Name
Australian AFL

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Established
1897 (124 years old)

First Recorded Event
1995-09-30

Current Season
2021

Sport
Australian Football

Location
Australia

Gender
Male

Alternate Names
Australian rules football

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Upcoming Events
12 Jun 21 Fremantle Footb  - Gold Coast Foot
12 Jun 21 St Kilda Footba  - Adelaide Footba
12 Jun 21 Melbourne Footb  - Collingwood Foo
13 Jun 21 North Melbourne  - Greater Western
19 Jun 21 West Coast Eagl  - Richmond Footba
19 Jun 21 North Melbourne  - Brisbane Lions
19 Jun 21 Hawthorn Footba  - Essendon Footba
19 Jun 21 Greater Western  - Carlton Footbal
19 Jun 21 Gold Coast Foot  - Port Adelaide F
19 Jun 21 Geelong Footbal  - Western Bulldog

Latest Results
11 Jun 21 Sydney Swans  -  Hawthorn Footba
10 Jun 21 Port Adelaide F 91 - 112  Geelong Footbal
06 Jun 21 Carlton Footbal 73 - 95  West Coast Eagl
06 Jun 21 Fremantle Footb 65 - 93  Western Bulldog
05 Jun 21 Adelaide Footba 73 - 78  Collingwood Foo
05 Jun 21 Essendon Footba 84 - 123  Richmond Footba
04 Jun 21 Melbourne Footb 97 - 75  Brisbane Lions
30 May 21 Richmond Footba 111 - 83  Adelaide Footba
30 May 21 Sydney Swans 100 - 78  Carlton Footbal
30 May 21 Port Adelaide F 115 - 69  Fremantle Footb

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The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football. Through the AFL Commission, the AFL also serves as the sport's governing body, and is responsible for controlling the laws of the game. The league was founded as the Victorian Football League (VFL) as a breakaway from the previous Victorian Football Association (VFA), with its inaugural season commencing in 1897. Originally comprising only teams based in the Australian state of Victoria, the competition's name was changed to the Australian Football League for the 1990 season, after expanding to other states throughout the 1980s.

The league currently consists of 18 teams spread over five of Australia's six states (Tasmania being the exception). Matches have been played in all mainland states and territories of Australia, as well as in New Zealand. The AFL season currently consists of a pre-season competition (currently branded as the "NAB Challenge"), followed by a 23-round regular (or "home-and-away") season, which runs during the Australian winter (March to September). The top eight teams then play off in a four-round finals series, culminating in the AFL Grand Final, which is held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground each year. The winning team in the Grand Final is termed the "premiers", and is awarded the premiership cup. The current premiers are the Western Bulldogs.

Seasons

1995

1998

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Teams

Adelaide Football

Brisbane Lions

Carlton Football

Collingwood Footb

Essendon Football

Fremantle Footbal

Geelong Football

Gold Coast Footba

Greater Western S

Hawthorn Football

Melbourne Footbal

North Melbourne F

Port Adelaide Foo

Richmond Football

St Kilda Football

Sydney Swans

West Coast Eagles

Western Bulldogs

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