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List of former Australian rules football competitions in Victoria

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This is a list of former Australian Rules Football competitions in the Australian state of Victoria.

Contents

Metropolitan competitions

  • Band of Hope FA (1926–1932)
  • Berwick Football Association (1910–1932)
  • Bourke-Evelyn Football League (1906–1931)
  • Caulfield Oakleigh Football League (1932–1962)
  • formed as a feeder competition for players to progress to the Oakleigh (VFA) side.
  • merged with Eastern Suburban FL to form South East Suburban FL in 1963
  • Croydon Ferntree Gully Football League (1950–1961)
  • Changed its name to the Eastern Districts Football League
  • CYMS Football League (1927–1974)
  • Dandenong Districts Football League (1933–1953)
  • East Suburban Football League (1932–1962)
  • merged with Caulfield Oakleigh FL to form South East Suburban FL in 1963
  • Eastern Suburbs Churches Football Association (1925–1992)
  • Absorbed by the Southern Football League
  • Federal Football League (1909–1981)
  • Keilor & Broadmeadows Football League (1926–1931)
  • Melbourne Amateur Sunday Football Association (1950–1968)
  • Known in 1968 as the Sunday Suburban Football League
  • Melbourne North Football League (1989–1994)
  • Methodist Football League (1946–1955)
  • Metropolitan Football League (1950–1974)
  • Clubs included: East Hawthorn, East Brunswick, Sunshine, Fairfield, Richmond District, South Melbourne District, Reservoir, Northcote Park, Hawthorn City, Deer Park, Altona, St Albans, St Kilda City
  • Metropolitan Protestant Churches Football League (1957–1971)
  • Northern Metropolitan Football League (1975–1979)
  • Clubs included: Fitzroy Stars, Batman (now Coburg Districts), Princes Hill, Jacana, Collingwood Districts, Merlynston, East Brunswick, St. Andrews, Dallas Blues, West Brunswick, Bellfield, Broadmeadows, Preston Wanderers, RMIT.
  • Panton Hill Football League (1931–1987)
  • Ringwood District Football League (1927–1941)
  • Saturday Morning Football League (1927–1960)
  • Scoresby District Football League (1925–1930)
  • Sub District Football Association (folded 1953)
  • Sub District Football League (1925–1949)
  • Changed its name to the Metropolitan Football League
  • Sunday Amateur Football League (1947–1964)
  • Werribee District Football League (1919–1964)
  • Clubs included: Metro Farm, INF, Altona, Werribee South, Newport, Laverton, Werribee, Williamstown Rovers, Little River, Lara, Services, Wyndham
  • West Suburban Football League (1965–1987)
  • Absorbed by the Footscray District Football League
  • YCW National Football League (1963–1986)
  • Clubs included: Fitzroy Stars, North Melbourne and District (YCW), Jacana, Clifton Hill, ACSC, Keon Park, North Fawkner, South Dandenong, Moorabbin West, Flemington, Broadmeadows, West Ivanhoe, Fairfield, Moomba Park, Reservoir Rovers, Coburg YCW, East Preston, RAAF Melbourne, Bellfield, St. Andrews, Kensington Stores, East Thomastown, Richmond Centrals (unrelated to current Richmond Central), Merlynston, RAAF Squadron, East Brunswick.
  • Country competitions

