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, 1921 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICAbbotsford32
2nd+6VICSouth Yarra28
3rd+1VICKew25
4th+2VICNorthcote23
5th-2VICJolimont23
6th-4NSWGoulburn *23
7th+2VICRoyal Park22
8th-1TASHobart19
9th+1SASouth-East Districts18
10th-5NSWAshfield17
11thD2SAProspect16
12thD2NSWRozelle16
13th-1QLDWide Bay13
14th-1VICMaribyrnong 110
-4NSWBathurst8

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = First Division Premiers, = Relegated to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, * = Involved in a merger from next season, 1 = Avoided relegation due to expansion of the First Division.

Second Division, 1921 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D3VICCorio27
2nd=Goldfields27
3rd=VICGippsland26
4th=NSWBarrier24
5th=NSWIllawarra23
6th=VICBalaclava21
7th+7TASDerwent20
8th=Perth20
9th-4South-West Districts20
10th-3VICMelbourne Ports18
11th=VICWimmera15
12th-2VICWestern Districts15
13th-4Fremantle13
14th-1TASMersey12
15th-3SAUnley 212

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWWoollahra35
2nd=NSWCrows Nest32
3rd+1NSWGlebe25
4thD1NSWBotany25
5thD1QLDFortitude24
6thD3QLDNorthern Districts22
7th=NSWCentral-North Districts *21
8th+2NSWAlexandria20
9th-3NSWSurry Hills20
10th-1NSWNew England18
11th+2NSWHastings-Clarence16
12th-4QLDMaranoa16
13th+1NSWParramatta10
14th-3QLDCapricornia10
15th-3NSWNewcastle 27

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to First Division for next season, = Relegated to Third Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, * = Involved in a merger from next season, 2 = Avoided relegation due to new teams entering the Third Division.

Third Division, 1921 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4VICDandenong33
2nd=VICGrampians #32
3rd+1VICOakleigh24
4th+3SAHindmarsh23
5th+1VICEchuca23
6th+5VICBendigo22
7th+7TASNorth-West Districts21
8th-5VICWangaratta & Benalla21
9thD2SAAngas21
10th=TASLaunceston20
11th-2SASpencer Ports18
12th-4VICCorangamite18
13th-1Wheatbelt13
14th-1SAYorke10
15th=VICBallarat4

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
1st+2NSWEden-Monaro *28
2nd=NSWRichmond-Tweed27
3rd+1NSWOrange25
4thD2NSWHunter24
5th+7NSWUpper Hunter23
6th+5NSWDubbo *21
7th+1QLDNundah19
8th-3NSWGranville19
9th+6NSWRiverina18
10th+4QLDMoreton17
11th-1QLDCarpentaria17
12th-3QLDWoolloongabba17
13th-6QLDDarling Downs17
14th-8NSWRockdale16
15th-2NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga11

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, 1921 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 6
NSWAshfield 4
TASHobart 3
VICJolimont 3
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
VICKew 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

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

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 17
NSWAshfield 16
TASHobart 14
VICJolimont 12
VICRoyal Park 12
VICKew 9
VICSouth Yarra 9
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
QLDWoolloongabba 6

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 21
VICJolimont 21
VICRoyal Park 21
TASHobart 20
VICAbbotsford 19
VICSouth Yarra 18
QLDFortitude 18
Perth 17
Fremantle 16
VICNorthcote 15

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICJolimont31901**----
VICRoyal Park1901**----
NSWAshfield41901**----
VICAbbotsford61901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra1901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew11901**1911--
TASHobart31901**1914--
SASouth-East Districts1901**19161906
NSWGoulburn1901**1918--
QLDWide Bay1901**19181912
NSWBathurst1901**1919--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
SAProspect1901**1920--
NSWRozelle1901**1920--

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
Perth119011919**--
VICGippsland19011918**--
Fremantle219011917**--
VICBalaclava19011913**--
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**--
SAUnley1901--**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
South-West Districts1901--**1913
Goldfields1901*--**1914
VICWimmera1901--**1916
NSWBarrier1901--**1917
TASMersey1901--**1918
TASDerwent1901--**1919
VICCorio1901--**1920

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWBotany19011920**--
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWNewcastle19011918**--
NSWCentral-North Districts19011916**1906
NSWSurry Hills19011908**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDCapricornia1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWWoollahra19011901**1910
NSWCrows Nest19011906**1916
NSWParramatta1901--**1918
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**1920

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SAAngas1901--1920**
TASLaunceston1901--1919**
VICDandenong1901--1917**
VICEchuca1901--1916**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
VICGrampians1901----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
VICCorangamite1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
SAYorke1901----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWHunter1901--1920**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--1918**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
QLDCarpentaria1901--1909**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWEden-Monaro1901----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
NSWDubbo1901----**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWGranville1906----**
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).