Wikipedia:Naming conventions (Football in Australia)

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Due to the large variety of codes of football played in Australia, conflicts sometimes arise when naming articles. The following is a guideline for use of the word "football" in Australian articles.

Terms for football codes[edit]

The four main football codes should be referred to as:

Other less popular codes, which should also be disambiguated using the below rules:

Special cases[edit]

  1. are token representative sides which do not play in international competition – All-Australian team
  2. do not refer to themselves or major international competitions as "football" teams – Australia national rugby union team (see category) and Australia national rugby league team (see category)
  3. are minor codes and do not warrant primary disambiguation as per regular Wikipedia policy – Australia national American football team and Australia international rules football team