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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

1943 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1943 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Richmond 15 10 5 0 1435 1166 123.07 40
2 Essendon 15 10 5 0 1296 1125 115.20 40
3 Fitzroy 15 10 5 0 1345 1234 109.00 40
4 Carlton 15 9 6 0 1420 1136 125.00 36
5 Hawthorn 15 9 6 0 1259 1212 103.88 36
6 Footscray 15 7 8 0 1164 1244 93.57 28
7 Melbourne 15 7 8 0 1364 1537 88.74 28
8 South Melbourne 15 6 9 0 1346 1272 105.82 24
9 North Melbourne 15 5 9 1 1019 1323 77.02 22
10 Collingwood 15 5 10 0 1217 1358 89.62 20
11 St. Kilda 10 1 8 1 731 989 73.91 6
  H&A 80 79 79 1 13596 13596 100.00 320
  Finals 4 4 4 0 616 616 100.00 16
  Total 84 83 83 1 14212 14212 100.00 336

1943 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
Carlton2.56.611.1117.13 115 Sat 8-May-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park17,000
Richmond1.72.144.198.23 71 Carlton won by 44 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.33.133.186.22 58 Sat 8-May-1943 2:45 pm Victoria Park8,000
North Melbourne2.33.56.107.12 54 Collingwood won by 4 points[Stats]
Essendon3.311.514.718.9 117 Sat 8-May-1943 2:45 pm Windy Hill16,000
South Melbourne6.48.710.1013.14 92 Essendon won by 25 points[Stats]
Melbourne5.210.413.814.12 96 Sat 8-May-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road9,000
Fitzroy3.28.612.715.9 99 Fitzroy won by 3 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.310.511.614.9 93 Sat 8-May-1943 2:45 pm Toorak Park6,000
Hawthorn3.45.710.1313.17 95 Hawthorn won by 2 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Hawthorn2.12.56.87.8 50 Sat 15-May-1943 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval7,000
Essendon4.26.78.811.15 81 Essendon won by 31 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.12.104.128.14 62 Sat 15-May-1943 2:45 pm Arden Street5,000
St. Kilda1.92.97.138.14 62 North Melbourne drew with St. Kilda[Stats]
Richmond1.24.410.613.7 85 Sat 15-May-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road16,000
Collingwood4.05.39.59.12 66 Richmond won by 19 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.64.79.1212.14 86 Sat 15-May-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park6,000
Melbourne3.35.118.1215.19 109 Melbourne won by 23 points[Stats]
Footscray2.44.55.106.10 46 Sat 15-May-1943 2:45 pm Western Oval11,000
Carlton0.03.87.148.18 66 Carlton won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood0.32.109.1011.14 80 Sat 22-May-1943 2:45 pm Victoria Park10,000
Footscray5.57.811.1312.16 88 Footscray won by 8 points[Stats]
Essendon3.53.76.1111.12 78 Sat 22-May-1943 2:45 pm Windy Hill9,000
North Melbourne0.04.45.69.11 65 Essendon won by 13 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.28.1410.1416.17 113 Sat 22-May-1943 2:45 pm Brunswick Street15,500
South Melbourne4.55.814.1316.16 112 Fitzroy won by 1 point[Stats]
Melbourne2.44.86.910.12 72 Sat 22-May-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road5,000
Hawthorn3.56.912.1317.15 117 Hawthorn won by 45 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.34.86.108.15 63 Sat 22-May-1943 2:45 pm Toorak Park11,000
Richmond6.37.413.1117.12 114 Richmond won by 51 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.13.37.412.5 77 Sat 29-May-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park15,000
Collingwood2.76.1111.1215.14 104 Collingwood won by 27 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.27.410.713.8 86 Sat 29-May-1943 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval9,000
Fitzroy3.37.77.159.21 75 Hawthorn won by 11 points[Stats]
North Melbourne5.77.713.815.14 104 Sat 29-May-1943 2:45 pm Arden Street5,000
Melbourne1.36.57.810.11 71 North Melbourne won by 33 points[Stats]
Richmond1.74.1010.1511.18 84 Sat 29-May-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road23,000
Essendon2.35.97.1114.13 97 Essendon won by 13 points[Stats]
Footscray2.26.79.913.11 89 Sat 29-May-1943 2:45 pm Western Oval7,000
St. Kilda2.54.86.96.12 48 Footscray won by 41 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.29.412.616.10 106 Sat 5-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Windy Hill18,000
Footscray2.39.512.1016.18 114 Footscray won by 8 points[Stats]
Fitzroy7.412.716.923.12 150 Sat 5-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Brunswick Street12,000
North Melbourne1.14.48.910.13 73 Fitzroy won by 77 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.48.411.717.11 113 Sat 5-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road13,000
Richmond4.210.1015.1321.15 141 Richmond won by 28 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.27.1010.1013.14 92 Sat 5-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Toorak Park9,000
Carlton6.06.110.512.8 80 St. Kilda won by 12 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.25.68.1010.15 75 Sat 5-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park14,000
Hawthorn2.47.710.812.13 85 Hawthorn won by 10 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.54.107.169.22 76 Sat 12-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park17,000
Essendon1.103.156.1611.16 82 Essendon won by 6 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.43.106.1511.21 87 Sat 12-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Victoria Park7,000
St. Kilda1.43.65.95.12 42 Collingwood won by 45 points[Stats]
North Melbourne5.19.511.614.7 91 Sat 12-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Arden Street7,000
South Melbourne5.66.98.1512.18 90 North Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]
Richmond1.35.58.1112.17 89 Sat 12-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road19,000
Fitzroy4.49.512.814.11 95 Fitzroy won by 6 points[Stats]
Footscray4.29.714.1321.17 143 Sat 12-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Western Oval8,000
Melbourne3.65.87.138.15 63 Footscray won by 80 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon5.58.811.1115.13 103 Sat 19-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Windy Hill11,000
Collingwood0.33.77.118.14 62 Essendon won by 41 points[Stats]
Fitzroy5.511.715.916.11 107 Sat 19-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Brunswick Street18,000
Footscray1.27.39.711.7 73 Fitzroy won by 34 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.311.615.920.16 136 Sat 19-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval8,000
North Melbourne4.27.811.1413.17 95 Hawthorn won by 41 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.38.710.913.14 92 Sat 19-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road8,000
Carlton4.94.118.1711.21 87 Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.15.810.1012.12 84 Sat 19-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park11,000
Richmond5.210.613.817.12 114 Richmond won by 30 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.47.1110.1415.16 106 Sat 26-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park12,000
