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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

1942 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1942 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Essendon 15 12 3 0 1426 1122 127.09 48
2 Richmond 15 11 4 0 1778 1322 134.49 44
3 South Melbourne 15 11 4 0 1513 1173 128.99 44
4 Footscray 14 10 4 0 1460 1159 125.97 40
5 Carlton 14 10 4 0 1361 1132 120.23 40
6 Fitzroy 15 8 7 0 1405 1340 104.85 32
7 St. Kilda 14 6 8 0 1076 1314 81.89 24
8 Melbourne 15 5 10 0 1384 1624 85.22 20
9 North Melbourne 14 4 10 0 1105 1413 78.20 16
10 Collingwood 14 2 12 0 1120 1474 75.98 8
11 Hawthorn 15 1 14 0 1058 1613 65.59 4
  H&A 80 80 80 0 14686 14686 100.00 320
  Finals 4 4 4 0 720 720 100.00 16
  Total 84 84 84 0 15406 15406 100.00 336

1942 Round by Round

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

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon7.312.718.1125.14 164 Sat 9-May-1942 2:45 pm Windy Hill8,000
Melbourne3.46.711.816.14 110 Essendon won by 54 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.37.410.714.13 97 Sat 9-May-1942 2:45 pm Brunswick Street8,000
St. Kilda2.14.57.1210.12 72 Fitzroy won by 25 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.29.710.1213.15 93 Sat 9-May-1942 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval5,000
North Melbourne7.513.915.1318.19 127 North Melbourne won by 34 points[Stats]
Richmond4.38.713.919.17 131 Sat 9-May-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road14,000
Footscray5.510.913.1216.15 111 Richmond won by 20 points[Stats]
South Melbourne6.610.1215.2218.25 133 Sat 9-May-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park8,000
Collingwood3.17.510.614.11 95 South Melbourne won by 38 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.33.56.98.11 59 Sat 16-May-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park16,000
South Melbourne1.75.188.1913.21 99 South Melbourne won by 40 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.36.416.818.9 117 Sat 16-May-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road20,000
Richmond4.214.818.830.16 196 Richmond won by 79 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.35.510.914.10 94 Sat 16-May-1942 2:45 pm Arden Street5,500
Fitzroy2.35.910.1117.13 115 Fitzroy won by 21 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.25.412.1016.13 109 Sat 16-May-1942 2:45 pm Toorak Park5,500
Hawthorn4.46.88.139.17 71 St. Kilda won by 38 points[Stats]
Footscray3.45.79.812.16 88 Sat 16-May-1942 2:45 pm Yarraville Oval10,000
Essendon4.36.611.814.8 92 Essendon won by 4 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.33.66.811.9 75 Sat 23-May-1942 2:45 pm Windy Hill13,000
Carlton3.13.37.411.4 70 Essendon won by 5 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.211.313.920.13 133 Sat 23-May-1942 2:45 pm Brunswick Street7,000
Melbourne1.35.810.1011.11 77 Fitzroy won by 56 points[Stats]
Hawthorn0.31.53.85.11 41 Sat 23-May-1942 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval5,000
Footscray2.56.1213.1417.15 117 Footscray won by 76 points[Stats]
Richmond2.311.1016.1625.25 175 Sat 23-May-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road11,500
Collingwood4.34.35.65.7 37 Richmond won by 138 points[Stats]
South Melbourne7.613.1419.1722.24 156 Sat 23-May-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park6,500
St. Kilda4.26.811.1211.16 82 South Melbourne won by 74 points[Stats]
North Melbourne  Bye

