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- Feb 6, 2013
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A startling discovery by a sports history researcher suggests that AFL pioneer Tom Wills participated in the mass murder of Aboriginal people during the infamous reprisal attacks that followed Queensland's Cullin-la-ringo massacre of 1861.
- A Chicago Tribune article from 1895 claims Tom Wills spoke of his participation in reprisals following the Cullin-la-ringo massacre
- Wills is quoted as claiming "we killed all in sight"
- He also describes murdering an Aboriginal man who stole his jacket
'We killed all in sight': Research suggests Aussie rules, cricket pioneer took part in Indigenous massacre
Tom Wills was Australia's first great sportsman and helped invent Australian Rules football. But a startling discovery suggests he took part in the mass murder of Aboriginal people.