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, 1922 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1VICSouth Yarra34
2nd-1VICAbbotsford33
3rd=VICKew31
4th+10VICMaribyrnong29
5th+5NSWAshfield25
6th-1VICJolimont24
7th-3VICNorthcote24
8th+1SASouth-East Districts20
9th-2VICRoyal Park19
10th-4NSWGoulburn & Monaro *18
11th+2QLDWide Bay17
12th-4TASHobart17
13thD2NSWWoollahra16
14thD2VICCorio12
-3NSWRozelle12
-5SAProspect6

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

Second Division, 1922 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2VICGippsland34
2nd=Goldfields33
3rd+6South-West Districts32
4th+2VICBalaclava31
5th-1NSWBarrier24
6th-1NSWIllawarra22
7th+6Fremantle21
8th+6TASMersey17
9th-1Perth17
10th-3TASDerwent17
11th-1VICMelbourne Ports16
12th=VICWestern Districts14
13th-2VICWimmera12
14thD3VICDandenong8
=SAUnley4

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D1NSWBathurst33
2nd=NSWCrows Nest30
3rd+4NSWCentral & Western Districts *29
4th+1QLDFortitude25
5th-1NSWBotany25
6th+8QLDCapricornia23
7th-4NSWGlebe22
8th-2QLDNorthern Districts18
9th+1NSWNew England16
10th+3NSWParramatta14
11th-2NSWSurry Hills14
12th=QLDMaranoa13
13th-5NSWAlexandria13
14th-3NSWHastings-Clarence12
=NSWNewcastle10

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

Third Division, 1922 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4VICEchuca33
2nd+2SAHindmarsh31
3rd+6NSWRiverina25
4th+7SASpencer Ports23
5th+5TASLaunceston22
6th+3SAAngas22
7th+1VICWangaratta & Benalla22
8th-2VICBendigo21
9th-2TASNorth-West Districts20
10th+3Wheatbelt18
11th-8VICOakleigh18
12th=VICCorangamite14
13th+2VICBallarat11
14th=SAYorke11
15th--NTTerritorians +2

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3NSWHunter34
2nd=NSWRichmond-Tweed34
3rd+10QLDDarling Downs26
4th+8QLDWoolloongabba26
5th-2NSWOrange25
6th+1QLDNundah24
7th--NSWWarringah +19
8th+3QLDCarpentaria19
9th+5NSWRockdale16
10th-2NSWGranville15
11th-6NSWUpper Hunter15
12th+3NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga14
13th-3QLDMoreton13
14th--NSWFive Dock +10
15th--NSWMarrickville +6

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

League History, 1922 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 6
NSWAshfield 4
TASHobart 3
VICJolimont 3
Fremantle 2
VICSouth Yarra 1
Perth 1
VICKew 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 10
NSWAshfield 9
VICSouth Yarra 7
TASHobart 6
VICJolimont 5
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICKew 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 18
NSWAshfield 17
TASHobart 14
VICJolimont 13
VICRoyal Park 12
VICSouth Yarra 10
VICKew 10
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
QLDWoolloongabba 6

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 22
VICJolimont 22
VICRoyal Park 22
TASHobart 21
VICAbbotsford 20
VICSouth Yarra 19
QLDFortitude 18
Perth 17
Fremantle 16
VICNorthcote 16

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAshfield41901**----
VICJolimont31901**----
VICRoyal Park1901**----
VICAbbotsford61901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra11901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew11901**1911--
TASHobart31901**1914--
SASouth-East Districts1901**19161906
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1918--
QLDWide Bay1901**19181912
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
NSWRozelle1901**1920--
SAProspect1901**1920--
VICCorio1901**19211920
NSWWoollahra1901**19211910

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
VICDandenong1901--**1921

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWBathurst19011921**--
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWBotany19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWNewcastle19011918**--
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901*1916**1906
NSWSurry Hills19011908**--
QLDCapricornia1901--**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWCrows Nest19011906**1916
NSWParramatta1901--**1918
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**1920

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SAAngas1901--1920**
TASLaunceston1901--1919**
VICEchuca1901--1916**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
NSWRiverina1901----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
VICCorangamite1901----**
SAYorke1901----**
NTTerritorians1922----**

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**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWWarringah1922----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
NSWMarrickville1922----**

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
VICGrampians1921----1921
NSWEden-Monaro1921----1921
NSWDubbo1921----1921
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).