The worlds greatest sport, also known as Aussie Rules and Australian football.
Fast paced, it incorporates the best aspects of all the football codes and the likes of basketball and boxing (unofficially).
It dates back to Melbourne in the 1800s.
Its premier league is in Australia and is the AFL. Amateur leagues exist in many countries including the USA, UK, Denmark, Germany, South Africa, Argentina, New Zealand and the list goes on.
The first amateur world cup, called the International Cup was held in 2002. The second will occur in 2005.
In Australia it is the prominent sport in Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory. The ACT and Queensland are coming around, but Sydney still needs work.
It draws greater crowds than Australia's other football codes on a club level (as Australia only plays Aussie Rules once-yearly in compromise rules against Ireland). The Grand Final draws a crowd of 100,000 people.
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