Chris Scott

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 Australia’s Robbie Tarrant spoils the mark for Aidan O’Shea in the second Test of the international rules series, which ended in two defeats for Ireland. Photograph:   Paul Kane/Getty Images

Australia 53 [0-15-8] Ireland 50 [2-10-8] Australia win series 2-0 The irony is that, as the international series continues to bob above the surface,(...)

Joe Kernan has criticised the refereeing in Ireland’s second test defeat to Australia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland manager Joe Kernan has criticised the match officials in Saturday’s second international rules test in Perth. Although he accepted that the be(...)

Ireland International Rules players Shane Walsh, Killian Clarke and Niall Sludden on Cottesloe Beach near Perth,  Western Australia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Second Test: Australia v Ireland, Domain Stadium, Perth. Throw-in Saturday, 16.45 Australian Western Standard Time [8.45 Irish time] Conflicting emot(...)

Ireland’s Pearce Hanley in action at Sunday’s  International Rules series first Test against Australia. Hanley is ruled out of the second Test due to injury. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland face into a second Test in Perth trailing by 10 points, a deficit that has never been overturned in the history of the series. The most encour(...)

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(...)

Ireland International Rules squad manager Joe Kernan: “We stopped doing the simple things. In the fourth quarter, we did the simple things again.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Easier said than done. Joe Kernan said that yes, indeed, there had been a focus in preparations on the third quarter and how influential it can be. Bu(...)

 Australian coach Chris Scott, Australian captain Shaun Burgoyne, Ireland’s catain Aidan O’Shea with the Cormac McAnnellen Trophy and Ireland coach Joe Kernan. Photograph: Mark Brake/Getty Images

For the final media event before Sunday’s first test in the Adelaide Oval, the captains and coaches convened on the Torrens River Footbridge, which co(...)

Zach Tuohy during Ireland International Rules  training in  Melbourne, Australia. Photograph:   Getty Images

Since leaving Laois to make his AFL debut in 2011, Zach Tuohy has gone about the business of becoming one of the top Irish players in Australia with a(...)

Mayo man Pearce Hanley (right) in action for the Gold Coast. The player believes the 2017 Ireland v Australia series will be an even contest. Photograph:   Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images

It’s been a difficult year for Pearce Hanley. Sidelined with injury for a spell this season, he was also allowed compassionate leave by his club Gold (...)

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(...)