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AFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
Australian Football League

Known as
AFL

Former name
Victorian Football League (V/AFL), 1897-1989

Duration
1897–2022

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 2017-2022; 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; 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

1921 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1921 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Carlton 16 13 1 2 1265 891 141.98 56
2 Richmond 16 12 4 0 1132 975 116.10 48
3 Collingwood 16 9 7 0 1066 953 111.86 36
4 Geelong 16 9 7 0 1118 1054 106.07 36
5 Fitzroy 16 6 8 2 957 921 103.91 28
6 Melbourne 16 6 8 2 1096 1149 95.39 28
7 South Melbourne 16 5 10 1 908 1073 84.62 22
8 St. Kilda 16 4 11 1 998 1295 77.07 18
9 Essendon 16 3 11 2 965 1194 80.82 16
  H&A 72 67 67 5 9505 9505 100.00 288
  Finals 4 4 4 0 480 480 100.00 16
  Total 76 71 71 5 9985 9985 100.00 304

1921 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.65.76.910.13 73 Sat 7-May-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park20,000
Fitzroy3.15.37.39.3 57 Collingwood won by 16 points[Stats]
Essendon5.66.89.1011.12 78 Sat 7-May-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne3,500
Melbourne1.25.611.612.6 78 Essendon drew with Melbourne[Stats]
Richmond1.26.87.97.11 53 Sat 7-May-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road32,000
Carlton4.45.77.118.14 62 Carlton won by 9 points[Stats]
St. Kilda6.06.39.610.6 66 Sat 7-May-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval15,000
South Melbourne5.17.77.99.13 67 South Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]
Geelong  Bye

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy0.02.05.47.11 53 Sat 14-May-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street25,000
St. Kilda0.53.77.108.15 63 St. Kilda won by 10 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.24.86.107.11 53 Sat 14-May-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.14,994
Collingwood4.57.710.1114.13 97 Collingwood won by 44 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.43.66.87.9 51 Sat 14-May-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval27,000
Richmond3.05.78.1311.16 82 Richmond won by 31 points[Stats]
Geelong4.25.107.1311.19 85 Sat 14-May-1921 3:15 pm Corio Oval15,000
Essendon4.66.89.1310.16 76 Geelong won by 9 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton8.49.413.715.11 101 Sat 21-May-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park30,000
St. Kilda3.18.710.711.12 78 Carlton won by 23 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.09.312.416.9 105 Sat 21-May-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park10,000
Geelong6.36.49.713.9 87 Collingwood won by 18 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.30.45.55.6 36 Sat 21-May-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street18,000
Richmond0.22.73.105.14 44 Richmond won by 8 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.42.74.104.14 38 Sat 21-May-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval12,000
Essendon3.56.89.1111.15 81 Essendon won by 43 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton0.33.74.135.20 50 Sat 28-May-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park28,000
Fitzroy1.41.73.146.14 50 Carlton drew with Fitzroy[Stats]
Essendon1.34.55.77.12 54 Sat 28-May-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne18,000
Collingwood4.47.79.129.17 71 Collingwood won by 17 points[Stats]
Geelong6.17.38.1111.13 79 Sat 28-May-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval10,000
Richmond3.17.38.89.8 62 Geelong won by 17 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.04.16.610.10 70 Sat 28-May-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.8,392
South Melbourne2.72.106.139.15 69 Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond2.24.95.107.11 53 Sat 4-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road30,000
Collingwood3.63.86.156.16 52 Richmond won by 1 point[Stats]
South Melbourne2.25.68.810.10 70 Sat 4-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval25,000
Carlton5.27.49.710.10 70 South Melbourne drew with Carlton[Stats]
Fitzroy2.35.87.108.14 62 Mon 6-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street35,000
Geelong4.37.59.812.12 84 Geelong won by 22 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.25.97.1012.18 90 Mon 6-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval20,000
Melbourne3.74.79.913.12 90 St. Kilda drew with Melbourne[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.65.86.129.13 67 Sat 11-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park20,000
South Melbourne1.33.64.86.8 44 Collingwood won by 23 points[Stats]
Essendon1.74.84.147.18 60 Sat 11-Jun-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne18,000
Carlton2.010.312.818.9 117 Carlton won by 57 points[Stats]
Geelong5.58.910.1211.13 79 Sat 11-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval12,000
St. Kilda0.11.21.25.5 35 Geelong won by 44 points[Stats]
Richmond4.110.312.914.11 95 Sat 11-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road12,000
Melbourne3.46.69.1013.14 92 Richmond won by 3 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.75.128.1511.15 81 Sat 18-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park40,000
Geelong3.45.56.88.13 61 Carlton won by 20 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.310.514.917.12 114 Sat 18-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park10,000
St. Kilda3.14.37.79.10 64 Collingwood won by 50 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.47.108.149.15 69 Sat 18-Jun-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.11,241
Fitzroy1.53.104.124.17 41 Melbourne won by 28 points[Stats]
Richmond2.53.89.1212.14 86 Sat 18-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road12,000
Essendon3.26.57.610.11 71 Richmond won by 15 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy6.47.911.912.13 85 Sat 25-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street10,000
Essendon1.02.45.76.10 46 Fitzroy won by 39 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.14.46.87.13 55 Sat 25-Jun-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.19,889
Carlton2.46.88.108.14 62 Carlton won by 7 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.13.43.65.12 42 Sat 25-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval15,000
Richmond5.26.410.613.11 89 Richmond won by 47 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.31.75.910.14 74 Sat 25-Jun-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval15,000
Geelong4.16.28.48.5 53 South Melbourne won by 21 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.46.1011.1312.16 88 Sat 2-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park35,000
Collingwood2.17.38.310.4 64 Carlton won by 24 points[Stats]
Essendon2.22.43.85.12 42 Sat 2-Jul-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne6,000
St. Kilda1.65.99.1211.17 83 St. Kilda won by 41 points[Stats]
Geelong4.26.39.611.10 76 Sat 2-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval9,000
Melbourne1.34.96.138.16 64 Geelong won by 12 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.33.104.158.18 66 Sat 2-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval12,000
Fitzroy2.34.46.76.12 48 South Melbourne won by 18 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.26.59.814.15 99 Sat 9-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park42,000
Richmond0.53.86.116.12 48 Carlton won by 51 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.73.97.128.18 66 Sat 9-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street12,000
Collingwood0.24.55.68.8 56 Fitzroy won by 10 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.25.35.77.12 54 Sat 9-Jul-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.7,783
Essendon4.46.99.1211.14 80 Essendon won by 26 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.07.312.513.9 87 Sat 9-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval20,000
St. Kilda4.26.510.611.8 74 South Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]
Geelong  Bye

