List of Australian rules football clubs in Australia

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This is a list of clubs that play Australian rules football in Australia at the senior level. Guide to abbreviations:

  • FC = Football Club
  • AFC = Australian Football Club (mainly used if in Queensland or NSW or outside Australia) / Amateur Football Club (mainly used in the other Australian States)
  • ARFC = Australian Rules Football Club



National Level[edit]

Australian Football League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Joined VFL/AFL Main Ground(s) Location
Adelaide Football Club 1990 1991 Adelaide Oval Adelaide, South Australia
Brisbane Lions 1996 1997 The Gabba Brisbane, Queensland
Carlton Football Club 1864 1897 Etihad Stadium Melbourne, Victoria
Collingwood Football Club 1892 1897 MCG Melbourne, Victoria
Essendon Football Club 1872 1897 Etihad Stadium Melbourne, Victoria
Fremantle Football Club 1994 1995 Domain Stadium Perth, Western Australia
Geelong Football Club 1859 1897 Simonds Stadium Geelong, Victoria
Gold Coast Football Club 2008 2011 Metricon Stadium Gold Coast, Queensland
Greater Western Sydney Giants 2008 2012 Spotless Stadium
StarTrack Oval
Western Sydney, New South Wales
Hawthorn Football Club 1902 1925 MCG Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne Football Club 1858 1897 MCG Melbourne, Victoria
North Melbourne Football Club 1869 1925 Etihad Stadium Melbourne, Victoria
Port Adelaide Football Club 1870 1997 Adelaide Oval Adelaide, South Australia
Richmond Football Club 1885 1908 MCG Melbourne, Victoria
St Kilda Football Club 1873 1897 Etihad Stadium Melbourne, Victoria
Sydney Swans 1874 1897 SCG Sydney, New South Wales
West Coast Eagles 1986 1987 Domain Stadium Perth, Western Australia
Western Bulldogs 1877 1925 Etihad Stadium Melbourne, Victoria

AFL Women's[edit]

State Level[edit]

Victorian Football League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Main Ground Location
Box Hill Hawks Football Club 1936 Box Hill City Oval Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Casey Scorpions 1903 Casey Fields Melbourne, Victoria
Coburg Tigers Jumper.svg
Coburg Football Club 1891 Coburg City Oval Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria
Collingwood VFL Football Club (Collingwood Magpies Reserves) 2008 Victoria Park Melbourne, Victoria
Essendon Football Club (VFL) 1871 Windy Hill Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria
Footscray Football Club 2013 Whitten Oval Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Frankston Football Club 1887 Frankston Park Frankston, Victoria
Geelong Football Club (Geelong Cats Reserves) 1859 Kardinia Park Geelong, Victoria
North Melbourne Football Club 2018 Arden Street North Melbourne, Victoria
Northern Blues (Carlton Football Club Reserves) 1882 Preston City Oval Preston, Melbourne, Victoria
Port Melbourne Borough Jumper.svg
Port Melbourne Football Club 1874 North Port Oval Melbourne, Victoria
Richmond Football Club (VFL) 1885 Punt Road Oval Melbourne, Victoria
Sandringham Zebras Jumper.svg
Sandringham Football Club 1929 Trevor Barker Beach Oval Melbourne, Victoria
Werribee Football Club 1965 Chirnside Park Werribee, Melbourne, Victoria
Williamstown Seagulls Jumper.svg
Williamstown Football Club 1864 Williamstown Cricket Ground Melbourne, Victoria

South Australian National Football League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Main Ground Location
Central Bulldogs Jumper.svg
Central District Bulldogs 1959 MMH Oval Elizabeth, South Australia
Glenelg Tigers Jumper.svg
Glenelg Tigers 1920 Gliderol Stadium Glenelg, South Australia
North Adelaide Roosters Jumper.svg
North Adelaide Roosters 1888 Prospect Oval Prospect, South Australia
Norwood Redlegs Jumper.svg
Norwood Redlegs 1878 Coopers Stadium Norwood, South Australia
Port Adelaide Magpies Jumper.svg
Port Adelaide Magpies 1870 Alberton Oval Alberton, South Australia
South Adelaide Panthers Jumper.svg
South Adelaide Panthers 1876 Hickinbotham Oval Noarlunga Downs, South Australia
Sturt Double Blues Jumper.svg
Sturt Double Blues 1901 Peter Motley Oval Unley, South Australia
West Adelaide Bloods 1873 City Mazda Stadium Richmond, South Australia
Woodville-West Torrens Eagles 1991 Maughan Thiem Hyundai Oval Woodville, South Australia

