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, 1977 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2TASNorth-West Districts39
2nd+5VICGippsland34
3rd-1NSWMarrickville34
4th-3QLDNundah31
5th=VICCorio30
6th-2QLDFortitude29
7th-1NSWBerowra27
8th+4VICMaribyrnong26
9th=NSWWarringah26
10th=NSWGoulburn & Monaro23
11th=VICKew20
12th-4QLDTownsville20
13th+3NSWCentral & Western Districts17
14th+1NSWAlexandria17
15thD2NSWBathurst & Orange16
16thD2VICBarwon15
-3QLDFar North Districts12
-5NSWCrows Nest11

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

Second Division, 1977 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2TASMersey41
2nd+8VICWestern Districts32
3rd+2South-West Districts31
4th-2VICBalaclava31
5th+6TASDerwent30
6thD1VICAbbotsford30
7th+1VICMornington27
8th-1Goldfields27
9th-5SAHindmarsh27
10th+4Perth25
11thD3SAProspect21
12th-6VICMelbourne Ports19
13thD3VICCamberwell18
14th-1TASHobart18
15th+1Fremantle17
16th-1VICSouth Yarra17
-5VICWaverley13
-1VICReservoir8

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1QLDMount Gravatt38
2nd+4QLDWide Bay33
3rd+9QLDCapricornia31
4thD1QLDDarling Downs31
5thD3NSWBlacktown29
6th+2VICLatrobe Valley29
7th+3NSWHunter28
8th-4NSWHurstville28
9th=VICBlackburn26
10th-7VICSouthern Murray26
11th+2NSWCastle Hill23
12th-1NSWBondi23
13th+1QLDGympie-Nambour18
14th+3NSWEmu Plains16
15thD3NSWNewcastle15
16th=QLDGold Coast15
-8ACTCanberra13
-3QLDCairns11

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, 1977 Season
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Third Division
(West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2Stirling40
2nd=SASpencer Ports33
3rd+1SAAdelaide Ports32
4th+7VICMallee & Wimmera *29
5th+8SAUnley26
6th+2Nedlands26
7th+8Canning25
8th-1Belmont24
9th-3SAMagill24
10th=SASouth-East Districts22
11th+5SAMorphett Vale21
12th-7SAYorke21
13th-10SAModbury20
14th-2SAEdwardstown16
15th+3NTTerritorians9
16th+1Rockingham8
17th-3Wheatbelt6
 

Third Division
(South)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+7VICBendigo36
2nd+7VICPascoe Vale30
3rd+3VICAltona30
4th-1VICRingwood30
5th+6NSWRiverina29
6th+1VICBroadmeadows29
7th-5VICDandenong27
8th-4VICFerntree Gully26
9th+1VICBallarat25
10th+4VICNorthcote23
11th+2TASLaunceston23
12th=VICSunshine22
13th-6NSWAlbury21
14th+1VICMoorabbin18
15th-4VICDoncaster17
16th+1VICGoulburn Valley16
17th+1VICMordialloc13
18th-2VICOakleigh13

Third Division
(East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWRockdale38
2nd=NSWRevesby38
3rd+3NSWRyde37
4th=NSWIllawarra34
5th=NSWBankstown33
6thD2NSWParramatta26
7th+3ACTBruce25
8th=NSWStrathfield25
9th+5NSWWoollahra24
10th+8NSWLiverpool23
11th+1NSWGranville22
12th-3NSWFairfield22
13th-7NSWMaroubra21
14th+1NSWWagga Wagga17
15th--NSWDundas +14
16th+3NSWShoalhaven13
17th-1NSWCaringbah11
18th-1NSWSutherland5

Third Division
(North)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4NSWPort Macquarie34
2nd+1NSWRichmond-Tweed32
3rd+1NSWLake Macquarie28
4th+9NSWLambton27
5th+3QLDPetrie26
6th+12NSWNarrabeen24
7th+4QLDMaranoa24
8th+1NSWNew England24
9th-2QLDWoolloongabba24
10th-8QLDIpswich22
11th+3NSWClarence-Nambucca21
12th+3QLDMackay20
13th+3NSWGosford19
14th-2QLDWynnum17
15th-5QLDCoot-Tha16
16th--QLDLogan +14
17th=NSWChatswood14
 

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, * = Newly Merged, + = Debut Season.

