AFL, or Aussie Rules, is Australia’s own game. Drawing on the skills of the Indigenous game of marngrook, AFL is popular with people from all walks of life. Women are making their mark, and boys and girls can join teams and enjoy playing the game from an early age. Find out all the rules, and see how the nation’s leading players have helped develop the game into a sport for everyone.
This dynamic series focuses on popular sports played in Australia today. With particular emphasis on the sport's development within Australia, describing rules, forms of scoring, and the various levels of competition. Includes profiles of legendary players and competitors of the past and present and descriptions of the nation's greatest sporting moments. Information on skills, training and local groups will encourage young people to get involved.