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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

1906 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1906 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Carlton 17 14 3 0 1171 763 153.47 56
2 Fitzroy 17 13 4 0 1058 690 153.33 52
3 Collingwood 17 11 6 0 1232 878 140.32 44
4 Essendon 17 10 7 0 959 833 115.13 40
5 South Melbourne 17 8 9 0 965 966 99.90 32
6 St. Kilda 17 6 11 0 796 904 88.05 24
7 Geelong 17 5 12 0 775 1206 64.26 20
8 Melbourne 17 1 16 0 681 1397 48.75 4
  H&A 68 68 68 0 7637 7637 100.00 272
  Finals 3 3 3 0 365 365 100.00 12
  Total 71 71 71 0 8002 8002 100.00 284

1906 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | SR1 | SR2 | SR3 | 1SF | 2SF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.18.211.712.11 83 Sat 5-May-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Melbourne3.27.77.78.8 56 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Collingwood5.46.119.1612.19 91 Sat 5-May-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Geelong0.03.25.35.7 37 Collingwood won by 54 points[Stats]
Essendon3.55.67.78.12 60 Sat 5-May-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
South Melbourne1.65.97.129.13 67 South Melbourne won by 7 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.52.125.198.20 68 Sat 5-May-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
St. Kilda0.30.60.81.8 14 Fitzroy won by 54 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong0.22.63.85.12 42 Sat 12-May-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Essendon2.55.711.1111.14 80 Essendon won by 38 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.15.46.48.5 53 Sat 12-May-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
Fitzroy2.55.79.1110.13 73 Fitzroy won by 20 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.31.43.45.5 35 Sat 12-May-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Carlton2.16.39.715.10 100 Carlton won by 65 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.15.310.412.5 77 Sat 12-May-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Collingwood3.36.46.88.9 57 South Melbourne won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.26.311.416.10 106 Sat 19-May-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Geelong1.13.35.66.7 43 Carlton won by 63 points[Stats]
Essendon3.53.97.1310.16 76 Sat 19-May-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Melbourne2.04.35.36.6 42 Essendon won by 34 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.12.33.67.7 49 Sat 19-May-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Collingwood4.47.710.814.8 92 Collingwood won by 43 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.47.108.1110.14 74 Sat 19-May-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
St. Kilda3.04.48.79.7 61 South Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.22.44.94.13 37 Sat 26-May-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Carlton3.34.48.78.9 57 Carlton won by 20 points[Stats]
Geelong1.01.42.44.7 31 Sat 26-May-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Fitzroy2.34.67.98.9 57 Fitzroy won by 26 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.33.64.75.9 39 Sat 26-May-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
South Melbourne2.04.05.35.4 34 Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.01.52.56.8 44 Sat 26-May-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Essendon1.11.11.51.7 13 St. Kilda won by 31 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.84.105.136.15 51 Sat 2-Jun-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Fitzroy1.14.35.66.10 46 Essendon won by 5 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.13.44.44.7 31 Sat 2-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Collingwood3.57.611.913.11 89 Collingwood won by 58 points[Stats]
Carlton4.26.48.810.9 69 Mon 4-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
South Melbourne3.14.47.410.5 65 Carlton won by 4 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.14.26.48.8 56 Mon 4-Jun-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
Geelong2.26.48.811.9 75 Geelong won by 19 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.46.77.109.12 66 Sat 9-Jun-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Collingwood2.64.66.106.13 49 Essendon won by 17 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.02.35.56.8 44 Sat 9-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Carlton4.34.86.107.14 56 Carlton won by 12 points[Stats]
Geelong1.16.66.98.13 61 Sat 9-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
South Melbourne1.51.61.103.13 31 Geelong won by 30 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.27.108.1313.16 94 Sat 9-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Melbourne3.33.45.56.9 45 St. Kilda won by 49 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton0.01.52.84.15 39 Sat 16-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Essendon4.55.79.1110.14 74 Essendon won by 35 points[Stats]
Collingwood5.17.49.713.12 90 Sat 16-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Melbourne1.22.55.86.10 46 Collingwood won by 44 points[Stats]
