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, 1953 Season
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FINAL
D1Perthdef.D1TASLaunceston

SEMI FINALS
D1TASLauncestondef.D1VICAbbotsfordR16
D1Perthdef.D1NSWBarrier

QUARTER FINALS
D1VICAbbotsfordR16def.D1QLDWide BaySF
D1Perthdef.D1QLDDarling DownsQF
D1TASLauncestondef.D2NSWMarrickville
D1NSWBarrierdef.D2NSWWoollahra

ROUND OF 16
D2NSWMarrickvilledef.D1NSWSurry Hills
D1QLDWide BaySFdef.D1SASouth-East DistrictsR16
D1TASLauncestondef.D1VICMaribyrnong
D1VICAbbotsfordR16def.D2VICCorio
D1NSWBarrierdef.D2QLDTownsville
D1QLDDarling DownsQFdef.D3VICSunshine
D1Perthdef.D3QLDWynnum
D2NSWWoollahradef.D2Wheatbelt


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 Last 32, 1953 Season
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ROUND OF 32
D2VICCoriodef.D1VICKew
D1NSWSurry Hillsdef.D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQF
D1Perthdef.D2NSWBotanyCUP
D1QLDDarling DownsQFdef.D2QLDCapricornia
D1SASouth-East DistrictsR16def.D2SASpencer Ports
D1VICAbbotsfordR16def.D2NSWIllawarra
D1TASLauncestondef.D2SAHindmarsh
D1QLDWide BaySFdef.D3NSWAlbury
D1VICMaribyrnongdef.D3VICWestern Districts
D1NSWBarrierdef.D3VICMalvern
D3VICSunshinedef.D2NSWRichmond-Tweed
D2QLDTownsvilledef.D2VICBalaclavaR16
D2Wheatbeltdef.D2NSWStrathfield
D2NSWWoollahradef.D3NSWWagga Wagga
D2NSWMarrickvilledef.D3NSWLambton
D3QLDWynnumdef.D3VICMoorabbin


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-ACT Qualifying, 1953 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQFdef.D3NSWEmu Plains
D1NSWSurry Hillsdef.D3NSWLiverpool
D1NSWBarrierdef.D3NSWBondi
D3NSWWagga Waggadef.D2NSWRozelleR16
D3NSWAlburydef.D2NSWClarence-Nambucca
D2NSWIllawarradef.D2NSWRiverina
D2NSWWoollahradef.D2NSWBankstown
D2NSWBotanyCUPdef.D3NSWBelmore
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D3ACTCanberra
D2NSWStrathfielddef.D3NSWNarrabeen
D2NSWMarrickvilledef.D3NSWHunter
D3NSWLambtondef.D3NSWGlebe

FIRST ROUND
D1NSWSurry Hillsdef.D1NSWAlexandriaSF
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroQFdef.D2NSWCrows Nest
D1NSWBarrierdef.D2NSWCentral & Western Districts
D3ACTCanberradef.D2NSWFive DockQF
D3NSWEmu Plainsdef.D2NSWHawkesburyQF
D3NSWLambtondef.D2NSWAshfield
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D2NSWNewcastle
D2NSWBotanyCUPdef.D3NSWWarringah
D2NSWRozelleR16def.D3NSWChatswood
D2NSWIllawarradef.D3NSWHurstville
D2NSWMarrickvilledef.D3NSWRyde
D2NSWRiverinadef.D3NSWDulwich Hill
D2NSWBankstowndef.D3NSWRevesby
D2NSWStrathfielddef.D3NSWPort Macquarie
D2NSWClarence-Nambuccadef.D3NSWLake Macquarie
D2NSWWoollahradef.D3NSWOrange
D3NSWHunterdef.D3NSWParramatta
D3NSWWagga Waggadef.D3NSWBathurst
D3NSWNarrabeendef.D3NSWBlacktown
D3NSWAlburydef.D3NSWRockdale
D3NSWBondidef.D3NSWGranville
D3NSWGlebedef.D3NSWDubbo
D3NSWBelmoredef.D3NSWNew England
D3NSWLiverpooldef.D3NSWMaroubra


