Glossary Of Terms

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quarter
a period of play
Each game is divided into four quarters of equal length.
Quarters in senior games last 20 minutes plus time on.
quarter-time
the gap between the first and second quarters

Positions on the Oval

Glossary of Terms

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

History of the Rules of Aussie Rules

These rules, first instituted by the Melbourne Football Club, were formulated by Tom Wills in 1859.

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