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, 1981 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1QLDMount Gravatt36
2nd+3QLDNundah34
3rd+9NSWMarrickville31
4th-3VICCorio31
5th+5TASMersey30
6th-3QLDFortitude29
7th+1VICGippsland27
8th+1TASNorth-West Districts26
9th-5QLDCapricornia26
10th-4NSWBerowra24
11th+4VICMaribyrnong20
12th+2VICKew20
13th-2NSWBathurst & Orange19
14th-7NSWWarringah17
15thD2South-West Districts15
16th-3QLDTownsville15
D2NSWCastle Hill11
-2NSWAlexandria6

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

Second Division, 1981 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D3SAUnley35
2ndD1VICWestern Districts34
3rd+2VICBlackburn32
4th+2VICCamberwell30
5th+9Stirling29
6th+3VICBarwon28
7th-3VICAbbotsford28
8th-5VICMornington28
9th-7Goldfields28
10th-2SAProspect23
11th-1SAHindmarsh22
12th-5VICMelbourne Ports21
13th-1Fremantle18
14thD3VICReservoir17
15th-2Belmont15
16th-5VICBendigo15
-1VICAltona14
-3VICBalaclava11

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWCrows Nest37
2nd+2VICSouthern Murray34
3rd+3NSWHurstville33
4th+3NSWCentral & Western Districts31
5th-2VICLatrobe Valley31
6thD1NSWGoulburn & Monaro31
7thD3NSWRyde24
8th=QLDGold Coast23
9th+5ACTBruce22
10th+2QLDDarling Downs21
11th-1NSWBlacktown21
12th-3NSWEmu Plains19
13th-8QLDFar North Districts18
14thD3NSWMaroubra17
15th+1QLDPetrie17
16th-5NSWPort Macquarie15
-4QLDWide Bay14
-3NSWRockdale13

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, 1981 Season
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Third Division
(West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D2VICBallarat36
2nd=Perth34
3rd+2SAModbury30
4th+6Nedlands29
5th-2SASpencer Ports29
6th+1SAMorphett Vale26
7th-1SASouth-East Districts26
8th+1SAAdelaide Ports25
9th+3SAMagill20
10th+1VICMallee & Wimmera20
11th+3SAEdwardstown19
12th+4Wheatbelt18
13th+2Rockingham18
14th-6NTTerritorians18
15th-11Canning17
16th-3Duncraig12
17th=SAYorke7
 

Third Division
(South)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1VICDandenong37
2nd+3VICPascoe Vale34
3rd+3VICRingwood32
4thD2TASDerwent32
5th+4VICWaverley31
6th+6TASHobart30
7th+1VICFerntree Gully30
8th-5VICDoncaster30
9th-5VICSouth Yarra28
10th-3NSWRiverina27
11th=VICNorthcote25
12th+2VICOakleigh21
13th-3VICBroadmeadows20
14th+2VICSunshine13
15th-2VICMordialloc13
16th+1TASLaunceston12
17th-2VICMoorabbin9
18th=VICGoulburn Valley7

Third Division
(East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1ACTCanberra45
2nd+2NSWBondi31
3rd=NSWChatswood30
4th+7NSWCaringbah27
5th+1NSWDundas27
6th+4NSWStrathfield26
7th-2NSWWoollahra26
8th=NSWParramatta25
9th+7NSWSutherland24
10th-7NSWLiverpool23
11th+1NSWIllawarra22
12th-3NSWShoalhaven22
13th-6NSWRevesby22
14th+4NSWAlbury20
15th-2NSWBankstown17
16th+1NSWWagga Wagga15
17th-3NSWGranville13
18th-3NSWFairfield7

Third Division
(North)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3NSWNew England40
2ndD2NSWHunter40
3rd-1NSWNewcastle36
4thD2NSWRichmond-Tweed36
5th+6NSWGosford28
6th+2QLDMaranoa28
7th+2QLDGympie-Nambour25
8th-3QLDMackay24
9th+6QLDCoot-Tha23
10th-3QLDCairns23
11th-5NSWLake Macquarie21
12th=NSWClarence-Nambucca20
13th=QLDWoolloongabba17
14th-4NSWNarrabeen17
15th+2NSWLambton16
16th+2QLDLogan15
17th-3QLDWynnum15
18th-2QLDIpswich14

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

League History, 1981 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 71
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 67
VICAbbotsford 66
VICMaribyrnong 62
QLDWide Bay 48
NSWCrows Nest 48
NSWAshfield 47
QLDFortitude 46
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 45
TASHobart 43

