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, 1929 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2VICKew32
2nd+4NSWBathurst31
3rd-1VICJolimont30
4thD2NSWCentral & Western Districts28
5th-1VICAbbotsford28
6th+1NSWCrows Nest27
7th-2VICMaribyrnong23
8th-7VICSouth Yarra23
9th-1NSWAshfield22
10th=South-West Districts19
11th-2VICBalaclava19
12th-1NSWRozelle17
13thD2NSWBarrier15
14th-1VICGippsland13
-3QLDWide Bay13
-2VICNorthcote3

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

Second Division, 1929 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2Goldfields31
2nd=VICDandenong26
3rd+1SASouth-East Districts24
4th+6TASMersey23
5th+1VICRoyal Park23
6th-1SAProspect21
7th=Fremantle20
8thD1TASHobart20
9th+4SAUnley18
10th-2VICCorio18
11th=VICCorangamite16
12th-3Perth16
13th+1TASLaunceston14
14th-2VICWestern Districts14
D3VICWimmera12

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D1QLDCapricornia31
2nd+3NSWGoulburn & Monaro27
3rd=NSWWoollahra27
4th=QLDMaranoa25
5th+1NSWRichmond-Tweed24
6th+1QLDFortitude23
7th-5NSWBotany23
8th+6NSWGlebe22
9th=NSWIllawarra19
10th-2NSWHunter19
11thD3QLDNorthern Districts17
12th-2NSWAlexandria16
13th=NSWSurry Hills10
14th-3NSWHastings-Clarence10
-3NSWNew England9

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, 1929 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+6SAYorke28
2nd+4SAHindmarsh26
3rd+2VICBendigo26
4th-2VICEchuca26
5thD2TASDerwent26
6th+4VICOakleigh24
7th-3SAAngas24
8th-5VICWangaratta & Benalla23
9th=SASpencer Ports21
10th+4Wheatbelt18
11th-3VICMelbourne Ports14
12th=VICBallarat12
13th-2NSWRiverina12
14th+1NTTerritorians7
15th-2TASNorth-West Districts5

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWParramatta32
2nd+3QLDDarling Downs26
3rd+4NSWNewcastle24
4th=NSWMarrickville23
5th-3QLDMoreton23
6thD2QLDCarpentaria22
7th+2NSWFive Dock21
8th=NSWRockdale21
9th+1NSWUpper Hunter20
10th-4NSWOrange20
11th=NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga18
12th+3NSWWarringah14
13th+1QLDWoolloongabba12
14th-1NSWGranville12
15th-3QLDNundah8

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

League History, 1929 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 7
VICSouth Yarra 5
NSWAshfield 4
VICKew 3
VICJolimont 3
TASHobart 3
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 14
NSWAshfield 13
VICSouth Yarra 12
VICKew 10
VICJolimont 7
TASHobart 6
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 25
NSWAshfield 22
VICSouth Yarra 16
VICKew 16
VICJolimont 16
TASHobart 14
VICRoyal Park 12
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
VICNorthcote 7

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 29
VICJolimont 29
VICAbbotsford 27
VICSouth Yarra 26
VICRoyal Park 25
TASHobart 24
VICNorthcote 23
VICKew 21
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--
VICKew31901**1911--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
NSWBathurst1901**1922--
VICGippsland1901**1922--
South-West Districts1901**19241913
NSWCrows Nest1901**19241916
QLDWide Bay1901**19261912
VICBalaclava1901**1927--
NSWRozelle1901**1927--
NSWBarrier1901**19281917
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901***19281906

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASHobart319011928**--
VICCorio19011926**1920
VICRoyal Park19011925**--
SASouth-East Districts19011925**1906
SAProspect19011924**--
Perth119011919**--
Fremantle219011917**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
Goldfields1901*--**1914
TASMersey1901--**1918
VICDandenong1901--**1921
SAUnley1901--**1924
VICCorangamite1901--**1926
TASLaunceston1901--**1927
VICWimmera1901--**1928

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDCapricornia19011928**--
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901*1927**--
NSWBotany19011927**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
NSWHunter1901--**1922
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--**1923
NSWSurry Hills19011908**1926
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**1928

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASDerwent1901--1928**
VICEchuca1901--1927**
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICMelbourne Ports190119021923**
SAAngas1901--1920**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
SAYorke1901----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDCarpentaria1901--1928**
NSWParramatta1901--1924**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWMarrickville1922----**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
NSWWarringah1922----**
NSWGranville1906----**
QLDNundah1913----**

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).