Fitzroy4.55.67.119.13 67 Carlton won by 39 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.75.108.1410.21 81 Sat 26-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Victoria Park5,000
Melbourne3.17.310.613.9 87 Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]
Richmond7.59.712.1415.16 106 Sat 26-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road16,000
Hawthorn1.13.55.98.14 62 Richmond won by 44 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.07.210.315.8 98 Sat 26-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Toorak Park6,000
Essendon3.58.1213.1720.19 139 Essendon won by 41 points[Stats]
Footscray4.18.39.810.11 71 Sat 26-Jun-1943 2:30 pm Western Oval7,500
South Melbourne0.33.55.86.14 50 Footscray won by 21 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy5.89.1011.1415.18 108 Sat 3-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Brunswick Street14,000
Collingwood1.26.78.109.11 65 Fitzroy won by 43 points[Stats]
Hawthorn2.17.410.813.11 89 Sat 3-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval16,000
Footscray2.35.68.911.13 79 Hawthorn won by 10 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.35.511.1316.14 110 Sat 3-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road8,000
St. Kilda0.35.77.812.10 82 Melbourne won by 28 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.14.16.19.2 56 Sat 3-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Arden Street10,000
Richmond5.27.510.713.7 85 Richmond won by 29 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.16.47.710.13 73 Sat 3-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park13,000
Carlton5.47.815.1015.13 103 Carlton won by 30 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.19.413.416.9 105 Sat 10-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park12,000
Hawthorn1.24.36.911.14 80 Carlton won by 25 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.26.38.39.6 60 Sat 10-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Victoria Park8,000
South Melbourne1.36.69.1016.14 110 South Melbourne won by 50 points[Stats]
Essendon3.14.37.109.16 70 Sat 10-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Windy Hill8,000
Melbourne5.26.59.713.7 85 Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.35.57.910.11 71 Sat 10-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Toorak Park6,000
Fitzroy5.27.611.1214.14 98 Fitzroy won by 27 points[Stats]
Footscray1.34.115.149.23 77 Sat 10-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Western Oval8,000
North Melbourne5.57.810.1212.14 86 North Melbourne won by 9 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy1.34.75.87.14 56 Sat 17-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Brunswick Street14,000
Essendon3.65.109.209.24 78 Essendon won by 22 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.66.710.1116.14 110 Sat 17-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval8,000
Collingwood0.57.1010.1212.13 85 Hawthorn won by 25 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.64.611.1012.10 82 Sat 17-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Arden Street7,000
Carlton1.07.47.411.12 78 North Melbourne won by 4 points[Stats]
Richmond3.34.98.1610.19 79 Sat 17-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road13,000
Footscray3.25.26.38.9 57 Richmond won by 22 points[Stats]
South Melbourne6.97.1114.1716.19 115 Sat 17-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park6,000
St. Kilda3.18.89.911.14 80 South Melbourne won by 35 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.13.48.611.8 74 Sat 31-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Victoria Park8,500
Carlton4.213.418.828.10 178 Carlton won by 104 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.04.55.610.10 70 Sat 31-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Brunswick Street12,000
Richmond3.35.66.147.17 59 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]
Hawthorn1.64.116.127.13 55 Sat 31-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval12,000
Essendon1.22.55.99.12 66 Essendon won by 11 points[Stats]
Melbourne8.215.918.1123.16 154 Sat 31-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Punt Road8,000
Footscray6.07.29.611.8 74 Melbourne won by 80 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.18.412.914.11 95 Sat 31-Jul-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park8,000
North Melbourne3.15.46.46.6 42 South Melbourne won by 53 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.57.89.1313.19 97 Sat 7-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park15,000
Hawthorn3.44.910.1110.15 75 Carlton won by 22 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.78.1510.2214.24 108 Sat 7-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Victoria Park5,250
North Melbourne1.03.16.57.8 50 Collingwood won by 58 points[Stats]
Essendon2.35.78.1511.24 90 Sat 7-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Windy Hill14,000
Fitzroy2.35.77.88.8 56 Essendon won by 34 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.07.17.39.6 60 Sat 7-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road14,000
South Melbourne4.48.514.921.13 139 South Melbourne won by 79 points[Stats]
Footscray4.45.87.177.17 59 Sat 7-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Western Oval9,000
Richmond3.47.1312.1319.19 133 Richmond won by 74 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.35.77.109.13 67 Sat 14-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Windy Hill19,000
Carlton1.35.68.710.10 70 Carlton won by 3 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.26.611.1015.14 104 Sat 14-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Brunswick Street8,000
Melbourne0.32.65.97.12 54 Fitzroy won by 50 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.05.66.67.11 53 Sat 14-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Arden Street4,000
Footscray6.47.67.99.10 64 Footscray won by 11 points[Stats]
Richmond2.25.67.119.14 68 Sat 14-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road15,000
Hawthorn2.18.310.611.7 73 Hawthorn won by 5 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.67.810.1212.18 90 Sat 14-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park6,000
Collingwood0.35.49.611.7 73 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.68.169.2015.23 113 Sat 21-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park8,000
North Melbourne0.03.26.47.5 47 Carlton won by 66 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.18.78.1216.17 113 Sat 21-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Victoria Park6,500
Fitzroy4.55.69.99.9 63 Collingwood won by 50 points[Stats]
Hawthorn1.65.78.813.10 88 Sat 21-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval15,000
South Melbourne2.46.77.127.14 56 Hawthorn won by 32 points[Stats]
Richmond4.39.811.1715.19 109 Sat 21-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road9,000
Melbourne1.22.66.812.13 85 Richmond won by 24 points[Stats]
Footscray2.74.85.99.10 64 Sat 21-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Western Oval6,000
Essendon1.23.105.146.15 51 Footscray won by 13 points[Stats]

