AFLX is a new version of Australian Football created by the AFL to showcase some of the most thrilling elements of the sport to attract new fans. AFLX is played on a rectangular field with seven players on the field and three on the bench. Differences in the rules to regular AFL include 10-point super goals, and last-touch out of bounds.
The inaugural 2018 AFLX tournament was held in early 2018. Games were played across three days. Each event day featured six teams with two pools of three teams playing in a round-robin format. The tournament concluded with sa Grand Final.
- Played on a rectangular field (approx. 70m width x 110m length) with four standard posts at each end, with a 40m arc marked around the goals.
- Ten players per team, seven on the field at all times and three on the interchange bench, with no restrictions on player rotations.
- 10-minute quarters or halves depending on the tournament format.
- Free kick against for the last touch out of bounds.
- Kick-ins from behind the goal line after all scores.
- No marks paid for backwards kicks (except in forward 40m area).
- 10-point super goals when goals kicked on the full from outside the 40m
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- Rec Footy — an accessible non-contact version of Australian Football, played with 8 per team.
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