What are the playing positions?

Players in a basketball game have assigned basketball positions: center, power forward, small forward, point guard, and shooting guard.

  • Center. The center is the tallest player on each team, playing near the basket.
  • Power Forward.
  • Small Forward.
  • Point Guard.
  • Shooting Guard.

What is a follower position in AFL?

In Australian rules football, the followers are the players in the three positions- ruckman, ruck rover, and rover. These three players are known as followers because they have traditionally been used as players that follow the ball all around the ground, as opposed to playing in a set position.

What position is ruck in AFL?

In Australian rules football, a ruckman or ruckwoman is typically a tall and athletic player who contests at centre bounces and stoppages (such as boundary throw-ins and ball-ups). The ruckman is one of the most important players on the field.

What is the difference between a Centre half and a Centre back?

The job of the centre-back, (or central defender) (historically called a centre-half) is to stop opposing players, particularly the strikers, from scoring, and to bring the ball out from their penalty area. As their name suggests, they play in a central position. The position is sometimes referred to as “centre-half”.

What does FF mean in football?

Football Glossary

Stat Abbreviations
Abbreviation Definition
FF Forced Fumbles
FG Field Goal
FGA Field Goal Attempt

What is a rover in football?

Rover – their role is to lurk around centre bounces and stoppages to receive the ball from a ruckman or ruck-rover and complete a clearance. Rovers are typically the smallest player on the ground. In modern football, the rover, ruck-rover, centreman and wingmen are often grouped together as midfielders.

Who is the tallest ruck in AFL?

Modern ruckmen Aaron Sandilands stood at 2.11m (6 ft 11 in) which was the equal tallest (along with Peter Street, Mason Cox and Ned Reeves) ruckman in AFL/VFL history and was considered to be one of the most dominant ruckmen in the game.