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, 1912 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2VICKew26
2nd+7VICSouth Yarra25
3rd+2VICAbbotsford25
4th=VICRoyal Park25
5th-4VICJolimont23
6th-3NSWAshfield22
7th-5Perth22
8th=Fremantle21
9th-2VICNorthcote20
10thD2NSWRozelle18
11th+1QLDFortitude16
12th-2NSWGoulburn16
13th-2VICBalaclava14
14th-8TASHobart 113
-2NSWGlebe10

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = First Division Premiers, = Relegated to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, 1 = Avoided relegation due to Maryborough & Castlemaine folding.

Second Division, 1912 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
1stD1VICMaryborough & Castlemaine #31
2ndD1NSWIllawarra30
3rd+2VICMelbourne Ports27
4th=SASouth-East Districts24
5th-3SAProspect24
6th=VICGippsland23
7thD3VICMaribyrnong20
8th+1TASLaunceston20
9th-2SAUnley19
10th+3VICWimmera18
11th+3VICEchuca16
12th-1VICCorio16
13th-1VICWestern Districts11
14th-4TASMersey11
-7NSWBarrier10

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWCentral-North Districts27
2nd=QLDWoolloongabba26
3rd+3NSWSurry Hills24
4th+1NSWNewcastle23
5th-2NSWBathurst23
6th+1NSWBotany21
7th-3QLDNorthern Districts21
8th+6QLDCapricornia20
9th+4NSWParramatta20
10th-2NSWRockdale19
11th+1NSWAlexandria16
12th-1NSWWoollahra16
13th-3NSWNew England16
14thD3NSWCrows Nest12
15th-6QLDMaranoa 211

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to First Division for next season, = Relegated to Third Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, # = Final season before folding, 2 = Avoided relegation due to new teams entering the Third Division.

Third Division, 1912 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2SAAngas42
2ndD2VICBallarat37
3rd-1VICDandenong36
4th=South-West Districts29
5th+3Kalgoorlie *22
6th=VICBendigo21
7th+2SASpencer Ports19
8th-1Coolgardie *18
9th+1VICYarra Valley #17
10th+3VICCorangamite15
11th-6SAHindmarsh14
12th-1SAYorke13
13th+1VICGrampians12
14th-2TASNorth-West Districts7
15th=TASDerwent4

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3QLDWide Bay27
2nd+1QLDCarpentaria27
3rd+6NSWGranville26
4thD2NSWHunter26
5th+7QLDMoreton25
6th=NSWHastings-Clarence25
7th+1VICWangaratta & Benalla24
8th-5NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga24
9th-7NSWRichmond-Tweed21
10th+3NSWRiverina16
11th-4NSWOrange14
12th-2NSWDarling #12
13th+1QLDDarling Downs11
14th-3NSWEden-Monaro10
15th=NSWDubbo8

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, * = Involved in a merger from next season, # = Final season before folding.

League History, 1912 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
NSWAshfield 3
TASHobart 2
Fremantle 2
VICJolimont 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1
VICKew 1

Top Three Finishes
NSWAshfield 5
TASHobart 5
Perth 5
Fremantle 4
QLDWoolloongabba 4
VICRoyal Park 4
VICJolimont 3
VICKew 1
VICAbbotsford 1
SAProspect 1

Top Six Finishes
TASHobart 10
NSWAshfield 9
VICRoyal Park 9
VICAbbotsford 8
Perth 7
VICJolimont 6
QLDWoolloongabba 6
Fremantle 5
SAProspect 2
VICSouth Yarra 2

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 12
TASHobart 12
VICJolimont 12
Perth 12
VICRoyal Park 12
Fremantle 11
VICAbbotsford 10
SAProspect 10
QLDFortitude 10
QLDWoolloongabba 9

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICRoyal Park1901**----
VICJolimont21901**----
NSWAshfield31901**----
Perth11901**----
TASHobart21901**----
Fremantle21901**1901--
VICAbbotsford1901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra1901**1905--
QLDFortitude1901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICBalaclava1901**1907--
NSWGoulburn1901**1908--
NSWGlebe1901**1910--
VICKew11901**1911--
NSWRozelle1901**1911--

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1901*1911**1905
SAProspect19011910**--
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**--
VICGippsland1901--**--
TASLaunceston1901--**--
SAUnley1901--**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
NSWBarrier1901--**1901
SASouth-East Districts1901--**1906
VICCorio1901--**1907
VICWimmera1901--**1908
TASMersey1901--**1909
VICEchuca1901--**1910
VICMaribyrnong1906--**1911

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**--
NSWSurry Hills19011908**--
NSWNewcastle19011907**--
NSWBotany19011907**--
NSWRockdale19011903**--
NSWBathurst1901--**--
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**--
QLDCapricornia1901--**--
NSWParramatta1901--**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWCentral-North Districts1901--**1906
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWWoollahra19011901**1910
NSWCrows Nest19011906**1911

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
Kalgoorlie1901--1904**
VICDandenong1901--1902**
SAAngas1901----**
South-West Districts1901----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
Coolgardie1901----**
VICYarra Valley1901----**
VICCorangamite1901----**
SAYorke1901----**
VICGrampians1901----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
TASDerwent1901----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWHunter1901--1911**
QLDCarpentaria1901--1909**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
QLDWide Bay1901----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWHastings-Clarence1901----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901----**
NSWRiverina1901----**
NSWDarling1901----**
NSWEden-Monaro1901----**
NSWDubbo1901----**

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).