Glossary Of Terms


youth system
a league with no attachment to any senior club
The AFL has a youth league established underneath its senior league.
The players that play in this competition are then chosen to play for senior clubs through the AFL Draft.

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.