League History, 1977 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 28
VICKew 23
NSWAshfield 19
VICSouth Yarra 15
QLDWide Bay 15
VICMaribyrnong 14
Perth 13
VICJolimont 10
VICSouthern Murray 10
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 8

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 42
VICKew 39
NSWAshfield 34
VICMaribyrnong 32
QLDWide Bay 29
VICSouth Yarra 24
VICJolimont 21
NSWCrows Nest 21
Perth 20
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 18

First Division Seasons
VICKew 67
VICAbbotsford 66
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 64
VICMaribyrnong 58
QLDWide Bay 48
NSWCrows Nest 48
NSWAshfield 47
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 43
TASHobart 43
QLDFortitude 42

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICMaribyrnong51906**19191911
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901***1932--
NSWAlexandria11906**19431909
VICKew51901**1945--
QLDFortitude21901**19531947
NSWCrows Nest21901**19581916
NSWCentral & Western Districts41901***19611906
NSWMarrickville11922**19621948
VICCorio1901**19651920
QLDNundah11913**19691941
TASNorth-West Districts11901**19691952
VICGippsland21901**1970--
NSWBerowra1934**19701967
NSWWarringah1922**19721953
QLDTownsville1934**19731938
QLDFar North Districts1901***19741957
VICBarwon1901**19761926
NSWBathurst & Orange1901***19761967

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICAbbotsford1319011976**--
South-West Districts19011975**1913
VICBalaclava19011975**1957
TASMersey19011974**1918
TASHobart319011973**--
SAHindmarsh19011970**1948
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941
VICWestern Districts1901--**1954
Goldfields1901*1932**1963
VICWaverley1955--**1967
VICMornington1949--**1968
VICReservoir1949--**1969
Fremantle219011953**1973
TASDerwent1901--**1973
Perth519011965**1975
VICSouth Yarra519011944**1975
SAProspect19011924**1976
VICCamberwell1949--**1976

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDDarling Downs119011976**1930
QLDMount Gravatt19491972**1965
VICSouthern Murray51901*1971**1934
QLDWide Bay319011969**1912
NSWBondi19491969**1961
QLDGympie-Nambour1949--**1961
NSWHurstville1949--**1963
VICBlackburn1937--**1966
NSWCastle Hill1969--**1970
VICLatrobe Valley1949--**1971
NSWHunter19011958**1972
ACTCanberra1949--**1972
QLDGold Coast1949--**1973
NSWEmu Plains1949--**1974
QLDCairns1949--**1974
QLDCapricornia19011935**1975
NSWNewcastle19011963**1976
NSWBlacktown1949--**1976

Third Division
(West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
Stirling1955--1976**
SASouth-East Districts190119621975**
SAModbury1955--1973**
NTTerritorians1922--1972**
SASpencer Ports190119571971**
Nedlands1949--1970**
Canning1949--1969**
SAMagill1949--1963**
Wheatbelt1913--1960**
SAYorke1901--1959**
SAAdelaide Ports1949--1958**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICMallee & Wimmera1949*----**
Belmont1949----**
SAMorphett Vale1969----**
SAEdwardstown1949----**
Rockingham1974----**
 

Third Division
(South)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAlbury1901--1974**
VICPascoe Vale1949--1973**
NSWRiverina1901--1973**
TASLaunceston190119551972**
VICAltona1949--1970**
VICMoorabbin1949--1966**
VICOakleigh1913--1960**
VICDandenong190119381954**
VICBallarat190119051952**
VICNorthcote190119291949**
VICGoulburn Valley1949^--1927**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
VICRingwood1969----**
VICBroadmeadows1969----**
VICFerntree Gully1969----**
VICSunshine1949----**
VICDoncaster1969----**
VICMordialloc1969----**

Third Division
(East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWParramatta1901--1976**
NSWIllawarra190119591974**
NSWMaroubra1949--1970**
NSWRockdale190119031969**
NSWWoollahra190119231958**
NSWBankstown1949--1958**
NSWStrathfield1949--1957**
NSWRevesby1949----**
NSWRyde1949----**
ACTBruce1974----**
NSWLiverpool1949----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWFairfield1969----**
NSWWagga Wagga1949^----**
NSWDundas1977----**
NSWShoalhaven1969----**
NSWCaringbah1969----**
NSWSutherland1955----**

Third Division
(North)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDWoolloongabba1190119661975**
NSWChatswood1949--1973**
NSWClarence-Nambucca190119451971**
QLDPetrie1949--1967**
QLDWynnum1949--1965**
NSWRichmond-Tweed190119411956**
NSWNew England1901--1952**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWPort Macquarie1949----**
NSWLake Macquarie1949----**
NSWLambton1949----**
NSWNarrabeen1949----**
QLDIpswich1949----**
QLDMackay1949----**
NSWGosford1969----**
QLDCoot-Tha1949----**
QLDLogan1977----**
 

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
NSWRozelle1968196819661962
VICJolimont5196819671968--
NSWBarrier1976196619761943
NSWSurry Hills11968196019681935
NSWBotany195419521954--
NSWAshfield71976195019631976
VICWimmera1976193419511976
VICRoyal Park1954193319541946
NSWGlebe1968191919461968
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
NSWBelmore1976--19761969
NSWDulwich Hill1968--19681966
VICBurnley1968--19641968
VICMalvern1968--19571968
NSWDubbo1968--19561968
NSWFive Dock1954--19531954
QLDCarpentaria1933--19281933
SAAngas1933--19201933
NSWOrange1968--19061968
QLDMoreton1948--19051948
SARiverland1976----1976
VICHampton1968----1968
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).