About the AFL

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Australian Football has a long and interesting history and is Australia's only truly national game. It is a game for everyone – from whatever background and of all shapes, sizes and genders. There is a place for tall people, short people, fast people and not so fast people. There are teams and competitions all over Australia, so no matter where you live you can find a club to play for or support.

To find out more about the history of Australian Football, some interesting facts, the basic rules or about the current Australian Football League (AFL) clubs select a button below.

History

History

Australian Football dates back to the mid 1800s. Find out how it has become the game we watch and play today.

 
Fantastic facts

Fantastic facts

Learn some interesting facts about the game of Australian Football.

 
AFL basics

AFL basics

Are you new to Australian Football? Familiarise yourself with the basics.

 
About AFL clubs

About AFL clubs

All you need to know about each AFL club.