Coming from a town that prides itself on being called "The City of Good Sports" we were encouraged to get out there and play as much sport as we could. I ended up playing Rugby League, Rugby Union, AFL (Australian Rules Football), Tennis, Cricket, Golf, Basketball and also represented my school in Hockey, Track and Softball. My favourite of all sports though is snowboarding. Oh and I'm a very very average surfer!!
It is close to rugby and American football with the tackling aspect, but there is no throwing the ball, so there is a lot of running, kicking and marking (catching). There are 2 small posts and 2 big posts at each end of the ground, scoring 6 points if you kick the ball through the big posts and 1 point through the small posts. The ground is the shape of an oval