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The 'AFL' (Australian Football League) name has been around since 1990. The 'VFL' (Victorian Football League) change its name after expansion outside Victoria. The first season of the VFL was 1897 after team left the VFA to form a new league.

Australian Rules Football (the SPORT played in the AFL) was first played in 1859.

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