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We Went to an AFL Game!

On Sunday the 14th, the Fremantle Dockers played the Crows at the Subiaco Oval, and I sat far up in the crowd with my CIEE study abroad group, trying desperately to follow what was happening on the field. 1,189 more words

Living in Melbourne

When I told my friends in Melbourne that I’d be arriving there in late February, a common reaction was that it’s a shame that I’d be missing most of the summer. 784 more words


VIDEO: Here's a Brutal Clothesline Tackle From Aussie Rules Football

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North Melbourne’s Lindsay Thomas tackled Lachie Hunter of the Western Bulldogs during a recent AFL match. The tackle was awkward and high and looked very painful.

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Sports in Australia

Australians love their sports.  Pick up any daily and the front page invariably has a huge picture of yesterday’s match or event. Based on attendance figures, their top two sports are Australian Rules Football and horse racing. 234 more words

Aussie Rules Player Allegedly Threatened to Stab Woman With Chopsticks, Won't Face Charges

Dustin Martin is a 24-year old Aussie rules football player. He seems like a nice young man. Earlier this month, Martin was involved in an “incident” after he allegedly spent the day getting drunk at the Stereosonic music festival. 96 more words

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Retired Aussie Rules Footballer Takes Up Boxing, Leaves Ring on Stretcher in Debut Bout

Shane Tuck retired from the Australian Rules Football in 2013. Tuck made his professional boxing debut at the Convention & Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia today against 0-0-1 Lucas Miller. 17 more words