The rules were first formed by the Melbourne Football Club, chaired by Tom Wills in 1859. The laws significantly predate the advent of a governing body for the sport. The first national and international body, the Australasian Football Council, was formed in 1905 to govern Australian Football …
A ruck contest in after the centre bounce. The man in the green shirt is a field umpire.
Australian rules football goal posts – the two tall central posts are the goal posts, and the two shorter outer posts are the behind posts.
The goal umpire is signalling a goal, while a field umpire makes his way back to the centre square for the centre bounce.