How did Australian rules footballs get their distinctive oval shape? – Herald Sun


How did Australian rules footballs get their distinctive oval shape? – Herald Sun
Herald SunHow did Australian rules footballs get their distinctive oval shape?Herald SunSyd Sherrin said round balls and rugby balls were used in early Australian rules matches, with English rugby balls becoming more popular by the 1870s as the game developed. But the free-running Aussie code meant more loose balls bouncing around the …and more »
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How did Australian rules footballs get their distinctive oval shape? – Herald Sun