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.47.810.1113.13 91 Sat 30-May-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park14,000
Fitzroy0.65.107.119.14 68 Carlton won by 23 points[Stats]
Collingwood6.18.412.713.9 87 Sat 30-May-1942 2:45 pm Victoria Park6,500
Essendon5.812.1314.1420.16 136 Essendon won by 49 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.55.711.1416.15 111 Sat 30-May-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road3,500
Hawthorn1.13.65.88.17 65 Melbourne won by 46 points[Stats]
North Melbourne5.28.68.612.8 80 Sat 30-May-1942 2:45 pm Arden Street12,000
South Melbourne2.53.96.148.17 65 North Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.45.97.1011.17 83 Sat 30-May-1942 2:45 pm Toorak Park9,000
Richmond7.413.820.1125.13 163 Richmond won by 80 points[Stats]
Footscray  Bye

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.28.910.1515.19 109 Sat 6-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Windy Hill10,000
North Melbourne3.44.76.129.15 69 Essendon won by 40 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.47.78.1111.13 79 Sat 6-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Brunswick Street9,000
Footscray4.16.610.912.11 83 Footscray won by 4 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.27.310.513.10 88 Sat 6-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval4,000
Collingwood4.37.97.1710.20 80 Hawthorn won by 8 points[Stats]
Richmond3.15.79.1015.14 104 Sat 6-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road20,000
Carlton2.65.108.1310.17 77 Richmond won by 27 points[Stats]
South Melbourne7.311.618.823.10 148 Sat 6-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park5,500
Melbourne3.37.811.1616.19 115 South Melbourne won by 33 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton6.310.616.1120.18 138 Sat 13-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park7,000
North Melbourne1.57.69.613.13 91 Carlton won by 47 points[Stats]
Collingwood6.28.48.811.12 78 Sat 13-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Victoria Park5,500
Footscray1.18.89.1611.21 87 Footscray won by 9 points[Stats]
Essendon1.55.118.1310.17 77 Sat 13-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Windy Hill18,000
Richmond2.24.58.911.10 76 Essendon won by 1 point[Stats]
Melbourne1.53.76.86.9 45 Sat 13-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road4,000
St. Kilda3.19.411.513.11 89 St. Kilda won by 44 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.82.108.139.15 69 Sat 13-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Toorak Park10,000
Fitzroy2.17.79.1211.17 83 Fitzroy won by 14 points[Stats]
Hawthorn  Bye

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy6.49.813.1316.14 110 Sat 20-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Brunswick Street5,000
Hawthorn4.09.211.614.10 94 Fitzroy won by 16 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.15.77.811.10 76 Sat 20-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Arden Street4,000
Melbourne3.57.69.1112.11 83 Melbourne won by 7 points[Stats]
Richmond1.41.68.910.9 69 Sat 20-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road18,000
South Melbourne6.49.1010.1411.20 86 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.64.97.1111.14 80 Sat 20-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Toorak Park5,000
Collingwood5.26.48.99.14 68 St. Kilda won by 12 points[Stats]
Footscray4.56.1111.1712.19 91 Sat 20-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Yarraville Oval8,500
Carlton2.44.58.710.12 72 Footscray won by 19 points[Stats]
Essendon  Bye

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.47.813.918.14 122 Sat 27-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park6,500
St. Kilda3.45.57.810.11 71 Carlton won by 51 points[Stats]
Essendon6.510.817.922.12 144 Sat 27-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Windy Hill6,000
Hawthorn2.23.65.85.8 38 Essendon won by 106 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.27.59.812.9 81 Sat 27-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Brunswick Street17,000
Richmond3.46.912.1115.15 105 Richmond won by 24 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.48.910.1111.14 80 Sat 27-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road5,500
Collingwood4.86.912.1514.21 105 Collingwood won by 25 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.23.66.69.8 62 Sat 27-Jun-1942 2:30 pm Arden Street6,000
Footscray7.512.716.1317.16 118 Footscray won by 56 points[Stats]
South Melbourne  Bye

