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#Australia

# australia - Sunday 25 August, 2019

From The42 Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive Sensational

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive

England required perfection to keep their series afloat and got just that courtesy of the 28-year-old’s performance.

# australia - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From The42 NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA Huge Upset

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

# australia - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out Ignominy

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out

This was England’s lowest Ashes total since 1948 and the fourth time in 18 months they had been dismissed for under a hundred in a Test.

From The42 Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad Made The Cut

Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad

Jordan Petaia is among the 31 players who will be travelling to the tournament in Japan.

# australia - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From The42 Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan scores first goal for new club in Australia Going Well This post contains videos

Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan scores first goal for new club in Australia

The 37-year-old attacking midfielder started in Newcastle Jets’ win over Edgeworth.

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

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

# australia - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From The42 Hansen irked by 'dumb' indiscipline during All Blacks' thrashing of Wallabies Blacklash

Hansen irked by 'dumb' indiscipline during All Blacks' thrashing of Wallabies

New Zealand retained the Bledisloe Cup thanks to today’s 36-0 victory against Australia at Eden Park.

From The42 All Blacks issue emphatic response in five-try trouncing of scoreless Wallabies Revenge This post contains videos

All Blacks issue emphatic response in five-try trouncing of scoreless Wallabies

The overwhelming victory came just seven days after New Zealand’s record loss to the Australians.

# australia - Friday 16 August, 2019

Pacific leaders criticise Australia for undermining a message on global warming

The annual Pacific Island Forum ended last night with the group’s members at odds over climate change.

# australia - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 'Hungry' Wallabies stick with winning formula for All Blacks Men At Work

'Hungry' Wallabies stick with winning formula for All Blacks

Australia have made one change to their starting team to face New Zealand, with Adam Coleman replacing Rory Arnold.

# australia - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Four UK men arrested as Aussie police seize €55 million worth of 'highest purity recorded' MDMA

Police say the powder was destined to be processed into 12 million ecstasy pills to be sold across Australia.

# australia - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man Australia This post contains videos

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man

The man, aged 21, is believed to have killed a woman before going on the rampage in the city.

# australia - Monday 12 August, 2019

From The42 Jones takes aim at World Rugby over 'ridiculous' Barrett red card Blacks Shook

Jones takes aim at World Rugby over 'ridiculous' Barrett red card

England’s head coach took a swipe at the governing body over the tackle laws after their win against Wales.

# australia - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From The42 'Next week it's do or die' - Read laments missed tackles as All Blacks concede record points haul Tonking

'Next week it's do or die' - Read laments missed tackles as All Blacks concede record points haul

Australia beat New Zealand 47-26 in the Rugby Championship and All Blacks captain Kieran Read pulled no punches in his assessment.

# australia - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From The42 Cheika dismisses Hansen's 'Mickey Mouse' jibe ahead of All Blacks clash Rivalry

Cheika dismisses Hansen's 'Mickey Mouse' jibe ahead of All Blacks clash

The New Zealand coach made the remarks at a charity event earlier this year.

From The42 O'Connor to make first Wallabies start since 2013 in Bledisloe opener Bad Boy

O'Connor to make first Wallabies start since 2013 in Bledisloe opener

Michael Cheika has made four changes for Saturday’s showdown

# australia - Sunday 4 August, 2019

From The42 Australia dominate England in Ashes opener Victory

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

# australia - Friday 2 August, 2019

From The42 Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat The Ashes This post contains videos

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat

England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.

From The42 Major boost for Wallabies as Pocock returns for All Blacks clash Perth Glory

Major boost for Wallabies as Pocock returns for All Blacks clash

Teenager Jordan Petaia has also been included in the Australia squad for next week’s game in Perth.

# australia - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From The42 Folau begins legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and Waratahs Courts And Prayers

Folau begins legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and Waratahs

After failing to reach a settlement figure with Rugby Australia and the Waratahs, Israel Folau will go to court.

From The42 Goal-line drop-outs and 50:22 law to be trialled in Australia's NRC Held Up

Goal-line drop-outs and 50:22 law to be trialled in Australia's NRC

The new season kicks off on 31 August.

# australia - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# australia - Monday 29 July, 2019

Australian police search for two Irish men after two others seriously injured in car crash

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# australia - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From The42 Lealiifano enjoys winning Wallabies comeback against dismal Pumas Rebound This post contains videos

Lealiifano enjoys winning Wallabies comeback against dismal Pumas

The former Ulster man chipped in with 11 points as Australia got the better of Argentina.

From The42 'The dream is to get a professional contract, whether it be here or at home' Irish Abroad

'The dream is to get a professional contract, whether it be here or at home'

Irish out-half Seán Kearns has been in excellent form in the Shute Shield in Australia.

# australia - Friday 26 July, 2019

Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia

Seamus Walsh had been living in Australia for several years with his young family.

Cabinet approves plans to train two Air Corps pilots in Australia in bid to address retention crisis

There are around 100 Air Corps pilots in the force.

# australia - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney Australia This post contains videos

Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney

A police car sustained significant damage in the incident, but no one was injured.

From The42 'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies Second Chance

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies

Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.

# australia - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'

Police described the crime scene as one of the “most horrific” they had ever seen.

# australia - Saturday 20 July, 2019

From The42 Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks Boks

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

The Rugby Championship got underway in Johannesburg.

From The42 Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup Win Or Bust

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

From The42 James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal Prodigal Son

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal

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

From The42 Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years Comeback

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

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.

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker

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

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

From The42 Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup Big In Japan

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

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

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.