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, 1956 Season
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FINAL
D1QLDDarling Downsdef.D1NSWCrows Nest

SEMI FINALS
D1NSWCrows Nestdef.D1SASouth-East Districts
D1QLDDarling Downsdef.D2SASpencer PortsR16

QUARTER FINALS
D1SASouth-East Districtsdef.D1NSWBarrierR16
D1NSWCrows Nestdef.D1TASMersey
D1QLDDarling Downsdef.D2NSWRiverina
D2SASpencer PortsR16def.D2VICJolimont

ROUND OF 16
D2SASpencer PortsR16def.D1QLDFortitudeR16
D1NSWCrows Nestdef.D1VICSouthern MurrayQF
D1TASMerseydef.D1NSWSurry Hills
D1QLDDarling Downsdef.D1NSWGoulburn & Monaro
D1SASouth-East Districtsdef.D2WheatbeltQF
D1NSWBarrierR16def.D3NSWLiverpool
D2NSWRiverinadef.D2QLDMount Gravatt
D2VICJolimontdef.D3NSWGlebe


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, 1956 Season
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ROUND OF 32
D2VICJolimontdef.D1VICKewQF
D2NSWRiverinadef.D1VICAbbotsford
D1QLDDarling Downsdef.D1QLDNundahQF
D1QLDFortitudeR16def.D1VICMaribyrnong
D1TASMerseydef.D2VICCorangamiteSF
D1VICSouthern MurrayQFdef.D2QLDCapricornia
D1NSWSurry Hillsdef.D2Goldfields
D1NSWGoulburn & Monarodef.D2VICWestern Districts
D1SASouth-East Districtsdef.D2NSWMarrickville
D1NSWBarrierR16def.D3VICPascoe Vale
D1NSWCrows Nestdef.D3NSWRyde
D3NSWGlebedef.D2NSWRichmond-Tweed
D2WheatbeltQFdef.D2NSWHawkesbury
D2SASpencer PortsR16def.D2SAHindmarsh
D2QLDMount Gravattdef.D2NSWDubboR16
D3NSWLiverpooldef.D3VICMornington


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, 1956 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1NSWBarrierR16def.D1NSWAlexandriaCUP
D1NSWCrows Nestdef.D2NSWWoollahra
D1NSWSurry Hillsdef.D2NSWStrathfield
D1NSWGoulburn & Monarodef.D3NSWBondi
D3NSWGlebedef.D2NSWAshfieldR16
D2NSWRiverinadef.D2NSWClarence-Nambucca
D2NSWDubboR16def.D3ACTCanberra
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D3NSWChatswood
D2NSWMarrickvilledef.D3NSWBelmore
D2NSWHawkesburydef.D3NSWDulwich Hill
D3NSWRydedef.D3NSWOrange
D3NSWLiverpooldef.D3NSWRozelle

FIRST ROUND
D1NSWCrows Nestdef.D1NSWIllawarraR16
D1NSWAlexandriaCUPdef.D2NSWCentral & Western DistrictsR16
D1NSWGoulburn & Monarodef.D2NSWWarringah
D1NSWBarrierR16def.D3NSWGranville
D3NSWRydedef.D2NSWHunter
D3ACTCanberradef.D2NSWNewcastle
D2NSWDubboR16def.D3NSWHurstville
D2NSWAshfieldR16def.D3NSWNew England
D2NSWClarence-Nambuccadef.D3NSWRockdale
D2NSWRiverinadef.D3NSWLake Macquarie
D2NSWMarrickvilledef.D3NSWMaroubra
D2NSWHawkesburydef.D3NSWBathurst
D2NSWStrathfielddef.D3NSWPort Macquarie
D2NSWWoollahradef.D3NSWWagga Wagga
D2NSWRichmond-Tweeddef.D3NSWBankstown
D3NSWBondidef.D3NSWLambton
D3NSWChatswooddef.D3NSWSutherland
D3NSWLiverpooldef.D3NSWNarrabeen
D3NSWDulwich Hilldef.D3NSWEmu Plains
D3NSWGlebedef.D3NSWBlacktown
D3NSWBelmoredef.D3NSWRevesby
D3NSWOrangedef.D3NSWParramatta
D3NSWRozelledef.D3NSWAlbury


