In Australia, the most popular sports in terms of crowd attendance were Australian rules football, horse racing, rugby league, motorsports, cricket, rugby union, and soccer.So yes, you would say that rugby- although it is not the most popular sport in Australia, it is more popular than soccer.
The second most popular sport in Australia is cricket.
baseball or football
Swimming is easily the most popular water sport in Australia.
Tennis is popular in Australia because it has always been the most popular sport in Australia since it was introduced in 1870's. It is a great spectator sport.
In Australia the 3rd most popular sport is ultimate frisbee. it is behind soccer and rugby
Men's 100m Final
The most popular sport in Australia is AFL (Aussie Rules Football)
Sailing is definitely one of them.