Economic meltdowns, worldwide pandemics and terrorism – easy to ignore if there’s a league, cricket or AFL match on. As our media loves to remind us Australians love their sport and there’s plenty of specialist sports clubs to prove this. Tennis and squash courts, swimming pools, golf courses and gyms attract super active crowds. Parks and playgrounds offer plenty of space for any form of fitness. And for the sportsperson who doesn’t want to crack a sweat? The pool hall.