Geelong2.23.26.56.5 41 Sat 16-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
St. Kilda0.01.51.84.13 37 Geelong won by 4 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.11.63.75.10 40 Sat 16-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Fitzroy4.14.36.79.8 62 Fitzroy won by 22 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong2.14.35.59.7 61 Sat 30-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Collingwood3.27.49.611.9 75 Collingwood won by 14 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.30.41.63.7 25 Sat 30-Jun-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
Carlton2.14.105.129.16 70 Carlton won by 45 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.21.51.72.8 20 Sat 30-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Fitzroy3.13.13.33.7 25 Fitzroy won by 5 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.02.62.73.8 26 Sat 30-Jun-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Essendon3.64.76.118.11 59 Essendon won by 33 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.33.55.116.13 49 Sat 7-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
St. Kilda1.02.33.53.7 25 Carlton won by 24 points[Stats]
Collingwood5.27.89.1014.14 98 Sat 7-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
South Melbourne3.33.45.65.8 38 Collingwood won by 60 points[Stats]
Essendon4.48.613.1116.16 112 Sat 7-Jul-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Geelong1.32.53.85.11 41 Essendon won by 71 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.56.127.1611.25 91 Sat 7-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Melbourne1.21.35.55.9 39 Fitzroy won by 52 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.13.44.56.8 44 Sat 14-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Fitzroy1.14.39.913.10 88 Fitzroy won by 44 points[Stats]
Geelong0.22.24.25.6 36 Sat 14-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Carlton0.84.118.148.15 63 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.10.33.34.5 29 Sat 14-Jul-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
Essendon5.28.810.1013.17 95 Essendon won by 66 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.22.62.64.11 35 Sat 14-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
South Melbourne0.11.23.24.4 28 St. Kilda won by 7 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.77.910.1111.14 80 Sat 21-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Collingwood0.23.44.56.7 43 Carlton won by 37 points[Stats]
Essendon3.63.74.104.11 35 Sat 21-Jul-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
St. Kilda0.02.32.34.9 33 Essendon won by 2 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.55.87.119.13 67 Sat 21-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Geelong0.13.24.35.7 37 Fitzroy won by 30 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.45.610.1112.11 83 Sat 21-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Melbourne1.03.03.14.3 27 South Melbourne won by 56 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.15.108.1311.16 82 Sat 28-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
St. Kilda0.40.42.72.8 20 Collingwood won by 62 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.23.44.44.6 30 Sat 28-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Essendon1.21.54.85.8 38 Essendon won by 8 points[Stats]
Geelong0.74.134.166.21 57 Sat 28-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Melbourne3.23.55.86.10 46 Geelong won by 11 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.48.410.812.12 84 Sat 28-Jul-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Carlton1.13.26.27.3 45 South Melbourne won by 39 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.104.115.149.15 69 Sat 4-Aug-1906 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Essendon0.13.54.55.7 37 Collingwood won by 32 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.26.811.1014.17 101 Sat 4-Aug-1906 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Geelong2.42.65.85.8 38 South Melbourne won by 63 points[Stats]
Carlton1.13.14.25.3 33 Sat 11-Aug-1906 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Fitzroy1.51.63.104.14 38 Fitzroy won by 5 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.32.93.95.10 40 Sat 11-Aug-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
St. Kilda4.26.39.610.13 73 St. Kilda won by 33 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon0.13.54.64.12 36 Sat 18-Aug-1906 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Carlton3.76.108.1210.12 72 Carlton won by 36 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.35.59.813.11 89 Sat 18-Aug-1906 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
South Melbourne1.14.34.75.12 42 Fitzroy won by 47 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.14.15.16.5 41 Sat 18-Aug-1906 3:00 pm M.C.G. 
Collingwood4.48.612.915.14 104 Collingwood won by 63 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.65.98.1810.21 81 Sat 18-Aug-1906 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Geelong0.11.52.63.13 31 St. Kilda won by 50 points[Stats]

