A sporting proposition

THE AUTHOR'S FAMILY SCORES WITH A STADIUM PROJECT IN MELBOURNE

On my most recent visit to my hometown of Melbourne, I renewed my acquaintance with an aspect of Australian culture that I had neglected for more than 30 years: Australian Rules Football. Descended from the ancient Irish game of Gaelic Football, Australian Rules has become the national winter sport throughout the country, with the singular exception of the state of New South Wales, where Rugby League is the dominant footba

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