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, 1963 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
=VICSouthern Murray43
2nd=VICAbbotsford36
3rd+3NSWAlexandria33
4th+1TASMersey31
5th+5NSWBarrier30
6th+9TASHobart26
7th+4QLDWide Bay26
8th+8NSWCrows Nest24
9th+5QLDDarling Downs24
10th-3VICMaribyrnong21
11th-7Perth21
12th-9VICKew21
13th-1NSWCentral & Western Districts19
14thD2NSWMarrickville17
15th-2NSWGoulburn & Monaro17
16th-7QLDFortitude16
-9NSWNewcastle12
D2TASNorth-West Districts10

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

Second Division, 1963 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4VICBalaclava36
2nd+6VICMelbourne Ports35
3rd-1VICCorio34
4th+6VICWestern Districts32
5thD1VICCorangamite29
6th+6SAProspect28
7th-4South-West Districts27
8th-2VICJolimont26
9th+2NTTerritorians24
10th+5Fremantle22
11th+2VICMornington22
12thD1SASouth-East Districts22
13th-6SAHindmarsh20
14th-10TASLaunceston20
15thD3Canning19
16th-2SASpencer Ports19
D3VICMoorabbin12
-2SAMagill8

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4QLDWoolloongabba36
2nd+7VICGippsland33
3rd=NSWHunter32
4th+5NSWSurry Hills29
5th+7NSWBondi28
6th+1QLDNundah28
7th+1QLDFar North Districts26
8th-4NSWIllawarra26
9th-7NSWWarringah26
10th-4QLDGympie-Nambour22
11thD3NSWRozelle21
12th+2QLDTownsville20
13th-3QLDCapricornia20
14th+2NSWRiverina19
15th=NSWMaroubra18
16th-3QLDMount Gravatt17
-6NSWAshfield14
D3QLDPetrie11

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, 1963 Season
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Third Division
(West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2Goldfields44
2nd+4VICAltona35
3rd=Nedlands31
4th+3SARiverland29
5th-3Stirling28
6th+2SAEdwardstown24
7th-3VICBendigo23
8th+7VICBallarat21
9th+1Belmont21
10th-5SAModbury19
11th-2SAYorke17
12th+1Wheatbelt16
13th+4VICWimmera14
14th-3SAAdelaide Ports14
15th+1VICSunshine13
16th-2VICMallee12
17th-5SAUnley10
 

Third Division
(South)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3VICBurnley39
2nd+3VICBlackburn38
3rd-1ACTCanberra32
4th+3VICMalvern29
5th+7VICCamberwell26
6thD2TASDerwent26
7th-4VICNorthcote25
8th=NSWWagga Wagga23
9th-3VICDandenong23
10th+7VICWaverley22
11th=VICHampton22
12th-2NSWAlbury22
13th+5VICOakleigh18
14th+1VICPascoe Vale17
15th+1VICSouth Yarra16
16th-2VICGoulburn Valley16
17th-4VICReservoir15
18th-9VICLatrobe Valley13

Third Division
(East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4NSWHurstville39
2nd+5NSWStrathfield29
3rd+10NSWLiverpool28
4th+4NSWRyde28
5th+9NSWChatswood27
6th+5NSWDulwich Hill27
7th+2NSWRockdale27
8th-6NSWBlacktown27
9th+1NSWSutherland25
10th-6NSWWoollahra25
11th+1NSWEmu Plains24
12th-9NSWBelmore20
13th+3NSWRevesby19
14th-8NSWGlebe19
15th+2NSWGranville17
16th-4NSWNarrabeen15
17th-2NSWBankstown13
18th=NSWParramatta11

Third Division
(North)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2QLDWynnum39
2nd+1NSWPort Macquarie36
3rd-1NSWLake Macquarie35
4th+4NSWBathurst28
5th-1QLDIpswich28
6th+4QLDCairns26
7th+2QLDSouthern Districts25
8th-2NSWLambton25
9th-4QLDMaranoa24
10thD2NSWClarence-Nambucca23
11th-4NSWDubbo20
12th-1NSWRichmond-Tweed16
13th+1QLDMackay15
14th+3QLDCoot-Tha12
15th-2NSWNew England12
16th-1NSWOrange10
17th-1NSWHawkesbury6
 

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

League History, 1963 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 13
NSWAshfield 7
VICSouth Yarra 5
VICMaribyrnong 5
Perth 5
VICJolimont 5
VICSouthern Murray 5
VICKew 3
TASHobart 3
QLDWide Bay 2

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 27
NSWAshfield 19
VICKew 17
VICSouth Yarra 15
VICMaribyrnong 14
Perth 13
QLDWide Bay 13
VICJolimont 10
VICSouthern Murray 10
TASHobart 6

