Joel Selwood

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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(...)

The Australian team pose with the Cormac McAnallen trophy after winning game two and the seriesagainst  Ireland at Domain Stadium  in Perth, Australia. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Australia 53 [0-15-8] Ireland 50 [2-10-8] - Australia win series 2-0 As the curtain came down on the 2017 series and Australia celebrated regaining t(...)

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(...)

Kerry’s Mark O’Connor celebrates with the trophy after Kerry’s victory in the 2015 All-Ireland minor football championship final . Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mark O’Connor will make his AFL debut on Saturday, just a matter of months after playing his first official game of Aussie Rules. The former Kerry pr(...)

Australian players pose with the Cormac McAnallen Cup after winning the International Rules Test with Ireland at Paterson Stadium  in Perth. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

The husband of murdered Irish woman Jill Meagher presented the Cormac McAnallen trophy to Australia’s winning captain Joel Selwood after this morni(...)

Former AFL player Michael Quinn believes that Patrick Dangerfield could prove a handful for Ireland in Saturday’s match in Perth.  Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Given its hybrid dynamic, success in the International Rules series has always been dictated by an ability to adapt, something former Essendon and now(...)

(From left) David Moran, Aiden O’Shea, Colm O’Shea, Colm O’Neill and Niall Morgan arrive in Melbourne for Ireland’s International Rules Test series with Australia. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Ireland team arrived in Melbourne last night for Sunday’s practice match in the lead-up to next week’s Test in Perth, which may well be the last I(...)