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, 1972 Season
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FINAL
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD1VICMaribyrnong

SEMI FINALS
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD1QLDNundahSF
D1VICMaribyrnongdefeatedD1QLDFortitude

QUARTER FINALS
D1QLDFortitudedefeatedD1VICCorioQF
D1QLDNundahSFdefeatedD2NSWBarrierR16
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD2VICReservoir
D1VICMaribyrnongdefeatedD2NSWWarringah

ROUND OF 16
D2NSWBarrierR16defeatedD1NSWBerowra
D2NSWWarringahdefeatedD1NSWGoulburn & MonaroR16
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD1NSWMarrickvilleCUP
D1VICMaribyrnongdefeatedD1NSWCrows NestFIN
D1QLDFortitudedefeatedD1TASHobart
D1QLDNundahSFdefeatedD2QLDTownsville
D1VICCorioQFdefeatedD2NTTerritorians
D2VICReservoirdefeatedD2SAProspect


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, 1972 Season
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ROUND OF 32
D1QLDFortitudedefeatedD1VICKew
D1NSWMarrickvilleCUPdefeatedD2NSWBelmore
D1NSWCrows NestFINdefeatedD2NSWBondi
D1QLDNundahSFdefeatedD2QLDCapricornia
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD2VICWestern DistrictsQF
D1VICCorioQFdefeatedD2QLDGympie-Nambour
D1VICMaribyrnongdefeatedD2NSWRiverina
D1TASHobartdefeatedD2NSWChatswood
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroR16defeatedD3NSWFairfield
D1NSWBerowradefeatedD3Canning
D2NTTerritoriansdefeatedD2PerthR16
D2NSWBarrierR16defeatedD3VICAltona
D2VICReservoirdefeatedD3SASpencer Ports
D2SAProspectdefeatedD3VICCamberwell
D2QLDTownsvilledefeatedD3VICWimmera
D2NSWWarringahdefeatedD3VICRingwood


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, 1972 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1NSWMarrickvilleCUPdefeatedD3NSWWoollahra
D1NSWCrows NestFINdefeatedD3NSWSutherland
D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsQFdefeatedD3NSWLake Macquarie
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroR16defeatedD3NSWAshfield
D1NSWBerowradefeatedD3NSWRydeR16
D2NSWBarrierR16defeatedD2NSWCastle Hill
D2NSWWarringahdefeatedD2NSWIllawarraR16
D2NSWBondidefeatedD3NSWShoalhaven
D2NSWChatswooddefeatedD3NSWWagga Wagga
D2NSWRiverinadefeatedD3NSWNew England
D2NSWBelmoredefeatedD3NSWHunter
D3NSWFairfielddefeatedD3NSWRevesby

FIRST ROUND
D3NSWWoollahradefeatedD1NSWAlexandriaQF
D1NSWMarrickvilleCUPdefeatedD3NSWPort Macquarie
D1NSWGoulburn & MonaroR16defeatedD3NSWCaringbah
D1NSWBerowradefeatedD3NSWGranville
D3NSWAshfielddefeatedD2NSWBlacktown
D3NSWNew EnglanddefeatedD2NSWBathurst & Orange
D2NSWIllawarraR16defeatedD2NSWHurstville
D2NSWRiverinadefeatedD2NSWParramatta
D2NSWBarrierR16defeatedD3NSWRockdale
D2NSWCastle HilldefeatedD3NSWAlburyR16
D2NSWBelmoredefeatedD3NSWRichmond-Tweed
D2NSWChatswooddefeatedD3ACTCanberra
D2NSWWarringahdefeatedD3NSWClarence-Nambucca
D2NSWBondidefeatedD3NSWNarrabeen
D3NSWRydeR16defeatedD3NSWBankstown
D3NSWLake MacquariedefeatedD3NSWGosford
D3NSWHunterdefeatedD3NSWEmu Plains
D3NSWSutherlanddefeatedD3NSWLambton
D3NSWShoalhavendefeatedD3NSWStrathfield
D3NSWWagga WaggadefeatedD3NSWMaroubra
D3NSWRevesbydefeatedD3NSWNewcastle
D3NSWFairfielddefeatedD3NSWLiverpool


