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#Australia

# australia - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

But Philip Wilson could avoid jail.

# australia - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water Not Ideal This post contains videos

Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water

The terrifying ordeal was caught on video.

# australia - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From The42 Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony Disciplined

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony

The Wallabies fullback faced a disciplinary hearing with World Rugby and is now set to miss the Waratahs’ Super Rugby clash against the Rebels.

Actress Rebel Wilson ordered to return most of €2.8 million defamation damages

It had previously been the largest defamation win in Australian legal history.

# australia - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From The42 Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing A Long Time Coming

Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing

Captain Paolo Guerrero set up the first and scored the second against Australia at Fisht Stadium.

# australia - Monday 25 June, 2018

Outrage after man who beat six endangered penguins to death receives community service

20-year-old Joshua Jeffrey battered the birds with a stick while drunk on a beach in 2016.

# australia - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Denmark players charter plane for team-mate to fly home from World Cup after daughter's birth

It was an eventful few days for defender Jonas Knudsen.

Australia is having a national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

“No-one should have to suffer sexual harassment at work, or in any other part of their lives,” Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said.

# australia - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan' Declined

IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan'

The union turned down an invitation of a three-Test tour Down Under this month.

# australia - Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group' Sydney Decider

'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group'

Joe Schmidt spoke to legendary Ireland out-half Ollie Campbell about the last series success in 1979.

# australia - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 Schmidt hails 'super line-breaks' and breakdown work as Ireland bite back against Australia Leveller

Schmidt hails 'super line-breaks' and breakdown work as Ireland bite back against Australia

The Kiwi was pleased Ireland made use of the pressure they created in Melbourne, but felt there were more chances left untaken.

From The42 Deflected Pogba effort delivers victory for stuttering French against Australia World Cup

Deflected Pogba effort delivers victory for stuttering French against Australia

Paul Pogba’s effort clipped an opponent and the bar before crossing the line to great French relief.

From The42 As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test Liveblog

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s men set out to avoid a second straight defeat and keep their series alive against the Wallabies.

# australia - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

# australia - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 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.

# australia - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From The42 'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!' Ligind

'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!'

Australian second row John Langford had a major influence on Munster during his three years with the province.

From The42 Letter from Melbourne: Wallabies struggle for attention in AFL country Melbs

Letter from Melbourne: Wallabies struggle for attention in AFL country

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad have been working towards rebounding on Saturday.

Australia to formally apologise to child sex abuse victims

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will deliver a national apology to child sexual abuse survivors, victims and their families on October 22.

Couple fall to death taking selfie on 40-metre wall in Portugal

It’s believed they dropped their phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it.

# australia - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown Hooperman

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

From The42 The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia Land Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Brisbane after Ireland buckle against Australia

Murray Kinsella joined us from Brisbane to look back at Ireland’s defeat to Australia this morning.

From The42 Player ratings as Ireland taste defeat for first time in 15 months On Your Marks!
From The42 Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory Down Under

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.

From The42 As it happened: Australia v Ireland, first Test Liveblog

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.

From The42 Grand Slam champs Ireland look to repeat 1979 feats in Australia On A Roll

Grand Slam champs Ireland look to repeat 1979 feats in Australia

The Wallabies are planning to use their exciting backline stars to run at Joe Schmidt’s side.

# australia - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From The42 'A massive opportunity missed' - IRFU turn down offer of women's Test series in Australia Disappointing

'A massive opportunity missed' - IRFU turn down offer of women's Test series in Australia

Former Ireland international Sophie Spence has spoken out on the decision.

From The42 Cork-connected Wallabies out-half Foley lauds Cheika's influence Familiar Face

Cork-connected Wallabies out-half Foley lauds Cheika's influence

The former Leinster head coach has brought his squad together despite a period of transition.

# australia - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From The42 No Rory Best but Schmidt's options can allow Ireland to make strong start Leaders

No Rory Best but Schmidt's options can allow Ireland to make strong start

Johnny Sexton is the favourite to take over the captaincy for the first Test against the Wallabies.

# australia - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 Ireland shake off the travel and get serious about Wallabies challenge Down To Business

Ireland shake off the travel and get serious about Wallabies challenge

Careful planning has helped Ireland to beat the effects of jet lag in Australia.

# australia - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The42 Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland Homework

Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland

Scrum-half Will Genia has done his homework on the visiting Six Nations champions.

# australia - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The42 Crusaders star could still feature against Ireland despite Wallabies omission For Pete's Sake

Crusaders star could still feature against Ireland despite Wallabies omission

Melbourne-born flanker Pete Samu is eligible for Australia but needs NZR’s agreement to play.

# australia - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From The42 Australia's Reece Hodge believes Ireland are 'the form team in the world' Summer Tests

Australia's Reece Hodge believes Ireland are 'the form team in the world'

The Wallabies face Joe Schmidt’s side in a three-Test series, starting in Brisbane on 9 June.

# australia - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Home and Away actress Cornelia Frances dies aged 77 RIP

Home and Away actress Cornelia Frances dies aged 77

She was best known for playing Morag Bellingham.

From The42 Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum Tourists

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.

# australia - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine Banned

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine

James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.

# australia - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From The42 Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia Summer Tour

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.

From The42 'I'd like to think that I have a lot more to give' - Leinster's Larmour looking up Wonderkid

'I'd like to think that I have a lot more to give' - Leinster's Larmour looking up

The 20-year-old will travel to Australia but hopes to finish his Leinster season with another medal.

Australian archbishop steps down after being found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Wilson, who faces up to two years in jail, said today he was stepping aside from his church duties.

From The42 Uncapped Byrne and Beirne in Ireland squad for summer tour to Australia After The Slam

Uncapped Byrne and Beirne in Ireland squad for summer tour to Australia

Also included is John Cooney after an outstanding season for Ulster since winning his first cap last summer.

# australia - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

Philip Wilson was accused of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

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