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, 1978 Season
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FINAL
D1QLDFortitudedef.D2NSWBlacktown

SEMI FINALS
D2NSWBlacktowndef.D1VICGippslandQF
D1QLDFortitudedef.D1NSWBathurst & Orange

QUARTER FINALS
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D1QLDNundah
D1NSWBathurst & Orangedef.D1VICCorioR16
D1QLDFortitudedef.D2NSWCastle Hill
D2NSWBlacktowndef.D2QLDWide Bay

ROUND OF 16
D2NSWBlacktowndef.D1NSWMarrickville
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D1NSWAlexandria
D1QLDNundahdef.D1NSWGoulburn & Monaro
D1NSWBathurst & Orangedef.D1NSWBerowra
D1VICCorioR16def.D2Stirling
D1QLDFortitudedef.D3SASouth-East Districts
D2NSWCastle Hilldef.D2GoldfieldsSF
D2QLDWide Baydef.D2VICBendigo


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, 1978 Season
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ROUND OF 32
D2GoldfieldsSFdef.D1VICMaribyrnongQF
D2NSWCastle Hilldef.D1VICBarwon
D1NSWGoulburn & Monarodef.D1QLDMount Gravatt
D1QLDNundahdef.D1VICKew
D1NSWBathurst & Orangedef.D2NSWCrows NestSF
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D2NSWBondi
D1NSWBerowradef.D2SAProspectR16
D1NSWMarrickvilledef.D2VICMelbourne Ports
D1QLDFortitudedef.D2Perth
D1VICCorioR16def.D3NSWLiverpool
D1NSWAlexandriadef.D3NSWRevesby
D3SASouth-East Districtsdef.D2TASDerwent
D2QLDWide Baydef.D2SAHindmarshR16
D2NSWBlacktowndef.D2VICCamberwell
D2Stirlingdef.D3VICWaverley
D2VICBendigodef.D3QLDWoolloongabba


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, 1978 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D1NSWMarrickvilledef.D1NSWWarringahQF
D1NSWGoulburn & Monarodef.D2NSWNewcastle
D1NSWBerowradef.D3NSWShoalhaven
D1NSWBathurst & Orangedef.D3NSWWoollahra
D1NSWAlexandriadef.D3ACTBruce
D2NSWCastle Hilldef.D2NSWHurstville
D2NSWCrows NestSFdef.D3NSWStrathfield
D2NSWBlacktowndef.D3NSWCaringbah
D2NSWBondidef.D3NSWRyde
D3NSWRevesbydef.D3NSWLambtonR16
D3NSWLiverpooldef.D3NSWNew England

SECOND ROUND
D1NSWGoulburn & Monarodef.D1NSWCentral & Western DistrictsCUP
D1NSWBathurst & Orangedef.D2NSWEmu Plains
D1NSWBerowradef.D2NSWPort Macquarie
D1NSWWarringahQFdef.D3NSWAlbury
D1NSWAlexandriadef.D3NSWDundas
D1NSWMarrickvilledef.D3ACTCanberra
D3NSWCaringbahdef.D2NSWRockdale
D2NSWNewcastledef.D2NSWHunter
D2NSWCrows NestSFdef.D3NSWGranville
D2NSWHurstvilledef.D3NSWLake Macquarie
D2NSWBlacktowndef.D3NSWBankstown
D2NSWCastle Hilldef.D3NSWNarrabeen
D2NSWBondidef.D3NSWGosford
D3NSWLambtonR16def.D3NSWRichmond-Tweed
D3ACTBrucedef.D3NSWClarence-Nambucca
D3NSWWoollahradef.D3NSWMaroubra
D3NSWRevesbydef.D3NSWChatswood
D3NSWRydedef.D3NSWParramatta
D3NSWLiverpooldef.D3NSWFairfield
D3NSWShoalhavendef.D3NSWRiverina
D3NSWStrathfielddef.D3NSWIllawarra
D3NSWNew Englanddef.D3NSWWagga Wagga

FIRST ROUND
D3NSWChatswooddef.D3NSWSutherland


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, 1978 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D1VICMaribyrnongQFdef.D2VICLatrobe Valley
D1VICCorioR16def.D2VICBlackburn
D1VICKewdef.D2VICAbbotsfordR16
D1VICBarwondef.D2VICBalaclava
D1VICGippslandQFdef.D3VICOakleigh
D2VICCamberwelldef.D2VICSouthern Murray
D2VICBendigodef.D2VICWestern Districts
D2VICMelbourne Portsdef.D2VICMornington
D3VICWaverleydef.D3VICDandenong

