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International Rules – Ireland Establish Comfortable Lead Ahead Of Second Test With The Aussies

Ireland recorded an easy victory in the opening fixture

Ireland recorded an easy victory in the opening fixture


Ireland 57 – 35 Australia

Ireland started this game exceptionally well and made great use of the mark to kick off a strong lead by getting plenty of three pointers in this game,equivalent to scoring a point in Gaelic terms. Ireland depended heavily on their free taking from the marks they received once catching the ball and scored a lot of these to give them a strong lead of 17 points to 4 in the first quarter. it looked like they were going to embarrass the Australians on the scoreline at one stage as their lead increased to 28 points to 9 at one stage. Continue reading

International Rules: Ireland Could Annihilate The Aussies

Michael Murphy named as Ireland Captain

International Rules Series 2013

Ireland v Australia

This is a game that has sparked fierce debate over the last few years primarily in relation to fighting and the tough nature of some incidents in this fixture. The Australians are sending an all indigenous team to take on the Irish in Breffni Park in County Cavan this Saturday.

Over the last few years the visitors tend to fare better than their counterparts but I think this series needs to be entertaining and some worth watching rather than players throwing punches or unneccessary incidents which could lead to this game being scrapped altogether.  I would fancy the Irish lads to be more skilful than the Aussies, but they must not let the nature of the Australian type tackle ruin this fixture. Continue reading

Irish International Rules Panel Announced

Michael Murphy named as Ireland Captain

Irish International Rules manager Paul Earley has confirmed his provisional panel for the upcoming International Rules series with Australia to be played in Cavan and Dublin on October 19 and 26 respectively.

Mayo have the largest single representation on the panel with four followed by Cork, Donegal, Laois and All-Ireland champions Dublin who all have three each.

In total, 15 counties are represented on a panel of 29 that is expected to be cut back next week ahead of the opening test at Kingspan Breffni Park. Continue reading