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.43.63.123.14 32 Sat 16-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park4,500
Melbourne2.14.55.57.7 49 Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]
Essendon0.50.91.132.15 27 Sat 16-Jul-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne6,000
Geelong2.45.127.179.18 72 Geelong won by 45 points[Stats]
Richmond2.24.45.69.12 66 Sat 16-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road15,000
South Melbourne3.46.77.108.13 61 Richmond won by 5 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.30.90.150.18 18 Sat 16-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval6,000
Fitzroy1.24.35.36.8 44 Fitzroy won by 26 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.46.97.108.13 61 Sat 23-Jul-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne15,000
South Melbourne2.52.63.135.13 43 Essendon won by 18 points[Stats]
Geelong2.24.66.910.12 72 Sat 23-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval14,000
Collingwood3.15.26.56.11 47 Geelong won by 25 points[Stats]
Richmond2.35.46.58.12 60 Sat 23-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road27,000
Fitzroy6.28.711.1014.13 97 Fitzroy won by 37 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.54.84.125.14 44 Sat 23-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval17,000
Carlton5.111.316.722.10 142 Carlton won by 98 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.18.69.710.11 71 Sat 30-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park4,000
Essendon1.61.62.92.11 23 Collingwood won by 48 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.01.52.74.15 39 Sat 30-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street15,000
Carlton0.60.62.63.6 24 Fitzroy won by 15 points[Stats]
Richmond3.36.66.119.15 69 Sat 30-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road10,000
Geelong3.03.24.45.6 36 Richmond won by 33 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.53.103.138.21 69 Sat 30-Jul-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval5,000
Melbourne5.77.87.117.11 53 South Melbourne won by 16 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.65.108.1211.15 81 Sat 20-Aug-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park25,000
South Melbourne3.35.57.97.14 56 Carlton won by 25 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.43.64.76.10 46 Sat 20-Aug-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park25,000
Richmond3.25.56.1010.12 72 Richmond won by 26 points[Stats]
Geelong4.35.410.813.8 86 Sat 20-Aug-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval16,000
Fitzroy2.15.67.69.10 64 Geelong won by 22 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.24.74.136.20 56 Sat 20-Aug-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.6,488
St. Kilda0.82.135.185.19 49 Melbourne won by 7 points[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton0.01.54.107.19 61 Sat 27-Aug-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park10,000
Essendon3.74.96.97.11 53 Carlton won by 8 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.55.77.118.11 59 Sat 27-Aug-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.13,832
Richmond4.08.09.112.6 78 Richmond won by 19 points[Stats]
St. Kilda6.310.711.1311.16 82 Sat 27-Aug-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval9,000
Geelong1.42.54.79.9 63 St. Kilda won by 19 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.44.55.65.10 40 Sat 27-Aug-1921 2:45 pm Lake Oval25,000
Collingwood3.14.27.68.7 55 Collingwood won by 15 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon0.22.53.65.15 45 Sat 3-Sep-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne14,000
Richmond4.37.79.1111.14 80 Richmond won by 35 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.14.35.59.8 62 Sat 3-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street8,000
Melbourne3.44.46.69.9 63 Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]
Geelong1.33.64.76.11 47 Sat 3-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval24,000
Carlton3.63.65.128.15 63 Carlton won by 16 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.16.38.510.7 67 Sat 3-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval16,000
Collingwood5.38.412.612.7 79 Collingwood won by 12 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.57.913.1314.16 100 Sat 10-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Princes Park16,000
Melbourne0.24.45.710.16 76 Carlton won by 24 points[Stats]
Essendon1.16.47.810.14 74 Sat 10-Sep-1921 2:45 pm East Melbourne6,000
Fitzroy2.55.611.711.8 74 Essendon drew with Fitzroy[Stats]
Geelong4.16.57.510.7 67 Sat 10-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Corio Oval14,000
South Melbourne0.31.63.103.10 28 Geelong won by 39 points[Stats]
Richmond4.36.68.1114.11 95 Sat 10-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Punt Road15,000
St. Kilda1.15.35.47.5 47 Richmond won by 48 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood0.02.33.65.7 37 Sat 17-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Victoria Park30,000
Carlton3.27.49.79.10 64 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.65.107.1310.19 79 Sat 17-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Brunswick Street8,000
South Melbourne2.13.23.66.9 45 Fitzroy won by 34 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.96.1411.1616.19 115 Sat 17-Sep-1921 2:45 pm M.C.G.9,789
Geelong2.36.68.710.11 71 Melbourne won by 44 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.09.510.614.12 96 Sat 17-Sep-1921 2:45 pm Junction Oval10,000
Essendon4.77.1011.1613.16 94 St. Kilda won by 2 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

