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, 1920 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICAbbotsford37
2nd+6NSWGoulburn34
3rd+3VICJolimont25
4th=VICKew25
5th=NSWAshfield22
6th-4VICNorthcote22
7th=TASHobart19
8th-5VICSouth Yarra18
9th=VICRoyal Park17
10th=SASouth-East Districts16
11thD2NSWBathurst15
12th=QLDWide Bay14
13thD2VICMaribyrnong11
-1QLDFortitude9
-4NSWBotany8

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

Second Division, 1920 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2SAProspect31
2nd=Goldfields31
3rd+2VICGippsland24
4th=NSWBarrier24
5th+3South-West Districts22
6th+1VICBalaclava22
7th-1VICMelbourne Ports21
8thD1Perth21
9th=Fremantle19
10th+3VICWestern Districts18
11th+1VICWimmera18
12th-1SAUnley17
13th-3TASMersey11
14thD3TASDerwent9
-1SAAngas5

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWRozelle30
2nd+8NSWCrows Nest28
3rd+2NSWWoollahra27
4thD1NSWGlebe27
5th-2NSWIllawarra26
6th=NSWSurry Hills25
7th=NSWCentral-North Districts23
8th-4QLDMaranoa22
9th+2NSWNew England21
10th-1NSWAlexandria16
11th+1QLDCapricornia15
12th-4NSWNewcastle11
13thD3NSWHastings-Clarence10
14th=NSWParramatta9
-2NSWHunter9

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, 1920 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+6VICCorio32
2nd=VICGrampians27
3rd+5VICWangaratta & Benalla26
4th+6VICOakleigh24
5th-1VICDandenong23
6th-3VICEchuca22
7th+4SAHindmarsh20
8th-2VICCorangamite20
9th+3SASpencer Ports19
10thD2TASLaunceston19
11th-6VICBendigo18
12th+3Wheatbelt12
13th+1SAYorke12
14th-1TASNorth-West Districts10
15th-6VICBallarat10

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3QLDNorthern Districts30
2nd+1NSWRichmond-Tweed27
3rd-1NSWEden-Monaro27
4th+1NSWOrange26
5th+8NSWGranville25
6thD2NSWRockdale22
7th+4QLDDarling Downs21
8th-2QLDNundah18
9th-1QLDWoolloongabba17
10th-3QLDCarpentaria17
11th-1NSWDubbo15
12th+2NSWUpper Hunter14
13th-4NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga13
14th-2QLDMoreton11
15th=NSWRiverina8

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

League History, 1920 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 5
NSWAshfield 4
TASHobart 3
VICJolimont 3
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1
VICKew 1

Top Three Finishes
NSWAshfield 9
VICAbbotsford 8
TASHobart 6
VICJolimont 5
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
VICSouth Yarra 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4
VICKew 3

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 16
NSWAshfield 16
TASHobart 14
VICRoyal Park 12
VICJolimont 11
VICKew 8
VICSouth Yarra 8
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
QLDWoolloongabba 6

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 20
VICJolimont 20
VICRoyal Park 20
TASHobart 19
VICAbbotsford 18
QLDFortitude 18
Perth 17
VICSouth Yarra 17
Fremantle 16
VICNorthcote 14

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICJolimont31901**----
NSWAshfield41901**----
VICRoyal Park1901**----
VICAbbotsford51901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra1901**1905--
QLDFortitude1901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew11901**1911--
NSWBotany1901**1913--
TASHobart31901**1914--
SASouth-East Districts1901**19161906
NSWGoulburn1901**1918--
QLDWide Bay1901**19181912
NSWBathurst1901**1919--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
Perth119011919**--
VICGippsland19011918**--
Fremantle219011917**--
SAProspect19011914**--
VICBalaclava19011913**--
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**--
SAUnley1901--**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
SAAngas1901--**1912
South-West Districts1901--**1913
Goldfields1901*--**1914
VICWimmera1901--**1916
NSWBarrier1901--**1917
TASMersey1901--**1918
TASDerwent1901--**1919

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWNewcastle19011918**--
NSWRozelle19011916**--
NSWCentral-North Districts19011916**1906
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
NSWSurry Hills19011908**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDCapricornia1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWWoollahra19011901**1910
NSWHunter1901--**1914
NSWCrows Nest19011906**1916
NSWParramatta1901--**1918
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASLaunceston1901--1919**
VICCorio1901--1918**
VICDandenong1901--1917**
VICEchuca1901--1916**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
VICGrampians1901----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
VICCorangamite1901----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
SAYorke1901----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWRockdale190119031919**
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--1918**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
QLDNorthern Districts1901--1915**
QLDCarpentaria1901--1909**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWEden-Monaro1901----**
NSWGranville1906----**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWDubbo1901----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
NSWRiverina1901----**

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
Coolgardie1912----1912
VICYarra Valley1912----1912
NSWDarling1912----1912
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).