FIRST ROUND
D1VICKewdef.D3VICAltona
D1VICBarwondef.D3VICGoulburn Valley
D3VICDandenongdef.D2VICSouth Yarra
D2VICAbbotsfordR16def.D3VICReservoir
D2VICBalaclavadef.D3VICBroadmeadows
D2VICLatrobe Valleydef.D3VICSunshine
D2VICMorningtondef.D3VICBallarat
D2VICWestern Districtsdef.D3VICRingwood
D2VICMelbourne Portsdef.D3VICPascoe Vale
D2VICSouthern Murraydef.D3VICNorthcote
D2VICBlackburndef.D3VICMallee & Wimmera
D2VICCamberwelldef.D3VICMordialloc
D2VICBendigodef.D3VICFerntree Gully
D3VICWaverleydef.D3VICDoncaster
D3VICOakleighdef.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 QLD Qualifying, 1978 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D3QLDWoolloongabbadef.D1QLDTownsvilleQF
D1QLDMount Gravattdef.D2QLDGold Coast
D1QLDNundahdef.D3QLDWynnum
D1QLDFortitudedef.D3QLDMaranoa
D2QLDWide Baydef.D3QLDPetrie

FIRST ROUND
D1QLDFortitudedef.D2QLDDarling DownsR16
D1QLDTownsvilleQFdef.D3QLDLogan
D1QLDMount Gravattdef.D3QLDMackay
D3QLDPetriedef.D2QLDFar North Districts
D3QLDWoolloongabbadef.D2QLDCapricornia
D3QLDWynnumdef.D2QLDGympie-Nambour
D2QLDWide Baydef.D3QLDCoot-Tha
D2QLDGold Coastdef.D3QLDIpswich
D3QLDMaranoadef.D3QLDCairns


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, 1978 Season
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SECOND ROUND
D2SAHindmarshR16def.D3SAYorke
D2SAProspectR16def.D3SAAdelaide Ports
D3SASouth-East Districtsdef.D3SAUnley

FIRST ROUND
D2SAHindmarshR16def.D3SAEdwardstown
D2SAProspectR16def.D3SAMagill
D3SAAdelaide Portsdef.D3SAModbury
D3SAYorkedef.D3SASpencer Ports
D3SAUnleydef.D3NTTerritorians
D3SASouth-East Districtsdef.D3SAMorphett 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 TAS Qualifying, 1978 Season
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THIRD ROUND
D2TASDerwentdef.D1TASMersey

SECOND ROUND
D1TASMerseydef.D1TASNorth-West DistrictsFIN
D2TASDerwentdef.D2TASHobart

FIRST ROUND
D2TASHobartdef.D3TASLaunceston


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, 1978 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL AFFL CUP TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Semi Finals
NSWCrows Nest 17
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 16
QLDWide Bay 16
VICMaribyrnong 15
NSWAshfield 14
VICAbbotsford 11
QLDFortitude 11
VICSouth Yarra 10
VICKew 10
NSWIllawarra 9

Quarter Finals
QLDWide Bay 33
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 23
NSWCrows Nest 23
VICKew 23
VICMaribyrnong 22
VICAbbotsford 20
NSWAshfield 20
QLDFortitude 18
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 18
NSWAlexandria 17

