on 1,000km road trip across Australian outback before being caught

Police are investigating several alleged offences committed during the road trip.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker

Erwan Ferrieux and Hugo Palmer were last seen at Shelly Beach in February.

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest Blue-ringed Octopus This post contains videos

Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest

Venom from the blue-ringed octopus usually leads to paralysis and can even kill.

# australia - Friday 12 July, 2019

Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup

The 29-year-old is set to move to Japan’s Top League.

# australia - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australian seagulls carrying drug-resistant superbugs, study finds Gull Please

Australian seagulls carrying drug-resistant superbugs, study finds

The gulls became infected after coming into contact with human faeces, the report said.

# australia - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency Down Under

Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency

The couple appealed the decision to refuse them residency which prompted intervention from a government minister.

# australia - Friday 5 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study Nerve Transfer

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

# australia - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer

Christian Lealiifano has been included in the 34-man squad for their Rugby Championship opener.

From TheJournal.ie Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits Alek Sigley

Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits

Alek Sigley disappeared without a trace around 23 June.

# australia - Monday 24 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits Down Under This post contains videos

Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits

The epicentre of the earthquake was in a remote part of Indonesia.

Israel Folau's GoFundMe campaign shut down for breaching terms

After receiving more than 700,000 Australian dollars in donations, the page was shut down due to a violation.

# australia - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Norway keep their cool in shoot-out to advance past Australia

The Matildas bow out of the tournament after failing from the spot.

# australia - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'I'm fighting for what's right': Folau makes funding appeal for legal costs Australia This post contains videos

'I'm fighting for what's right': Folau makes funding appeal for legal costs

The sacked rugby player is hoping to raise $3 million to aid his legal battle against Rugby Australia.

# australia - Friday 14 June, 2019

Another blow for the Wallabies as Kerevi joins post-World Cup exodus

In better news for Australia, Tevita Kuridrani has opted to extend his contract with the Brumbies.

Australia will play at 2020 Copa America after accepting invitation

Australia will feature at next year’s Copa America for the first time in their history.

# australia - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Tonga open the door for Israel Folau to represent them at the 2023 World Cup

The former Wallabies fullback was fired by Rugby Australia for posting homophobic comments on social media.

# australia - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Juventus ace fires Italy to remarkable comeback win as they end 20-year World Cup absence in style The Late Late Show This post contains videos

Juventus ace fires Italy to remarkable comeback win as they end 20-year World Cup absence in style

Barbara Bonansea’s 95th-minute goal broke Australian hearts.

# australia - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

# australia - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Ireland head coach sees room for improvement as focus shifts to 'physical' Australia

Noel McNamara’s side made a positive start to the World Rugby U20 Championship by seeing off England.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown Sydney

Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown

Police targeted three journalists involved in a two-year-old investigative report.

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction Melbourne

Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction

Pell is most senior Catholic ever jailed for child sex abuse.

# australia - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Four people killed and two injured in Darwin shooting Australia

Four people killed and two injured in Darwin shooting

The attack was not believed to be terror-related.

# australia - Monday 3 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal George Pell to appeal against his convictions for sex attacks on two choirboys Melbourne

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.

# australia - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Top-10 finish for Ireland 7s in 30-degree Paris heat as Olympic qualification countdown continues Feel The Burn This post contains videos

Top-10 finish for Ireland 7s in 30-degree Paris heat as Olympic qualification countdown continues

Anthony Eddy’s side were hit with injuries heading into the Challenge Trophy final where they lost out to Canada.

# australia - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Pocock calls an end to his time with Brumbies and chases World Cup fitness

The Wallabies back row is struggling with a calf issue and his club have been unable to put a time frame on his return.

# australia - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Socceroos call-up for Aussie-born midfielder whose parents hail from Dublin

Brandon O’Neill registered on Ireland’s radar during Martin O’Neill’s tenure as national team manager.

# australia - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Wallabies hooker withdrawn from training camp amid drink-driving allegations

Waratahs player Tolu Latu is among the contenders to make Australia’s squad for the World Cup.

# australia - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals To The Polls

Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals

Just under 17 million people cast their vote across the country.

# australia - Friday 17 May, 2019

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

The fullback has 72 hours to appeal.

# australia - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Connacht sign exciting Australian Sevens wing Reaquainted This post contains videos

Connacht sign exciting Australian Sevens wing

Head coach Andy Friend has previously worked with 25-year-old John Porch.

# australia - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia Sydney

A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia

The collision involved a lorry and 10 other vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie There's a typo on the new Australian $50 note (but 46 million of them are already printed) Responsibility

There's a typo on the new Australian $50 note (but 46 million of them are already printed)

In circulation since October, the note spells the word responsibility incorrectly.

# australia - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From daytime to midnight in minutes: Massive dust storm engulfs Australian town Mildura This post contains videos

From daytime to midnight in minutes: Massive dust storm engulfs Australian town

Strong winds in the region whipped up the dust which then covered the Victoria town.

# australia - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal Victoria

Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal

The couple are holding out hope that Australia’s Immigration Minister will intervene.

Tribunal rules that Folau anti-gay posts were a 'high-level' code of conduct breach

No sanction has yet been decided, though it is possible that the rugby star’s contact termination could stand.

# australia - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'It's something as a child you dream of. To do that alongside my sister in Australia is class'

From the west of Ireland to the West Coast Eagles, Mayo sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly on seizing the opportunity of a lifetime.

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