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AFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
Australian Football League

Known as
AFL

Duration
1897–2023

Headquarters
140 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC, 3008

Phone
1300 722 515

Website
afl.com.au

Affiliated competitions (Current)
Premiership Season 1897-2023; Women's Under-18 Championships 2010-2023; Night/Pre-Season Competition 1956-2023; Under-18 Championships 1953-2023; Women's Premiership Season 2017-2022B

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
1897–2023

Affiliated clubs (Current)
Carlton (VIC) 1897-2023; Collingwood (VIC) 1897-2023; Essendon (VIC) 1897-2023; Geelong (VIC) 1897-2023; Melbourne (VIC) 1897-2023; Sydney (VIC) 1897-2023; St. Kilda (VIC) 1897-2023; Richmond (VIC) 1908-2023; North Melbourne (VIC) 1925-2023; Western Bulldogs (VIC) 1925-2023; Hawthorn (VIC) 1925-2023; Brisbane (QLD) 1987-2023; West Coast (WA) 1987-2023; Adelaide (SA) 1991-2023; Fremantle (WA) 1995-2023; Port Adelaide (SA) 1997-2023; Gold Coast (QLD) 2011-2023; Greater Western Sydney (NSW) 2012-2023

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

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

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Albury Sports Ground; Arden Street; Blacktown; Brisbane Exhibition Ground; Brunswick Street; Canberra Stadium; Cazaly's 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; Stadium Australia; Subiaco Oval; Toorak Park; Victoria Park; W.A.C.A.; Waverley Park; Wellington Stadium; Whitten Oval; Windy Hill; Yallourn Oval; Yarraville Oval

1920 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1920 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Richmond 16 14 2 0 1353 924 146.43 56
2 Fitzroy 16 14 2 0 1272 888 143.24 56
3 Carlton 16 10 6 0 1189 924 128.68 40
4 Collingwood 16 10 6 0 1085 966 112.32 40
5 South Melbourne 16 7 9 0 1099 1012 108.60 28
6 Essendon 16 5 11 0 1022 1164 87.80 20
7 Geelong 16 5 11 0 1098 1301 84.40 20
8 Melbourne 16 5 11 0 940 1266 74.25 20
9 St. Kilda 16 2 14 0 819 1432 57.19 8
  H&A 72 72 72 0 9877 9877 100.00 288
  Finals 4 4 4 0 376 376 100.00 16
  Total 76 76 76 0 10253 10253 100.00 304

1920 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
Carlton1.35.46.610.10 70 Sat 1-May-1920 3:00 pm Princes Park 
St. Kilda3.64.75.105.11 41 Carlton won by 29 points[Report]  [Stats]
Collingwood3.04.44.45.6 36 Sat 1-May-1920 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Essendon3.23.56.87.12 54 Essendon won by 18 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.15.65.88.11 59 Sat 1-May-1920 3:00 pm Brunswick Street16,000
Richmond4.55.910.1211.13 79 Richmond won by 20 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.35.77.109.13 67 Sat 1-May-1920 3:00 pm M.C.G.8,230
South Melbourne2.33.44.68.7 55 Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]
Geelong  Bye

