History of Australian Rules Football in Victoria (1859–1900)

History Of Australian Rules Football In Victoria (1859–1900)

Australian rules football, also known as Australian football and known colloquially as Aussie rules, was first organised in Victoria in 1859 when its first rules were written by the Melbourne Football Club. (For information on developments prior to 1859, see Origins of Australian rules football). By 1900, the game had become the most popular sport in Victoria.

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