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, 1941 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICMaribyrnong34
2nd+2NSWAshfield25
3rd=VICSouth Yarra25
4th-2NSWCrows Nest24
5th+7NSWCentral & Western Districts23
6th=QLDWide Bay22
7th=NSWGoulburn & Monaro20
8th=VICSouthern Murray19
9th+1VICKew18
10th-5South-West Districts18
11th-2VICGippsland17
12th-1NSWIllawarra16
13th=VICCorangamite10
D2NSWRichmond-Tweed9
D2TASLaunceston8

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

Second Division, 1941 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1VICAbbotsford39
2nd+2TASHobart27
3rd=SAYorke27
4th+4Perth26
5th=TASMersey24
6th+1Fremantle23
7th+4SAHindmarsh21
8th-2VICNorthcote21
9th+3VICDandenong18
10thD1VICBalaclava18
11th+3SAProspect17
12th-2VICJolimont15
13th-4VICRoyal Park12
14th-1VICCorio11
D3SASpencer Ports4

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWHastings-Clarence37
2nd+1NSWBotany29
3rd+1QLDDarling Downs28
4th+4QLDWoolloongabba26
5th+1NSWAlexandria25
6th+4QLDFar North Districts24
7th+2NSWRozelle24
8th+4QLDTownsville21
9th-2NSWBathurst18
10th-5NSWWoollahra18
11thD1NSWSurry Hills15
12th-1QLDCapricornia12
13th+1NSWBarrier8
14thD3NSWFive Dock7
-2NSWRockdale5

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, 1941 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2VICMelbourne Ports37
2nd=NSWRiverina29
3rd+11Goldfields25
4th=VICWimmera25
5th-2VICWestern Districts23
6th+2TASNorth-West Districts22
7th-2NTTerritorians21
8th+3VICOakleigh19
9th+1VICBlackburn19
10th-4SAUnley19
11th+2VICBallarat18
12th-5VICBendigo18
13th-4SASouth-East Districts13
14th-2Wheatbelt9
15th=TASDerwent2

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4QLDNundah30
2nd=NSWHunter29
3rd+5NSWGlebe28
4th-1NSWHawkesbury28
5th+1NSWNewcastle22
6th-2NSWMarrickville22
7thD2NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga21
8th-1QLDFortitude20
9th=QLDMoreton18
10th+4NSWGranville16
11th-1NSWNew England16
12th=QLDMaranoa15
13th+2NSWOrange14
14th-3NSWParramatta7
15th-2NSWWarringah6

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

League History, 1941 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 9
NSWAshfield 7
VICSouth Yarra 5
VICJolimont 5
VICKew 3
TASHobart 3
Fremantle 2
VICMaribyrnong 2
NSWCrows Nest 2
QLDWide Bay 1

Top Three Finishes
NSWAshfield 19
VICAbbotsford 18
VICKew 16
VICSouth Yarra 14
VICJolimont 10
TASHobart 6
Fremantle 5
QLDWide Bay 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5

Top Six Finishes
NSWAshfield 33
VICAbbotsford 30
VICKew 25
VICSouth Yarra 23
VICJolimont 21
TASHobart 14
NSWCrows Nest 14
VICRoyal Park 12
QLDWide Bay 10
VICMaribyrnong 9

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 41
VICSouth Yarra 38
VICAbbotsford 37
VICJolimont 36
VICKew 33
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 28
VICRoyal Park 26
TASHobart 24
NSWCrows Nest 23
VICNorthcote 23

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAshfield71901**----
VICSouth Yarra51901**1905--
VICKew31901**1911--
VICMaribyrnong21906**19191911
NSWCrows Nest21901**19241916
QLDWide Bay11901**19301912
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1932--
NSWIllawarra1901**1933--
VICCorangamite1901**19341926
VICGippsland1901**1935--
South-West Districts1901**19371913
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901***19381906
VICSouthern Murray1901***19381934
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901**19401923
TASLaunceston1901**19401935

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICBalaclava19011940**--
VICAbbotsford919011939**--
VICDandenong19011938**1921
VICJolimont519011936**--
VICRoyal Park19011933**--
VICNorthcote19011929**--
TASHobart319011928**--
VICCorio19011926**1920
Fremantle219011917**--
TASMersey1901--**1918
SAYorke1901--**1929
SAHindmarsh1901--**1933
Perth119011919**1936
SAProspect19011924**1939
SASpencer Ports1901--**1940

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWSurry Hills19011940**1935
NSWHastings-Clarence19011939**1919
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
NSWBathurst19011933**--
NSWBarrier19011931**1917
NSWRozelle19011930**--
NSWBotany19011927**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
QLDDarling Downs1901--**1930
QLDFar North Districts1901*--**1931
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
QLDTownsville1934--**1938
NSWRockdale19011903**1939
NSWFive Dock1922--**1940

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICMelbourne Ports190119021940**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICWimmera190119341937**
TASDerwent1901--1936**
Goldfields1901*19321935**
SASouth-East Districts190119251933**
VICWestern Districts1901--1932**
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
VICBlackburn1937----**
Wheatbelt1913----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1940**
NSWHunter1901--1939**
QLDFortitude190119201938**
NSWGlebe190119191937**
NSWMarrickville1922--1936**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWParramatta1901--1932**
NSWNew England1901--1929**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWHawkesbury1934----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWWarringah1922----**

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
VICEchuca1936--19271936
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).