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
NSWCrows Nest31901 341977
NSWCentral & Western Districts61901 331977
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901 321974
NSWAlexandria11906 291976
NSWIllawarra21901 211971
NSWWoollahra11901 161954
NSWNewcastle21901 141973
NSWClarence-Nambucca1901 131960
NSWMarrickville11922 121976
NSWParramatta1901 111961
NSWWarringah11922 101977
NSWBathurst & Orange11901 101976
NSWBerowra1934 101976
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901 81951
NSWHunter1901 71976
NSWAlbury1901 61971
NSWRockdale1901 41932
NSWBondi1949 31970
NSWHurstville1949 31974
NSWLambton1949 31977
NSWBlacktown1949 31975
NSWNew England1901 21938
NSWRiverina1901 21956
NSWGranville1906 21969
NSWChatswood1949 21975
NSWEmu Plains1949 11950
NSWBankstown1949 11954
NSWLiverpool1949 11956
NSWRevesby1949 11958
NSWMaroubra1949 11962
ACTCanberra1949 11965
NSWRyde1949 11971
NSWCaringbah1969 11973
NSWCastle Hill1969 1--
NSWShoalhaven1969 ----
ACTBruce1974 ----
NSWStrathfield1949 ----
NSWDundas1977 ----
NSWLake Macquarie1949 ----
NSWNarrabeen1949 ----
NSWGosford1969 ----
NSWFairfield1969 ----
NSWWagga Wagga1949^ ----
NSWPort Macquarie1949 ----
NSWSutherland1955 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
NSWBarrier11976 311976
NSWAshfield51976 301955
NSWSurry Hills21968 241965
NSWRozelle1968 241966
NSWGlebe21968 161956
NSWBotany11954 101952
NSWFive Dock1954 61952
NSWOrange1968 31966
NSWBelmore1976 31973
NSWDubbo1968 21964
NSWUpper Hunter1933 21928
NSWDulwich Hill1968 11964
NSWEden-Monaro1921 11920
NSWDarling1912 ----

South Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
SAProspect31901 381977
SASouth-East Districts1901 261975
SAUnley1901 171947
SAHindmarsh11901 121977
SAYorke1901 101963
SASpencer Ports1901 101963
NTTerritorians1922 51972
SAEdwardstown1949 11960
SAMagill1949 11962
SAModbury1955 11964
SAAdelaide Ports1949 ----
SAMorphett Vale1969 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
SAAngas1933 81922
SARiverland1976 21971

Tasmania
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
TASHobart21901 311975
TASMersey1901 191965
TASLaunceston1901 91964
TASNorth-West Districts1901 71977
TASDerwent1901 31930

Victoria
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
VICMaribyrnong51906 341977
VICAbbotsford61901 331977
VICKew11901 321974
VICGippsland11901 242
VICSouth Yarra41901 221950
VICSouthern Murray11901* 201973
VICCorio1901 202
VICNorthcote21901 161958
VICBalaclava1901 151975
VICBarwon1901 141975
VICDandenong11901 81961
VICMelbourne Ports1901 81974
VICWestern Districts1901 71971
VICBallarat1901 61944
VICGoulburn Valley1949^ 41927
VICBendigo1901 41910
VICMoorabbin1949 31966
VICReservoir1949 31974
VICLatrobe Valley1949 31976
VICPascoe Vale1949 21958
VICBlackburn1937 21968
VICWaverley1955 21975
VICSunshine1949 11953
VICAltona1949 11955
VICCamberwell1949 11959
VICMornington1949 11970
VICOakleigh1913 ----
VICBroadmeadows1969 ----
VICRingwood1969 ----
VICMallee & Wimmera1949* ----
VICMordialloc1969 ----
VICFerntree Gully1969 ----
VICDoncaster1969 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
VICJolimont21968 231956
VICRoyal Park11954 151947
VICWimmera1976 61933
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912 31909
VICBurnley1968 21968
VICHampton1968 11949
VICMalvern1968 ----
VICGrampians1921 ----
VICYarra Valley1912 ----
VICBenalla1905 ----
VICCastlemaine1905 ----

Queensland
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
QLDWide Bay41901 451974
QLDFortitude41901 381976
QLDDarling Downs41901 231977
QLDMaranoa1901 101949
QLDWoolloongabba1901 101966
QLDTownsville1934 101977
QLDNundah1913 91973
QLDCapricornia1901 81940
QLDFar North Districts1901* 51947
QLDGold Coast1949 31968
QLDWynnum1949 31974
QLDMount Gravatt1949 21958
QLDGympie-Nambour1949 21975
QLDIpswich1949 11952
QLDCairns1949 11965
QLDCoot-Tha1949 11973
QLDPetrie1949 ----
QLDLogan1977 ----
QLDMackay1949 ----
(Inactive)
Team End Rd 16 Prev
QLDCarpentaria1933 31926
QLDMoreton1948 21921

Western Australia
Team Est Rd 16 Prev
Perth41901 301974
South-West Districts1901 211976
Fremantle11901 191977
Goldfields1901* 112
Wheatbelt1913 41956
Belmont1949 11977
Stirling1955 1--
Canning1949 ----
Rockingham1974 ----
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).