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Australian  Football League

Tom Wills is considered the a founder of Australian Football. In 1857 Tom returned to Australia from England where he was a football captain of Rugby School as well as a brilliant cricketer. He introduced the game in Australia as … Read more

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General Sports Resources

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) offers athletes access to expert coaching, world-leading sports science and sports medicine services, state-of-the-art sports facilities, and opportunities for travel, work and study. It also makes available to talented junior and senior athletes over … Read more

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Fishing

AUSTRALIAN SPORTS LINKS Fishing Fishing is a past time that nearly everyone enjoys. It can relax you or frustrate you if the fish are not biting. It can also be a great time to bond. Enjoyed by fathers (and moms) … Read more

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National Rugby League

Rugby league began in 1895, teams were reduced from 15 to 13 players. In the 1908 season, the first Kangaroos (League) toured Great Britain. In 1910 rugby league became the premier winter sport for NSW and Queensland, expanding to other … Read more

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Australian  Sports Links

In this section of our website you will find pages with hundreds of links to a variety of Australian sports websites. Know of a good Australian sports website we should add ? Please use our suggestion form. Thanks, Mate! Sports for Athletes … Read more

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Yachting and Sailing

AUSTRALIAN SPORTS LINKS Yachting and Sailing 1983 marks a historic win in sailing when Alan Bond won the America Cup, the first time an Aussie team won. Representing the Royal Perth Yacht Club of Western Australia, Bond won with the … Read more

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Air Sports

On 18 March 1910 Harry Houdini while visiting Australia made the first controlled, powered flight of an airplane in Australia. He flew in a Voisin bi-plane at Digger’s Rest, Victoria. In case you’re wondering, no, it’s not the famous escape … Read more

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Athletes With A Disability

Many Australian organisations provide information and opportunities to the disabled who want to participate in recreational sports as well as seriously compete at top levels in their chosen sport. Although the level of support varies, most state athletics associations are … Read more

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Golf

Golf has been played in Australia since the 1830s, but the first official game of golf was first played 1847 at the Flagstaff Hill Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria. The club failed in 1851 because of the gold rush in … Read more

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Billiards, Pool, Snooker

Billiards, Pool, Snooker Australian Eight Ball Federation CueSportsAustralia SportPlay – techniques & training Pool Victoria SnookerAus WA Gov – Dimensions for Billiards, Pool and Snooker State Associations Illawarra Billiards & Snooker Assoc Newcastle District Billiards & Snooker Assoc North Western Billiards … Read more

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