In 2016, Western Bulldogs shocked Australia with their immaculate surge up the ladder to claim the AFL Premiership against the Sydney Swans. But somehow, in 2017, the Richmond Tigers managed to trump the Western Bulldogs’ Cinderella story with their triumph over the Adelaide Crows to be named premiers.
The origin of Australian Rules Football has inspired many books, articles and much historical research. This in itself gives us a clue as to how important this game is to so many Australians.
byBronte Dee Jackson