Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi
the Australian Sports Chant

"Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi", also spelt "Ozzie Ozzie Ozzie, Oy Oy Oy", is a chant often performed at Australian and International sporting events. The chant is usually performed by a crowd, coming together to cheer for their national sports team or athlete. The alternate is for an individual chanter (lead chanter) to chant the line "Aussie Aussie Aussie!" and the crowd to respond with "Oi Oi Oi"

A sports chant of similar form, Oggie Oggie Oggie, has been used by football crowds in Britain for many years prior to "Aussie Aussie Aussie". "Oggie Oggie Oggie" is thought to have its origins in Cornwall or Scotland where the chant was used by women to call men from the mines for meals, the word "oggie" referring to a pasty.

The chant "Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi", gained popularity from the time of Sydney's Olympic bid and was widely used from the onset of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, being heard at many public entertainment venues, and also on public transport. The catchy song (Video) below captures the Aussie character of the chant.

"Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi" THE CHANT

Lead Chanter: "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!"
Crowd: "Oi! Oi! Oi!"
Lead Chanter, again: "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!"
Crowd: "Oi! Oi! Oi!"
Lead Chanter: "Aussie!"
Crowd: "Oi!"
Lead Chanter: "Aussie!"
Crowd: "Oi!"
Lead Chanter (much faster): "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!"
Crowd (equally fast): "Oi! Oi! Oi!"

Aussie Aussie Aussie - The Song
Written by NigelTDavies, vocals by Lennie Wimbridge, arrangement by Pat Reale & Nigel T Davies,production by Pat Reale.

Australia, the Land Down Under. The Great South Land and a great place to live.

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