The International Rules Series between Ireland and Australia will not take place this year, the GAA has announced.
However, two matches - played under 'compromise rules' based on Gaelic football and Aussie Rules - are to be staged in Australia in 2017.
For the last two years there have been one-off games between the nations, but the two-match format is being revived.
Ireland are the holders of the Cormac McAnallen Cup, Joe Kernan's team having won 56-52 in Dublin in November.
"It was not possible to organise a two-game series in Australia this year and we have decided to take a long-term view of the series and press pause for 2016," said GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail.
"The success of the last two series has been based on the ability of both teams to attract the finest talent, making for close, competitive and entertaining games."