Australian football oval
Australian Rules Football (also Aussie Rules or footy ) is a physical contact sport. It is a form of football with roots traceable from early forms of Rugby and Gaelic football, but it is uniquely Australian. Its rules were codified in 1858, and probably predate all other modern forms of football,AFL South Coast Round 5 Dustbowl Memorial game at Figtree Oval, this Saturday. Figtree Australian Football Club lost our great friend Daryl Dustbowl Thompson late in 2018. In commemoration, this weekend's games against Shellharbour City Suns Senior AFL Club and Nowra Albatross Vikings Football Club will be dedicated to his honour. australian football oval
Australian rules football grounds, even at the highest level of the game, have no fixed dimensions. For senior football, the playing field is an oval, typically between metres long goaltogoal and metres wide wingtowing.