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, 1946 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICAbbotsford30
2nd+3NSWCentral & Western Districts28
3rd+1VICMaribyrnong27
4th+2QLDWide Bay26
5th-2NSWIllawarra26
6th+1QLDDarling Downs24
7th+1NSWGoulburn & Monaro21
8th-6VICSouthern Murray21
9thD2TASMersey19
10th-1NSWAlexandria18
11thD2VICKew15
12th+1VICGippsland15
13th-1Fremantle10
-3NSWAshfield9
-5NSWCrows Nest6

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

Second Division, 1946 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D1South-West Districts30
2nd+6TASHobart28
3rd+1Perth28
4th+2VICSouth Yarra26
5th+6VICBalaclava25
6th-4VICCorio25
7th-4VICCorangamite24
8th-1SASpencer Ports20
9th-4VICJolimont19
10th+3VICMelbourne Ports15
11th+1SAYorke14
12th-2VICNorthcote12
13th-4TASLaunceston11
14th=SAHindmarsh10
D3TASDerwent7

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+8NSWSurry Hills32
2nd=VICDandenong30
3rd+3NSWBarrier25
4th+1NSWRozelle25
5th+2NSWBotany24
6th-2QLDCapricornia24
7th+3NSWWoollahra23
8thD1NSWHastings-Clarence21
9th-6NSWRichmond-Tweed20
10thD3NSWHawkesbury17
11th-3QLDTownsville16
12th+1QLDFar North Districts11
13th-1QLDNundah11
14th-3QLDWoolloongabba10
-1NSWGlebe5

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, 1946 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2VICRoyal Park32
2nd=VICBallarat29
3rd+1TASNorth-West Districts28
4th+3SASouth-East Districts26
5th-2SAProspect25
6th=Goldfields23
7th-2VICBendigo23
8th+1VICOakleigh20
9th+1VICBlackburn18
10th-2SAUnley18
11th+2VICWimmera11
12th=VICWestern Districts11
13th+2Wheatbelt9
14th-3NTTerritorians9
15th-1NSWRiverina8

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2NSWFive Dock30
2nd+4NSWParramatta28
3rd=QLDFortitude28
4th-2NSWBathurst25
5th=NSWOrange23
6th+3NSWGranville21
7th-3NSWWarringah21
8th+5QLDMoreton19
9th+5NSWHunter18
10th-3NSWNew England17
11th+1NSWMarrickville14
12th-2QLDMaranoa13
13th-5NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga13
14th-3NSWRockdale12
15th=NSWNewcastle9

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

League History, 1946 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 22
NSWAshfield 19
VICKew 16
VICSouth Yarra 15
VICJolimont 10
TASHobart 6
VICMaribyrnong 6
Fremantle 5
QLDWide Bay 5
Perth 5

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 34
NSWAshfield 34
VICKew 25
VICSouth Yarra 24
VICJolimont 21
NSWCrows Nest 15
TASHobart 14
VICMaribyrnong 14
QLDWide Bay 14
VICRoyal Park 12

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 46
VICAbbotsford 42
VICSouth Yarra 41
VICJolimont 36
VICKew 36
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 33
NSWCrows Nest 28
VICMaribyrnong 27
VICRoyal Park 26
TASHobart 25

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAshfield71901**----
VICMaribyrnong21906**19191911
NSWCrows Nest21901**19241916
QLDWide Bay11901**19301912
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1932--
NSWIllawarra1901**1933--
VICGippsland1901**1935--
NSWCentral & Western Districts21901***19381906
VICSouthern Murray1901***19381934
VICAbbotsford121901**1941--
QLDDarling Downs1901**19421930
NSWAlexandria1906**19431909
Fremantle21901**1944--
VICKew31901**1945--
TASMersey1901**19451918

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
South-West Districts19011945**1913
VICSouth Yarra519011944**--
VICCorangamite19011944**1926
TASHobart319011943**--
TASLaunceston19011941**1935
VICJolimont519011936**--
VICNorthcote19011929**--
VICCorio19011926**1920
SAYorke1901--**1929
SAHindmarsh1901--**1933
Perth119011919**1936
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941
VICBalaclava19011940**1943
SASpencer Ports1901--**1944
TASDerwent1901--**1945

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWHastings-Clarence19011945**1919
NSWRichmond-Tweed19011941**1923
NSWSurry Hills19011940**1935
VICDandenong19011938**1921
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
NSWRozelle19011930**--
NSWBotany19011927**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
QLDFar North Districts1901*--**1931
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
QLDTownsville1934--**1938
QLDNundah1913--**1941
NSWBarrier19011931**1943
NSWGlebe19011919**1944
NSWHawkesbury1934--**1945

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICRoyal Park190119331945**
SAProspect190119241944**
NSWRiverina1901--1943**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICWimmera190119341937**
Goldfields1901*19321935**
SASouth-East Districts190119251933**
VICWestern Districts1901--1932**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
VICBlackburn1937----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
NTTerritorians1922----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWFive Dock1922--1945**
NSWBathurst190119331944**
NSWRockdale190119031943**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1940**
NSWHunter1901--1939**
QLDFortitude190119201938**
NSWMarrickville1922--1936**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWParramatta1901--1932**
NSWNew England1901--1929**
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
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).