Sport: Yanks v. Diggers

When the A.E.F. began arriving Down Under, sports-loving Australians immediately began seeking to match their athletes against soldiers from overseas. But there seemed to be almost no sport common to both countries. Australians play cricket in the summer and football in the winter -rugby or soccer in New South Wales and Queensland, Australian football in other states.

Australian football is played 18 men to a side on an oval field whose measurements are 180 yards by 120. There are two sets of goalposts at each end of the field. If the ball is kicked between the tall center posts, six points are...

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