Australian Federal Football League
(AFFL)


The truly national football league that Australia has never had, starting at the time of Federation in 1901. A fictional competition inspired by the pyramid structure of European football/soccer leagues.
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AFFL Cup Last 16, 1939 Season
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FINAL
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D2TASMersey

SEMI FINALS
D2TASMerseydef.D1NSWIllawarraR16
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D1NSWCrows NestFIN

QUARTER FINALS
D2TASMerseydef.D1VICMaribyrnong
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D1QLDWide BaySF
D1NSWCrows NestFINdef.D2SAYorke
D1NSWIllawarraR16def.D2NSWRichmond-Tweed

ROUND OF 16
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D1VICCorangamiteSF
D1QLDWide BaySFdef.D1NSWAshfield
D1VICMaribyrnongdef.D1NSWCentral & Western Districts
D1NSWCrows NestFINdef.D2SAUnleyR16
D1NSWIllawarraR16def.D3Wheatbelt
D2SAYorkedef.D2VICJolimontR16
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D2QLDFar North Districts
D2TASMerseydef.D3NSWMarrickville


Legend:
"D1" = First Division, "D2" = Second Division, "D3" = Third Division.
"CUP" = Defending holders, "FIN" = Previous season finalist, "SF" = Previous season semi finalists, "QF" = Previous season quarter finalists, "R16" = Previous season Round of 16.

AFFL Cup NSW Qualifying, 1939 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1NSWIllawarraR16def.D2NSWBathurst
D1NSWCentral & Western Districtsdef.D2NSWSurry Hills
D1NSWCrows NestFINdef.D3NSWRockdale
D1NSWAshfielddef.D3NSWRiverina
D3NSWMarrickvilledef.D2NSWAlexandria
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D2NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga

SECOND ROUND
D1NSWCentral & Western Districtsdef.D1NSWHastings-ClarenceQF
D1NSWIllawarraR16def.D1NSWGoulburn & Monaro
D1NSWCrows NestFINdef.D3NSWFive Dock
D1NSWAshfielddef.D3NSWParramatta
D3NSWRiverinadef.D2NSWBotany
D2NSWAlbury & Wagga Waggadef.D2NSWRozelleR16
D2NSWAlexandriadef.D2NSWBarrierR16
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D2NSWWoollahra
D2NSWSurry Hillsdef.D2NSWHunter
D2NSWBathurstdef.D3NSWNew EnglandR16
D3NSWMarrickvilledef.D3NSWHawkesbury
D3NSWRockdaledef.D3NSWGlebe

FIRST ROUND
D3NSWNew EnglandR16def.D3NSWOrange
D3NSWParramattadef.D3NSWWarringah
D3NSWRiverinadef.D3NSWGranville
D3NSWGlebedef.D3NSWNewcastle


Legend:
"D1" = First Division, "D2" = Second Division, "D3" = Third Division.
"CUP" = Defending holders, "FIN" = Previous season finalist, "SF" = Previous season semi finalists, "QF" = Previous season quarter finalists, "R16" = Previous season Round of 16.

AFFL Cup VIC Qualifying, 1939 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1VICMaribyrnongdef.D1VICAbbotsfordCUP
D1VICCorangamiteSFdef.D2VICNorthcote
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D3VICOakleigh
D2VICJolimontR16def.D2VICBalaclava

SECOND ROUND
D2VICBalaclavadef.D1VICKew
D1VICCorangamiteSFdef.D1VICSouthern Murray
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D1VICSouth Yarra
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdef.D2VICCorio
D1VICMaribyrnongdef.D2VICRoyal Park
D3VICOakleighdef.D2VICDandenong
D2VICJolimontR16def.D3VICWestern Districts
D2VICNorthcotedef.D3VICWimmera

FIRST ROUND
D3VICWestern Districtsdef.D2VICMelbourne Ports
D2VICCoriodef.D3VICBendigo
D3VICOakleighdef.D3VICBallarat
D3VICWimmeradef.D3VICBlackburn


Legend:
"D1" = First Division, "D2" = Second Division, "D3" = Third Division.
"CUP" = Defending holders, "FIN" = Previous season finalist, "SF" = Previous season semi finalists, "QF" = Previous season quarter finalists, "R16" = Previous season Round of 16.

AFFL Cup QLD Qualifying, 1939 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1QLDWide BaySFdef.D2QLDDarling Downs
D2QLDFar North Districtsdef.D2QLDCapricornia

SECOND ROUND
D1QLDWide BaySFdef.D3QLDFortitude
D2QLDFar North Districtsdef.D2QLDWoolloongabbaQF
D2QLDDarling Downsdef.D2QLDTownsville
D2QLDCapricorniadef.D3QLDMoreton

FIRST ROUND
D3QLDMoretondef.D3QLDMaranoa
D3QLDFortitudedef.D3QLDNundah


Legend:
"D1" = First Division, "D2" = Second Division, "D3" = Third Division.
"CUP" = Defending holders, "FIN" = Previous season finalist, "SF" = Previous season semi finalists, "QF" = Previous season quarter finalists, "R16" = Previous season Round of 16.

