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, 1942 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4NSWCentral & Western Districts33
2nd-1VICMaribyrnong33
3rd=VICSouth Yarra28
4th-2NSWAshfield24
5th+2NSWGoulburn & Monaro22
6th=QLDWide Bay21
7th-3NSWCrows Nest21
8thD2VICAbbotsford19
9th+1South-West Districts19
10th-2VICSouthern Murray18
11th+1NSWIllawarra14
12th-1VICGippsland13
13th-4VICKew13
-1VICCorangamite11
D2NSWHastings-Clarence5

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

Second Division, 1942 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1TASHobart31
2ndD1TASLaunceston30
3rd+1Perth25
4th-1SAYorke25
5th+2SAHindmarsh24
6th+2VICNorthcote22
7th-2TASMersey21
8th+3SAProspect19
9th-3Fremantle19
10th-1VICDandenong18
11thD3VICMelbourne Ports17
12th+2VICCorio17
13th-1VICJolimont11
14th-1VICRoyal Park9
-5VICBalaclava7

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2QLDDarling Downs30
2nd+6QLDTownsville29
3rd+2NSWAlexandria29
4thD1NSWRichmond-Tweed29
5th+7QLDCapricornia22
6th-2QLDWoolloongabba22
7th=NSWRozelle20
8th-6NSWBotany18
9th+5NSWFive Dock17
10th+1NSWSurry Hills17
11th-2NSWBathurst17
12th-6QLDFar North Districts15
13th-3NSWWoollahra12
14thD3QLDNundah7
-2NSWBarrier6

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, 1942 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWRiverina35
2nd+2VICWimmera29
3rdD2SASpencer Ports27
4th+8VICBendigo26
5th=VICWestern Districts25
6th-3Goldfields25
7th+1VICOakleigh23
8th+2SAUnley17
9th-3TASNorth-West Districts17
10th+3SASouth-East Districts15
11th=VICBallarat15
12th-3VICBlackburn14
13th-6NTTerritorians14
14th=Wheatbelt9
15th=TASDerwent6

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2NSWRockdale30
2nd=NSWHunter29
3rd+3NSWMarrickville27
4th=NSWHawkesbury26
5th-2NSWGlebe26
6th+2QLDFortitude25
7th-2NSWNewcastle24
8th+6NSWParramatta18
9th-2NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga16
10th+2QLDMaranoa15
11th=NSWNew England14
12th-2NSWGranville13
13th-4QLDMoreton13
14th+1NSWWarringah12
15th-2NSWOrange8

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

League History, 1942 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 15
VICJolimont 10
TASHobart 6
Fremantle 5
QLDWide Bay 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5

Top Six Finishes
NSWAshfield 34
VICAbbotsford 30
VICKew 25
VICSouth Yarra 24
VICJolimont 21
TASHobart 14
NSWCrows Nest 14
VICRoyal Park 12
QLDWide Bay 11
VICMaribyrnong 10

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 42
VICSouth Yarra 39
VICAbbotsford 38
VICJolimont 36
VICKew 34
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 29
VICRoyal Park 26
TASHobart 24
NSWCrows Nest 24
VICMaribyrnong 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 Districts11901***19381906
VICSouthern Murray1901***19381934
VICAbbotsford91901**1941--
NSWHastings-Clarence1901**19411919

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASLaunceston19011941**1935
VICBalaclava19011940**--
VICDandenong19011938**1921
VICJolimont519011936**--
VICRoyal Park19011933**--
VICNorthcote19011929**--
TASHobart319011928**--
VICCorio19011926**1920
Fremantle219011917**--
TASMersey1901--**1918
SAYorke1901--**1929
SAHindmarsh1901--**1933
Perth119011919**1936
SAProspect19011924**1939
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWRichmond-Tweed19011941**1923
NSWSurry Hills19011940**1935
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
NSWBathurst19011933**--
NSWBarrier19011931**1917
NSWRozelle19011930**--
NSWBotany19011927**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
QLDDarling Downs1901--**1930
QLDFar North Districts1901*--**1931
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
QLDTownsville1934--**1938
NSWFive Dock1922--**1940
QLDNundah1913--**1941

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SASpencer Ports1901--1941**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICWimmera190119341937**
TASDerwent1901--1936**
Goldfields1901*19321935**
SASouth-East Districts190119251933**
VICWestern Districts1901--1932**
NSWRiverina1901--1925**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
VICOakleigh1913----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
VICBlackburn1937----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
Wheatbelt1913----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWRockdale190119031941**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1940**
NSWHunter1901--1939**
QLDFortitude190119201938**
NSWGlebe190119191937**
NSWMarrickville1922--1936**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWParramatta1901--1932**
NSWNew England1901--1929**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
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).