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International Rules Football | Ireland v Australia 1984-2017

 

International Rules Series 1984

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
21.10.84 Cork Australia 2-15-13 (70) Ireland 4-8-9 (57)
28.10.84 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 3-18-8 (80) Australia 1-18-16 (76)
04.11.84 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 76 Ireland 71
Australia won three-game series 2-1

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International Rules Series 1986

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
11.10.86 Perth Australia 1-14-16 (64) Ireland 5-5-12 (57)
19.10.86 Melbourne Ireland 3-10-14 (62) Australia 1-10-10 (46)
24.10.86 Adelaide Ireland 4-8-7 (55) Australia 0-7-11 (32)
Ireland won three-game series 2-1

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International Rules Series 1987

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
18.10.87 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 3-7-14 (53) Australia 1-11-12 (51)
25.10.87 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 3-14-12 (72) Ireland 3-6-11 (47)
01.11.87 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 0-14-17 (59) Ireland 1-13-10 (55)
Australia won three-game series 2-1

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International Rules Series 1990

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
02.11.90 Melbourne Ireland 0-12-11 (47) Australia 0-10-8 (38)
10.11.90 Canberra Ireland 3-9-7 (52) Australia 0-7-10 (31)
17.11.90 Perth Australia 0-13-11 (50) Ireland 0-12-8 (44)
Ireland won three-game series 2-1

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International Rules Series 1998

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
11.10.98 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 2-13-11 (62) Ireland 2-13-10 (61)
18.10.98 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 4-12-7 (67) Australia 2-10-14 (56)
Ireland won two-game series 128-118 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 1999

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
07.10.99 Melbourne Ireland 2-16-10 (70) Australia 0-16-14 (62)
15.10.99 Adelaide Ireland 1-11-13 (52) Australia 2-12-4 (52)
Ireland won two-game series 122-114 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2000

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
08.10.00 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 0-14-13 (55) Ireland 1-11-8 (47)
15.10.00 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 2-15-11 (68) Ireland 1-12-9 (51)
Australia won two-game series 123-98 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2001

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
12.10.01 Melbourne Ireland 2-13-8 (53) Australia 1-13-9 (59)
19.10.01 Ireland 2-17-8 (71) Australia 1-13-7 (52)
Ireland won two-game series 130-105 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2002

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
13.10.02 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 2-15-8 (65) Ireland 1-14-10 (58)
20.10.02 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 1-11-3 (42) Ireland 1-8-12 (42)
Australia won two-game series 107-100 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2003

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
24.10.03 Perth Australia 3-10-8 (56) Ireland 1-10-10 (46)
31.10.03 Melbourne Ireland 2-9-9 (48) Australia 1-10-9 (45)
Australia won two-game series 101-94 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2004

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
17.10.04 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 3-17-8 (77) Australia 1-9-8 (41)
24.10.04 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 1-13-10 (56) Australia 0-13-2 (41)
Ireland won two-game series 133-82 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2005

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
21.10.05 Perth Australia 2-27-7 (100) Ireland 3-11-13 (64)
28.10.05 Melbourne Australia 0-18-9 (63) Ireland 0-11-9 (42)
Australia won two-game series 163-106 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2006

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
28.10.06 Galway Ireland 1-12-6 (48) Australia 1-9-7 (40)
05.11.06 Croke Park, Dublin Australia 3-15-6 (69) Ireland 0-7-10 (31)
Australia won two-game series 107-100 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2008

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
24.10.08 Perth Ireland 45 Australia 44
31.10.08 Melbourne Ireland 57 Australia 53
Ireland won two-game series 102-97 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2010

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
Australia 47 Ireland 40
30.10.10 Croke Park Australia 0-14-13 (55) Ireland 1-11-13 (52)
Australia won 102-92 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2011

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
28.10.11 Melbourne Ireland 4-17-5 (80) Australia 1-8-6 (36)
04.11.11 Gold Coast Ireland 1-13-5 (50) Australia 0-7-8 (29)
Ireland won 130-65 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2013

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
19.10.13 Breffni Park, Cavan Ireland 57 Australia 35
26.10.13 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 116 Australia 37
Ireland won two-game series 173-72 on aggregate

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International Rules Series 2014

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
22.11.14 Perth Australia 56 Ireland 46
Australia won single-game series

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International Rules Series 2015

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
21.11.15 Croke Park, Dublin Ireland 56 Australia 52
Ireland won single-game series

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International Rules Series 2017

 

Date Venue Winner Runner-up
12.11.17 Adelaide Australia 2-13-12 (63) Ireland 1-13-8 (53)
18.11.17 Perth Australia 0-15-8 (53) Ireland 2-10-8 (50)
Australia won 116-103 on aggregate

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Bibliography

 

[1] GAA (2017) – “The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games – Full GAA Records from 1887 to 2017 Inclusive DBA Publications Limted, Dublin. Pg. 405

[2] (1999) Smith, Raymond (editor). The Sunday Independent ACCBANK Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games. pg. 530.

[3] (2002) Ulster GAA. Ulster Games 2002 Annual. “Results”. pg. 71.

 

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

[6] (2013) “Aussies’ fatal flaw is just not being up to it”. Irish Independent. Monday, October 21, 2013. pg. Sport 10-11

[7] (2013) “‘ It was like U-13 team playing against u-18s'”. Irish Independent. Monday, October 28, 2013. pg. 48-49

[8] (2014) “Ireland fail in basics as Aussies kick on for glory”. Irish Independent. Monday, November 24, 2014. pg. 48-49

[9] (2015) “Ireland’s Call as Kernan’s men outgun Aussies”. Irish Independent. Monday, November 23, 2015. pg. 46/47

 

Websites

 

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

[11] Gaelic Athletic Association (2010) Australia reclaim Cormac McAnallen Cup [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaa.ie/news/australia-reclaim-cormac-mcanallen-cup/ [Accessed 14 December 2017]

[12] Gaelic Athletic Association (2011) Ireland ease to record Test win in Melbourne [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaa.ie/football/news/ireland-ease-record-test-win-melbourne/ [Accessed 14 December 2017]

[13] Gaelic Athletic Association (2011) Ireland win International Rules series [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaa.ie/football/news/ireland-win-international-rules-series/ [Accessed 14 December 2017]

[14] Gaelic Athletic Association (2017) Australia defeat Ireland in Adelaide [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaa.ie/football/news/australia-defeat-ireland-adelaide/ [Accessed 2 December 2017]

[15] Gaelic Athletic Association (2017) Brave Ireland beaten in Perth [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaa.ie/football/news/brave-ireland-beaten-perth/ [Accessed 2 December 2017]

 

 

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 Pippo O’Grady, Ireland .

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 23 September 2018

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and INAWSA 2018

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Resereved.

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