Marngrook

The Marngrook or game of ball was played by some Indigenous people in Victoria. The ball is kicked into the air and players attempt to catch it. A soccer ball or volley ball is great for this game.

Yirrganydji name: Jina: la bakal
Pronunciation: Jjina-la bak-al
Meaning of Yirrganydji name: To kick

Play this game in an area big enough to kick a ball, like an Australian Rules Football field or half a rugby field. There are no teams. The objective of the game is to be the player who catches the ball.

Last updated: 02 May 2018