ITS NOT RUGBY...!!! Yes we're sure ... Australian Rules Football is a far far different sport than Rugby, it is faster, more skillful and higher scoring. Played on very large oval field, the game is free flowing, Rugby is not. Aussie Rules or "Footy" as it is generally called, requires players to kick the ball forwards through the air and to catch it, in Rugby they throw the ball backwards. In Aussie you score by kicking the ball through the biggest of four posts in your offensive end, in Rugby you score by diving on the ground with the ball to score a "try".

In Aussie Rules Football it is like everyone is a Quarterback. No player is more important than the other and there is no offside rule at all. What that means the ball moves quickly from one end of the field to the other and the game is high scoring. Sometimes scores for both teams can be over 100 points. So come down to a practice and learn about a very active and fun sport that will keep you fit and teach you a whole new set of skills you never knew you had.

  • A New Sport In Town

    Rome Redbacks an Aussie Rules Football Club, we play non tackle social games of Aussie Rules football called AFLS, and full scale games in the United States Australian Football League.

    We are looking for men and women to come try this great team sport. Come along even just to get fitter, make new friends and have a great time.

  • What is Aussie Rules Football

    Aussie Rules Football, is a fast, high scoring action packed game.

    Watch this video to get up to speed with most of the rules, how its played and how exciting a game it can be. There no other game like it.

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