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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 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

1922 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1922 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 16 12 4 0 1178 922 127.77 48
2 Essendon 16 10 5 1 1147 1028 111.58 42
3 Fitzroy 16 10 5 1 1091 1003 108.77 42
4 Carlton 16 10 6 0 1232 1092 112.82 40
5 Richmond 16 7 9 0 1039 1129 92.03 28
6 Melbourne 16 7 9 0 1005 1131 88.86 28
7 St. Kilda 16 5 10 1 1090 1164 93.64 22
8 Geelong 16 5 11 0 1080 1285 84.05 20
9 South Melbourne 16 4 11 1 1127 1235 91.26 18
  H&A 72 70 70 2 9989 9989 100.00 288
  Finals 4 4 4 0 421 421 100.00 16
  Total 76 74 74 2 10410 10410 100.00 304

1922 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
Essendon3.37.68.711.14 80 Sat 6-May-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill22,000
Carlton3.34.59.79.8 62 Essendon won by 18 points[Stats]
Richmond3.33.46.810.13 73 Sat 6-May-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road27,000
Collingwood3.24.36.68.8 56 Richmond won by 17 points[Stats]
St. Kilda4.05.46.68.8 56 Sat 6-May-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval12,000
Fitzroy2.34.56.710.9 69 Fitzroy won by 13 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.22.64.77.13 55 Sat 6-May-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval15,000
Melbourne2.52.77.118.12 60 Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]
Geelong  Bye

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.35.46.1010.13 73 Sat 13-May-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park25,000
Fitzroy3.25.46.79.9 63 Carlton won by 10 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.46.76.79.12 66 Sat 13-May-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park20,000
South Melbourne3.45.57.910.12 72 South Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]
Geelong1.15.46.46.6 42 Sat 13-May-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval12,000
Essendon3.33.57.128.16 64 Essendon won by 22 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.46.810.913.10 88 Sat 13-May-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.23,902
Richmond1.26.410.812.13 85 Melbourne won by 3 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.76.108.1510.18 78 Sat 20-May-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park25,000
Carlton4.46.610.810.11 71 Collingwood won by 7 points[Stats]
Essendon1.33.85.1212.12 84 Sat 20-May-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill20,000
South Melbourne3.45.68.88.13 61 Essendon won by 23 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.35.511.1014.13 97 Sat 20-May-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street12,000
Geelong1.24.67.610.12 72 Fitzroy won by 25 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.33.58.712.12 84 Sat 20-May-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval10,000
Melbourne2.44.68.711.8 74 St. Kilda won by 10 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.17.59.814.12 96 Sat 27-May-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park15,000
Melbourne2.35.78.128.16 64 Carlton won by 32 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.42.54.126.15 51 Sat 27-May-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street26,000
Essendon1.31.73.77.9 51 Fitzroy drew with Essendon[Stats]
Geelong4.58.89.911.9 75 Sat 27-May-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval12,000
Richmond3.04.19.411.7 73 Geelong won by 2 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.25.87.118.13 61 Sat 27-May-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval20,000
St. Kilda3.17.211.512.5 77 St. Kilda won by 16 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.46.712.1115.14 104 Sat 3-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park30,000
St. Kilda1.11.22.64.11 35 Collingwood won by 69 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.52.65.88.15 63 Sat 3-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval25,000
Carlton1.53.103.114.11 35 South Melbourne won by 28 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.15.47.109.12 66 Mon 5-Jun-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.16,189
Geelong1.13.44.49.6 60 Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]
Richmond1.23.85.107.12 54 Mon 5-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road40,000
Essendon4.15.47.69.10 64 Essendon won by 10 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.49.1011.1513.19 97 Sat 10-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park15,000
St. Kilda2.48.911.1212.14 86 Carlton won by 11 points[Stats]
Essendon3.65.125.1312.21 93 Sat 10-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill15,000
Melbourne2.22.54.105.12 42 Essendon won by 51 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.45.107.149.18 72 Sat 10-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street30,000
Richmond4.45.56.77.9 51 Fitzroy won by 21 points[Stats]
Geelong2.33.46.68.9 57 Sat 10-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval12,000
Collingwood5.210.313.419.6 120 Collingwood won by 63 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.45.85.108.15 63 Sat 17-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park12,000
Geelong1.64.87.149.19 73 Geelong won by 10 points[Stats]
Collingwood5.49.613.715.10 100 Sat 17-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park30,000
Fitzroy2.15.46.610.8 68 Collingwood won by 32 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.44.79.913.11 89 Sat 17-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval20,000
Essendon2.27.311.515.7 97 Essendon won by 8 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.35.87.910.14 74 Sat 17-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval20,000
Richmond2.14.111.712.7 79 Richmond won by 5 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.36.77.119.13 67 Sat 24-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street20,000
South Melbourne2.22.55.88.8 56 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]
Geelong2.15.55.67.12 54 Sat 24-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval12,000
St. Kilda1.27.39.510.5 65 St. Kilda won by 11 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.33.57.109.13 67 Sat 24-Jun-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.17,496
Collingwood1.64.96.127.17 59 Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]
Richmond0.26.56.510.6 66 Sat 24-Jun-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road30,000
Carlton5.45.59.912.11 83 Carlton won by 17 points[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.34.75.87.14 56 Sat 1-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill30,000
Collingwood5.18.19.410.5 65 Collingwood won by 9 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.52.93.165.19 49 Sat 1-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street12,000
Melbourne2.24.34.54.9 33 Fitzroy won by 16 points[Stats]
Geelong5.611.816.1416.18 114 Sat 1-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval8,000
South Melbourne0.31.42.44.6 30 Geelong won by 84 points[Stats]
Richmond2.65.78.1011.13 79 Sat 1-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road25,000
St. Kilda3.34.57.97.12 54 Richmond won by 25 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.65.128.1611.19 85 Sat 15-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park30,000
Essendon1.35.76.87.10 52 Carlton won by 33 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.53.85.116.14 50 Sat 15-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park25,000
Richmond0.22.62.103.13 31 Collingwood won by 19 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.52.96.1013.11 89 Sat 15-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street17,000
St. Kilda1.43.94.148.14 62 Fitzroy won by 27 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.35.69.715.10 100 Sat 15-Jul-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.9,850
South Melbourne4.27.79.189.18 72 Melbourne won by 28 points[Stats]
Geelong  Bye

