Midwest Radio

Australia defeat Ireland to win International Rules Series

Ireland will travel home from Australia empty-handed after a gutsy second test performance came up short in Perth earlier today.

The Ireland side, captained by Mayo’s Aidan O'Shea, entered the game looking to claw back a 10-point deficit following last weekend's defeat but, after a good start, they wilted when Australia controlled the second half, and Ireland finished three points behind – the final score was Australia 53  Ireland 50.

Over 30,000 spectators watched the game.

Social

Midwest Radio 96.1fm | Clare St, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, Ireland Tel: +00353 (0) 818 300055 | Fax: +00353 (0) 9496 30285 | Email: studio@midwestradio.ie