1998 International Rules Series

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1998 International Rules Series
Event International Rules Series
Ireland win series 128–118 on aggregate
First Test
Date 11 October 1998
Venue Croke Park, Dublin, County Dublin
Referee Michael Curley (Ireland)
Andrew Coates (Australia)
Attendance 22,900
Second Test
Date 18 October 1998
Venue Croke Park, Dublin, County Dublin
Referee Michael Curley (Ireland)
Andrew Coates (Australia)
Attendance 35,221
1990
1999

The 1998 International Rules Series was the fifth annual series between Gaelic footballers from the Gaelic Athletic Association and Australian rules footballers from the Australian Football League and the first since it was cancelled in 1990. It was part of a four-year agreement.[1] Ireland and Australia both won a game however Ireland won the overall series by 10 points in aggregate.[2]

Results[edit]

Both tests were played at GAA Headquarters (Croke Park in Dublin). The total series attendance was 58,121.

Sources for the following details: Footy Stats[3]
Source for scores in the second test: International Rules Gold (TG4)[4]

First Test[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 Total
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland 0.5.4 (19) 1.9.6 (39) 2.11.9 (54) 2.13.10 (61)
Flag of Australia.svg Australia 0.2.2 (8) 0.8.4 (28) 0.11.8 (41) 2.13.11 (62)
Australia won by 1 point
Date Sunday, 11 October 1998
Scoring (IRL) Goals: McCabe, Donnellan

Overs: Stynes 4, Canavan 3, McCabe 2, Foley 2, Donnellan, Fallon

Scoring (AUS) Goals: Neitz, Eagleton

Overs: Carey 4, Lloyd 4, Neitz, Everitt, Camporeale, Farmer, Crawford

Best IRL: McCabe, McDermott, B. Stynes, Canavan

AUS: Buckley, Smith, Carey, Neitz, Silvagni

Injuries Nil
Venue Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland
Attendance 22,900
Referees / Umpires Michael Curley (Ireland)
Andrew Coates (Australia)
Match report

Second Test[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 Total
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland  ?.?.? 2.7.4 (37) 4.9.7 (58) 4.12.7 (67)
Flag of Australia.svg Australia  ?.?.? 2.6.6 (36) 2.8.10 (46) 2.10.14 (56)
Ireland won by 11 points
Date Sunday, 11 October 1998
Scoring (IRL) Goals: Canavan, Fallon, de Paor, Donnellan

Overs: Canavan 3, Fallon 2, Stynes 2, Daly, Cavlan, Kenny, Lockhart, Tohill

Scoring (AUS) Goals: Harvey, Camporeale

Overs: Holland 2, Eagleton 2, Ricciuto 2, Buckley, Stevens, Lloyd, Stynes

Best IRL: Canavan, McDermott, Fallon, Donnellan, McConnell

AUS: Hart, Holland, Buckley, Carey, Ricciuto, Silvagni, Wellman

Injuries Nil
Venue Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland
Attendance 35,221
Referees / Umpires Michael Curley (Ireland)
Andrew Coates (Australia)
Match report

Squads[edit]

Source: Official Series match-day programme[5]

Australia Ireland
Num. Name Team Position Num. Name Team Position
N/A Leigh Matthews N/A Head coach N/A Colm O'Rourke Meath Manager
1 Stephen Silvagni Carlton Goalkeeper 1 Finbarr McConnell Tyrone Goalkeeper
2 Nick Holland Hawthorn 2 Peter Canavan Tyrone Vice Captain[6]
3 Matthew Lloyd Essendon 3 Kieran McGeeney Armagh
5 Nathan Buckley Collingwood 4 Diarmuid Marsden Armagh
6 Sean Wellman Essendon 5 Anthony Tohill Derry
8 Anthony Stevens North Melbourne 6 Seán Marty Lockhart Derry
9 Shane Crawford Hawthorn 7 Brendan Devenney Donegal
10 Peter Everitt St Kilda 8 Paul Brewster Fermanagh
11 Jim Stynes Melbourne 9 Dermot McCabe Cavan
12 Todd Viney Melbourne 10 Darren Fay Meath
14 Nathan Eagleton Port Adelaide 11 James Nallen Mayo
15 David Neitz Melbourne 12 Colm Parkinson Laois
16 Scott Camporeale Carlton 13 Derry Foley Tipperary
17 Nigel Smart Adelaide 14 Finbar Cullen Offaly
18 Wayne Carey North Melbourne Captain 15 John Kenny Offaly
19 Rohan Smith Western Bulldogs 16 Brian Stynes Dublin
20 Jeff Farmer Melbourne 17 Séamus Moynihan Kerry
21 Shaun Rehn Adelaide 18 John McDermott Meath Captain
22 Wayne Campbell Richmond 19 Jarlath Fallon Galway
24 Brad Johnson Western Bulldogs 20 Michael Donnellan Galway
32 Mark Ricciuto Adelaide 21 Niall Buckley Kildare
34 Ben Hart Adelaide 22 Seán Óg de Paor Galway
35 Robert Harvey St Kilda 23 Colm McManaman Mayo
24 Glen Ryan Kildare
25 Kevin O'Brien Wicklow
26 Martin Daly Clare
27 Jim McGuinness Donegal
28 Eoin Gormley Tyrone
29 Gerard Cavlan Tyrone
30 Kevin Walsh Galway
31 Seán Ó Domhnaill Galway
Michael Magill Down Standby
Damien Donlon Roscommon Standby

Jim Stynes Medal – Stephen Silvagni

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tarik's International Rules Football". Archived from the original on 22 March 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  2. ^ "International Rules – Series 5 – 1998 – Ireland". Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  3. ^ Ireland v Australia 1998
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Squads". 1998 International Rules Series programme (DBA Publications Limited.). 11 & 18 October 1998. 
  6. ^ An uncompromising success November 1998

External links[edit]