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.46.88.912.10 82 Sat 22-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill15,000
Geelong4.56.69.1313.16 94 Geelong won by 12 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.42.66.1211.13 79 Sat 22-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street30,000
Carlton3.36.77.79.7 61 Fitzroy won by 18 points[Stats]
Richmond1.34.105.1111.14 80 Sat 22-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road18,000
Melbourne3.64.118.1410.17 77 Richmond won by 3 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.43.77.117.14 56 Sat 22-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval20,000
Collingwood1.32.94.138.16 64 Collingwood won by 8 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.36.69.1012.16 88 Sat 29-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park34,000
Collingwood2.46.88.1311.17 83 Carlton won by 5 points[Stats]
Geelong2.22.45.75.9 39 Sat 29-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval15,000
Fitzroy1.02.74.105.19 49 Fitzroy won by 10 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.15.48.713.10 88 Sat 29-Jul-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.14,929
St. Kilda2.37.69.711.10 76 Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.45.99.1314.15 99 Sat 29-Jul-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval20,000
Essendon2.47.69.711.8 74 South Melbourne won by 25 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.110.312.415.7 97 Sat 5-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill20,000
Fitzroy3.55.98.1312.16 88 Essendon won by 9 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.06.29.410.4 64 Sat 5-Aug-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.25,220
Carlton3.34.86.118.13 61 Melbourne won by 3 points[Stats]
Richmond3.37.88.1112.17 89 Sat 5-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road15,000
Geelong3.47.610.1111.13 79 Richmond won by 10 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.23.87.1110.15 75 Sat 5-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval15,000
South Melbourne3.44.58.811.9 75 St. Kilda drew with South Melbourne[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.116.1312.1714.19 103 Sat 19-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park17,000
South Melbourne1.26.77.910.15 75 Carlton won by 28 points[Stats]
Essendon1.18.49.815.13 103 Sat 19-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill25,000
Richmond4.26.47.410.6 66 Essendon won by 37 points[Stats]
Geelong4.35.310.511.6 72 Sat 19-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval8,000
Melbourne0.63.125.145.16 46 Geelong won by 26 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.02.54.86.10 46 Sat 19-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval18,000
Collingwood2.13.17.78.9 57 Collingwood won by 11 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.85.146.178.20 68 Sat 26-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park8,000
Geelong2.42.75.76.8 44 Collingwood won by 24 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.32.62.83.10 28 Sat 26-Aug-1922 2:45 pm M.C.G.19,206
Essendon3.24.45.66.8 44 Essendon won by 16 points[Stats]
Richmond1.51.54.95.10 40 Sat 26-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road5,000
Fitzroy1.22.82.93.14 32 Richmond won by 8 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.32.64.164.16 40 Sat 26-Aug-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval10,000
Carlton0.54.114.115.19 49 Carlton won by 9 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon1.43.95.148.15 63 Sat 2-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Windy Hill15,000
St. Kilda2.35.67.68.7 55 Essendon won by 8 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.65.107.128.14 62 Sat 2-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Brunswick Street25,000
Collingwood6.38.410.811.13 79 Collingwood won by 17 points[Stats]
Geelong2.35.77.911.10 76 Sat 2-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Corio Oval15,000
Carlton2.38.712.1216.15 111 Carlton won by 35 points[Stats]
Richmond3.27.58.613.8 86 Sat 2-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Punt Road15,000
South Melbourne3.35.46.99.10 64 Richmond won by 22 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.57.710.814.10 94 Sat 9-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park25,000
Richmond3.04.26.77.8 50 Carlton won by 44 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.76.97.1111.16 82 Sat 9-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park15,000
Melbourne2.33.44.107.11 53 Collingwood won by 29 points[Stats]
St. Kilda7.79.1317.1618.18 126 Sat 9-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval10,000
Geelong0.20.55.810.11 71 St. Kilda won by 55 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.18.510.911.12 78 Sat 9-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval10,000
Fitzroy6.49.713.714.9 93 Fitzroy won by 15 points[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.24.54.66.11 47 Sat 16-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Victoria Park32,000
Essendon2.04.24.66.7 43 Collingwood won by 4 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.34.65.97.13 55 Sat 16-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Princes Park5,000
Fitzroy0.23.77.98.15 63 Fitzroy won by 8 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.55.105.157.22 64 Sat 16-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Junction Oval4,000
Richmond2.13.44.65.7 37 St. Kilda won by 27 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.310.515.821.10 136 Sat 16-Sep-1922 2:45 pm Lake Oval3,000
Geelong4.37.68.98.10 58 South Melbourne won by 78 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