1906 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Carlton 17 14 3 0 1171 763 153.47 56
2 Fitzroy 17 13 4 0 1058 690 153.33 52
3 Collingwood 17 11 6 0 1232 878 140.32 44
4 Essendon 17 10 7 0 959 833 115.13 40
5 South Melbourne 17 8 9 0 965 966 99.90 32
6 St. Kilda 17 6 11 0 796 904 88.05 24
7 Geelong 17 5 12 0 775 1206 64.26 20
8 Melbourne 17 1 16 0 681 1397 48.75 4
  H&A 68 68 68 0 7637 7637 100.00 272
  Finals 3 3 3 0 365 365 100.00 12
  Total 71 71 71 0 8002 8002 100.00 284


Sectional Rounds, Week 1[Sectional Rounds, Week 1 Review]

Sectional round 1 (Round 15)

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.46.810.1110.12 72 Sat 25-Aug-1906 2:30 pm Princes Park 
Essendon1.15.25.48.6 54 Carlton won by 18 points[Stats]
Collingwood6.69.710.1011.12 78 Sat 25-Aug-1906 2:30 pm Victoria Park 
St. Kilda0.22.94.137.19 61 Collingwood won by 17 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.01.11.12.1 13 Sat 25-Aug-1906 2:30 pm M.C.G. 
Fitzroy7.29.913.1117.18 120 Fitzroy won by 107 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.15.39.810.10 70 Sat 25-Aug-1906 2:30 pm Lake Oval 
Geelong0.11.51.77.7 49 South Melbourne won by 21 points[Stats]

Sectional Rounds, Week 2[Sectional Rounds, Week 2 Review]

Sectional round 2 (Round 16)

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon1.42.62.83.13 31 Sat 1-Sep-1906 2:30 pm East Melbourne 
South Melbourne1.45.48.510.6 66 South Melbourne won by 35 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.12.45.85.8 38 Sat 1-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Brunswick Street 
Collingwood0.22.33.53.9 27 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]
Geelong2.12.23.44.5 29 Sat 1-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Corio Oval 
Carlton1.56.98.1013.13 91 Carlton won by 62 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.47.69.910.12 72 Sat 1-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Junction Oval 
Melbourne0.20.52.74.9 33 St. Kilda won by 39 points[Stats]

Sectional Rounds, Week 3[Sectional Rounds, Week 3 Review]

Sectional round 3 (Round 17)

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong3.47.68.119.12 66 Sat 8-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Corio Oval 
Essendon2.22.43.65.12 42 Geelong won by 24 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.43.66.87.9 51 Sat 8-Sep-1906 2:30 pm M.C.G. 
Collingwood2.64.138.1415.17 107 Collingwood won by 56 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.33.78.118.12 60 Sat 8-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Junction Oval 
Fitzroy3.05.37.511.7 73 Fitzroy won by 13 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.22.64.74.15 39 Sat 8-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Lake Oval 
Carlton3.53.78.1212.14 86 Carlton won by 47 points[Stats]

Finals, Week 1[Finals, Week 1 Review]

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.45.58.910.12 72 Sat 15-Sep-1906 2:30 pm M.C.G.8,500
Essendon2.23.24.65.6 36 Fitzroy won by 36 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.16.36.89.10 64 Sat 15-Sep-1906 2:30 pm Brunswick Street15,000
Collingwood2.14.37.58.6 54 Carlton won by 10 points[Stats]

Finals, Week 2[Finals, Week 2 Review]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowdGate
Carlton3.27.49.415.4 94 Sat 22-Sep-1906 2:50 pm M.C.G.44,437£1,368
Fitzroy1.61.76.86.9 45 Carlton won by 49 points[Report]  [Stats]

Footnotes

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