West Australian Football League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Main Ground Location
Claremont Tigers Jumper.svg
Claremont Tigers 1921 Claremont Oval Perth, Western Australia
East Fremantle Sharks 1898 East Fremantle Oval Fremantle, Western Australia
East Perth Royals Jumper.svg
East Perth Royals 1906 Medibank Stadium Perth, Western Australia
Peel Thunder 1997 Rushton Park Mandurah, Western Australia
Perth Demons 1899 Eftel Oval Perth, Western Australia
South Fremantle Bulldogs Jumper.svg
South Fremantle Bulldogs 1900 Fremantle Oval Fremantle, Western Australia
Subiaco Lions Jumper.svg
Subiaco Lions 1896 Medibank Stadium Perth, Western Australia
Swan Districts Swans 1934 Steel Blue Oval Bassendean, Western Australia
West Perth Falcons Jumper.svg
West Perth Falcons 1885 Arena Joondalup Joondalup, Western Australia

Tasmanian State League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Main Ground Location
Clarence Roos Jumper.svg
Clarence Roos 1898 Bellerive Oval Bellerive, Tasmania
Glenorchy Magpies 1919 KGV Oval Glenorchy, Tasmania
Lauderdale Bombers 1948 Lauderdale Oval Lauderdale, Tasmania
Launceston Blues Jumper.svg
Launceston Blues 1875 Windsor Park Launceston, Tasmania
North Hobart Demons 1881 North Hobart Oval Hobart, Tasmania
North Launceston Bombers 1896 York Park Launceston, Tasmania
Tigers 1886 Kingston Twin Ovals Kingston, Tasmania

Northern Territory Football League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Main Ground Location
Darwin Buffaloes Jumper.svg
Darwin Buffaloes 1917 TIO Stadium Darwin, Northern Territory
Nightcliff Tigers 1950 Nightcliff Oval Nightcliff, Northern Territory
Palmerston Magpies 1971 Archer Sporting Complex Palmerston, Northern Territory
Southern Districts Crocs Jumper.svg
Southern Districts Crocs 1984 Freds Pass Reserve Palmerston, Northern Territory
St Marys Saints Jumper.svg
St Mary's Saints 1952 TIO Stadium Darwin, Northern Territory
Tiwi Bombers 2006 TIO Stadium Darwin, Northern Territory
Wanderers Eagles 1917 TIO Stadium Darwin, Northern Territory
Waratah Warriors Jumper.svg
Waratah Warriors 1917 Gardens Oval Darwin, Northern Territory

North East Australian Football League[edit]

Colours Club Name Founded Main Ground Location
Aspley Hornets Jumper.svg
Aspley Hornets 1966 Graham Rd Aspley, Queensland
Brisbane Lions (Reserves) 2011 Coorparoo Brisbane, QLD
Eastlake Demons 1927 Griffith Canberra, ACT
Gold Coast (Reserves) 2011 Metricon Stadium Gold Coast, Queensland
NT Thunder 2008 TIO Stadium
TIO Traeger Park
Darwin, Northern Territory
Redland Bombers 1968 Tidbold Park Victoria Point, Queensland
Southport Sharks Jumper.svg
Southport Sharks 1963 Fankhauser Reserve Gold Coast, Queensland
Sydney Swans (Reserves) 2004 SCG
Blacktown Stadium
Sydney, NSW
Sydney University Students Jumper.svg
Sydney University 1863 Henson Park Sydney, NSW
UWS Giants 2008 Spotless Stadium
Blacktown Stadium
Sydney, NSW


AFL Victoria[edit]

Eastern Football League[edit]

Essendon District Football League[edit]

Northern Football League[edit]

Southern Football League (Victoria)[edit]

Victorian Amateur Football Association[edit]

Western Region Football League[edit]

Eastern Region Girls Football League[edit]

Vic Country (VCFL)[edit]

Alberton Football League[edit]

Ballarat Football League[edit]

Bellarine Football League[edit]

Bendigo Football League[edit]

Central Highlands Football League[edit]

Central Murray Football League[edit]

Colac & District Football League[edit]

East Gippsland Football League[edit]

Ellinbank & District Football League[edit]

Geelong Football League[edit]

Geelong & District Football League[edit]

Gippsland Football League[edit]

Golden Rivers Football League[edit]

Goulburn Valley Football League[edit]

Hampden Football League[edit]

Heathcote District Football League[edit]

Horsham & District Football League[edit]

Kyabram & District Football League[edit]

Loddon Valley Football League[edit]

Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League[edit]

Mid Gippsland Football League[edit]

