AFL stars Patrick Dangerfield, Scott Pendlebury, Gary Ablett, Nathan Fyfe and Joel Selwood will headline the Australian International Rules team set to seek redemption for Australia’s 2015 loss at Croke Park.
Both games will broadcast on the Seven Network – the first on Sunday November 12 and the second on Saturday November 18.
Geelong coach Chris Scott will be coaching the Aussies, along with brother Brad Scott and Fremantle coach Ross Lyon, as Australia aims to win the series for the first time since 2010.
Australia’s International Rules squad for the two Test series on home soil at Adelaide Oval and Perth’s Domain Stadium is Gary Ablett (Geelong), Eddie Betts (Adelaide Crows), Travis Boak (Port Adelaide), Shaun Burgoyne (Hawthorn), Patrick Dangerfield (Geelong Cats), Nathan Fyfe (Fremantle), Brendon Goddard (Essendon), Michael Hibberd (Melbourne), Rory Laird (Adelaide Crows), Zach 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).
Geelong’s Zach Tuohy and Gold Coast’s Pearce Hanley have been named in Ireland’s squad set to battle Australia and retain the Cormac McAnellen Trophy.
Basil Zempilas will host and call both International Rules Test matches. In Adelaide, Mark Soderstrom will call alongside Zempilas, while Mark Bickley and Tadhg Kennelly will provide expert comments. In Perth, Mark Readings will also call the action, while Peter Bell and Tadhg Kennelly will be in expert commentary.