Terms in Aussie Rules Football

a rough guide

Australian Football has developed a unique and rich terminology.
This list is an alphabetical glossary of terms, jargon and slang.


not 15!
a call by the field umpire when the football has been kicked less than fifteen metres
Indicating that a mark will not be awarded from that kick.
Previously Not 10! before a change in law increased the minimum distance for a mark from ten to fifteen metres.
a short and stocky player
Or a player who makes the most of a limited skill set.
colloquialism for the ball