1922 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 16 12 4 0 1178 922 127.77 48
2 Essendon 16 10 5 1 1147 1028 111.58 42
3 Fitzroy 16 10 5 1 1091 1003 108.77 42
4 Carlton 16 10 6 0 1232 1092 112.82 40
5 Richmond 16 7 9 0 1039 1129 92.03 28
6 Melbourne 16 7 9 0 1005 1131 88.86 28
7 St. Kilda 16 5 10 1 1090 1164 93.64 22
8 Geelong 16 5 11 0 1080 1285 84.05 20
9 South Melbourne 16 4 11 1 1127 1235 91.26 18
  H&A 72 70 70 2 9989 9989 100.00 288
  Finals 4 4 4 0 421 421 100.00 16
  Total 76 74 74 2 10410 10410 100.00 304

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon1.03.33.55.9 39 Sat 23-Sep-1922 2:30 pm M.C.G.64,148
Carlton2.42.54.84.10 34 Essendon won by 5 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.04.74.85.12 42 Sat 30-Sep-1922 2:30 pm M.C.G.43,045
Fitzroy2.32.76.86.10 46 Fitzroy won by 4 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy0.33.44.129.14 68 Sat 7-Oct-1922 2:30 pm M.C.G.50,021
Essendon1.23.56.66.9 45 Fitzroy won by 23 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowdGate
Collingwood2.34.57.79.14 68 Sat 14-Oct-1922 2:50 pm M.C.G.50,064£2
Fitzroy2.53.69.1011.13 79 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Report]  [Stats]

Footnotes

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