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, 1972 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2VICWestern DistrictsQFdefeatedD1VICBalaclava
D1VICKewdefeatedD1VICGippslandSF
D1VICMaribyrnongdefeatedD2VICSouthern Murray
D1VICCorioQFdefeatedD3VICFerntree Gully
D2VICReservoirdefeatedD2VICCorangamite
D3VICAltonadefeatedD3VICMordialloc
D3VICRingwooddefeatedD3VICMallee
D3VICCamberwelldefeatedD3VICBroadmeadows
D3VICWimmeradefeatedD3VICDandenong

FIRST ROUND
D1VICGippslandSFdefeatedD2VICWaverley
D1VICMaribyrnongdefeatedD2VICAbbotsfordR16
D1VICBalaclavadefeatedD3VICOakleigh
D3VICDandenongdefeatedD2VICBlackburn
D3VICMordiallocdefeatedD2VICLatrobe Valley
D3VICWimmeradefeatedD2VICMelbourne Ports
D3VICMalleedefeatedD2VICMornington
D2VICWestern DistrictsQFdefeatedD3VICPascoe Vale
D2VICReservoirdefeatedD3VICGoulburn Valley
D2VICSouthern MurraydefeatedD3VICBallarat
D2VICCorangamitedefeatedD3VICSunshine
D3VICAltonadefeatedD3VICMoorabbin
D3VICFerntree GullydefeatedD3VICDoncaster
D3VICBroadmeadowsdefeatedD3VICNorthcote
D3VICRingwooddefeatedD3VICBendigo
D3VICCamberwelldefeatedD3VICSouth Yarra


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, 1972 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2QLDGympie-NambourdefeatedD1QLDMount Gravatt
D1QLDFortitudedefeatedD1QLDDarling Downs
D1QLDNundahSFdefeatedD3QLDCairns
D2QLDCapricorniadefeatedD2QLDWide Bay
D2QLDTownsvilledefeatedD3QLDMackay

FIRST ROUND
D1QLDNundahSFdefeatedD2QLDFar North Districts
D1QLDMount GravattdefeatedD3QLDGold Coast
D3QLDMackaydefeatedD2QLDWoolloongabba
D2QLDWide BaydefeatedD3QLDPetrie
D2QLDTownsvilledefeatedD3QLDCoot-Tha
D2QLDCapricorniadefeatedD3QLDMaranoa
D2QLDGympie-NambourdefeatedD3QLDIpswich
D3QLDCairnsdefeatedD3QLDWynnum


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, 1972 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D2SAProspectdefeatedD2SAHindmarsh
D2NTTerritoriansdefeatedD2SASouth-East Districts
D3SASpencer PortsdefeatedD3SAMorphett Vale

SECOND ROUND
D2SAHindmarshdefeatedD3SARiverlandR16
D2SAProspectdefeatedD3SAEdwardstown
D2SASouth-East DistrictsdefeatedD3SAUnley
D2NTTerritoriansdefeatedD3SAAdelaide Ports
D3SAMorphett ValedefeatedD3SAModbury
D3SASpencer PortsdefeatedD3SAYorke

FIRST ROUND
D3SAAdelaide PortsdefeatedD3SAMagill


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, 1972 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1TASHobartdefeatedD1TASNorth-West Districts

SECOND ROUND
D1TASNorth-West DistrictsdefeatedD1TASMersey
D1TASHobartdefeatedD2TASLaunceston

FIRST ROUND
D2TASLauncestondefeatedD3TASDerwent


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, 1972 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL AFFL CUP TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Semi Finals
QLDWide Bay 16
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 14
NSWAshfield 14
VICMaribyrnong 13
NSWCrows Nest 13
VICAbbotsford 11
VICSouth Yarra 10
NSWIllawarra 9
QLDFortitude 9
VICKew 9

Quarter Finals
QLDWide Bay 32
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 21
VICKew 21
NSWAshfield 20
VICAbbotsford 19
VICMaribyrnong 19
NSWCrows Nest 19
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 18
VICSouth Yarra 16
NSWAlexandria 16