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, 1953 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2VICBalaclavaR16def.D1VICSouthern Murray
D1VICKewdef.D1VICGippslandR16
D1VICMaribyrnongdef.D2VICRoyal Park
D1VICAbbotsfordR16def.D3VICMornington
D3VICSunshinedef.D2VICMelbourne Ports
D2VICCoriodef.D3VICNorthcote
D3VICMoorabbindef.D3VICAltona
D3VICWestern Districtsdef.D3VICGoulburn Valley
D3VICMalverndef.D3VICLatrobe Valley

FIRST ROUND
D3VICAltonadef.D1VICCorangamite
D1VICGippslandR16def.D3VICHampton
D1VICKewdef.D3VICDandenong
D3VICMorningtondef.D2VICJolimont
D2VICMelbourne Portsdef.D2VICBlackburnR16
D2VICBalaclavaR16def.D3VICMallee
D2VICRoyal Parkdef.D3VICWimmera
D2VICCoriodef.D3VICCamberwell
D3VICNorthcotedef.D3VICBendigo
D3VICMalverndef.D3VICOakleigh
D3VICMoorabbindef.D3VICBurnley
D3VICLatrobe Valleydef.D3VICReservoir
D3VICGoulburn Valleydef.D3VICBallarat
D3VICSunshinedef.D3VICSouth Yarra
D3VICWestern Districtsdef.D3VICPascoe Vale


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, 1953 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1QLDDarling DownsQFdef.D1QLDNundah
D1QLDWide BaySFdef.D2QLDWoolloongabba
D2QLDCapricorniadef.D3QLDCoot-Tha
D2QLDTownsvilledef.D3QLDMount Gravatt
D3QLDWynnumdef.D3QLDMaranoa

FIRST ROUND
D1QLDNundahdef.D3QLDPetrie
D3QLDMount Gravattdef.D2QLDFortitude
D2QLDCapricorniadef.D3QLDCairns
D2QLDWoolloongabbadef.D3QLDMackay
D2QLDTownsvilledef.D3QLDSouthern Districts
D3QLDWynnumdef.D3QLDIpswichR16
D3QLDMaranoadef.D3QLDGympie-Nambour
D3QLDCoot-Thadef.D3QLDFar North 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 SA-NT Qualifying, 1953 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1SASouth-East DistrictsR16def.D3SAMagill
D2SAHindmarshdef.D2SAYorke
D2SASpencer Portsdef.D3SAEdwardstown

FIRST ROUND
D3SAEdwardstowndef.D2SAProspect
D2SASpencer Portsdef.D3SAUnley
D2SAYorkedef.D3SARiverland
D2SAHindmarshdef.D3SAAdelaide Ports
D3SAMagilldef.D3NTTerritorians


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, 1953 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1TASLauncestondef.D2TASNorth-West Districts

SECOND ROUND
D2TASNorth-West Districtsdef.D1TASMerseyFIN
D1TASLauncestondef.D2TASHobart

FIRST ROUND
D2TASNorth-West Districtsdef.D2TASDerwent


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, 1953 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL AFFL CUP TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Semi Finals
NSWAshfield 14
QLDWide Bay 12
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 10
VICMaribyrnong 10
VICSouth Yarra 10
NSWCrows Nest 10
VICAbbotsford 9
VICNorthcote 8
VICKew 8
NSWIllawarra 8

Quarter Finals
QLDWide Bay 26
NSWAshfield 20
VICAbbotsford 16
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 16
VICSouth Yarra 16
VICMaribyrnong 14
VICNorthcote 14
NSWCrows Nest 14
VICKew 14
SAProspect 12