AFFL Cup SA-NT Qualifying, 1939 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2SAUnleyR16def.D3SASpencer Ports
D2SAYorkedef.D3SAProspectR16

FIRST ROUND
D3SASpencer Portsdef.D2SAHindmarsh
D2SAUnleyR16def.D3NTTerritorians
D3SAProspectR16def.D3SASouth-East Districts


Legend:
"D1" = First Division, "D2" = Second Division, "D3" = Third Division.
"CUP" = Defending holders, "FIN" = Previous season finalist, "SF" = Previous season semi finalists, "QF" = Previous season quarter finalists, "R16" = Previous season Round of 16.

AFFL Cup TAS Qualifying, 1939 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D2TASMerseydef.D2TASLaunceston

SECOND ROUND
D2TASLauncestondef.D2TASHobartR16
D2TASMerseydef.D3TASNorth-West Districts

FIRST ROUND
D3TASNorth-West Districtsdef.D3TASDerwent


Legend:
"D1" = First Division, "D2" = Second Division, "D3" = Third Division.
"CUP" = Defending holders, "FIN" = Previous season finalist, "SF" = Previous season semi finalists, "QF" = Previous season quarter finalists, "R16" = Previous season Round of 16.

AFFL Cup History, 1939 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL AFFL CUP TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Semi Finals
NSWAshfield 14
VICSouth Yarra 8
VICNorthcote 8
VICMaribyrnong 7
QLDWide Bay 7
NSWCrows Nest 7
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 6
VICAbbotsford 6
SAProspect 6
Fremantle 6

Quarter Finals
NSWAshfield 18
QLDWide Bay 18
VICSouth Yarra 13
VICNorthcote 13
VICAbbotsford 11
NSWCrows Nest 11
VICMaribyrnong 11
SAProspect 10
TASHobart 10
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 9

Legend:
Total number of appearances including wins and losses, current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT CUP PROGRESS TO THE ROUND OF 16
New South Wales
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
NSWAshfield51901 241935
NSWCrows Nest1901 172
NSWSurry Hills11901 141933
NSWGlebe21901 141935
NSWBarrier1901 141938
NSWRozelle1901 131938
NSWCentral & Western Districts31901 131936
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901 111937
NSWWoollahra11901 101937
NSWIllawarra11901 102
NSWNewcastle11901 91932
NSWParramatta1901 91937
NSWHastings-Clarence1901 81938
NSWBathurst11901 71932
NSWBotany1901 71937
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901 61934
NSWHunter1901 51935
NSWRockdale1901 41932
NSWAlexandria1906 41936
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901* 21904
NSWFive Dock1922 21936
NSWNew England1901 21938
NSWGranville1906 11916
NSWOrange1901 11920
NSWWarringah1922 11937
NSWRiverina1901 11937
NSWMarrickville1922 1--
NSWHawkesbury1934 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
NSWUpper Hunter1933 21928
NSWEden-Monaro1921 11920
NSWDubbo1921 ----
NSWDarling1912 ----
NSWWagga Wagga1905 ----

South Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
SAProspect31901 271938
SASouth-East Districts1901 171933
SAUnley1901 154
SAYorke1901 51935
SAHindmarsh1901 41936
SASpencer Ports1901 11908
NTTerritorians1922 11935
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
SAAngas1933 81922

Tasmania
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
TASHobart11901 211938
TASMersey1901 101936
TASLaunceston1901 51937
TASDerwent1901 31930
TASNorth-West Districts1901 ----

Victoria
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
VICJolimont21901 202
VICSouth Yarra41901 171937
VICAbbotsford31901 151938
VICNorthcote21901 141929
VICRoyal Park11901 141933
VICMaribyrnong21906 141936
VICBalaclava1901 121935
VICGippsland11901 123
VICKew11901 111936
VICCorio1901 91931
VICWimmera1901 61933
VICBallarat1901 51917
VICDandenong11901 51937
VICWestern Districts1901 41913
VICCorangamite1901 43
VICBendigo1901 31910
VICMelbourne Ports1901 31924
VICSouthern Murray1901* 21919
VICOakleigh1913 ----
VICBlackburn1937 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
VICEchuca1936 41927
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912 31909
VICGrampians1921 ----
VICYarra Valley1912 ----
VICBenalla1905 ----
VICCastlemaine1905 ----

Queensland
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
QLDWide Bay1901 206
QLDFortitude11901 191935
QLDMaranoa1901 91930
QLDDarling Downs1901 81937
QLDCapricornia1901 71933
QLDWoolloongabba1901 61938
QLDFar North Districts1901* 41912
QLDMoreton1901 21921
QLDTownsville1934 ----
QLDNundah1913 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
QLDCarpentaria1933 31926

Western Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
Perth11901 141926
Fremantle11901 111935
South-West Districts1901 111938
Goldfields1901* 21931
Wheatbelt1913 1--
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
Coolgardie1912 ----

Legend:
= Number of Cup titles, "Est" = Year established (* denotes a merger has subsequently taken place), "Rd 16" = Number of times reaching the Round of 16 (current season in bold), "Prev" = Season in which the previous Round of 16 appearance was made (excluding the current season).