  • Ararat District Football Association (1928–1999)
  • Clubs included Caledonians, Halls Gap, St Marys, Prestige, Trinity, Great Western, Moyston, Glenorchy, Swifts, Warriors, Miners
  • Bacchus Marsh Football League (1919–1973)
  • Merged with Ballarat District Football League to form the Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh Football League.
  • Bairnsdale District Football League (1948–1972)
  • Merged with Gippsland Football League to form the East Gippsland Football League
  • Bairnsdale Bruthen District Football League (1928–1953)
  • Ballarat District Football League (1959–1973)
  • Merged with Bacchus Marsh Football League to form the Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh Football League.
  • Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh Football League (1974–1978)
  • Merged with Clunes Football League to form the Central Highlands Football League.
  • Bass Valley Football League (1946–1954)
  • Bass Valley Wonthaggi Football League (1955–1995)
  • Castlemaine Football Association (1894-1951)
  • Central Gippsland Football League (1902–1953)
  • Central Glenelg Football League (1934–1959)
  • Central Wimmera (1922–1968)
  • Clubs included Natimuk, Noradjuha, Horsham seconds, Pimpinio, Quantong,
  • Clunes Football League (1931–1978)
  • Merged with Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh Football League to form the Central Highlands Football League.
  • Corangamite Football League (1925–1934)
  • Cowwarr Football League (1909–1954)
  • Merged with Sale District Football League to form the North Gippsland Football League.
  • East Gippsland Football League (1920–1939)
  • Echuca Football League (1952–1989)
  • Merged with the Northern Districts Football League to form the Northern & Echuca Football League. Clubs included Echuca East, Echuca South, Bawamn, Lockington, Moama, Bunnaloo
  • Gippsland Football League (1901–1973)
  • Merged with Bairnsdale District Football League to form the East Gippsland Football League
  • Glenelg & District Football Assoc (1945–1959)
  • Glenelg Football League (1960–1969)
  • Golden City Football League (1960–1980)
  • Heytesbury Football League (1980–1991)
  • Merged with the Mount Noorat Football League to form the Heytesbury Mount Noorat Football League
  • Heytesbury Mount Noorat Football League (1992-2002)
  • Korong Football League (1908–1949)
  • Kowree-Naracoote Football League (1937–1991)
  • Merged with Tatiara Football League to form Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League
  • Lexton Football League (1945–1998)
  • Merged with Western Plains Football League to form the Lexton Plains Football League
  • Linton Carngham Football League (1936–1952)
  • Clubs included Berringa, Bradvale, Carngham, Illabarook, Mannibadar, Scarsdale, Skipton, Smythesdale and Vite Vite.
  • Lowan Star Football Association (1923–1968)
  • Minor competition in the Nhill district. Clubs included Boyeo, Gerang, Kiata, Lorquon, Netherby, Winiam, and Yanac. Second XVIII's from Nhill, Jeparit and Dimboola competed at different stages.
  • Mallee Football Association (1902–1934)
  • Mid Murray Football League (1934–1997)
  • Merged with Northern & Echuca Football League to form the Central Murray Football League
  • Mountain Creek Football Association (1922-1933)
  • Mount Noorat Football League (1932–1991)
  • Merged with the Heytesbury Football League to form the Heytesbury Mount Noorat Football League
  • Nepean Football League (1959-1986)
  • Hived off by the Mornington Peninsula FL committee only to merge later to form the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League.
  • Neerim District Football Association (1907–1951)
  • Northern Mallee Football League (1979–1996)
  • Merged with Southern Mallee Football League to form the Mallee Football League.
  • Northern Districts Football League (1953–1989)
  • Northern & Echuca Football League (1990–1996)
  • League merged with Mid Murray FL to form Central Murray Football League.
  • Otway Football Association (1931–1956)
  • Ouyen District Football League (1910–1955)
  • Panton Hill Football League
  • Polwarth Football League (1922–1970)
  • Became the Bellarine Football League
  • Port Campbell Football League
  • Port Fairy Football League (1923–1969)
  • Portland District Football League (1955–1969)
  • Purnim Football League (1931-1969)
  • Purnim Heytesbuty Football League (1970-1979)
  • Riviera Football League (1986–2003)
  • Second division clubs broke away from East Gippsland Football League
  • Sale District Football League (1946–1954)
  • Merged with Cowwarr Football League to form the North Gippsland Football League.
  • South Gippsland Football League
  • South West Gippsland Football League (1954–1994)
  • Southern Mallee Football League (1932–1996)
  • Merged with Northern Mallee Football League to form the Mallee Football League.
  • Tambo Valley Football Association (1907–1925)
  • Tatiara Football League (1911–1992)
  • Merged with Kowree-Naracoorte Football League to form Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League
  • Tyrrell Football League (1945–1978)
  • Wallacedale District Football League (1935–1954)
  • Waranga North East Football League (1913–1976)
  • West Gippsland Football League (1927–2001)
  • Western District Football League (1923–1963)
  • Merged with SE Border FL to form Western Border Football League
  • Western And Moira Football Association (1906-1933)
  • Renamed the Picola & District Football League
  • Western Plains Football League(1930–1998)
  • Merged with Lexton Football League to form the Lexton Plains Football League
  • Winchelsea Football Association (1896-1921)
  • Forerunner of the Polwarth Football Association. Teams included Birregurra, Deans Marsh, Forrest & Winchelsea.
  • Yackandandah District Football Association (1928-1932) & (1946-1953)
  • Yarrawonga District Football Association (1891-1912)
  • Yarra Valley Football League (1919-1965)
  • Merged with the Mountain District Football League to form the Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League
  • References

    List of former Australian rules football competitions in Victoria Wikipedia


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