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by Jorge Candeias
A variation of the Boxing Kangaroo that includes the Southern Cross in its design. I had never seen this before. Is it used?
Jorge Candeias, 01 June 1999
I think I have seen Boxing Kangaroo flags with the SC, I'm not sure. I wouldn't be at all surprised if some manufacturers included it, we love a good Southern Cross down here. Again, there's no official design specifications for the flag so there are bound to be variations, although the one at the FOTW-ws is the commonly seen one. On the subject of usage, I don't know about other Aussies on the list, but I haven't seen a Boxing Kangaroo flag of any kind for a while, maybe the odd one at a sporting match.
Dylan Crawfoot, 01 June 1999
There is another variant with a less cartoonish kangaroo facing the fly with a gold southern cross similar to that on the national flag, in the fly.
Nozomi Kariyasu and Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg September 200
During the Olympic Sabre final, I sawa a variant on the Boxing Kangaroo theme. It was the Australian flag with the Southern Cross slightly displaced to the left as to permit the addition of a yellow kangaroo from the waist up, facing the hoist. I haven't seen any others exactly like it, but it wasn't homemade.
Marc Pasquin, 25 September 2000
At the triathlon, there was someone waving an Australian flag with a boxing kangaroo, and 'smudges' of green around the edges.
Jonathan Dixon, 16 September 2000
A flag seen several times during the Olympics is quarterly green and gold. The green quarters have an outline-style drawing (in gold) of a kangaroo facing the hoist, with gold outlines of stars forming the southern cross behind/around the tail. The gold quarters have the green text 'Go!' written three times in each quarter.
Jonathan Dixon, 24 September 2000