R.E.N. Twopeny and the Establishment of Australian Football in Adelaide

@article{Pill2016RENTA,
  title={R.E.N. Twopeny and the Establishment of Australian Football in Adelaide},
  author={Shane Pill and Lionel Frost},
  journal={The International Journal of the History of Sport},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={797 - 812}
}
  • S. Pill, L. Frost
  • Published 18 April 2016
  • Political Science
  • The International Journal of the History of Sport
Abstract A large literature exists on the influence of individuals on the origins of what became known as Australian Football. Less is known about the diffusion of the code and its rise to pre-eminence in other colonies where the institutional landscape was contested, with various forms of football evolving and competing for players and resources. Throughout the British Empire, dozens of variations of football based on fluid and changing rules emerged during the 1850s and 1860s. Institutional… 
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