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 40
NSWAshfield 34
VICKew 30
VICMaribyrnong 28
QLDWide Bay 26
VICSouth Yarra 24
VICJolimont 21
Perth 20
TASHobart 16
VICSouthern Murray 15

First Division Seasons
VICAbbotsford 58
VICKew 53
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 50
NSWAshfield 47
VICMaribyrnong 44
QLDWide Bay 42
VICSouth Yarra 41
VICJolimont 37
NSWCrows Nest 34
Perth 33

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICMaribyrnong51906**19191911
QLDWide Bay21901**19301912
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901***1932--
VICSouthern Murray51901***19381934
QLDDarling Downs1901**19421930
NSWAlexandria1906**19431909
VICKew31901**1945--
TASMersey1901**19451918
Perth51901**19471936
NSWBarrier1901**19481943
QLDFortitude1901**19531947
TASHobart31901**1955--
NSWCrows Nest21901**19581916
VICAbbotsford131901**1959--
NSWNewcastle1901**19601952
NSWCentral & Western Districts21901***19611906
NSWMarrickville1922**19621948
TASNorth-West Districts1901**19621952

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICCorangamite19011962**1926
SASouth-East Districts19011962**1947
SAHindmarsh19011961**1948
SASpencer Ports19011957**1944
TASLaunceston19011955**1935
VICJolimont519011954**--
Fremantle219011953**--
VICCorio19011949**1920
South-West Districts19011947**1913
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941
VICWestern Districts1901--**1954
NTTerritorians1922--**1955
VICBalaclava19011940**1957
SAProspect19011924**1958
SAMagill1949--**1959
VICMornington1949--**1961
Canning1949--**1962
VICMoorabbin1949--**1962

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWSurry Hills119011960**1935
QLDNundah19131960**1941
NSWIllawarra19011959**--
NSWHunter19011958**1955
VICGippsland19011953**--
NSWAshfield719011950**--
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
QLDTownsville1934--**1938
NSWRiverina1901--**1949
NSWWarringah1922--**1953
QLDMount Gravatt1949--**1954
QLDFar North Districts1901*--**1957
NSWMaroubra1949--**1960
NSWBondi1949--**1961
QLDGympie-Nambour1949--**1961
NSWRozelle19011949**1962
QLDPetrie1949--**1962

Third Division
(West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
Goldfields1901*19321962**
Wheatbelt1913--1960**
SAYorke1901--1959**
SAAdelaide Ports1949--1958**
VICBallarat190119051952**
VICWimmera190119341951**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
VICAltona1949----**
Nedlands1949----**
SARiverland1949----**
Stirling1955----**
SAEdwardstown1949----**
Belmont1949----**
SAModbury1955----**
VICSunshine1949----**
VICMallee1949----**
 

Third Division
(South)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASDerwent1901--1962**
ACTCanberra1949--1961**
VICOakleigh1913--1960**
VICMalvern1949--1957**
VICCamberwell1949--1956**
VICBlackburn1937--1955**
VICDandenong190119381954**
VICSouth Yarra5190119441950**
VICNorthcote190119291949**
NSWAlbury1901--1940**
VICGoulburn Valley1949^--1927**
VICBurnley1949----**
NSWWagga Wagga1949^----**
VICWaverley1955----**
VICHampton1949----**
VICPascoe Vale1949----**
VICReservoir1949----**
VICLatrobe Valley1949----**

Third Division
(East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWBlacktown1949--1961**
NSWBelmore1949--1960**
NSWParramatta1901--1959**
NSWWoollahra190119231958**
NSWBankstown1949--1958**
NSWStrathfield1949--1957**
NSWHurstville1949--1951**
NSWGlebe190119191946**
NSWRockdale190119031943**
NSWLiverpool1949----**
NSWRyde1949----**
NSWChatswood1949----**
NSWDulwich Hill1949----**
NSWSutherland1955----**
NSWEmu Plains1949----**
NSWRevesby1949----**
NSWNarrabeen1949----**
NSWGranville1906----**

Third Division
(North)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWClarence-Nambucca190119451962**
QLDWynnum1949--1962**
QLDSouthern Districts1949--1961**
NSWHawkesbury193419511957**
NSWRichmond-Tweed190119411956**
NSWDubbo1949^--1956**
NSWNew England1901--1952**
NSWBathurst190119331944**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
NSWPort Macquarie1949----**
NSWLake Macquarie1949----**
QLDIpswich1949----**
QLDCairns1949----**
NSWLambton1949----**
QLDMackay1949----**
QLDCoot-Tha1949----**
 

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).