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon1.33.66.810.11 71 Sat 28-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Windy Hill16,000
Richmond0.39.712.1114.14 98 Richmond won by 27 points[Stats]
Fitzroy6.26.511.812.12 84 Sat 28-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Brunswick Street18,000
Carlton2.06.68.810.9 69 Fitzroy won by 15 points[Stats]
Melbourne6.47.911.1616.17 113 Sat 28-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Punt Road5,000
Collingwood1.46.118.1314.17 101 Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.34.96.118.11 59 Sat 28-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Arden Street4,500
Hawthorn0.40.86.87.16 58 North Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]
South Melbourne1.35.67.1010.19 79 Sat 28-Aug-1943 2:45 pm Princes Park4,000
Footscray4.35.39.610.6 66 South Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]

1943 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Richmond 15 10 5 0 1435 1166 123.07 40
2 Essendon 15 10 5 0 1296 1125 115.20 40
3 Fitzroy 15 10 5 0 1345 1234 109.00 40
4 Carlton 15 9 6 0 1420 1136 125.00 36
5 Hawthorn 15 9 6 0 1259 1212 103.88 36
6 Footscray 15 7 8 0 1164 1244 93.57 28
7 Melbourne 15 7 8 0 1364 1537 88.74 28
8 South Melbourne 15 6 9 0 1346 1272 105.82 24
9 North Melbourne 15 5 9 1 1019 1323 77.02 22
10 Collingwood 15 5 10 0 1217 1358 89.62 20
11 St. Kilda 10 1 8 1 731 989 73.91 6
  H&A 80 79 79 1 13596 13596 100.00 320
  Finals 4 4 4 0 616 616 100.00 16
  Total 84 83 83 1 14212 14212 100.00 336

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy5.37.912.1013.16 94 Sat 4-Sep-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park39,874
Carlton3.23.44.95.13 43 Fitzroy won by 51 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.16.612.1413.16 94 Sat 11-Sep-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park24,100
Richmond1.35.87.129.17 71 Essendon won by 23 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy5.16.57.98.13 61 Sat 18-Sep-1943 2:30 pm Princes Park27,335
Richmond2.33.87.912.14 86 Richmond won by 25 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon2.44.98.1311.15 81 Sat 25-Sep-1943 2:50 pm Princes Park42,100
Richmond4.26.58.812.14 86 Richmond won by 5 points[Stats]

Footnotes

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