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICMaribyrnong51906**19191911
NSWAlexandria11906**19431909
VICKew51901**1945--
QLDFortitude21901**19531947
NSWMarrickville11922**19621948
VICCorio21901**19651920
QLDNundah11913**19691941
TASNorth-West Districts11901**19691952
VICGippsland31901**1970--
NSWBerowra1934**19701967
NSWWarringah1922**19721953
NSWBathurst & Orange1901***19761967
TASMersey1901**19771918
QLDMount Gravatt11949**19771965
QLDCapricornia1901**19781975
QLDTownsville1934**19791938
South-West Districts1901**19801913
NSWCastle Hill1969**19801970

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICWestern Districts19011980**1954
VICBarwon19011978**1926
VICAbbotsford1319011976**--
VICBalaclava19011975**1957
SAHindmarsh19011970**1948
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941
Goldfields1901*1932**1963
VICBlackburn1937--**1966
VICMornington1949--**1968
Fremantle219011953**1973
VICCamberwell1949--**1976
SAProspect19011924**1976
Stirling1955--**1977
VICBendigo1901--**1977
Belmont1949--**1978
VICAltona1949--**1979
SAUnley1901--**1980
VICReservoir1949--**1980

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901*1980**--
NSWCentral & Western Districts41901*1979**1906
NSWCrows Nest219011977**1916
QLDFar North Districts1901*1977**1957
QLDDarling Downs119011976**1930
VICSouthern Murray51901*1971**1934
QLDWide Bay319011969**1912
NSWHurstville1949--**1963
VICLatrobe Valley1949--**1971
QLDGold Coast1949--**1973
NSWEmu Plains1949--**1974
NSWBlacktown1949--**1976
NSWRockdale19011903**1977
NSWPort Macquarie1949--**1977
ACTBruce1974--**1979
QLDPetrie1949--**1979
NSWRyde1949--**1980
NSWMaroubra1949--**1980

Third Division
(West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICBallarat190119051980**
Perth5190119651978**
SASouth-East Districts190119621975**
SAModbury1955--1973**
NTTerritorians1922--1972**
SASpencer Ports190119571971**
Nedlands1949--1970**
Canning1949--1969**
SAMagill1949--1963**
Wheatbelt1913--1960**
SAYorke1901--1959**
SAAdelaide Ports1949--1958**
SAMorphett Vale1969----**
VICMallee & Wimmera1949*----**
SAEdwardstown1949----**
Rockingham1974----**
Duncraig1980----**
 

Third Division
(South)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
TASDerwent1901--1980**
VICSouth Yarra5190119441979**
VICRingwood1969--1979**
TASHobart3190119731978**
VICWaverley1955--1977**
VICPascoe Vale1949--1973**
NSWRiverina1901--1973**
TASLaunceston190119551972**
VICMoorabbin1949--1966**
VICOakleigh1913--1960**
VICDandenong190119381954**
VICNorthcote190119291949**
VICGoulburn Valley1949^--1927**
VICFerntree Gully1969----**
VICDoncaster1969----**
VICBroadmeadows1969----**
VICSunshine1949----**
VICMordialloc1969----**

Third Division
(East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWBondi194919691979**
NSWRevesby1949--1979**
ACTCanberra1949--1977**
NSWParramatta1901--1976**
NSWIllawarra190119591974**
NSWAlbury1901--1974**
NSWChatswood1949--1973**
NSWWoollahra190119231958**
NSWBankstown1949--1958**
NSWStrathfield1949--1957**
NSWCaringbah1969----**
NSWDundas1977----**
NSWSutherland1955----**
NSWLiverpool1949----**
NSWShoalhaven1969----**
NSWWagga Wagga1949^----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWFairfield1969----**

Third Division
(North)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWHunter190119581980**
NSWRichmond-Tweed190119411980**
NSWNewcastle190119631978**
QLDGympie-Nambour1949--1978**
QLDCairns1949--1977**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119661975**
NSWClarence-Nambucca190119451971**
QLDWynnum1949--1965**
NSWNew England1901--1952**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWGosford1969----**
QLDMackay1949----**
QLDCoot-Tha1949----**
NSWLake Macquarie1949----**
NSWNarrabeen1949----**
NSWLambton1949----**
QLDLogan1977----**
QLDIpswich1949----**

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).