1921 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Carlton 16 13 1 2 1265 891 141.98 56
2 Richmond 16 12 4 0 1132 975 116.10 48
3 Collingwood 16 9 7 0 1066 953 111.86 36
4 Geelong 16 9 7 0 1118 1054 106.07 36
5 Fitzroy 16 6 8 2 957 921 103.91 28
6 Melbourne 16 6 8 2 1096 1149 95.39 28
7 South Melbourne 16 5 10 1 908 1073 84.62 22
8 St. Kilda 16 4 11 1 998 1295 77.07 18
9 Essendon 16 3 11 2 965 1194 80.82 16
  H&A 72 67 67 5 9505 9505 100.00 288
  Finals 4 4 4 0 480 480 100.00 16
  Total 76 71 71 5 9985 9985 100.00 304

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond2.36.810.1516.19 115 Sat 24-Sep-1921 2:30 pm M.C.G.41,649
Geelong3.24.46.76.18 54 Richmond won by 61 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.31.76.97.10 52 Sat 1-Oct-1921 2:30 pm M.C.G.37,813
Carlton2.05.67.79.11 65 Carlton won by 13 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.42.107.147.17 59 Sat 8-Oct-1921 2:30 pm M.C.G.42,866
Richmond4.25.58.510.7 67 Richmond won by 8 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.23.43.64.8 32 Sat 15-Oct-1921 2:50 pm M.C.G.43,122
Richmond1.21.33.45.6 36 Richmond won by 4 points[Report]  [Stats]

Footnotes

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