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, 1958 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3NSWSurry Hills40
2nd-1VICSouthern Murray38
3rd+3NSWAlexandria34
4th-2VICMaribyrnong30
5th+3Perth28
6th-3QLDWide Bay26
7th+7SASouth-East Districts24
8th-1VICKew24
9th=NSWGoulburn & Monaro23
10thD2TASNorth-West Districts20
11th+1NSWBarrier20
12th-1QLDDarling Downs20
13th-3TASMersey20
14th-1QLDFortitude19
15th-10TASHobart19
16th-1NSWIllawarra18
-1VICAbbotsford17
D2NSWHunter9

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

Second Division, 1958 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4SAHindmarsh38
2ndD1SASpencer Ports38
3rd-1VICMelbourne Ports37
4th+2VICCorio34
5th+3VICCorangamite33
6th-2VICJolimont33
7th+3TASLaunceston29
8th-5VICWestern Districts25
9th+2VICGippsland24
10th-1South-West Districts23
11th+5Wheatbelt21
12th-5Fremantle20
13th+1NTTerritorians17
14th-1SAYorke15
15th=Canning14
16thD3VICBalaclava11
D3SAAdelaide Ports7
-6Goldfields6

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWCrows Nest39
2nd+6NSWClarence-Nambucca37
3rd+4QLDNundah35
4th+2QLDTownsville34
5th=NSWMarrickville32
6thD1NSWCentral & Western Districts32
7th+2NSWNewcastle31
8th-4QLDWoolloongabba31
9th-6NSWRiverina27
10th+1QLDCapricornia25
11th+2QLDMount Gravatt22
12th-2NSWAshfield21
13th+1NSWWarringah17
14thD3QLDFar North Districts14
15thD3NSWBelmore13
16th=QLDWynnum12
-2NSWBankstown11
-6NSWWoollahra8

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, 1958 Season
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Third Division
(West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+6SAProspect36
2nd+6SAMagill33
3rd+9Stirling31
4th+7VICWimmera31
5th=VICGoulburn Valley25
6th-4VICBendigo25
7th-4VICSunshine24
8th+6SAUnley22
9th-5SARiverland22
10th=SAModbury21
11th-5Belmont21
12th+1VICMallee20
13th+4SAEdwardstown18
14th+2VICPascoe Vale16
15th-6VICBallarat15
16th-1Nedlands10
17th-1VICAltona8
 

Third Division
(South)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+6VICOakleigh34
2nd+3VICBlackburn33
3rd+1ACTCanberra32
4th-2NSWWagga Wagga32
5th-2VICMornington31
6thD2TASDerwent29
7th-1VICCamberwell28
8th+5VICMoorabbin25
9th=VICLatrobe Valley24
10th+4VICDandenong23
11th=VICReservoir23
12th=NSWAlbury21
13th-3VICNorthcote19
14thD2VICMalvern19
15th-7VICSouth Yarra17
16th+1VICHampton15
17th-2VICWaverley11
18th=VICBurnley10

Third Division
(East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWParramatta40
2nd=NSWBlacktown34
3rd+1NSWMaroubra32
4thD2NSWStrathfield30
5th+5NSWDulwich Hill29
6th+2NSWRyde29
7th-2NSWBondi29
8th+1NSWRevesby28
9th+2NSWRozelle27
10th-3NSWLiverpool27
11th+4NSWHurstville24
12th-6NSWGlebe22
13th+1NSWRockdale17
14th-1NSWChatswood17
15th+3NSWSutherland15
16th-4NSWNarrabeen12
17th=NSWEmu Plains10
18th-2NSWGranville9

Third Division
(North)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3QLDSouthern Districts37
2nd+7QLDPetrie32
3rdD2NSWHawkesbury31
4th+2NSWBathurst28
5th+9NSWLake Macquarie26
6th+4QLDGympie-Nambour24
7th=QLDCairns24
8th-6NSWDubbo24
9th-6NSWRichmond-Tweed23
10th+2QLDIpswich22
11th-6NSWLambton22
12th-4QLDCoot-Tha20
13th-2QLDMaranoa17
14th+2QLDMackay13
15th-2NSWNew England13
16th-1NSWOrange12
17th=NSWPort Macquarie11
 

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

League History, 1958 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 24
NSWAshfield 19
VICKew 16
VICSouth Yarra 15
QLDWide Bay 13
VICMaribyrnong 12
Perth 11
VICJolimont 10
TASHobart 6
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 5

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 37
NSWAshfield 34
VICKew 26
QLDWide Bay 26
VICMaribyrnong 25
VICSouth Yarra 24
VICJolimont 21
Perth 16
TASHobart 15
NSWCrows Nest 15

First Division Seasons
VICAbbotsford 54
VICKew 48
NSWAshfield 47
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 45
VICSouth Yarra 41
VICMaribyrnong 39
VICJolimont 37
QLDWide Bay 37
NSWCrows Nest 29
Perth 28

