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AFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
Australian Football League

Known as
AFL

Duration
1897–2022B

Headquarters
140 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC, 3008

Phone
1300 722 515

Website
afl.com.au

Affiliated competitions (Current)
Premiership Season 1897-2022; Women's Premiership Season 2017-2022B; Women's Under-18 Championships 2010-2022; Night/Pre-Season Competition 1956-2022; Under-19 Championships 1953-2022

Affiliated competitions (Historical)
AFLX 2018-2019; Women's Winter Series 2018-2019; Women's Exhibition Series 2013-2016; Reserves 1919-1999; Under 19s 1946-1991


Premiership Season

Official Name
V/AFL Premiership Season

Duration
1897–2022

Affiliated clubs (Current)
Carlton (VIC) 1897-2022; Collingwood (VIC) 1897-2022; Essendon (VIC) 1897-2022; Geelong (VIC) 1897-2022; Melbourne (VIC) 1897-2022; Sydney (VIC) 1897-2022; St. Kilda (VIC) 1897-2022; Richmond (VIC) 1908-2022; North Melbourne (VIC) 1925-2022; Western Bulldogs (VIC) 1925-2022; Hawthorn (VIC) 1925-2022; Brisbane (QLD) 1987-2022; West Coast (WA) 1987-2022; Adelaide (SA) 1991-2022; Fremantle (WA) 1995-2022; Port Adelaide (SA) 1997-2022; Gold Coast (QLD) 2011-2022; Greater Western Sydney (NSW) 2012-2022

Affiliated clubs (Historical)
Fitzroy (VIC) 1897-1996; University (VIC) 1908-1914

Affiliated grounds (Current)
Adelaide Oval; Bellerive Oval; Carrara Stadium; Cazaly's Stadium; Docklands; Eureka Stadium; Gabba; Kardinia Park; M.C.G.; Manuka Oval; Marrara Stadium; Perth Stadium; S.C.G.; Stadium Australia; Sydney Showground; Traeger Park; York Park

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Albury Sports Ground; Arden Street; Blacktown; Brisbane Exhibition Ground; Brunswick Street; Canberra Stadium; Coburg City Oval; Corio Oval; East Melbourne; Euroa Memorial Oval; Football Park; Glenferrie Oval; Jiangwan Stadium; Junction Oval; Lake Oval; Moorabbin Oval; North Hobart Oval; Olympic Park; Princes Park; Punt Road; Riverway Stadium; Subiaco Oval; Toorak Park; Victoria Park; W.A.C.A.; Waverley Park; Wellington Stadium; Whitten Oval; Windy Hill; Yallourn Oval; Yarraville Oval

1917 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1917 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 15 10 4 1 1030 772 133.42 42
2 Carlton 15 9 5 1 843 724 116.44 38
3 South Melbourne 15 9 6 0 911 772 118.01 36
4 Fitzroy 15 6 8 1 832 963 86.40 26
5 Geelong 15 6 9 0 735 927 79.29 24
6 Richmond 15 3 11 1 761 954 79.77 14
  H&A 45 43 43 2 5112 5112 100.00 180
  Finals 4 4 4 0 450 450 100.00 16
  Total 49 47 47 2 5562 5562 100.00 196

