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Australian Aboriginal rugby league team

How did Australian rules footballs get their distinctive oval shape?

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
It seems fitting that Australia's indigenous football code should have its own ball, but how did it happen? Who invented the Aussie rules ... “He made a couple up and took them to the Brittania Football Club and they just loved it. They thought it was ...
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Essendon investigating alleged racist slur

AFL.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
"We are investigating the alleged incident and if required will take the appropriate course of action in accordance with our Members' Code of Conduct'," he said in a statement on the club's website. "Essendon Football Club will not, and does not ...

Tourism infrastructure is a drawcard

Courier Mail - ‎15 hours ago‎
In this context, federal Labor's proposal to set aside $1 billion from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to a Northern Australia Tourism Infrastructure Fund, could be a real game-changer for what is one of the state's fastest growing ...

Chad could be Port's brightest star

The Advertiser - ‎21 hours ago‎
Against the backdrop of the MacDonnell Ranges at Alice Springs - in Australia's heartland - at the weekend, Chad Wingard added to his case ... and in the AFL's indigenous round, the most emotive week in the home-and-away season. Wingard's work ...
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Dave Warner Just Became The New King Of India After Stunning Win In IPL Final

Huffington Post Australia - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Warner and Indian captain Virat Kohli have dominated the entire tournament, both racking up some almost unthinkable batting numbers.
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Maroons legend's son on reality TV show, NRL Rookie

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎May 28, 2016‎
He enjoyed a 180-game career in the New South Wales Rugby League (now the NRL), playing for several clubs during the 1980s and 1990s.

Knights mark special round

Wollondilly Advertiser - ‎1 hour ago‎
To mark this year's indigenous round, the Wollondilly Knights Senior Australian Football Club has produced a specially-designed jersey.

True Blue: Carlton Football Club kicks off 1864 Equity Fund

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Fellow directors barrister Marcus Clarke and PwC Australia boss Luke Sayers are well-connected too. The money raised will help Carlton's Indigenous community development program and, if inflows are strong, there might be enough to get a women's team ...

Davey's team pipped by one point

Melbourne FC - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The program squad of 50 Indigenous men, aged 18 to 24 years, was broken in half and played for teams led by coaches Aaron Davey and Barry Lawrence in the curtain-raiser match to Dreamtime at the G. Each year theFooty Means Business program ... “The AFL ...
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WATCH: 'Jesus, that's a bloody good goal'

The Advertiser - ‎May 28, 2016‎
He did a press conference at the club, radio interviews and on game day was on the front page of the paper explaining how he transformed his life from troubled teen to football superstar. He talked the talk then walked the walk and just when you think ...
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Time to give players 'stage fright'

The Advertiser - ‎May 29, 2016‎
North Melbourne forward Lindsay Thomas will provide the video moments - from Friday Night Football at the SCG - to set off every football critic who is asked to debate the topic in Monday night's AFL talkfest. Players no longer duck their heads to ...
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Humble Graham thrilled for his mate

NRL.COM - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Graham didn't limit his support to the Roosters second-rower, congratulating the Cronulla triumvirate of Andrew Fifita, James Maloney and Paul Gallen for making the squad. "I'm pumped for Fifita for getting a recall, I'm pumped for Jimmy getting a ...
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In awe of my Uncle Doug: Wirrpanda

Perth Now - ‎May 28, 2016‎
... did have and the boundaries he pushed, not only with VFL and Aboriginal Affairs.” Nicholls served as Governor of South Australia from 1976. Before that, he was a renowned footballer who played six seasons for the VFL's Fitzroy Football Club in the ...

Barba following in the footsteps

NT News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The niece of Cronulla fullback Ben Barba and the daughter of local NT gun Rodney, the 18-year-old has grown up in a football mad family. A star centre forward in hockey, only recently has Barba taken up the 13-a-side game. “I started playing ... “I ...
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LiveBlogLast Updated 6.30pm AEDTFederal election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull, Bill Shorten in Melbourne

The Australian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
“I learned this morning that he made his captain's pick, his decision to abandon Labor's promise, a pledge they made to restore the schoolkids' bonus.
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Melbourne should host first Origin match every year

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎May 28, 2016‎
RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL teams should play each other only once during the regular season, the first State of Origin game should be held in Melbourne every year and the series could be extended to five games.
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What's on the small screen this week

Mackay Daily Mercury - ‎May 28, 2016‎
This is set to be one of the best Origin contests in years with experts tipping the two teams to be quite evenly matched. Why you should watch: It's the most entertaining rugby league, outside of perhaps the grand final, of the year and should keep ...
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ELECTION LIVE: Labor edges ahead in polls

Sky News Australia - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Coalition is down one point on 38%, Labor down a point on 33% while support for the Greens has also dropped to 9%, with the Nick Xenophon team picking up support and the number of undecided voters growing. ... The prime minister will be in his ...
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Buddy well on way towards 1000 goals

The Advertiser - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Sydney has always loved a big goalkicking key forward, and the Marn Grook Indigenous Round showdown at the SCG was a fitting occasion for Franklin to boot three to sink ladder-leaders North Melbourne and add another chapter to his growing legacy ...
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'Lucky Big Mal wasn't on the bus'

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎May 26, 2016‎
His departure from the ARLC would be a blow given his intellect, popularity and status as the first Aboriginal principal of Cherbourg State School and Queensland's Australian of the Year in 2010. Sarra is an inspirational ... Costigan was one of many ...
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