Glossary Of Terms

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WACA
the perth cricket ground, a major afl stadium in wa
An acronym for the Western Australian Cricket Association.
wing
a position either side of the centre
The wingers control the open spaces either side of the ground.
They need to be highly skilled, especially in kicking.
Wingmen also require considerable pace and stamina, as they run up and down the ground linking play between defence and attack.
with the flight
a player who marks the ball as they run in the direction the ball is travelling
wooden spoon
a mock award
Said to be received by the team finished last on the ladder at the end of a season.
worm burner
a kick that runs along the ground
Also known as a daisy cutter or grubber.

Glossary of Terms

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


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