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
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901 302
NSWCrows Nest11901 303
NSWBarrier11901 303
NSWCentral & Western Districts51901 304
NSWAlexandria11906 261971
NSWIllawarra21901 211971
NSWWoollahra11901 161954
NSWClarence-Nambucca1901 131960
NSWNewcastle21901 131966
NSWParramatta1901 111961
NSWMarrickville11922 92
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901 81951
NSWBathurst & Orange11901 81969
NSWWarringah1922 71968
NSWBerowra1934 71970
NSWHunter1901 61943
NSWAlbury1901 61971
NSWRockdale1901 41932
NSWBondi1949 31970
NSWNew England1901 21938
NSWRiverina1901 21956
NSWBelmore1949 21958
NSWGranville1906 21969
NSWLambton1949 21969
NSWHurstville1949 21969
NSWEmu Plains1949 11950
NSWBankstown1949 11954
NSWLiverpool1949 11956
NSWRevesby1949 11958
NSWMaroubra1949 11962
NSWChatswood1949 11963
NSWBlacktown1949 11963
ACTCanberra1949 11965
NSWRyde1949 11971
NSWFairfield1969 ----
NSWSutherland1955 ----
NSWLake Macquarie1949 ----
NSWShoalhaven1969 ----
NSWWagga Wagga1949^ ----
NSWCastle Hill1969 ----
NSWPort Macquarie1949 ----
NSWCaringbah1969 ----
NSWNarrabeen1949 ----
NSWGosford1969 ----
NSWStrathfield1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
NSWSurry Hills21968 241965
NSWRozelle1968 241966
NSWGlebe21968 161956
NSWBotany11954 101952
NSWFive Dock1954 61952
NSWOrange1968 31966
NSWDubbo1968 21964
NSWUpper Hunter1933 21928
NSWDulwich Hill1968 11964
NSWEden-Monaro1921 11920
NSWDarling1912 ----

South Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
SAProspect31901 361964
SASouth-East Districts1901 231959
SAUnley1901 171947
SAHindmarsh11901 111970
SAYorke1901 101963
SASpencer Ports1901 101963
NTTerritorians1922 51958
SARiverland1949 21971
SAEdwardstown1949 11960
SAMagill1949 11962
SAModbury1955 11964
SAMorphett Vale1969 ----
SAAdelaide Ports1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
SAAngas1933 81922

Tasmania
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
TASHobart21901 301969
TASMersey1901 191965
TASLaunceston1901 91964
TASDerwent1901 31930
TASNorth-West Districts1901 31970

Victoria
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
VICAbbotsford61901 311971
VICKew11901 301970
VICMaribyrnong51906 301970
VICSouth Yarra41901 221950
VICGippsland11901 221971
VICSouthern Murray11901* 191969
VICCorio1901 173
VICNorthcote21901 161958
VICBalaclava1901 141964
VICCorangamite1901 131970
VICDandenong11901 81961
VICMelbourne Ports1901 71963
VICWestern Districts1901 71971
VICWimmera1901 61933
VICBallarat1901 61944
VICGoulburn Valley1949^ 41927
VICBendigo1901 31910
VICMoorabbin1949 31966
VICPascoe Vale1949 21958
VICBlackburn1937 21968
VICLatrobe Valley1949 21969
VICSunshine1949 11953
VICAltona1949 11955
VICCamberwell1949 11959
VICMornington1949 11970
VICReservoir1949 1--
VICRingwood1969 ----
VICFerntree Gully1969 ----
VICMordialloc1969 ----
VICMallee1949 ----
VICBroadmeadows1969 ----
VICOakleigh1913 ----
VICDoncaster1969 ----
VICWaverley1955 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
VICJolimont21968 231956
VICRoyal Park11954 151947
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912 31909
VICBurnley1968 21968
VICHampton1968 11949
VICMalvern1968 ----
VICGrampians1921 ----
VICYarra Valley1912 ----
VICBenalla1905 ----
VICCastlemaine1905 ----

Queensland
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
QLDWide Bay41901 431969
QLDFortitude21901 351970
QLDDarling Downs41901 201968
QLDMaranoa1901 101949
QLDWoolloongabba1901 101966
QLDCapricornia1901 81940
QLDTownsville1934 71963
QLDNundah1913 72
QLDFar North Districts1901* 51947
QLDGold Coast1949 31968
QLDMount Gravatt1949 21958
QLDWynnum1949 21959
QLDIpswich1949 11952
QLDCairns1949 11965
QLDGympie-Nambour1949 11967
QLDMackay1949 ----
QLDPetrie1949 ----
QLDCoot-Tha1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
QLDCarpentaria1933 31926
QLDMoreton1948 21921

Western Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
Perth41901 291971
Fremantle11901 181964
South-West Districts1901 181968
Goldfields1901* 61970
Wheatbelt1913 41956
Canning1949 ----
Belmont1949 ----
Stirling1955 ----
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).