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# International Rules Series

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# Ripper
Aussies announce 9 debutants in 17-man squad to face Ireland in International Rules Series
Richmond sensation Dustin Martin is a notable absentee in an otherwise strong Aussie squad.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v Australia, International Rules Series
It was a one-off clash at GAA HQ this evening.
# this is war
'This fixture doesn't need fighting to attract big crowds - our job is to sell it for the next few years'
Ireland face Australia this evening and Joe Kernan believes this will be the toughest test yet.
# Scouting
Kennelly to use International Rules to find AFL's next big Irish star
The former Kerry and Sydney Swan player will help host a combine around this weekend’s test.
# showcase
Begley keen to show the Aussies what they missed out on
The Laois man returned home in 2009 following three years in the AFL.
# steady ship
McManus hoping that no news is good news when it comes to Monaghan retirements
Dick Clerkin, Vinny Corey and the like are all still set to feature in 2016.
# come together
Inter-county tensions left behind when it comes to representing Ireland says Keegan
The Mayo star had a run in with Diarmuid Connolly in this year’s All-Ireland semi-final.
# November reign
Ireland's manager for the 2015 International Rules will be named tomorrow
The one-match series takes place in Croke Park on 21 November.
# The Hybrid Game
International Rules return to Ireland this year but the Aussies won't be playing around the country
There’s just going to be one test for the 2015 series.
# Regrets
'It might have been easy to throw in the towel' - Disappointed Murphy takes heart from fight
After captaining Ireland to International Rules success last year, Michael Murphy tasted defeat in Perth on Saturday.
# Freeze Frame
Lucky glasses and unlucky breaks - The best photos from Ireland's International Rules defeat
Australia ran out 10-point winners in Perth.
# Report
International Rules: Ireland's comeback falls short after giving Australia a 33-point start
Paul Earley’s side battled bravely in the second half but couldn’t reel in their All-Australian opponents.
# gift
Australia scored one of the great own goals in International Rules history
Surely this is enough reason to keep the series alive?
AS IT HAPPENED
Australia v Ireland, International Rules Test
Could Paul Earley’s Ireland retain the Cormac McAnallen Cup? Relive all of the action from Perth in our minute-by-minute report.
# inclusion
Controversial Bombers pair to face Ireland despite continuing Essendon supplements scandal
Dustin Fletcher and Jobe Watson have been added to the Australia International Rules squad
# New Rules
No more short kick-outs as International Rules modified to benefit Aussies
Additionally a mark will no longer be awarded for a backward pass.
# Collision
Paul Earley vows to be ready for Sky Sports' GAA debut after cycling crash
The Roscommon All Star and Irish international rules manager credits a newly purchased helmet for saving his life.
# Land down under
Could a date change save the International Rules series?
Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.
# success
Ireland easily overcome poor Australia to win International Rules series
Paul Earley’s side defeated their opponents by a record aggregate score of 173-72.
# Tekkers
Sublime Michael Murphy backheel sets up Glenswilly goal
The Donegal forward showed a deft touch in bamboozling the Killybegs defence for Ciaran Bonner to score.
# International Rules Series
‘Eglish have disrespected the competition’ – Sean Cavanagh
The Tyrone forward was left disappointed by how the club of Cormac McAnallan have acted this weekend.
# Recovery
Aidan Walsh thanks fans for support after injury, says he's ready for second test
The Cork midfielder suffered a bad knock on his knee in Cavan on Saturday.
# International Rules
Check out this GIF of Australia's open goal miss last night
They don’t DO goals in Australia.
# down blunder
O'Loughlin slams wayward pros as Australia 'found out' in Cavan
The Australia coach declared he will not compromise on ‘effort and intensity’ ahead of the second test.
# halfway there
'It's still half-time' insists Earley as Ireland leave Aussies in their wake
The Irish manager is calling on supporters to get out to Croke Park next week to cheer their country over the line.
# Report
Ireland easily overcome Australia to win first test
Paul Earley’s side are in pole position in the International Rules series following their victory this evening.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v Australia, International Rules
We went minute-by-minute, as Paul Earley’s Ireland took on Australia.
# International Rules 2013
Michael Murphy to captain Ireland in International Rules series
‘A massive honour’ for Donegal’s All-Ireland winning skipper as he is named captain for 2013 series.
# Workload
Ciarán Whelan steps down as selector ahead of International Rules series
Former Galway footballer Jarlath Fallon has been asked in to join Paul Earley’s backroom staff.
# IreAus
International Rules: Kingspan Breffni Park confirmed for Series opener
It will be the first time an Ulster venue has hosted Ireland v Australia since the series’ revival.
# Jim Stynes
Thousands to bid fond farewell to Jim Stynes in Melbourne
The Dubliner’s state funeral will be televised live on Australian news TV tonight.
# Coppers
Aussie star blames Coppers for dismal International Rules showing
How many times can one nightclub make the sports headlines in a year?
# Great Escape
I was worried for players' safety, admits relieved Tohill
“There was a time there tonight I was concerned with where that game was going. I’m just glad that it settled down and that we got the game finished with no injuries.”
# Carry On Regardless
Cooney denies Rules series is on the brink of collapse
Australian tour to Ireland in 2013 will go ahead as planned despite talk of an uncertain future, GAA President says.
# Hang 10
In pictures: Ireland's International Rules tourists hit Surfers Paradise
The likes of Kerry trio Tommy Walsh, Kieran Donaghy and Tadgh Kennelly hit the world-famous Surfers Paradise to show the Aussies how it’s done on Banna Strand.
# Fair play
'Don't let violence Rule series,' begs Tohill
The Irish coach has called for a physical but fair contest in tomorrow’s International Rules first test.
# Let's get physical
Begley: Ireland won't back down from an International Rules scrap
Colm Begley has said that Ireland will be ready for whatever Australia throw at them in Friday’s first International Rules test.
# Going Viral
YouTube Top 10: because Rory McIlroy is like the baby from 'Look Who's Talking'
This week’s round-up includes: a German expressing his love of Northern Ireland’s finest, Richie McCaw’s somersault turnover and the most inappropriate goal celebration of the season.
# Men At Work
Cluxton to skipper Irish for Rules Series in Oz
Manager Anthony Tohill names the first 18 members of his squad ahead of their two International Rules Tests in Australia.
# Geezer
Men at work: McGeeney joins International Rules set-up
Reports suggest that the Kildare boss will travel to Australia as part of Anthony Tohill’s management team.