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Earley anticipates stern testIreland manager Paul Earley says he is expecting a much tougher test from Australia this time round when his team travel down under in two weeks.
Lyon confirms Aussies' professional approachAustralia assistant coach Ross Lyon has said that they will be preparing for next month's International Rules Test in Perth against Ireland as though it were an AFL game.
One Kerry player on 2014 International Rules squadDavid Moran is All-Ireland champions Kerry's sole representative on the International Rules squad, which has been named this morning.
All-Stars: Kerry get five but O'Mahony loses outAll-Ireland champions Kerry have been rewarded with five places on the 2014 GAA GPA All-Stars football team.
Championship tweets: The Village celebratesIt's probably safe to assume that there is no shortage of sore heads around the country this morning following yesterday's club final schedule.
O'Rourke taken to task on twitterColm O'Rourke's Sunday Independent column ruffled quite a few feathers on social media yesterday.
Glynn a doubt for International Rules testA thumb injury has cast a doubt over Leighton Glynn's participation in the International Rules Series.
As it happens: Sunday Match TrackerThere's a busy day on the club scene in store throughout the country with no fewer than 12 county finals down for decision.
Hip injuries rule out Dublin duoDublin's Cian O'Sullivan and Paul Flynn have been ruled out of the International Rules series with hip problems.
Earley: IRS still a "big deal" for top playersPaul Earley insists Gaelic football's top players are as eager as ever to represent their country in the International Rules series.
Black card rule=more scoresStatistics released by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) show that the average number of points scored per game in this year's football championship was 9.5 per cent higher than last year.
Brogan waiting on Earley callBernard Brogan is hoping he will be considered for International Rules selection.
Rostrevor could unleash AFL starAFL star Caolan Mooney is being tipped to tog out for Rostrevor in tonight's crunch Down SFC clash with Mayobridge.
IRS rules changes: short kick-outs bannedThe GAA and AFL have confirmed modifications to the Laws of International Rules Football ahead of Ireland's visit to Perth where they will play a single test Series against the host country on November 22nd 2014.
Clarke rules himself out of IRSMarty Clarke won't be available to Ireland manager Paul Earley for November's International Rules series in Australia.
IRS facing the chopCentral Council is expected to vote against the continuation of the International Rules series on Saturday.
Earley expects ultra-competitive AussiesPaul Earley says this year's International Rules Series "will be very competitive"
IRS "has to work" - DuffyParaic Duffy says the International Rules Series won't continue unless this year's Test is a success.
Final throw of the dice for Rules seriesLiam O'Neill admits that the ailing International Rules series is running out of lives.
Aussies to select from the cream of the cropAussies Rules General Manager Mark Evans has outlined their commitment to revitalising the International Rules series by confirming they will select the cream of the AFL crop for this year's one-off test.
Winner-takes-all International Rules testIreland and Australia will play a one-off International Rules test later their year.
International Rules: one-game test mootedThe International Rules Series could be reduced to a one-game Test in 2014.
Tuohy sings Hanley's praisesZach Tuohy has great admiration for his AFL rival Pearse Hanley.
Stay of execution for International RulesThe International Rules series will take place later this year with the Australians expected to scrap their 'indigenous only' selection policy.
Byrne missing playing for LouthLouth's AFL recruit Ciaran Byrne admits he misses playing for the Wee County.