The Australian Football League is the top level league for the sport of Australian Rules Football. The league has 16 teams from 5 states who compete in a 22 round home and away season during the Australian winter months, which is then followed by a 4 week finals series in September, which is played by teams that finish in the top 8 on the ladder. The 4th week of the finals is the Grand Final, where 2 teams play off for the AFL Premiership, which is the ultimate prize in the sport.
Current Teams Edit
Brisbane Lions (result of merger between Brisbane Bears and Fitzroy Lions)
Sydney Swans (formerly South Melbourne Swans)
Western Bulldogs (formerly Footscray Bulldogs)
Former Teams Edit
Brisbane Bears (merged with Fitzroy Lions to become Brisbane Lions)
Fitzroy Lions (merged with Brisbane Bears to become Brisbane Lions)