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, 1956 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1VICMaribyrnongdef.D3VICAltonaSF
D1VICKewQFdef.D3VICNorthcote
D1VICSouthern MurrayQFdef.D3VICSunshine
D1VICAbbotsforddef.D3VICBurnley
D3VICPascoe Valedef.D2VICGippsland
D2VICCorangamiteSFdef.D2VICMelbourne Ports
D2VICJolimontdef.D2VICCorio
D2VICWestern Districtsdef.D3VICMoorabbinR16
D3VICMorningtondef.D3VICSouth Yarra

FIRST ROUND
D1VICAbbotsforddef.D3VICBendigo
D2VICCoriodef.D2VICCamberwell
D2VICCorangamiteSFdef.D3VICMalvern
D2VICGippslanddef.D3VICOakleigh
D2VICWestern Districtsdef.D3VICBallarat
D2VICMelbourne Portsdef.D3VICWaverley
D2VICJolimontdef.D3VICBalaclava
D3VICAltonaSFdef.D3VICReservoir
D3VICMoorabbinR16def.D3VICHampton
D3VICPascoe Valedef.D3VICBlackburn
D3VICNorthcotedef.D3VICLatrobe Valley
D3VICSunshinedef.D3VICMallee
D3VICSouth Yarradef.D3VICDandenong
D3VICBurnleydef.D3VICGoulburn Valley
D3VICMorningtondef.D3VICWimmera


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, 1956 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2QLDCapricorniadef.D1QLDWide BayFIN
D1QLDNundahQFdef.D2QLDTownsville
D1QLDFortitudeR16def.D3QLDWynnum
D1QLDDarling Downsdef.D3QLDGympie-Nambour
D2QLDMount Gravattdef.D3QLDIpswich

FIRST ROUND
D1QLDNundahQFdef.D3QLDSouthern Districts
D1QLDFortitudeR16def.D3QLDMackay
D3QLDIpswichdef.D2QLDWoolloongabba
D2QLDTownsvilledef.D3QLDMaranoa
D2QLDCapricorniadef.D3QLDPetrie
D2QLDMount Gravattdef.D3QLDCoot-Tha
D3QLDWynnumdef.D3QLDCairns
D3QLDGympie-Nambourdef.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, 1956 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1SASouth-East Districtsdef.D3SAUnley
D2SASpencer PortsR16def.D3SARiverland
D2SAHindmarshdef.D3SAAdelaide Ports

FIRST ROUND
D1SASouth-East Districtsdef.D3SAProspect
D3SAUnleydef.D2SAYorke
D3SARiverlanddef.D2NTTerritorians
D2SASpencer PortsR16def.D2SAMagill
D2SAHindmarshdef.D3SAModbury
D3SAAdelaide Portsdef.D3SAEdwardstown


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, 1956 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1TASMerseydef.D1TASHobart

SECOND ROUND
D1TASMerseydef.D2TASDerwent
D1TASHobartdef.D2TASLaunceston

FIRST ROUND
D2TASDerwentdef.D2TASNorth-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, 1956 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL AFFL CUP TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Semi Finals
NSWAshfield 14
QLDWide Bay 13
NSWCrows Nest 11
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 10
VICMaribyrnong 10
VICSouth Yarra 10
VICAbbotsford 9
VICNorthcote 8
VICKew 8
NSWIllawarra 8