1917 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.36.77.911.11 77 Sat 12-May-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Richmond3.04.04.24.4 28 Collingwood won by 49 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.23.45.86.9 45 Sat 12-May-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Carlton1.33.36.76.9 45 Fitzroy drew with Carlton[Stats]
South Melbourne2.33.88.159.18 72 Sat 12-May-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Geelong2.43.83.94.14 38 South Melbourne won by 34 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.16.68.613.7 85 Sat 19-May-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Collingwood4.26.38.58.6 54 Carlton won by 31 points[Stats]
Geelong3.35.65.86.10 46 Sat 19-May-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Fitzroy0.41.85.138.16 64 Fitzroy won by 18 points[Stats]
Richmond2.63.114.156.16 52 Sat 19-May-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
South Melbourne1.46.78.98.16 64 South Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy1.14.47.108.14 62 Sat 26-May-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Collingwood1.47.510.1011.12 78 Collingwood won by 16 points[Stats]
Richmond5.19.110.214.6 90 Sat 26-May-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Geelong0.23.65.126.16 52 Richmond won by 38 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.53.84.125.16 46 Sat 26-May-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Carlton1.22.53.83.13 31 South Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.54.105.168.18 66 Sat 2-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
South Melbourne2.13.36.66.9 45 Collingwood won by 21 points[Stats]
Carlton0.11.75.105.12 42 Mon 4-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Geelong3.34.45.56.7 43 Geelong won by 1 point[Stats]
Fitzroy0.21.73.106.13 49 Mon 4-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Richmond0.21.44.55.8 38 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.27.710.914.13 97 Sat 9-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Richmond1.42.45.97.11 53 Carlton won by 44 points[Stats]
Geelong3.34.46.76.7 43 Sat 9-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Collingwood1.15.35.48.9 57 Collingwood won by 14 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.82.143.195.20 50 Sat 9-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Fitzroy1.32.43.58.7 55 Fitzroy won by 5 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.13.93.144.17 41 Sat 16-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Fitzroy3.63.66.88.9 57 Fitzroy won by 16 points[Stats]
Geelong1.63.75.146.14 50 Sat 16-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
South Melbourne1.12.63.76.11 47 Geelong won by 3 points[Stats]
Richmond3.14.25.67.8 50 Sat 16-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Collingwood0.42.85.126.14 50 Richmond drew with Collingwood[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.47.89.1113.14 92 Sat 23-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Carlton2.25.36.58.7 55 Collingwood won by 37 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.03.25.38.4 52 Sat 23-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Geelong1.45.77.99.11 65 Geelong won by 13 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.54.77.129.17 71 Sat 23-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Richmond1.14.34.36.3 39 South Melbourne won by 32 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.24.65.89.11 65 Sat 30-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
South Melbourne3.23.67.127.12 54 Carlton won by 11 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.25.37.811.11 77 Sat 30-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Fitzroy1.44.66.1110.14 74 Collingwood won by 3 points[Stats]
Geelong4.58.78.1111.15 81 Sat 30-Jun-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Richmond0.02.14.15.4 34 Geelong won by 47 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong2.22.43.103.11 29 Sat 7-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Carlton0.20.83.84.10 34 Carlton won by 5 points[Stats]
Richmond2.13.46.713.9 87 Sat 7-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Fitzroy0.30.64.85.8 38 Richmond won by 49 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.36.68.1013.12 90 Sat 7-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Collingwood2.14.98.910.13 73 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.35.89.1210.19 79 Sat 14-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Geelong0.40.62.62.11 23 Collingwood won by 56 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.02.14.69.10 64 Sat 14-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
South Melbourne1.43.76.88.9 57 Fitzroy won by 7 points[Stats]
Richmond3.43.45.76.10 46 Sat 14-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Carlton0.26.36.67.9 51 Carlton won by 5 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.106.129.1711.19 85 Sat 21-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Richmond0.03.34.47.7 49 Collingwood won by 36 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.23.64.135.15 45 Sat 21-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Carlton2.34.66.68.11 59 Carlton won by 14 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.36.612.1314.14 98 Sat 21-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Geelong2.34.84.116.13 49 South Melbourne won by 49 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.51.83.124.13 37 Sat 28-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Collingwood1.21.62.63.8 26 Carlton won by 11 points[Stats]
Geelong3.18.29.210.3 63 Sat 28-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Fitzroy3.35.59.712.10 82 Fitzroy won by 19 points[Stats]
Richmond0.43.83.85.11 41 Sat 28-Jul-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
South Melbourne1.32.67.107.14 56 South Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.03.14.27.3 45 Sat 11-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Collingwood3.86.1010.1414.17 101 Collingwood won by 56 points[Stats]
Richmond1.54.54.85.12 42 Sat 11-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Geelong2.25.46.87.8 50 Geelong won by 8 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.14.37.68.7 55 Sat 11-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Carlton0.21.82.126.14 50 South Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.83.126.146.16 52 Sat 18-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
South Melbourne0.20.40.72.9 21 Collingwood won by 31 points[Stats]
Geelong0.02.43.55.8 38 Sat 18-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Carlton5.67.69.1110.11 71 Carlton won by 33 points[Stats]
Richmond2.04.48.710.11 71 Sat 18-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Fitzroy2.73.106.117.11 53 Richmond won by 18 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.08.410.412.8 80 Sat 25-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Richmond1.22.53.114.17 41 Carlton won by 39 points[Stats]
Geelong4.64.137.158.17 65 Sat 25-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Collingwood1.34.57.89.9 63 Geelong won by 2 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.15.58.912.13 85 Sat 25-Aug-1917 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Fitzroy1.13.37.37.5 47 South Melbourne won by 38 points[Stats]

1917 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 15 10 4 1 1030 772 133.42 42
2 Carlton 15 9 5 1 843 724 116.44 38
3 South Melbourne 15 9 6 0 911 772 118.01 36
4 Fitzroy 15 6 8 1 832 963 86.40 26
5 Geelong 15 6 9 0 735 927 79.29 24
6 Richmond 15 3 11 1 761 954 79.77 14
  H&A 45 43 43 2 5112 5112 100.00 180
  Finals 4 4 4 0 450 450 100.00 16
  Total 49 47 47 2 5562 5562 100.00 196

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.44.95.116.17 53 Sat 1-Sep-1917 2:30 pm M.C.G.15,005
Carlton3.03.14.66.8 44 Fitzroy won by 9 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.43.911.1313.17 95 Sat 8-Sep-1917 2:30 pm M.C.G.16,505
South Melbourne0.22.52.63.17 35 Collingwood won by 60 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.14.35.67.10 52 Sat 15-Sep-1917 2:30 pm M.C.G.22,786
Fitzroy1.43.65.78.10 58 Fitzroy won by 6 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.63.86.149.20 74 Sat 22-Sep-1917 2:50 pm M.C.G.28,512
Fitzroy1.02.23.45.9 39 Collingwood won by 35 points[Stats]

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.