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, 1947 Season
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FINAL
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdefeatedD1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQF

SEMI FINALS
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdefeatedD1FremantleR16
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQF

QUARTER FINALS
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdefeatedD1TASMerseyR16
D1FremantleR16defeatedD1QLDDarling DownsSF
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD2NSWHawkesbury
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQFdefeatedD2VICDandenong

ROUND OF 16
D1TASMerseyR16defeatedD1VICGippslandQF
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQFdefeatedD1NSWSurry Hills
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdefeatedD2QLDFar North Districts
D1QLDDarling DownsSFdefeatedD2VICRoyal Park
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD2NSWAshfield
D1FremantleR16defeatedD2NSWFive Dock
D2NSWHawkesburydefeatedD2SASpencer Ports
D2VICDandenongdefeatedD3SAUnley


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, 1947 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD1NSWAlexandriaR16
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQFdefeatedD1NSWIllawarraR16
D1NSWSurry HillsdefeatedD3NSWParramatta
D2NSWAshfielddefeatedD2NSWWoollahra
D2NSWHawkesburydefeatedD2NSWHastings-Clarence
D2NSWFive DockdefeatedD3NSWHunter

SECOND ROUND
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQFdefeatedD2NSWBarrier
D1NSWAlexandriaR16defeatedD2NSWRichmond-Tweed
D1NSWSurry HillsdefeatedD2NSWRozelle
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD3NSWNewcastle
D1NSWIllawarraR16defeatedD3NSWWarringah
D2NSWAshfielddefeatedD2NSWCrows NestSF
D2NSWHawkesburydefeatedD2NSWBotany
D2NSWHastings-ClarencedefeatedD3NSWGlebeR16
D2NSWFive DockdefeatedD3NSWBathurst
D2NSWWoollahradefeatedD3NSWOrange
D3NSWHunterdefeatedD3NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga
D3NSWParramattadefeatedD3NSWGranville

FIRST ROUND
D3NSWNewcastledefeatedD3NSWMarrickville
D3NSWHunterdefeatedD3NSWRiverina
D3NSWWarringahdefeatedD3NSWRockdale
D3NSWAlbury & Wagga WaggadefeatedD3NSWNew England


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, 1947 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D2VICRoyal ParkdefeatedD1VICMaribyrnongFIN
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdefeatedD2VICBalaclava
D1VICGippslandQFdefeatedD3VICWestern Districts
D2VICDandenongdefeatedD2VICSouth Yarra

SECOND ROUND
D1VICAbbotsfordCUPdefeatedD1VICKew
D1VICMaribyrnongFINdefeatedD1VICSouthern Murray
D1VICGippslandQFdefeatedD2VICCorangamiteR16
D3VICWestern DistrictsdefeatedD2VICCorio
D2VICSouth YarradefeatedD2VICMelbourne Ports
D2VICDandenongdefeatedD2VICJolimont
D2VICRoyal ParkdefeatedD3VICBallarat
D2VICBalaclavadefeatedD3VICOakleigh

FIRST ROUND
D3VICOakleighdefeatedD2VICNorthcote
D2VICRoyal ParkdefeatedD3VICBlackburn
D3VICWestern DistrictsdefeatedD3VICWimmera
D3VICBallaratdefeatedD3VICBendigo


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, 1947 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D2QLDFar North DistrictsdefeatedD1QLDWide BayQF
D1QLDDarling DownsSFdefeatedD2QLDCapricornia

SECOND ROUND
D1QLDDarling DownsSFdefeatedD2QLDNundah
D1QLDWide BayQFdefeatedD2QLDTownsville
D2QLDFar North DistrictsdefeatedD3QLDFortitude
D2QLDCapricorniadefeatedD3QLDMaranoa

FIRST ROUND
D3QLDMaranoadefeatedD2QLDWoolloongabba
D3QLDFortitudedefeatedD3QLDMoreton


