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1908 Australasian Football Jubilee Carnival

1908 Australasian Football Jubilee Carnival

Getting to the 1908 Australasian Football Jubilee Carnival was a high point for the first wave of Kiwi players of Aussie rules. They were a recognised part of the game and did well in competition. Shown here is the cover of the official programme, with the New Zealanders represented by a black shield with a golden fern motif.

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Image courtesy of the Melbourne Cricket Club, Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum collection (1986.1209)

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Megan Cook, 'Minor outdoor sports - Australian rules football', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2020)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013