Quarter Finals
QLDWide Bay 27
NSWAshfield 20
VICAbbotsford 16
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 16
VICSouth Yarra 16
NSWCrows Nest 15
VICKew 15
VICMaribyrnong 14
VICNorthcote 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 301955
NSWCrows Nest11901 231948
NSWCentral & Western Districts41901 221955
NSWRozelle1901 211954
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901 211952
NSWSurry Hills11901 191954
NSWBarrier1901 192
NSWIllawarra11901 171955
NSWWoollahra11901 161954
NSWGlebe21901 161946
NSWClarence-Nambucca1901 121954
NSWAlexandria11906 111955
NSWNewcastle11901 91932
NSWParramatta1901 91937
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901 81951
NSWBathurst11901 71932
NSWHunter1901 61943
NSWRockdale1901 41932
NSWHawkesbury1934 41954
NSWAlbury1901 31942
NSWWarringah1922 31950
NSWMarrickville1922 31953
NSWNew England1901 21938
NSWOrange1901 21941
NSWRiverina1901 21937
NSWGranville1906 11916
NSWEmu Plains1949 11950
NSWBelmore1949 11951
NSWBankstown1949 11954
NSWDubbo1949^ 11955
NSWLiverpool1949 1--
NSWRyde1949 ----
NSWBondi1949 ----
ACTCanberra1949 ----
NSWChatswood1949 ----
NSWDulwich Hill1949 ----
NSWStrathfield1949 ----
NSWHurstville1949 ----
NSWLake Macquarie1949 ----
NSWMaroubra1949 ----
NSWPort Macquarie1949 ----
NSWWagga Wagga1949^ ----
NSWLambton1949 ----
NSWSutherland1955 ----
NSWNarrabeen1949 ----
NSWBlacktown1949 ----
NSWRevesby1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
NSWBotany11954 101952
NSWFive Dock1954 61952
NSWUpper Hunter1933 21928
NSWEden-Monaro1921 11920
NSWDarling1912 ----

South Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
SAProspect31901 321946
SASouth-East Districts1901 221954
SAUnley1901 171947
SAYorke1901 91946
SAHindmarsh1901 71945
SASpencer Ports1901 72
NTTerritorians1922 31948
SARiverland1949 ----
SAAdelaide Ports1949 ----
SAModbury1955 ----
SAEdwardstown1949 ----
SAMagill1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
SAAngas1933 81922

Tasmania
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
TASHobart11901 251944
TASMersey1901 171952
TASLaunceston1901 81953
TASDerwent1901 31930
TASNorth-West Districts1901 ----

Victoria
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
VICMaribyrnong41906 231953
VICJolimont21901 231954
VICSouth Yarra41901 221950
VICAbbotsford51901 221953
VICKew11901 211955
VICGippsland11901 181952
VICNorthcote21901 151941
VICBalaclava1901 131952
VICCorio1901 101953
VICCorangamite1901 101955
VICSouthern Murray11901* 103
VICDandenong11901 71951
VICWimmera1901 61933
VICBallarat1901 61944
VICMelbourne Ports1901 51954
VICWestern Districts1901 41913
VICGoulburn Valley1949^ 41927
VICBendigo1901 31910
VICHampton1949 11949
VICPascoe Vale1949 11950
VICBlackburn1937 11952
VICSunshine1949 11953
VICBurnley1949 11954
VICAltona1949 11955
VICMoorabbin1949 11955
VICMornington1949 ----
VICMalvern1949 ----
VICOakleigh1913 ----
VICWaverley1955 ----
VICReservoir1949 ----
VICLatrobe Valley1949 ----
VICMallee1949 ----
VICCamberwell1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
VICRoyal Park11954 151947
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912 31909
VICGrampians1921 ----
VICYarra Valley1912 ----
VICBenalla1905 ----
VICCastlemaine1905 ----

Queensland
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
QLDWide Bay31901 341955
QLDFortitude11901 243
QLDDarling Downs21901 151953
QLDMaranoa1901 101949
QLDCapricornia1901 81940
QLDWoolloongabba1901 81942
QLDFar North Districts1901* 51947
QLDTownsville1934 41953
QLDNundah1913 21955
QLDSouthern Districts1949 11951
QLDIpswich1949 11952
QLDWynnum1949 11953
QLDMount Gravatt1949 1--
QLDGympie-Nambour1949 ----
QLDMackay1949 ----
QLDPetrie1949 ----
QLDCoot-Tha1949 ----
QLDCairns1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
QLDCarpentaria1933 31926
QLDMoreton1948 21921

Western Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
Perth21901 211953
South-West Districts1901 161949
Fremantle11901 161952
Wheatbelt1913 42
Goldfields1901* 21931
Nedlands1949 ----
Canning1949 ----
Stirling1955 ----
Belmont1949 ----
(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).