With its fast-paced combat complete with padded weapons, jugger is a sport in a league of its own.

Born out of the 1989 cult classic The Salute of the Jugger, it’s considered the first real life sport to come from a movie.

Thirty years on, jugger is a fully-fledged international game played in 30 countries.

“It’s like five-a-side touch football with foam-padded weapons,” Jugger Canberra president Samantha Quilliam said.

“It’s not about brute force, it’s about being agile and tagging people quickly.”

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