What are the nicknames for Australian sports teams?


Sport Team (link to team / event) Nickname (link for origin)
Rugby league football Under-20 side Junior Kangaroos
Wheelchair rugby Paralympic Steelers (official) Wheelabies (unofficial)
Soccer Men’s Socceroos
Women’s (incl. Olympic) Matildas (from Waltzing Matilda)

What is the Australian league teams nickname?

The Australian national rugby league team (nicknamed the Kangaroos) have represented Australia in senior men’s rugby league football competition since the establishment of the ‘Northern Union game’ in Australia in 1908.

What is the nickname of the Australian volleyball teams?

The Australia Men’s national volleyball team, also known as Volleyball Team Australia Men (VTAM) or the Volleyroos, is the national volleyball team of the volleyball-playing nation of Australia.

What is the nickname of the Australian rugby union team?

the Wallabies
The Australia national rugby union team, nicknamed the Wallabies, is the representative national team in the sport of rugby union for the nation of Australia. The team first played at Sydney in 1899, winning their first test match against the touring British Isles team.

Does Australia have a Quidditch team?

The Dropbears are Australia’s National Quidditch Team, which competes every two years in the IQA Quidditch World Cup, and became World Champions in 2016.

What is the nickname of the Australian women’s soccer team?

the Matildas
The team’s official nickname is “the Matildas” (from the Australian folk song “Waltzing Matilda”), having been known as the “Female Socceroos” before 1995.

What is Australia’s number 1 sport?

1. Swimming. Swimming is Australia’s most popular sport, with a HUGE 3.1 million people regularly involved in it.

What is the fastest growing sport in Australia?

One of Australia’s fastest-growing sports, Rugby League is the most searched sports on the internet in Australia. Aside from the amount of attention it enjoys in the digital world, rugby is played by about 466,182 players in Australia.

Is there an Australian wizarding school?

J. K. Rowling has confirmed that there is a wizarding school Australian wizards may attend, and confirmed that information on the school will be revealed in the future.

What is the best quidditch team in Harry Potter?


  • Montrose Magpies (at least 32 times)
  • Ballycastle Bats (at least 27 times)
  • Puddlemere United (at least 22 times)
  • Chudley Cannons (at least 21 times)
  • Caerphilly Catapults (at least 18 times)
  • Wimbourne Wasps (at least 18 times)
  • Tutshill Tornados (at least 5 times)
  • Pride of Portree (at least 2 times)