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, 1947 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2SASpencer PortsdefeatedD2SAHindmarsh
D3SAUnleydefeatedD3NTTerritorians

FIRST ROUND
D3NTTerritoriansdefeatedD2SAYorkeR16
D2SAHindmarshdefeatedD3SASouth-East Districts
D3SAUnleydefeatedD3SAProspectR16


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, 1947 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1TASMerseyR16defeatedD2TASLaunceston

SECOND ROUND
D1TASMerseyR16defeatedD3TASDerwent
D2TASLauncestondefeatedD2TASHobart

FIRST ROUND
D3TASDerwentdefeatedD3TASNorth-West 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 History, 1947 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL AFFL CUP TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Semi Finals
NSWAshfield 14
VICMaribyrnong 10
VICSouth Yarra 10
NSWCrows Nest 10
QLDWide Bay 9
VICAbbotsford 8
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 8
VICNorthcote 8
Fremantle 7
NSWIllawarra 7

Quarter Finals
QLDWide Bay 22
NSWAshfield 20
VICAbbotsford 15
VICSouth Yarra 15
VICMaribyrnong 14
VICNorthcote 14
NSWCrows Nest 14
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 13
SAProspect 12
VICKew 11

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 281943
NSWCrows Nest11901 211946
NSWCentral & Western Districts31901 182
NSWRozelle1901 171945
NSWGoulburn & Monaro11901 172
NSWSurry Hills11901 161940
NSWBarrier1901 151945
NSWGlebe21901 151946
NSWIllawarra11901 141946
NSWWoollahra11901 131945
NSWHastings-Clarence1901 101942
NSWNewcastle11901 91932
NSWParramatta1901 91937
NSWBotany1901 81945
NSWBathurst11901 71932
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901 71944
NSWAlexandria1906 71946
NSWHunter1901 61943
NSWRockdale1901 41932
NSWFive Dock1922 41945
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901* 31942
NSWNew England1901 21938
NSWMarrickville1922 21940
NSWOrange1901 21941
NSWGranville1906 11916
NSWWarringah1922 11937
NSWRiverina1901 11937
NSWHawkesbury1934 1--
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
NSWUpper Hunter1933 21928
NSWEden-Monaro1921 11920
NSWDubbo1921 ----
NSWDarling1912 ----
NSWWagga Wagga1905 ----

South Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
SAProspect31901 321946
SASouth-East Districts1901 171933
SAUnley1901 171944
SAYorke1901 91946
SAHindmarsh1901 71945
NTTerritorians1922 21941
SASpencer Ports1901 21908
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
SAAngas1933 81922

Tasmania
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
TASHobart11901 251944
TASMersey1901 132
TASLaunceston1901 61945
TASDerwent1901 31930
TASNorth-West Districts1901 ----

Victoria
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
VICJolimont21901 211945
VICAbbotsford51901 202
VICMaribyrnong41906 191946
VICSouth Yarra41901 191944
VICGippsland11901 173
VICNorthcote21901 151941
VICKew11901 151943
VICRoyal Park11901 151933
VICBalaclava1901 121935
VICCorio1901 91931
VICCorangamite1901 71946
VICWimmera1901 61933
VICBallarat1901 61944
VICDandenong11901 61937
VICWestern Districts1901 41913
VICMelbourne Ports1901 41942
VICSouthern Murray1901* 41945
VICBendigo1901 31910
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 Bay21901 271946
QLDFortitude11901 201944
QLDDarling Downs1901 113
QLDMaranoa1901 91930
QLDCapricornia1901 81940
QLDWoolloongabba1901 81942
QLDFar North Districts1901* 51939
QLDMoreton1901 21921
QLDTownsville1934 11943
QLDNundah1913 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
QLDCarpentaria1933 31926

Western Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
Perth11901 161945
South-West Districts1901 151944
Fremantle11901 132
Goldfields1901* 21931
Wheatbelt1913 11939
(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).