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 Action from the round one AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Sydney Swans at the Adelaide Oval on March 21st. Photograph: Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

There’s surreal and there’s playing professional sport in an empty stadium surreal. Colin O’Riordan and his Sydney Swans team were in the Adelaide Ova(...)

Ireland players show their dejection after defeat in the first International Rules Test  at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/inpho

There was a strong view, substantiated by the evidence of the two most recent contests for the Cormac McAnallen Cup, that Yesterday’s Test in the Ade(...)

Paul Geaney with Sean Powter arrive in Melbourne. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland’s international rules squad arrived in Melbourne on Monday evening for a couple of days’ preparation before heading to Adelaide for Sunday’s f(...)

The Cormac McAnallen Cup will be up for grabs in November. Photograph: Inpho

This year’s two International Rules tests between Ireland and Australia will be hosted in Adelaide and Perth. The AFL confirmed the two venues on Tue(...)

The scoreboard after Argentina defeated Ireland at the 1999 World Cup. Photo: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

1999 Rugby World Cup Argentina 28 Ireland 24 – October 20th, Stade Félix Bollaert, Lens Ireland make a holy show of themselves. Really it had been co(...)

Australia beat Namibia 142-0 in the pool stages of the 2003 World Cup, a record winning margin. Photograph: Getty

Ah, poor old Namibia. Veterans of four World Cups but without a win in 15 attempts, the Welwitschias are very much the tournament’s whipping boys. Nam(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons looks set to take over the West Indies job. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

Phil Simmons is expected to sign a contract to take over as West Indies coach in the coming days, bringing an end to a successful eight-year term with(...)

Ireland players  celebrate the wicket of Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad during the 2015 Cricket World Cup Pool B match between Pakistan and Ireland at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP

We had some time to prepare for what was the most important game for Irish cricket to date. Having played three games in eight days, combined with six(...)

Australia’s Michael Clarke (left) hits a shot past England’s Ian Bell. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A disciplined England attack shrugged off the challenge of a bland Adelaide Oval wicket to limit Australia to 273-5 and leave the second Ashes test de(...)