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, 1928 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICSouth Yarra41
2nd+5VICJolimont33
3rd+5VICKew30
4th-2VICAbbotsford28
5th=VICMaribyrnong25
6th-2NSWBathurst25
7th-1NSWCrows Nest22
8th-5NSWAshfield21
9thD2VICBalaclava19
10th+2South-West Districts19
11thD2NSWRozelle17
12th-3QLDWide Bay16
13th-2VICGippsland11
14th-4VICNorthcote11
-2QLDCapricornia9
-2TASHobart4

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

Second Division, 1928 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWBarrier34
2nd+11VICDandenong26
3rd-1Goldfields25
4th-1SASouth-East Districts24
5th-1SAProspect22
6th=VICRoyal Park21
7th-2Fremantle21
8th-1VICCorio20
9th-1Perth18
10th+1TASMersey17
11th-2VICCorangamite17
12th-2VICWestern Districts16
13th+1SAUnley13
14thD3TASLaunceston12
-3TASDerwent11

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWCentral & Western Districts33
2ndD1NSWBotany30
3rd+2NSWWoollahra25
4th=QLDMaranoa24
5thD1NSWGoulburn & Monaro23
6th+3NSWRichmond-Tweed22
7th-1QLDFortitude22
8th=NSWHunter21
9th-2NSWIllawarra20
10th=NSWAlexandria18
11th+1NSWHastings-Clarence17
12th-1NSWNew England12
13th+1NSWSurry Hills11
14th-1NSWGlebe9
D3QLDCarpentaria7

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, 1928 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1VICWimmera32
2ndD2VICEchuca29
3rd+1VICWangaratta & Benalla26
4th-1SAAngas23
5th+5VICBendigo21
6th+1SAHindmarsh21
7th+7SAYorke20
8th-3VICMelbourne Ports20
9th-3SASpencer Ports19
10th-1VICOakleigh17
11th+1NSWRiverina16
12th+1VICBallarat14
13th-2TASNorth-West Districts14
14th+1Wheatbelt13
15th-7NTTerritorians9

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2QLDNorthern Districts26
2nd+4QLDMoreton25
3rd=NSWParramatta25
4th+10NSWMarrickville24
5th+3QLDDarling Downs24
6th-1NSWOrange24
7th=NSWNewcastle23
8th-4NSWRockdale23
9th-7NSWFive Dock22
10th-1NSWUpper Hunter20
11th+2NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga19
12th-1QLDNundah16
13th-1NSWGranville9
14th+1QLDWoolloongabba8
15th-5NSWWarringah8

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

League History, 1928 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 7
VICSouth Yarra 5
NSWAshfield 4
VICJolimont 3
TASHobart 3
VICKew 2
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 14
NSWAshfield 13
VICSouth Yarra 12
VICKew 9
VICJolimont 6
TASHobart 6
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 24
NSWAshfield 22
VICSouth Yarra 16
VICJolimont 15
VICKew 15
TASHobart 14
VICRoyal Park 12
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
VICNorthcote 7

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 28
VICJolimont 28
VICAbbotsford 26
VICSouth Yarra 25
VICRoyal Park 25
TASHobart 24
VICNorthcote 22
VICKew 20
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 19
QLDFortitude 18

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICJolimont31901**----
NSWAshfield41901**----
VICAbbotsford71901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra51901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew21901**1911--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
NSWBathurst1901**1922--
VICGippsland1901**1922--
South-West Districts1901**19241913
NSWCrows Nest1901**19241916
QLDCapricornia1901**1925--
TASHobart31901**1926--
QLDWide Bay1901**19261912
VICBalaclava1901**1927--
NSWRozelle1901**1927--

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICCorio19011926**1920
VICRoyal Park19011925**--
SASouth-East Districts19011925**1906
SAProspect19011924**--
Perth119011919**--
Fremantle219011917**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
Goldfields1901*--**1914
NSWBarrier1901--**1917
TASMersey1901--**1918
TASDerwent1901--**1919
VICDandenong1901--**1921
SAUnley1901--**1924
VICCorangamite1901--**1926
TASLaunceston1901--**1927

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWBotany19011927**--
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901*1927**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901*1916**1906
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
NSWHunter1901--**1922
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--**1923
NSWSurry Hills19011908**1926
QLDCarpentaria1901--**1927

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICEchuca1901--1927**
VICWimmera1901--1926**
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICMelbourne Ports190119021923**
SAAngas1901--1920**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
SAYorke1901----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
NTTerritorians1922----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDNorthern Districts1901--1927**
NSWParramatta1901--1924**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWMarrickville1922----**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWWarringah1922----**

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).