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GEELONG-bound Gold Coast superstar Gary Ablett is one of nine debutants in Australia's 17-man squad to face Ireland in the Virgin Australia International Rules Series in November. 

Ireland holds the Cormac McAnnellen Trophy thanks to its victory in the one-off Test at Croke Park in Dublin two years ago. 

Matches will be played at Adelaide Oval on Sunday, November 12 and Perth's Domain Stadium on Saturday, November 18. 

Geelong coach Chris Scott is in charge of the Australian side, with support from his brother Brad Scott and Fremantle's Ross Lyon. 

Ticket prices for both venues start at $25 for adults and $50 for a family ticket. 


Gary Ablett (Gold Coast Suns),
Eddie Betts (Adelaide Crows),
Travis Boak (Port Adelaide),
Shaun Burgoyne (Hawthorn),
Patrick Dangerfield (Geelong Cats),
Nathan Fyfe (Fremantle),
Brendon Goddard (Essendon),
Toby Greene (GWS Giants),
Michael Hibberd (Melbourne),
Rory Laird (Adelaide Crows),
Zac Merrett (Essendon),
Scott Pendlebury (Collingwood),
Paddy Ryder(Port Adelaide),
Joel Selwood (Geelong Cats),
Rory Sloane (Adelaide Crows),
Chad Wingard (Port Adelaide),
Dayne Zorko (Brisbane Lions).

Good, can't think of a dumber event

Stupid game, stupid concept

Absolutely brilliant that there are no Tigers in the squad  :clapping

Complete waste of time & money....

...having said that ,  wouldn't mind seeing Gaelic Football introduced in some way as part of the develpment pathway of players ...the Irish players always seem to have superior footskills...... :shh

ive always enjoyed it.


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