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.78.119.1310.18 78 Sat 4-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Victoria Park6,000
Fitzroy5.36.711.712.7 79 Fitzroy won by 1 point[Stats]
Hawthorn3.25.65.88.10 58 Sat 4-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval3,000
Carlton3.36.711.1312.14 86 Carlton won by 28 points[Stats]
Richmond3.25.77.1111.14 80 Sat 4-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road5,000
North Melbourne4.46.58.1011.11 77 Richmond won by 3 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.55.66.86.9 45 Sat 4-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Toorak Park4,500
Essendon2.22.93.134.15 39 St. Kilda won by 6 points[Stats]
Footscray1.05.27.27.3 45 Sat 4-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Yarraville Oval9,500
South Melbourne5.67.78.811.9 75 South Melbourne won by 30 points[Stats]
Melbourne  Bye

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.410.813.1013.17 95 Sat 11-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park5,500
Melbourne0.04.17.410.7 67 Carlton won by 28 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.17.311.612.10 82 Sat 11-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Brunswick Street15,000
Essendon4.48.914.1215.17 107 Essendon won by 25 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.47.613.817.8 110 Sat 11-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Arden Street3,500
Collingwood1.56.910.1311.16 82 North Melbourne won by 28 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.44.910.1512.19 91 Sat 11-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road6,000
Hawthorn0.57.813.813.10 88 South Melbourne won by 3 points[Stats]
Footscray6.59.1012.1519.17 131 Sat 11-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Yarraville Oval6,000
St. Kilda2.13.86.137.18 60 Footscray won by 71 points[Stats]
Richmond  Bye

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.66.88.1011.11 77 Sat 18-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Victoria Park8,000
Carlton3.37.711.1113.14 92 Carlton won by 15 points[Stats]
Essendon2.55.87.1210.15 75 Sat 18-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Windy Hill16,000
South Melbourne2.33.55.58.7 55 Essendon won by 20 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.57.810.1213.17 95 Sat 18-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval6,000
Richmond5.313.516.819.13 127 Richmond won by 32 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.27.47.814.11 95 Sat 18-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road6,000
Footscray5.38.516.819.12 126 Footscray won by 31 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.18.611.621.9 135 Sat 18-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Toorak Park4,000
North Melbourne4.55.59.89.8 62 St. Kilda won by 73 points[Stats]
Fitzroy  Bye

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.75.118.159.15 69 Sat 25-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Victoria Park8,000
South Melbourne5.39.613.1315.21 111 South Melbourne won by 42 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.56.1311.1714.20 104 Sat 25-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Punt Road6,000
Essendon4.17.610.712.12 84 Melbourne won by 20 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.23.57.59.10 64 Sat 25-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Arden Street3,000
Hawthorn2.54.65.126.16 52 North Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.06.78.1010.13 73 Sat 25-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Toorak Park8,000
Fitzroy3.59.812.1412.14 86 Fitzroy won by 13 points[Stats]
Footscray5.610.815.1119.15 129 Sat 25-Jul-1942 2:30 pm Yarraville Oval15,000
Richmond3.39.812.1417.20 122 Footscray won by 7 points[Stats]
Carlton  Bye

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.29.410.815.12 102 Sat 1-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Windy Hill14,000
Footscray4.15.47.810.8 68 Essendon won by 34 points[Stats]
Fitzroy5.312.712.920.14 134 Sat 1-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Brunswick Street5,500
North Melbourne0.24.58.810.8 68 Fitzroy won by 66 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.35.37.68.9 57 Sat 1-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval3,500
St. Kilda1.66.108.1310.15 75 St. Kilda won by 18 points[Stats]
Richmond4.111.812.1515.21 111 Sat 1-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road9,000
Melbourne3.74.108.1112.14 86 Richmond won by 25 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.46.88.1510.24 84 Sat 1-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park15,000
Carlton4.56.109.1412.17 89 Carlton won by 5 points[Stats]
Collingwood  Bye

