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, 1926 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1VICSouth Yarra30
2nd+2NSWAshfield29
3rd=VICKew29
4th-3VICAbbotsford29
5th+7VICJolimont26
6th+1VICMaribyrnong26
7th-2NSWBathurst26
8th-2NSWCrows Nest24
9th+1VICNorthcote23
10th-2South-West Districts21
11thD2QLDCapricornia18
12th+2VICGippsland15
13th-4NSWBotany15
14th-3NSWGoulburn & Monaro14
-2VICCorio12
D2VICBalaclava3

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

Second Division, 1926 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2TASHobart34
2nd+2NSWBarrier30
3rdD1VICRoyal Park29
4th+1Goldfields28
5th+2Fremantle25
6th-4SAProspect24
7thD1SASouth-East Districts19
8th+2VICWestern Districts18
9th-3Perth18
10th+1TASMersey17
11th-3SAUnley17
12th+1TASDerwent13
13th-1VICEchuca10
14th=VICDandenong9
D3VICWimmera7

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3QLDWide Bay36
2nd+1NSWCentral & Western Districts30
3rd-1NSWRozelle28
4th+10QLDMaranoa25
5th+2NSWWoollahra24
6th-1NSWHunter23
7th+1QLDFortitude21
8th-2NSWRichmond-Tweed20
9th+1NSWAlexandria17
10th-1NSWGlebe15
11th+2NSWNew England13
12th-3NSWIllawarra13
13th-2NSWHastings-Clarence12
14th-2QLDNorthern Districts10
D3QLDCarpentaria9

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, 1926 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4VICCorangamite35
2nd+1VICMelbourne Ports29
3rd+4TASLaunceston28
4th+2SAAngas27
5th-1VICWangaratta & Benalla22
6th-4SAHindmarsh22
7th+2VICOakleigh20
8th=SASpencer Ports18
9thD2NSWRiverina18
10th+5NTTerritorians15
11th+1TASNorth-West Districts14
12th-1VICBallarat14
13th=SAYorke12
14th-4VICBendigo12
15th-1Wheatbelt8

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2NSWSurry Hills29
2nd+8NSWRockdale26
3rd-1NSWParramatta26
4th+2NSWWarringah25
5th=NSWNewcastle25
6th-2NSWFive Dock23
7th+7QLDMoreton21
8th-5NSWOrange19
9th+3NSWGranville18
10th-1NSWUpper Hunter18
11th-4QLDDarling Downs18
12th-1QLDWoolloongabba14
13th=NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga12
14th-6QLDNundah9
15th=NSWMarrickville6

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

League History, 1926 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 7
NSWAshfield 4
VICSouth Yarra 3
TASHobart 3
VICJolimont 3
VICKew 2
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 13
NSWAshfield 12
VICSouth Yarra 10
VICKew 8
TASHobart 6
VICJolimont 5
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 22
NSWAshfield 21
VICSouth Yarra 14
TASHobart 14
VICJolimont 14
VICKew 14
VICRoyal Park 12
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
VICNorthcote 7

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 26
VICJolimont 26
VICRoyal Park 25
VICAbbotsford 24
VICSouth Yarra 23
TASHobart 22
VICNorthcote 20
VICKew 18
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 18
QLDFortitude 18

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAshfield41901**----
VICJolimont31901**----
VICAbbotsford71901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra31901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew21901**1911--
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1918--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
VICCorio1901**19211920
NSWBathurst1901**1922--
VICGippsland1901**1922--
NSWBotany1901**1923--
South-West Districts1901**19241913
NSWCrows Nest1901**19241916
QLDCapricornia1901**1925--
VICBalaclava1901**1925--

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICRoyal Park19011925**--
SASouth-East Districts19011925**1906
SAProspect19011924**--
TASHobart319011923**--
Perth119011919**--
Fremantle219011917**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
Goldfields1901*--**1914
NSWBarrier1901--**1917
TASMersey1901--**1918
TASDerwent1901--**1919
VICDandenong1901--**1921
VICEchuca1901--**1922
SAUnley1901--**1924
VICWimmera1901--**1925

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDWide Bay19011924**1912
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
NSWRozelle19011922**--
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901*1916**1906
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**1920
NSWHunter1901--**1922
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--**1923
QLDCarpentaria1901--**1925

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICMelbourne Ports190119021923**
SAAngas1901--1920**
TASLaunceston1901--1919**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
VICCorangamite1901----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
SAYorke1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWSurry Hills190119081925**
NSWParramatta1901--1924**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWWarringah1922----**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
QLDNundah1913----**
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).