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.27.48.119.11 65 Sat 8-May-1920 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Melbourne3.26.38.712.8 80 Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]
Geelong3.04.26.77.8 50 Sat 8-May-1920 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Collingwood2.24.85.97.13 55 Collingwood won by 5 points[Stats]
Richmond3.07.29.814.13 97 Sat 8-May-1920 3:00 pm Punt Road30,000
Carlton5.36.89.139.14 68 Richmond won by 29 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.33.96.106.13 49 Sat 8-May-1920 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Fitzroy3.36.48.712.7 79 Fitzroy won by 30 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.22.42.113.11 29 Sat 15-May-1920 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Fitzroy1.24.24.25.8 38 Fitzroy won by 9 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.72.103.184.20 44 Sat 15-May-1920 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Melbourne2.03.43.53.5 23 Collingwood won by 21 points[Stats]
Essendon4.44.86.127.13 55 Sat 15-May-1920 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
South Melbourne1.16.47.49.9 63 South Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.55.610.1111.12 78 Sat 15-May-1920 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Geelong0.13.65.68.8 56 St. Kilda won by 22 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.24.37.49.7 61 Sat 22-May-1920 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Collingwood2.34.95.107.11 53 Fitzroy won by 8 points[Stats]
Geelong4.25.27.410.4 64 Sat 22-May-1920 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Richmond3.28.89.169.19 73 Richmond won by 9 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.75.810.1411.15 81 Sat 22-May-1920 3:00 pm M.C.G.9,986
St. Kilda2.23.53.75.11 41 Melbourne won by 40 points[Stats]
Essendon3.34.65.107.13 55 Sat 22-May-1920 3:15 pm East Melbourne 
Carlton1.48.812.1014.17 101 Carlton won by 46 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy3.67.99.1313.18 96 Wed 26-May-1920 10:45 am Brunswick Street 
Geelong4.24.35.48.8 56 Fitzroy won by 40 points[Stats]
Richmond3.25.98.1211.12 78 Wed 26-May-1920 10:45 am Punt Road30,000
Collingwood2.34.47.710.11 71 Richmond won by 7 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.23.37.58.6 54 Wed 26-May-1920 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Essendon0.44.86.118.15 63 Essendon won by 9 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.33.74.88.10 58 Wed 26-May-1920 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Carlton2.22.73.134.15 39 South Melbourne won by 19 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.44.94.167.24 66 Sat 5-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Princes Park 
Melbourne2.34.49.513.6 84 Melbourne won by 18 points[Stats]
Richmond3.14.36.39.7 61 Sat 5-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Punt Road19,000
South Melbourne2.14.25.45.4 34 Richmond won by 27 points[Stats]
Collingwood6.211.512.812.11 83 Mon 7-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
St. Kilda2.03.35.87.10 52 Collingwood won by 31 points[Stats]
Essendon4.510.1511.1613.26 104 Mon 7-Jun-1920 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Geelong3.36.411.1112.13 85 Essendon won by 19 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy3.34.46.66.7 43 Sat 12-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Brunswick Street 
Essendon6.18.611.714.9 93 Essendon won by 50 points[Stats]
Geelong2.25.85.99.16 70 Sat 12-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Carlton3.55.710.1311.13 79 Carlton won by 9 points[Stats]
Melbourne5.15.310.410.8 68 Sat 12-Jun-1920 3:00 pm M.C.G.31,000
Richmond5.38.89.1112.16 88 Richmond won by 20 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.22.64.87.11 53 Sat 12-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
South Melbourne4.19.511.713.10 88 South Melbourne won by 35 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.26.99.1012.13 85 Sat 19-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Victoria Park 
Carlton2.23.47.410.6 66 Collingwood won by 19 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.11.24.46.10 46 Sat 19-Jun-1920 3:00 pm M.C.G.11,235
Fitzroy4.210.714.1116.12 108 Fitzroy won by 62 points[Stats]
Richmond4.49.615.1319.15 129 Sat 19-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Punt Road 
St. Kilda1.05.57.58.6 54 Richmond won by 75 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.75.128.1616.23 119 Sat 19-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Geelong2.42.55.145.16 46 South Melbourne won by 73 points[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong2.38.713.916.17 113 Sat 26-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Corio Oval 
Melbourne2.82.95.126.12 48 Geelong won by 65 points[Stats]
Richmond1.43.95.1013.17 95 Sat 26-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Essendon6.56.611.911.9 75 Richmond won by 20 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.02.14.24.4 28 Sat 26-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Fitzroy2.16.79.1014.18 102 Fitzroy won by 74 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.22.74.89.9 63 Sat 26-Jun-1920 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Collingwood3.25.47.610.7 67 Collingwood won by 4 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon0.04.45.68.7 55 Sat 3-Jul-1920 3:00 pm East Melbourne 
Collingwood3.56.58.89.8 62 Collingwood won by 7 points[Stats]
Richmond2.64.88.118.12 60 Sat 3-Jul-1920 3:00 pm Punt Road 
Fitzroy5.09.311.612.6 78 Fitzroy won by 18 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.23.67.88.9 57 Sat 3-Jul-1920 3:00 pm Junction Oval 
Carlton4.55.98.1211.15 81 Carlton won by 24 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.46.510.1012.13 85 Sat 3-Jul-1920 3:00 pm Lake Oval 
Melbourne0.23.54.75.11 41 South Melbourne won by 44 points[Stats]
Geelong  Bye

