Dublin-born Aussie Rules star, Jim Stynes, is to be honoured with a statue in Melbourne. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Aussie Rules player Jim Stynes is to be commemorated with a bronze statue outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia. (...)

 Tony Armstrong and Eddie Betts of the AFL Australian International Rules team speak with the media after a training session at Croke Park. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

Tadhg Kennelly says that the international rules series, which starts on Saturday with the first test in Cavan, is a testament to the late Jim Stynes,(...)

Michael Murphy of Ireland tackles David Wojcinski of Australia during the International Rules Series between Australia and Ireland at Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2011 in Melbourne. Photograph: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images

The GAA have not been approached officially or informally by the AFL about the possibility that this year’s international rules series could be(...)