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton7.59.915.1818.20 128 Sat 8-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park7,500
Essendon1.14.45.611.9 75 Carlton won by 53 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.56.710.912.11 83 Sat 8-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Victoria Park3,500
Richmond5.59.1015.1716.21 117 Richmond won by 34 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.36.610.812.13 85 Sat 8-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road3,000
Fitzroy1.36.48.610.8 68 Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.31.74.106.10 46 Sat 8-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Toorak Park3,500
South Melbourne3.19.410.913.11 89 South Melbourne won by 43 points[Stats]
Footscray4.55.913.1120.17 137 Sat 8-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Yarraville Oval2,500
Hawthorn1.03.16.29.4 58 Footscray won by 79 points[Stats]
North Melbourne  Bye

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.56.78.1111.17 83 Sat 15-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Windy Hill8,000
Collingwood1.23.74.89.10 64 Essendon won by 19 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.73.910.1913.20 98 Sat 15-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Brunswick Street13,000
Carlton3.03.67.717.13 115 Carlton won by 17 points[Stats]
Hawthorn1.51.84.137.15 57 Sat 15-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval2,500
Melbourne4.39.1112.1416.22 118 Melbourne won by 61 points[Stats]
Richmond3.78.1211.1418.20 128 Sat 15-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road7,000
St. Kilda2.24.47.78.8 56 Richmond won by 72 points[Stats]
South Melbourne8.511.719.1122.13 145 Sat 15-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park5,000
North Melbourne4.08.411.612.15 87 South Melbourne won by 58 points[Stats]
Footscray  Bye

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.310.914.1218.19 127 Sat 22-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Princes Park26,000
Richmond4.65.89.1310.14 74 Carlton won by 53 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.312.1313.1616.21 117 Sat 22-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Victoria Park2,000
Hawthorn4.74.910.1215.13 103 Collingwood won by 14 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.15.28.514.7 91 Sat 22-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Punt Road10,000
South Melbourne2.93.1110.1814.23 107 South Melbourne won by 16 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.12.43.55.8 38 Sat 22-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Arden Street4,000
Essendon3.45.76.108.16 64 Essendon won by 26 points[Stats]
Footscray5.26.615.1119.15 129 Sat 22-Aug-1942 2:45 pm Yarraville Oval8,000
Fitzroy3.17.39.714.8 92 Footscray won by 37 points[Stats]
St. Kilda  Bye

1942 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Essendon 15 12 3 0 1426 1122 127.09 48
2 Richmond 15 11 4 0 1778 1322 134.49 44
3 South Melbourne 15 11 4 0 1513 1173 128.99 44
4 Footscray 14 10 4 0 1460 1159 125.97 40
5 Carlton 14 10 4 0 1361 1132 120.23 40
6 Fitzroy 15 8 7 0 1405 1340 104.85 32
7 St. Kilda 14 6 8 0 1076 1314 81.89 24
8 Melbourne 15 5 10 0 1384 1624 85.22 20
9 North Melbourne 14 4 10 0 1105 1413 78.20 16
10 Collingwood 14 2 12 0 1120 1474 75.98 8
11 Hawthorn 15 1 14 0 1058 1613 65.59 4
  H&A 80 80 80 0 14686 14686 100.00 320
  Finals 4 4 4 0 720 720 100.00 16
  Total 84 84 84 0 15406 15406 100.00 336

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Footscray1.43.145.187.22 64 Sat 29-Aug-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park25,000
South Melbourne1.43.59.913.13 91 South Melbourne won by 27 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond2.33.59.1011.12 78 Sat 5-Sep-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park32,000
Essendon2.13.26.58.8 56 Richmond won by 22 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.58.615.919.10 124 Sat 12-Sep-1942 2:30 pm Princes Park26,000
South Melbourne4.49.510.1114.12 96 Essendon won by 28 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.68.1414.1619.18 132 Sat 19-Sep-1942 2:50 pm Princes Park49,000
Richmond2.44.45.1011.13 79 Essendon won by 53 points[Stats]

Footnotes

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