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Football, Footy, Australian Rules Football, Aussie Rules, Aerial Ping Pong.

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Q: What is Australian football called?
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What are the leagues called in Australian football?

Exactly that: leagues. There is the AFL (Australian Football League), and some lower level leagues: SANFL (South Australian National Football League), WAFL (West Australian Football League), VFL (Victorian Football League), etc.

What is an Australian rules football field called?

It's called a field or an oval.

Why is football considered Australian?

Australian rules football (commonly locally called "footy" and which is vastly different from English football, rugby league, rugby union, or American football) is considered Australian because it was invented and developed in Melbourne, Australia.

Where afl started?

In Australia that is why it is called Australian football league

In 1572 was soccer called football?

Its 1872 and yes Soccer was called Football in Europe and soccer the real Football because they use their feet and Australian or American Football should be called Handball or Handegg because they use more hands for handpasses and throws and it doesnt involved kicking except Australian football

When was Australian Football League created?

Australian Football League was created in 1897.

Why is called?

Because it began as a kicking-oriented game and is one of the world's football codes, along with association football (soccer), Rugby football, Gaelic football, and Australian rules football.

How many players are in the Australian football team?

there are 9 players in an Australian football game

Why do thay call soccer football in other places?

Because football is its original name, as the ball is kicked by the foot. It is called football around the vast majority of the world, it is only in America where 'American Football' is so popular it is called soccer. Soccer is sometimes used in Australia due to Australian Rules Football. Both American and Australian Rules football are variations of soccer (football) hence there names.

What is another name for Australian Rules Football?

It is called AFL (Australian Football League) and us aussies call it footy.

What has the author Ben Collins written?

Ben Collins has written: 'The champions' -- subject(s): Interviews, Australian football, Australian football players, Australian football coaches

Why is AFL called the Australian football league?

because it is a basketball competition played in India, by poms.

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