footyanity – n. an Aussie religion developed a 150 years ago called AFL (Australian Football League) formally known as VFL. It is known as “Aussie Rules” or “Footy”.
Ex. Footy fans go to church (the stadium) and worship the lord (the game) by chanting to each God (each footy team) i.e. “up the mighty blues” for Carlton and wear the appropriate clothing for each god they worship (beanies and scarfs with footy team colours). And it’s not required to attend church (just watch footy on your TV set).