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, 1927 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICSouth Yarra35
2nd+2VICAbbotsford28
3rd-1NSWAshfield27
4th+3NSWBathurst26
5th+1VICMaribyrnong26
6th+2NSWCrows Nest25
7th-2VICJolimont24
8th-5VICKew24
9thD2QLDWide Bay23
10th-1VICNorthcote19
11th+1VICGippsland18
12th-2South-West Districts18
13th-2QLDCapricornia14
14thD2TASHobart11
-1NSWGoulburn & Monaro10
-3NSWBotany6

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

Second Division, 1927 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D1VICBalaclava32
2nd+2Goldfields30
3rd+4SASouth-East Districts23
4th+2SAProspect23
5th=Fremantle23
6th-3VICRoyal Park22
7thD1VICCorio21
8th+1Perth20
9thD3VICCorangamite19
10th-2VICWestern Districts19
11th-1TASMersey18
12th=TASDerwent14
13th+1VICDandenong13
14th-3SAUnley9
-2VICEchuca7

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWRozelle29
2nd=NSWBarrier29
3rd-1NSWCentral & Western Districts27
4th=QLDMaranoa26
5th=NSWWoollahra24
6th+1QLDFortitude23
7th+5NSWIllawarra20
8th-2NSWHunter20
9th-1NSWRichmond-Tweed19
10th-1NSWAlexandria16
11th=NSWNew England15
12th+1NSWHastings-Clarence13
13th-3NSWGlebe12
14thD3NSWSurry Hills8
-1QLDNorthern Districts8

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, 1927 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2TASLaunceston28
2ndD2VICWimmera28
3rd+1SAAngas27
4th+1VICWangaratta & Benalla26
5th-3VICMelbourne Ports26
6th+2SASpencer Ports25
7th-1SAHindmarsh24
8th+2NTTerritorians20
9th-2VICOakleigh17
10th+4VICBendigo15
11th=TASNorth-West Districts15
12th-3NSWRiverina14
13th-1VICBallarat12
14th-1SAYorke7
15th=Wheatbelt5

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2QLDCarpentaria30
2nd+4NSWFive Dock27
3rd=NSWParramatta25
4th-2NSWRockdale25
5th+3NSWOrange22
6th+1QLDMoreton21
7th-2NSWNewcastle21
8th+3QLDDarling Downs20
9th+1NSWUpper Hunter18
10th-6NSWWarringah18
11th+3QLDNundah15
12th-3NSWGranville14
13th=NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga13
14th+1NSWMarrickville11
15th-3QLDWoolloongabba11

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

League History, 1927 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 7
NSWAshfield 4
VICSouth Yarra 4
TASHobart 3
VICJolimont 3
VICKew 2
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 14
NSWAshfield 13
VICSouth Yarra 11
VICKew 8
TASHobart 6
VICJolimont 5
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 23
NSWAshfield 22
VICSouth Yarra 15
TASHobart 14
VICJolimont 14
VICKew 14
VICRoyal Park 12
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
VICNorthcote 7

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 27
VICJolimont 27
VICAbbotsford 25
VICRoyal Park 25
VICSouth Yarra 24
TASHobart 23
VICNorthcote 21
VICKew 19
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 19
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 Yarra41901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew21901**1911--
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1918--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
NSWBathurst1901**1922--
VICGippsland1901**1922--
NSWBotany1901**1923--
South-West Districts1901**19241913
NSWCrows Nest1901**19241916
QLDCapricornia1901**1925--
TASHobart31901**1926--
QLDWide Bay1901**19261912

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICBalaclava19011926**--
VICCorio19011926**1920
VICRoyal Park19011925**--
SASouth-East Districts19011925**1906
SAProspect19011924**--
Perth119011919**--
Fremantle219011917**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
Goldfields1901*--**1914
TASMersey1901--**1918
TASDerwent1901--**1919
VICDandenong1901--**1921
VICEchuca1901--**1922
SAUnley1901--**1924
VICCorangamite1901--**1926

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
NSWRozelle19011922**--
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901*1916**1906
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWBarrier1901--**1917
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**1920
NSWHunter1901--**1922
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--**1923
NSWSurry Hills19011908**1926

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICWimmera1901--1926**
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICMelbourne Ports190119021923**
SAAngas1901--1920**
TASLaunceston1901--1919**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
SAYorke1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDCarpentaria1901--1926**
NSWParramatta1901--1924**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
NSWWarringah1922----**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWGranville1906----**
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).