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# melbourne - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final

Feb 18th 2021, 11:04 AM 4,112 Views 3 Comments

The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.

# melbourne - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,327 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, a badly-cramping Daniil Medvedev won a brutal all-Russian clash against Andrey Rublev.

# melbourne - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis
# Surprise Package
# Surprise Package

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis

Feb 16th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,814 Views 0 Comments

On the women’s side as three-time major winner Osaka showed her superiority to reach her fourth Grand Slam semi-final.

# melbourne - Friday 12 February, 2021

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic

Feb 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 4,814 Views 1 Comment

The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.

# melbourne - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio
# AFLW
# AFLW

Dublin's Goldrick wins with Melbourne as Clare's Considine triumphs against Eagles Irish trio

Jan 30th 2021, 11:27 AM 7,285 Views 1 Comment

Different outcomes for the Irish players in action in Round 1 this week.

# melbourne - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,846 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

# melbourne - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Jan 16th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,898 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

# melbourne - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'
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# Victoria

Melbourne lockdown of public housing towers 'breached human rights'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:29 AM 19,135 Views 12 Comments

The Victoria Government said it wouldn’t apologise for saving people’s lives.

# melbourne - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
# Good News
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# Good News

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June

Nov 1st 2020, 12:59 PM 32,238 Views 55 Comments

Locals are calling it a “donut day”.

# melbourne - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge
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# Explainer

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge

Oct 27th 2020, 1:32 PM 34,325 Views 64 Comments

Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases
# Australia
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# Australia

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases

Oct 27th 2020, 7:58 AM 31,945 Views 29 Comments

Melbourne and the surrounding state of Victoria has been the epicentre of Australia’s second wave.

# melbourne - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline
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# Australia

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline

Oct 18th 2020, 11:50 AM 29,896 Views 28 Comments

The Australian state of Victoria reported only two new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and no deaths.

# melbourne - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop
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# Australia

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

Sep 27th 2020, 8:54 AM 30,189 Views 15 Comments

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

# melbourne - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October
# Victoria
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# Victoria

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October

Sep 6th 2020, 10:52 AM 62,047 Views 75 Comments

Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.

# melbourne - Friday 4 September, 2020

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl

Sep 4th 2020, 11:10 AM 10,748 Views 6 Comments

‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’

# melbourne - Monday 31 August, 2020

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown

Aug 31st 2020, 6:43 AM 18,368 Views 1 Comment

Melbourne residents are currently enduring a raft of restrictions including an overnight curfew.

# melbourne - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'
# Signed Up
# Signed Up

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'

Aug 12th 2020, 10:06 AM 8,529 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading back to Melbourne.

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented
# Victoria
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# Victoria

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented

Aug 12th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,630 Views 5 Comments

Non-essential businesses are shut and an overnight curfew is in effect in Melbourne as part of the restrictions in Victoria.

# melbourne - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne
# Around The World
# Around The World

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne

Jul 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,075 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick on all things Foxrock-Cabinteely, Dublin and Melbourne FC, their similar cultures and her rollercoaster experience over the past few months.

# melbourne - Friday 10 July, 2020

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country
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# Melbourne

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country

Jul 10th 2020, 6:56 AM 27,272 Views 25 Comments

Australia closed its international borders to all but returning citizens and permanent residents in late March, but a quota on numbers is in place.

# melbourne - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown
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# Lockdown

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown

Jul 8th 2020, 7:29 AM 41,869 Views 20 Comments

Australia yesterday confirmed a further 134 infections in the past 24 hours.

# melbourne - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases

Jul 7th 2020, 7:22 AM 44,722 Views 41 Comments

Australia will also effectively seal off the wider state of Victoria from the rest of the country.

# melbourne - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown
# England
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# England

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown

Jun 30th 2020, 8:36 AM 19,972 Views 8 Comments

Non-essential shops will be closed from today as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks to shift focus to the recovery from the pandemic.

# melbourne - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak

Jun 25th 2020, 7:02 AM 37,490 Views 7 Comments

Victoria state has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases, recording almost 150 new infections over the past week.

# melbourne - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'
# Dubs Down Under
# Dubs Down Under

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:00 PM 29,640 Views 9 Comments

Dublin and Melbourne star Niamh McEvoy on the AFLW through the Covid-19 crisis and her debut season there.

# melbourne - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 9:56 AM 7,389 Views 1 Comment

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.

# melbourne - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne
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# Australia

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne

Feb 20th 2020, 10:53 AM 16,943 Views 1 Comment

The train came off its tracks near the town of Wallan, around 45km north of Melbourne.

# melbourne - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 12:50 PM 4,910 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, there were victories for big guns Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Melbourne today.

# melbourne - Saturday 21 December, 2019

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork
# The Comeback Kid
# The Comeback Kid

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork

Dec 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 39,873 Views 11 Comments

Ten years after winning Sam Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan will be back in the Cork ranks for the 2020 season.

# melbourne - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020
# Capital Loss
# Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 38,611 Views 13 Comments

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

# melbourne - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
# Australia
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# Australia

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 7:16 AM 10,572 Views 38 Comments

He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.

# melbourne - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction
# Melbourne
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Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction

Jun 5th 2019, 7:01 AM 8,022 Views 0 Comments

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

# melbourne - Monday 3 June, 2019

Cardinal George Pell to appeal against his convictions for sex attacks on two choirboys
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# Melbourne

Cardinal George Pell to appeal against his convictions for sex attacks on two choirboys

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:43 AM 11,542 Views 25 Comments

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.

# melbourne - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia
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# Victoria

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia

Apr 17th 2019, 7:31 AM 25,997 Views 18 Comments

The Australian Deer Association said it was rare for deer to attack people.

# melbourne - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity
# Round For Reach
# Round For Reach

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity

Apr 3rd 2019, 1:24 PM 3,945 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne FC want to ‘tear online bullying down’.

# melbourne - Friday 22 February, 2019

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence
# James Gargasoulas
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# James Gargasoulas

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

Feb 22nd 2019, 8:12 AM 29,734 Views 11 Comments

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

# melbourne - Friday 25 January, 2019

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar
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# Heatwave

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar

Jan 25th 2019, 11:09 AM 34,575 Views 21 Comments

Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.

# melbourne - Sunday 20 January, 2019

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals

Jan 20th 2019, 9:47 AM 4,991 Views 0 Comments

American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.

# melbourne - Friday 18 January, 2019

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Jan 18th 2019, 7:03 AM 21,001 Views 22 Comments

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

# melbourne - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister
# Aiia Maasarwe
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# Aiia Maasarwe

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Jan 17th 2019, 7:37 AM 54,584 Views 33 Comments

Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.

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