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IRFU Live Blog: Australia v Ireland

IRFU Live Blog: Australia v Ireland

Ireland have a quick-fire opportunity to avenge last Saturday’s nine-point first Test defeat when they lock horns again with Australia in colder conditions in Melbourne. Today’s second match of the summer tour kicks off at 8.05pm local time/11.05am Irish time – join us for our live blog, match stats and social media updates.

At home or abroad or in the stadium, the IRFU Live Blog will keep you up to date with live text commentary of Ireland’s second Test encounter with the Wallabies. Joe Schmidt’s men are aiming to bounce back from last weekend’s 18-9 defeat, with Jonathan Sexton, Garry Ringrose and Dan Leavy among the eight changes.

Match stats, player stats, live updates and photos from Australia v Ireland (kick-off 8.05pm local time/11.05am Irish time) will all be available on www.irishrugby.ie/live.

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Don’t miss any of the action and show your support for the 2018 Grand Slam winners, including potential new cap Tadhg Beirne, on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #AUSvIRL, #TeamOfUs and #ShouldertoShoulder.

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