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International Rules Football | Ireland v Australia 1998-2006

International Rules Series 1998

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
11.10.98Croke Park, DublinAustralia2-13-11 (62)Ireland2-13-10 (61)
18.10.98Croke Park, DublinIreland4-12-7 (67)Australia2-10-14 (56)

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Ireland won two-game series 128-118 on aggregate

International Rules Series 1999

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
07.10.99MelbourneIreland2-16-10 (70)Australia0-16-14 (62)
15.10.99AdelaideIreland1-11-13 (52)Australia2-12-4 (52)

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Ireland won two-game series 122-114 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2000

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
08.10.00Croke Park, DublinAustralia0-14-13 (55)Ireland1-11-8 (47)
15.10.00Croke Park, DublinAustralia2-15-11 (68)Ireland1-12-9 (51)

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Australia won two-game series 123-98 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2001

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
12.10.01MelbourneIreland2-13-8 (53)Australia1-13-9 (59)
19.10.01?Ireland2-17-8 (71)Australia1-13-7 (52)

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Ireland won two-game series 130-105 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2002

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
13.10.02Croke Park, DublinAustralia2-15-8 (65)Ireland1-14-10 (58)
20.10.02Croke Park, DublinAustralia1-11-3 (42) Ireland1-8-12 (42)

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Australia won two-game series 107-100 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2003

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
24.10.03PerthAustralia3-10-8 (56)Ireland1-10-10 (46)
31.10.03MelbourneIreland2-9-9 (48) Australia1-10-9 (45)

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Australia won two-game series 101-94 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2004

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
17.10.04Croke Park, DublinIreland3-17-8 (77)Australia1-9-8 (41)
24.10.04Croke Park, DublinIreland1-13-10 (56) Australia0-13-2 (41)

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Ireland won two-game series 133-82 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2005

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
21.10.05PerthAustralia2-27-7 (100)Ireland3-11-13 (64)
28.10.05MelbourneAustralia0-18-9 (63) Ireland0-11-9 (42)

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Australia won two-game series 163-106 on aggregate

International Rules Series 2006

DateVenueWinnerScoreRunner-upScore
28.10.06GalwayIreland1-12-6 (48)Australia1-9-7 (40)
05.11.06Croke Park, DublinAustralia3-15-6 (69) Ireland0-7-10 (31)

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Australia won two-game series 107-100 on aggregate

Report

The International Rules Series between Ireland and Australia was revived as a two-game series in 1998, played annually. Ireland won the series in 1998 & 1999, before Australia took the 2000 series. Ireland won their third in four years in 2001, and then Australia won 4 out of five series between 2002 and 2006, with Ireland only winning in 2004.

From then on the series was held every two years.

Bibliography

  <p>[1] GAA (2017) - <em>"The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games - Full GAA Records from 1887 to 2017 Inclusive</em> DBA Publications Limted, Dublin. Pg. 405</p>

Sources

[4] (2000) Martin Breheny. “Australia 0-14-13 (55) Ireland 1-11-08 (47)” Irish Independent. Monday, October 9, 2000. pg. 28-29

[5] (2000) Martin Breheny. “Australia 2-15-11 (68) Ireland 1-12-09 (51)”Irish Independent. Monday, October 16, 2000. pg. 26-27

Websites

[10] Footy Stamps (2006) History of International Rules [Internet] Available from: http://www.footystamps.com/ot_int_rules.htm [Accessed 10 September 2018]

Images

[16] Donegal Daily (2017) GAA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.donegaldaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/gaa-logo.png [Accessed 2 December 2017]

[17] Wikipedia (2017) AFL Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/e4/Australian_Football_League.svg/1280px-Australian_Football_League.svg.png [Accessed 2 December 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Anton Pippo O’Grady, Ireland .

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 21 August 2019

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