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICMaribyrnong41906**19191911
QLDWide Bay21901**19301912
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901***1932--
VICSouthern Murray21901***19381934
VICAbbotsford131901**1941--
QLDDarling Downs1901**19421930
NSWAlexandria1906**19431909
VICKew31901**1945--
TASMersey1901**19451918
NSWSurry Hills11901**19461935
Perth41901**19471936
NSWBarrier1901**19481943
SASouth-East Districts1901**19491947
QLDFortitude1901**19531947
NSWIllawarra1901**1954--
TASHobart31901**1955--
TASNorth-West Districts1901**19571952
NSWHunter1901**19571955

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SASpencer Ports19011957**1944
TASLaunceston19011955**1935
VICJolimont519011954**--
VICCorangamite19011954**1926
VICGippsland19011953**--
Fremantle219011953**--
VICCorio19011949**1920
South-West Districts19011947**1913
SAYorke1901--**1929
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941
SAHindmarsh1901--**1948
Goldfields1901*1932**1950
Wheatbelt1913--**1951
VICWestern Districts1901--**1954
NTTerritorians1922--**1955
Canning1949--**1956
VICBalaclava19011940**1957
SAAdelaide Ports1949--**1957

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWCentral & Western Districts21901*1957**1906
NSWCrows Nest219011956**1916
QLDNundah19131956**1941
NSWAshfield719011950**--
NSWClarence-Nambucca19011945**1919
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
QLDTownsville1934--**1938
NSWMarrickville1922--**1948
NSWRiverina1901--**1949
NSWNewcastle19011918**1952
NSWWarringah1922--**1953
QLDMount Gravatt1949--**1954
QLDWynnum1949--**1956
NSWBankstown1949--**1956
QLDFar North Districts1901*--**1957
NSWBelmore1949--**1957

Third Division
(West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SAMagill1949--1956**
SAProspect190119241955**
VICBallarat190119051952**
VICWimmera190119341951**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICGoulburn Valley1949^--1927**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
Stirling1955----**
VICSunshine1949----**
SARiverland1949----**
SAModbury1955----**
Belmont1949----**
VICMallee1949----**
SAEdwardstown1949----**
VICPascoe Vale1949----**
Nedlands1949----**
VICAltona1949----**
 

Third Division
(South)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASDerwent1901--1957**
VICMalvern1949--1957**
VICCamberwell1949--1956**
VICBlackburn1937--1955**
VICDandenong190119381954**
VICSouth Yarra5190119441950**
VICNorthcote190119291949**
VICOakleigh1913--1949**
NSWAlbury1901--1940**
ACTCanberra1949----**
NSWWagga Wagga1949^----**
VICMornington1949----**
VICMoorabbin1949----**
VICLatrobe Valley1949----**
VICReservoir1949----**
VICHampton1949----**
VICWaverley1955----**
VICBurnley1949----**

Third Division
(East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWStrathfield1949--1957**
NSWParramatta1901--1955**
NSWRozelle190119491953**
NSWHurstville1949--1951**
NSWGlebe190119191946**
NSWRockdale190119031943**
NSWBlacktown1949----**
NSWMaroubra1949----**
NSWDulwich Hill1949----**
NSWRyde1949----**
NSWBondi1949----**
NSWRevesby1949----**
NSWLiverpool1949----**
NSWChatswood1949----**
NSWSutherland1955----**
NSWNarrabeen1949----**
NSWEmu Plains1949----**
NSWGranville1906----**

Third Division
(North)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWHawkesbury193419511957**
NSWRichmond-Tweed190119411956**
NSWDubbo1949^--1956**
NSWNew England1901--1952**
NSWBathurst190119331944**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDSouthern Districts1949----**
QLDPetrie1949----**
NSWLake Macquarie1949----**
QLDGympie-Nambour1949----**
QLDCairns1949----**
QLDIpswich1949----**
NSWLambton1949----**
QLDCoot-Tha1949----**
QLDMackay1949----**
NSWPort Macquarie1949----**
 

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
NSWBotany195419521954--
VICRoyal Park1954193319541946
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
NSWFive Dock1954--19531954
QLDCarpentaria1933--19281933
SAAngas1933--19201933
QLDMoreton1948--19051948
NSWUpper Hunter1933----1933
VICGrampians1921----1921
NSWEden-Monaro1921----1921
Coolgardie1912----1912
VICYarra Valley1912----1912
NSWDarling1912----1912
VICCastlemaine1905----1905
VICBenalla1905----1905

Legend:
= Number of First Division premierships, "Est" = Year established (^ denotes the year of re-establishment, * denotes a merger has subsequently taken place), "D1"/"D2"/"D3" = Most recent season last spent in each division (** denotes current division).