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, 1936 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1VICAbbotsford31
2nd+2NSWCrows Nest28
3rd+2NSWAshfield27
4th-1VICKew27
5th-4QLDWide Bay23
6th=VICSouth Yarra21
7thD2VICGippsland20
8th+5VICMaribyrnong19
9th+1VICCorangamite19
10th+1NSWIllawarra16
11th-4VICDandenong16
12th=NSWGoulburn & Monaro14
13th-4NSWCentral & Western Districts13
-6VICJolimont12
D2NSWHastings-Clarence10

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

Second Division, 1936 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D3TASLaunceston28
2nd=VICNorthcote28
3rd+2South-West Districts26
4th+3SAProspect25
5th+3TASMersey24
6thD1VICBalaclava23
7th+3VICCorio22
8th-4SAHindmarsh18
9th-6SAUnley18
10th+4Fremantle16
11th-5SAYorke16
12th+1TASHobart15
13th-4VICRoyal Park13
14th-3VICWimmera10
-3TASDerwent7

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+6NSWRichmond-Tweed33
2nd=NSWBathurst33
3rdD1QLDCapricornia29
4th-1NSWRozelle27
5th+1NSWWoollahra25
6th-1QLDDarling Downs23
7th+3QLDWoolloongabba21
8th+4VICWangaratta & Benalla *20
9th-5NSWAlexandria16
10th+3NSWBarrier14
11th-2QLDFar North Districts14
12thD3NSWSurry Hills12
13th-2NSWBotany11
14th-6NSWHunter9
-1NSWMarrickville8

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

Third Division, 1936 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1Perth34
2ndD2Goldfields31
3rd=VICMelbourne Ports25
4th=VICBendigo22
5th+8VICOakleigh21
6th+2NSWRiverina21
7th=NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga21
8th+3SASpencer Ports20
9th=VICBallarat19
10th-4TASNorth-West Districts18
11th+3VICWestern Districts14
12th-7SASouth-East Districts14
13th-3NTTerritorians13
14th+1VICEchuca *10
15th-3Wheatbelt10

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2NSWGlebe34
2nd+6NSWFive Dock32
3rd+4QLDTownsville28
4th+1NSWWarringah25
5th+10NSWParramatta21
6th-3QLDFortitude21
7th-3NSWRockdale19
8th-6NSWOrange19
9th+4NSWHawkesbury18
10th-4QLDMoreton18
11th+1NSWNew England17
12th-3QLDMaranoa17
13th+1NSWNewcastle16
14th-3QLDNundah8
15th-5NSWGranville6

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

League History, 1936 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 9
NSWAshfield 6
VICSouth Yarra 5
VICJolimont 5
VICKew 3
TASHobart 3
Fremantle 2
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1
QLDWide Bay 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 18
NSWAshfield 16
VICKew 15
VICSouth Yarra 12
VICJolimont 10
TASHobart 6
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 30
NSWAshfield 28
VICKew 22
VICSouth Yarra 21
VICJolimont 21
TASHobart 14
VICRoyal Park 12
NSWCrows Nest 9
Fremantle 7
Perth 7

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 36
VICJolimont 36
VICAbbotsford 34
VICSouth Yarra 33
VICKew 28
VICRoyal Park 26
TASHobart 24
VICNorthcote 23
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 23
NSWCrows Nest 18

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAshfield61901**----
VICJolimont51901**----
VICAbbotsford91901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra51901**1905--
VICKew31901**1911--
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
NSWCrows Nest1901**19241916
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901***19281906
QLDWide Bay11901**19301912
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1932--
NSWIllawarra1901**1933--
VICDandenong1901**19341921
VICCorangamite1901**19341926
VICGippsland1901**1935--
NSWHastings-Clarence1901**19351919

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICBalaclava19011935**--
VICWimmera19011934**1930
VICRoyal Park19011933**--
South-West Districts19011933**1913
VICNorthcote19011929**--
TASHobart319011928**--
VICCorio19011926**1920
SAProspect19011924**--
Fremantle219011917**--
TASMersey1901--**1918
SAUnley1901--**1924
SAYorke1901--**1929
TASDerwent1901--**1931
SAHindmarsh1901--**1933
TASLaunceston1901--**1935

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
NSWBathurst19011933**--
NSWBarrier19011931**1917
NSWRozelle19011930**--
NSWBotany19011927**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWHunter1901--**1922
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--**1923
QLDDarling Downs1901--**1930
QLDFar North Districts1901*--**1931
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*--**1934
NSWMarrickville1922--**1934
NSWSurry Hills19011908**1935

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
Goldfields1901*19321935**
SASouth-East Districts190119251933**
VICWestern Districts1901--1932**
Perth1190119191930**
VICEchuca1901--1927**
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICMelbourne Ports190119021923**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
VICOakleigh1913----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
Wheatbelt1913----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWGlebe190119191935**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWParramatta1901--1932**
QLDFortitude190119201931**
NSWNew England1901--1929**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
QLDTownsville1934----**
NSWWarringah1922----**
NSWHawkesbury1934----**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWGranville1906----**

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
QLDCarpentaria1933--19281933
SAAngas1933--19201933
NSWUpper Hunter1933----1933
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).