Australia Sports

There's more to Australian Sports than Australian Rules Football, Rugby League and Rugby Union.

According to government statistics, in 2005-06, the most popular sports in terms of crowd attendance were Australian Rules Football, Rugby League, Motor Sports, Cricket, Rugby Union and Soccer. Statistics also show that nine of the top 10 highest rated shows in 2005 were sports programs.

The most watched Australian Sport on television is rugby league with an aggregate audience of 128.5 million viewers in 2009. Such is the Australian population's devotion towards sport that it is sometimes humorously described as "Australia's national religion".

Other popular Australia Sports include:

Professional sport leagues in Australia use a model based on franchises and closed league membership, just like in North America. The "European" system of professional sports league organization, characterized by promotion and relegation, is foreign at professional level though used widely in amateur competitions.

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