The inaugural Australian Rules Football match was played in Marble Bar on 9 July 1967.
The match was played between Comets captained by Denis O’Meara and Ironclads captained by Don Marr. Comets ran out winners 6 goals 12 behinds to Ironclads 3 goals 1 behind.
Best players: Peter Taylor, Bob McCulloch, Steve McLaughlin, Merv Lockyer, John de Gracie and Henry Dhu
Goal Kickers: Peter Taylor 2, Noel Browne 2, Vick Thomas 1, E Ramirez 1, Henry Dhu 2, Dave Scott 1.