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.03.36.78.11 59 Sat 10-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Princes Park 
Richmond0.40.52.73.8 26 Carlton won by 33 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.23.88.1311.17 83 Sat 10-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Victoria Park 
Geelong1.53.84.85.11 41 Collingwood won by 42 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.53.107.129.13 67 Sat 10-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Brunswick Street 
South Melbourne3.45.58.88.14 62 Fitzroy won by 5 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.34.75.95.13 43 Sat 10-Jul-1920 2:45 pm M.C.G.6,201
Essendon4.25.76.137.18 60 Essendon won by 17 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy3.36.38.711.9 75 Sat 17-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Brunswick Street 
Carlton1.13.55.108.14 62 Fitzroy won by 13 points[Stats]
Geelong3.58.88.1116.17 113 Sat 17-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Corio Oval 
St. Kilda3.24.67.89.8 62 Geelong won by 51 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.42.76.88.11 59 Sat 17-Jul-1920 2:45 pm M.C.G.9,307
Collingwood5.48.810.1210.15 75 Collingwood won by 16 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.51.106.128.14 62 Sat 17-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Lake Oval 
Essendon2.03.35.47.7 49 South Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.28.79.1011.14 80 Sat 31-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Princes Park 
South Melbourne3.54.55.67.11 53 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.13.45.45.6 36 Sat 31-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Victoria Park 
Richmond2.23.53.65.8 38 Richmond won by 2 points[Stats]
Essendon3.24.35.57.9 51 Sat 31-Jul-1920 2:45 pm East Melbourne 
St. Kilda2.35.88.810.10 70 St. Kilda won by 19 points[Stats]
Geelong2.62.82.84.9 33 Sat 31-Jul-1920 2:45 pm Corio Oval 
Fitzroy1.13.75.117.13 55 Fitzroy won by 22 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.07.310.713.11 89 Sat 7-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Princes Park 
Essendon2.53.85.108.14 62 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.34.95.137.15 57 Sat 7-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Victoria Park 
Fitzroy3.56.88.810.11 71 Fitzroy won by 14 points[Stats]
Richmond7.18.513.1016.16 112 Sat 7-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Punt Road 
Geelong1.52.84.105.14 44 Richmond won by 68 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.13.23.23.3 21 Sat 7-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Junction Oval 
Melbourne2.44.98.1111.17 83 Melbourne won by 62 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong3.28.210.514.10 94 Sat 14-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Corio Oval 
Essendon3.34.97.1210.13 73 Geelong won by 21 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.13.23.53.7 25 Sat 14-Aug-1920 2:45 pm M.C.G.10,653
Carlton1.25.98.1012.15 87 Carlton won by 62 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.05.36.48.7 55 Sat 14-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Junction Oval 
Collingwood7.410.515.817.11 113 Collingwood won by 58 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.15.35.49.7 61 Sat 14-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Lake Oval 
Richmond7.28.410.614.8 92 Richmond won by 31 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.64.108.1215.14 104 Sat 21-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Princes Park 
Geelong0.44.46.56.5 41 Carlton won by 63 points[Stats]
Essendon2.24.310.710.7 67 Sat 21-Aug-1920 2:45 pm East Melbourne 
Fitzroy1.12.54.512.11 83 Fitzroy won by 16 points[Stats]
Richmond7.512.618.1220.14 134 Sat 21-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Punt Road 
Melbourne0.34.65.98.12 60 Richmond won by 74 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.34.66.1011.17 83 Sat 21-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Lake Oval 
St. Kilda1.41.71.113.14 32 South Melbourne won by 51 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.18.511.616.13 109 Sat 28-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Princes Park 
Collingwood0.23.64.127.15 57 Carlton won by 52 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.28.712.816.12 108 Sat 28-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Brunswick Street 
Melbourne2.23.46.56.9 45 Fitzroy won by 63 points[Stats]
Geelong5.36.711.1011.10 76 Sat 28-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Corio Oval 
South Melbourne2.37.137.168.25 73 Geelong won by 3 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.26.56.67.10 52 Sat 28-Aug-1920 2:45 pm Junction Oval 
Richmond3.55.710.1512.15 87 Richmond won by 35 points[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.36.412.816.12 108 Sat 4-Sep-1920 2:45 pm Victoria Park 
South Melbourne2.55.99.1113.13 91 Collingwood won by 17 points[Stats]
Essendon1.13.25.36.5 41 Sat 4-Sep-1920 2:45 pm East Melbourne 
Richmond1.37.710.815.14 104 Richmond won by 63 points[Stats]
Fitzroy9.611.1015.1722.17 149 Sat 4-Sep-1920 2:45 pm Brunswick Street 
St. Kilda3.14.16.211.3 69 Fitzroy won by 80 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.45.710.1012.15 87 Sat 4-Sep-1920 2:45 pm M.C.G.2,732
Geelong1.37.1112.1417.14 116 Geelong won by 29 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

1920 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Richmond 16 14 2 0 1353 924 146.43 56
2 Fitzroy 16 14 2 0 1272 888 143.24 56
3 Carlton 16 10 6 0 1189 924 128.68 40
4 Collingwood 16 10 6 0 1085 966 112.32 40
5 South Melbourne 16 7 9 0 1099 1012 108.60 28
6 Essendon 16 5 11 0 1022 1164 87.80 20
7 Geelong 16 5 11 0 1098 1301 84.40 20
8 Melbourne 16 5 11 0 940 1266 74.25 20
9 St. Kilda 16 2 14 0 819 1432 57.19 8
  H&A 72 72 72 0 9877 9877 100.00 288
  Finals 4 4 4 0 376 376 100.00 16
  Total 76 76 76 0 10253 10253 100.00 304

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.21.73.94.17 41 Sat 11-Sep-1920 2:30 pm M.C.G.39,845
Fitzroy1.21.42.53.5 23 Collingwood won by 18 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.34.44.57.11 53 Sat 18-Sep-1920 2:30 pm M.C.G.62,220
Richmond1.21.24.64.6 30 Carlton won by 23 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood5.59.811.1012.11 83 Sat 25-Sep-1920 2:30 pm M.C.G.58,255
Carlton1.24.54.78.11 59 Collingwood won by 24 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond1.22.54.77.10 52 Sat 2-Oct-1920 2:50 pm M.C.G.53,908
Collingwood1.21.23.45.5 35 Richmond won by 17 points[Stats]

Footnotes

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