This section has been divided into a number of sub-sections. Click on the links below to go to the various sub-sections.
Novels and Plays
Short Stories and Essays
The various sub-sections includes novels, short stories, plays, poetry, literary-style essays. Screenplays have not been included. Songs with football related themes or references are listed in the Films and Music section. The works cited are either specifically about Australian Rules football, make use of football as a setting or theme, or refer to football in ways that are important to the structure of a work. Some poems are untitled. These have been annotated where possible to indicate the subject of the poem, with the first line included in some cases to provide a sense of the poem’s theme. Many works listed here were found using the Australian Literature Gateway (Austlit) database, using the search term ‘Australian Rules football’