With over seven million Australians , many who have never really been interested in sport have recently found themselves screaming at the TV, cheering in pubs and hugging complete strangers.
Have you found yourself in this new legion of sports fans, and wondering how you got here?
It is likely down to many factors. There is of course the incredible talent on display, on and off the field, and women and girls relating to players who look like them.
But it is also to do with the visibility and exposure of the game; the influence of our families and friends; the ways we are hardwired for…