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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First Division, 1908 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4Fremantle33
2ndD2VICBalaclava29
3rd+1VICNorthcote26
4th-1TASHobart25
5th+2Perth24
6th+5VICAbbotsford21
7th-6NSWAshfield20
8th+4VICSouth Yarra19
9th=VICJolimont19
10th-8VICRoyal Park19
11th-3QLDFortitude16
12th-6QLDWoolloongabba14
13th-3SAProspect11
D2NSWRozelle10
-2NSWSurry Hills8

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = First Division Premiers, = Relegated to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season.

Second Division, 1908 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWGoulburn25
2nd+1VICKew24
3rd+7VICMaryborough & Castlemaine23
4th-2VICMelbourne Ports23
5th+3SAUnley22
6th-1SASouth-East Districts21
7th-3VICGippsland21
8th-1TASLaunceston20
9th-3VICWestern Districts20
10th+4VICEchuca19
11th=NSWBarrier18
12th-3VICBallarat18
13th-1VICBendigo16
14thD3VICCorio12
-2TASMersey10

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3NSWGlebe30
2nd=QLDNorthern Districts29
3rd+6NSWCentral-North Districts25
4thD1NSWBotany25
5thD1NSWNewcastle24
6th-1NSWIllawarra21
7th+1NSWRockdale19
8th-1QLDCapricornia19
9th-3NSWNew England19
10th+1NSWCrows Nest18
11th-1NSWParramatta18
12th+1QLDMaranoa16
13th+1NSWHunter14
14th-2NSWBathurst13
D3NSWWoollahra9

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to First Division for next season, = Relegated to Third Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season.

Third Division, 1908 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2VICWimmera33
2nd=VICDandenong30
3rdD2SAHindmarsh30
4th+1VICMaribyrnong23
5th+7SAAngas22
6th+1Kalgoorlie22
7th+6Coolgardie19
8th+1TASNorth-West Districts17
9th-3South-West Districts17
10th-6SASpencer Ports17
11th-3VICGrampians16
12th+2VICYarra Valley13
13th-2SAYorke13
14th-4TASDerwent11
15th=VICCorangamite10

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+11QLDCarpentaria29
2ndD2NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga27
3rd=NSWAlexandria25
4th+2NSWDubbo24
5th=NSWRichmond-Tweed23
6th+1NSWHastings-Clarence21
7th-5QLDWide Bay21
8th-4QLDDarling Downs20
9th+5NSWDarling19
10th+5VICWangaratta & Benalla18
11th=NSWGranville18
12th-3NSWRiverina16
13th-3QLDMoreton15
14th-6NSWOrange15
15th-2NSWEden-Monaro5

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season.

League History, 1908 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
TASHobart 2
Fremantle 2
QLDWoolloongabba 1
Perth 1
NSWAshfield 1
VICJolimont 1

Top Three Finishes
TASHobart 4
QLDWoolloongabba 4
Fremantle 3
Perth 3
VICRoyal Park 3
NSWAshfield 2
VICJolimont 2
SAProspect 1
VICNorthcote 1
VICBalaclava 1

Top Six Finishes
TASHobart 7
QLDWoolloongabba 6
VICRoyal Park 6
Perth 5
NSWAshfield 5
Fremantle 4
VICAbbotsford 4
VICJolimont 2
SAProspect 2
VICNorthcote 2

First Division Seasons
TASHobart 8
QLDWoolloongabba 8
Perth 8
NSWAshfield 8
VICJolimont 8
VICRoyal Park 8
SAProspect 8
NSWSurry Hills 8
Fremantle 7
VICAbbotsford 6

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASHobart21901**----
Perth11901**----
NSWAshfield11901**----
VICJolimont11901**----
VICRoyal Park1901**----
QLDWoolloongabba11901**----
SAProspect1901**----
NSWSurry Hills1901**----
Fremantle21901**1901--
VICAbbotsford1901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra1901**1905--
QLDFortitude1901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICBalaclava1901**1907--
NSWRozelle1901**1907--

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICKew19011905**--
VICBallarat19011905**--
NSWGoulburn19011906**--
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**--
SAUnley1901--**--
VICGippsland1901--**--
TASLaunceston1901--**--
VICEchuca1901--**--
VICBendigo1901--**--
TASMersey1901--**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
NSWBarrier1901--**1901
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1901*--**1905
SASouth-East Districts1901--**1906
VICCorio1901--**1907

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWBotany19011907**--
NSWNewcastle19011907**--
NSWCrows Nest19011906**--
NSWGlebe19011904**--
NSWIllawarra19011904**--
NSWRockdale19011903**--
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**--
QLDCapricornia1901--**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
NSWParramatta1901--**--
NSWBathurst1901--**--
NSWHunter1901--**1902
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWCentral-North Districts1901--**1906
NSWWoollahra19011901**1907

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
Kalgoorlie1901--1904**
VICDandenong1901--1902**
VICWimmera1901----**
VICMaribyrnong1906----**
SAAngas1901----**
Coolgardie1901----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
South-West Districts1901----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
VICGrampians1901----**
VICYarra Valley1901----**
SAYorke1901----**
TASDerwent1901----**
VICCorangamite1901----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
QLDCarpentaria1901----**
NSWAlexandria1906----**
NSWDubbo1901----**
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901----**
NSWHastings-Clarence1901----**
QLDWide Bay1901----**
NSWDarling1901----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWRiverina1901----**
NSWEden-Monaro1901----**

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
VICCastlemaine1905----1905
VICBenalla1905----1905
NSWWagga Wagga1905----1905

Legend:
= Number of First Division premierships, "Est" = Year established (* denotes a merger has subsequently taken place), "D1"/"D2"/"D3" = Most recent season last spent in each division (** denotes current division).