What is AFL? Aussie Rules Explained



What is AFL?

Australian Football, also known as AFL, Aussie Rules or Footy, is a fast, skilful and tough game played by some of the fittest professional athletes on the planet. And AFL fans are as passionate as any sports fans in the world.

With an American and Canadian competing against each other in the AFL for the first time, here’s a 5 minute AFL lesson for those in North America and all around the world.

If you’re overseas and would like to find your local Australian Football Club, please visit www.afl.com.au/international. See you out on the field!

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