Australian Rules Football

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  • Was formed in the 1850s, when Tom Wills came up with the idea
  • Was first played in the areas of Melbourne and Victory
  • The first ever game of Australian Rules was between Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College. A game between the 2 has been played annually ever since, making it the world's longest running football annual competition
  • The sport originated from;
    • Rugby and Aboriginal Jumping game
    • Rugby and Gaelic Football
  • It was originally designed to be a training game for Australian cricketers…


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