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, 1923 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2VICKew35
2nd=VICAbbotsford30
3rd+2NSWAshfield29
4th-3VICSouth Yarra28
5th+2VICNorthcote26
6th-2VICMaribyrnong22
7thD2NSWBathurst21
8th=SASouth-East Districts21
9th+1NSWGoulburn & Monaro18
10th-4VICJolimont18
11th-2VICRoyal Park17
12th+2VICCorio16
13thD2VICGippsland15
14th-3QLDWide Bay15
-3TASHobart13
-3NSWWoollahra11

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

Second Division, 1923 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
D1SAProspect30
2nd+2VICBalaclava28
3rd=South-West Districts28
4th-2Goldfields28
5th+2Fremantle23
6th=NSWIllawarra22
7th-2NSWBarrier22
8th+2TASDerwent19
9th=Perth18
10th-2TASMersey15
11th+2VICWimmera13
12thD3VICEchuca12
13th+1VICDandenong12
14th-2VICWestern Districts12
-4VICMelbourne Ports7

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4NSWBotany33
2nd=NSWCrows Nest30
3rdD3NSWHunter28
4th=QLDFortitude23
5th-2NSWCentral & Western Districts23
6th+1NSWGlebe21
7thD1NSWRozelle21
8th=QLDNorthern Districts20
9th+4NSWAlexandria18
10th-4QLDCapricornia18
11th-2NSWNew England15
12th+2NSWHastings-Clarence13
13th-1QLDMaranoa13
14th-4NSWParramatta13
-4NSWSurry Hills10

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, 1923 Season
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Third Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWRiverina33
2ndD2SAUnley30
3rd+1SASpencer Ports29
4th+1TASLaunceston26
5th+7VICCorangamite22
6th-4SAHindmarsh22
7th-1SAAngas21
8th+3VICOakleigh19
9th=TASNorth-West Districts19
10th+4SAYorke16
11th+2VICBallarat14
12th+3NTTerritorians11
13th-3Wheatbelt11
14th-7VICWangaratta & Benalla11
15th-7VICBendigo10

Third Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1NSWRichmond-Tweed29
2nd+9NSWUpper Hunter28
3rd=QLDDarling Downs28
4thD2NSWNewcastle25
5th+4NSWRockdale23
6th-2QLDWoolloongabba22
7th+1QLDCarpentaria21
8th-1NSWWarringah21
9th+1NSWGranville19
10th+3QLDMoreton17
11th-6NSWOrange15
12th+2NSWFive Dock13
13th-7QLDNundah13
14th+1NSWMarrickville10
15th-3NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga7

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

League History, 1923 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
VICAbbotsford 6
NSWAshfield 4
TASHobart 3
VICJolimont 3
VICKew 2
Fremantle 2
VICSouth Yarra 1
Perth 1
QLDWoolloongabba 1

Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 11
NSWAshfield 10
VICSouth Yarra 7
TASHobart 6
VICKew 6
VICJolimont 5
Fremantle 5
Perth 5
VICRoyal Park 5
QLDWoolloongabba 4

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 19
NSWAshfield 18
TASHobart 14
VICJolimont 13
VICRoyal Park 12
VICKew 11
VICSouth Yarra 11
Fremantle 7
Perth 7
VICNorthcote 7

First Division Seasons
NSWAshfield 23
VICJolimont 23
VICRoyal Park 23
TASHobart 22
VICAbbotsford 21
VICSouth Yarra 20
QLDFortitude 18
Perth 17
VICNorthcote 17
Fremantle 16

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWAshfield41901**----
VICJolimont31901**----
VICRoyal Park1901**----
VICAbbotsford61901**1903--
VICSouth Yarra11901**1905--
VICNorthcote1901**1906--
VICKew21901**1911--
TASHobart31901**1914--
SASouth-East Districts1901**19161906
NSWGoulburn & Monaro1901***1918--
QLDWide Bay1901**19181912
VICMaribyrnong1906**19191911
VICCorio1901**19211920
NSWWoollahra1901**19211910
NSWBathurst1901**1922--
VICGippsland1901**1922--

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SAProspect19011922**--
Perth119011919**--
Fremantle219011917**--
VICBalaclava19011913**--
NSWIllawarra19011911**--
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**--
VICWestern Districts1901--**1901
South-West Districts1901--**1913
Goldfields1901*--**1914
VICWimmera1901--**1916
NSWBarrier1901--**1917
TASMersey1901--**1918
TASDerwent1901--**1919
VICDandenong1901--**1921
VICEchuca1901--**1922

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWRozelle19011922**--
NSWBotany19011920**--
QLDFortitude19011920**--
NSWGlebe19011919**--
NSWCentral & Western Districts1901*1916**1906
NSWSurry Hills19011908**--
QLDCapricornia1901--**--
NSWNew England1901--**--
QLDMaranoa1901--**1905
NSWAlexandria1906--**1909
NSWCrows Nest19011906**1916
NSWParramatta1901--**1918
NSWHastings-Clarence1901--**1919
QLDNorthern Districts1901--**1920
NSWHunter1901--**1922

Third Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
SAUnley1901--1922**
SAAngas1901--1920**
TASLaunceston1901--1919**
VICBallarat190119051911**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
SAHindmarsh1901--1907**
NSWRiverina1901----**
SASpencer Ports1901----**
VICCorangamite1901----**
VICOakleigh1913----**
TASNorth-West Districts1901----**
SAYorke1901----**
NTTerritorians1922----**
Wheatbelt1913----**
VICWangaratta & Benalla1901*----**

Third Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWNewcastle190119181922**
NSWRockdale190119031919**
NSWRichmond-Tweed1901--1918**
QLDWoolloongabba1190119091917**
QLDCarpentaria1901--1909**
NSWAlbury & Wagga Wagga1901*--1907**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDMoreton1901--1905**
QLDDarling Downs1901--1903**
NSWUpper Hunter1913----**
NSWWarringah1922----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWFive Dock1922----**
QLDNundah1913----**
NSWMarrickville1922----**

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
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).