Millewa Football League[edit]

Mininera & District Football League[edit]

Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League[edit]

Murray Football League[edit]

North Central Football League[edit]

North Gippsland Football League[edit]

Omeo & District Football League[edit]

Ovens & King Football League[edit]

Ovens & Murray Football League[edit]

Picola & District Football League[edit]

Riddell District Football League[edit]

South East Football League[edit]

South West District Football League[edit]

Sunraysia Football League[edit]

Tallangatta & District Football League[edit]

Upper Murray Football League[edit]

Warrnambool & District Football League[edit]

Wimmera Football League[edit]

Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League[edit]

Statewide Under 18[edit]

TAC Cup[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Adelaide Football League[edit]

Adelaide Plains Football League[edit]

Barossa Light & Gawler Football Association[edit]

Eastern Eyre Football League[edit]

Far North Football League[edit]

Far West Football League[edit]

Great Flinders Football League[edit]

Great Southern Football League[edit]

Hills Football League[edit]

Kangaroo Island Football League[edit]

Kowree-Naracoorte-Tatiara Football League[edit]

Mallee Football League[edit]

Mid South Eastern Football League[edit]

Mid West Football League[edit]

North Eastern Football League[edit]

Northern Areas Football Association[edit]

Port Lincoln Football League[edit]

Riverland Football League[edit]

River Murray Football League[edit]

Southern Football League[edit]

Spencer Gulf Football League[edit]

Western Border Football League[edit]

Whyalla Football League[edit]

Yorke Peninsula Football League[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

Western Australian Amateur Football League[edit]

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade Gold

C Grade Black

D Grade Gold

D Grade Black

E Grade

F Grade

G Grade

H Grade

Mercantile Division 1

Mercantile Division 2

Avon Football Association[edit]

Central Kimberley Football League[edit]

Central Midlands Coastal Football League[edit]

Central Wheatbelt Football League[edit]

Eastern Districts Football League[edit]

East Kimberley Football Association[edit]

Esperance District Football League[edit]

Fortescue National Football League[edit]

Gascoyne Football Association[edit]

Goldfields Football League[edit]

Great Northern Football League[edit]

Great Southern Football League[edit]

Hills Football Association[edit]

Lower South West Football League[edit]

Mortlock Football League[edit]

Newman National Football League[edit]

  • Centrals Football Club
  • Tigers Football Club
  • Pioneers Football Club
  • Saints Football Club

North Midlands Football League[edit]

North Pilbara Football League[edit]

Ongerup Football Association[edit]

Ravensthorpe & District Football Association[edit]

South West Football League[edit]

Upper Great Southern Football League[edit]

West Kimberley Football Association[edit]

Peel Football League[edit]


Southern Football League[edit]

North West Football League[edit]

Northern Tasmanian Football Association[edit]

Division 1

Division 2

Circular Head Football Association[edit]

Darwin Football Association[edit]

King Island Football Association[edit]

North Western Football Association[edit]

Oatlands District Football Association[edit]

Old Scholars Football Association[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Top End Australian Football Association[edit]

Barkly & District Football League[edit]

AFL Central Australia[edit]

AFL Gove[edit]

Big Rivers AFL[edit]

Tiwi Islands Football League[edit]


Queensland Australian Football League[edit]

Division 2

AFLQ State Association[edit]

AFL Capricornia[edit]

AFL Darling Downs[edit]

  • Chinchilla Suns
  • Dalby Swans
  • Coolaroo Roos
  • Goondiwindi Hawks
  • Highfields Lions
  • South Burnett Saints
  • South Toowoomba Bombers
  • Toowoomba Tigers
  • University Cougars
  • Warwick Redbacks

AFL Townsville[edit]

  • Carra Swans
  • Hermit Park Tigers
  • Thuringowa Bulldogs
  • Townsville City Lions
  • University Hawks

AFL Wide Bay[edit]

  • Across The Waves Bundaberg Eagles
  • Bay Power
  • Brothers Bulldogs Bundaberg
  • Hervey Bay Bombers
  • Maryborough Bears

New South Wales[edit]

Sydney AFL[edit]

Premier Division

Division 1

Division 2

Division 3

Division 4

Black Diamond AFL[edit]

Broken Hill Football League[edit]

AFL Central West[edit]

Farrer Football League[edit]

Hume Football League[edit]

AFL North Coast[edit]

Northern Riverina Football League[edit]

Riverina Football League[edit]

Sapphire Coast AFL[edit]

South Coast AFL[edit]

Summerland AFL[edit]

Tamworth Football League[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

AFL Canberra[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

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