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 291949
NSWCrows Nest11901 221948
NSWCentral & Western Districts41901 211951
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901 201952
NSWRozelle1901 201952
NSWSurry Hills11901 171947
NSWBarrier1901 171948
NSWIllawarra11901 161950
NSWGlebe21901 151946
NSWWoollahra11901 151949
NSWClarence-Nambucca1901 111948
NSWBotany11901 101952
NSWNewcastle11901 91932
NSWParramatta1901 91937
NSWAlexandria1906 91952
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901 81951
NSWBathurst11901 71932
NSWHunter1901 61943
NSWFive Dock1922 61952
NSWRockdale1901 41932
NSWAlbury1901 31942
NSWWarringah1922 31950
NSWHawkesbury1934 31952
NSWMarrickville1922 31940
NSWNew England1901 21938
NSWOrange1901 21941
NSWGranville1906 11916
NSWRiverina1901 11937
NSWEmu Plains1949 11950
NSWBelmore1949 11951
NSWWagga Wagga1949^ ----
NSWLambton1949 ----
NSWStrathfield1949 ----
NSWLiverpool1949 ----
NSWBondi1949 ----
ACTCanberra1949 ----
NSWNarrabeen1949 ----
NSWBankstown1949 ----
NSWChatswood1949 ----
NSWHurstville1949 ----
NSWRyde1949 ----
NSWDulwich Hill1949 ----
NSWRevesby1949 ----
NSWPort Macquarie1949 ----
NSWLake Macquarie1949 ----
NSWBlacktown1949 ----
NSWDubbo1949^ ----
NSWMaroubra1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
NSWUpper Hunter1933 21928
NSWEden-Monaro1921 11920
NSWDarling1912 ----

South Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
SAProspect31901 321946
SASouth-East Districts1901 202
SAUnley1901 171947
SAYorke1901 91946
SAHindmarsh1901 71945
SASpencer Ports1901 51951
NTTerritorians1922 31948
SAMagill1949 ----
SAEdwardstown1949 ----
SARiverland1949 ----
SAAdelaide Ports1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
SAAngas1933 81922

Tasmania
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
TASHobart11901 251944
TASMersey1901 161952
TASLaunceston1901 81951
TASDerwent1901 31930
TASNorth-West Districts1901 ----

Victoria
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
VICMaribyrnong41906 231950
VICSouth Yarra41901 221950
VICAbbotsford51901 222
VICJolimont21901 211945
VICKew11901 191951
VICGippsland11901 181952
VICNorthcote21901 151941
VICRoyal Park11901 151947
VICBalaclava1901 131952
VICCorio1901 101931
VICCorangamite1901 81950
VICDandenong11901 71951
VICSouthern Murray1901* 71951
VICWimmera1901 61933
VICBallarat1901 61944
VICWestern Districts1901 41913
VICGoulburn Valley1949^ 41927
VICMelbourne Ports1901 41942
VICBendigo1901 31910
VICHampton1949 11949
VICPascoe Vale1949 11950
VICBlackburn1937 11952
VICSunshine1949 1--
VICMalvern1949 ----
VICMoorabbin1949 ----
VICMornington1949 ----
VICAltona1949 ----
VICLatrobe Valley1949 ----
VICMallee1949 ----
VICCamberwell1949 ----
VICReservoir1949 ----
VICBurnley1949 ----
VICOakleigh1913 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912 31909
VICGrampians1921 ----
VICYarra Valley1912 ----
VICBenalla1905 ----
VICCastlemaine1905 ----

Queensland
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
QLDWide Bay31901 322
QLDFortitude11901 211948
QLDDarling Downs11901 143
QLDMaranoa1901 101949
QLDCapricornia1901 81940
QLDWoolloongabba1901 81942
QLDFar North Districts1901* 51947
QLDTownsville1934 41951
QLDNundah1913 11949
QLDSouthern Districts1949 11951
QLDIpswich1949 11952
QLDWynnum1949 1--
QLDCoot-Tha1949 ----
QLDMount Gravatt1949 ----
QLDPetrie1949 ----
QLDCairns1949 ----
QLDMackay1949 ----
QLDGympie-Nambour1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
QLDCarpentaria1933 31926
QLDMoreton1948 21921

Western Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
Perth21901 211950
South-West Districts1901 161949
Fremantle11901 161952
Goldfields1901* 21931
Wheatbelt1913 21939
Belmont1949 ----
Canning1949 ----
Nedlands1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
Coolgardie1912 ----

Legend:
= Number of Cup titles, "Est" = Year established (^ denotes the year of re-establishment, * 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).