Adam Goodes

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Ryan Crowley of Australia and Paul Barden during the second test in 2006. Irish players were attacked before the throw-in and the first quarter was stunningly violent. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It is symptomatic of the stop-start nature of more recent International Rules series that the biggest crowds to attend the games came in the earlier s(...)

Adam Goodes of the Sydney Swans kicks the ball at goal during his return to AFL action in the game against Geelong Cats  at Simonds Stadium  in Geelong. Photograph: Michael Dodge/AFL Media/Getty Images

For the first time in two years, Simonds Stadium was sold out as more than 28,000 AFL fans turned out to Geelong, about 75km south-west of Melbourne, (...)

Adam Goodes in  Croke Park in 2010. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

I had just turned 40 and was harnessed to the parapet of the Sydney harbour bridge when I first encountered banal, casual, wounding racism first hand.(...)

Australian rules football star Adam Goodes, who is contemplating retirement from the game because of continuing racial abuse. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Adam Goodes should be playing tonight for the Sydney Swans, but instead he is thinking about retiring from the Australian Football League. The 35-yea(...)

Australia captain Adam Goodes lifts  the Cormac McAnallen Cup at Croke Park in October 2010 after victory over Ireland in the    International Rules Series. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Aboriginal footballer and anti-racism campaigner Adam Goodes is contemplating retirement because of the jeering he has been subjected to over the las(...)

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the resumption of the International Rules series, although there have been some bumps along the way such as this dispute between the sides in 1998. IPhotograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

In a way it’s miraculous that the International Rules series is getting ready to mark the 15th anniversary of its modern resumption back in 1998 and i(...)