Australian Rules Football

When it comes to sport, Australia's pride and joy is definitely Australian Rules Football. No matter where you are in the world, Australians are known for their game, 'Aussie rules footy'. The Australian Football League (AFL) is Australia's leading spectator sport, attracting more than six million spectators every year. The climax to the AFL year is the Coca-Cola AFL Grand Final played at the MCG in Melbourne on the last saturday of September, before a crowd of up to 100 000 people. Western Australia's home sides are the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers. For ticketing information visit Ticketmaster, come down to the game and enjoy a nice warm pie as your team kicks its way to victory!

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Western Australia has its football league, and it is known as Westar Rules or the WAFL. Westar Rules was formed in 1885, but was originally known as the Western Australian Football League. 1997 saw the introduction of the first new club for over 60 years in Peel Thunder that gives football supporters in the southern part of the state their own regional team. The current Westar roster consists of 9 clubs competing for the Premiership.

For more information about the AFL, you might want to try to visit their website which is at the following link. You might also want to try the West Australian Football Commission website, which will give you information about the local and State Football Clubs, just follow this link. If you fancy your chances at picking the winner, try some of these footy tipping sites - AFL Official Tipping - you might just make a small fortune!