Carlton and Essendon both have won 16 premierships, Collingwood just behind with 14.
There are only two, Essendon & Carlton, 16
Fremantle Dockers, and the new teams, West Sydney and Goldcoast - all teams of only the most recent of years. So, in essence, there have been no complete 'failures' in that respect. However, there are still two clubs which, despite their long VFL/AFL histories, have only won the flag once - St. Kilda Saints and the Western Bulldogs.
when the two teams versing each other end up on the same score.
Carlton defeated Essendon by 61 points.
The Green Bay Packers won the first two NFL-AFL championship games.
AFL, meaning Australian Football, started in 1990 ... basically, however, the former state league, the VFL, administered it. So all the original VFL teams were assumed. It also had the added distinction of one or two teams from other states, like the Sydney Swans, for instance.
In 1970 the AFL and NFL merged. Two conferences were created: The AFC and the NFC. All of the old AFL teams became members of the AFC. The old NFL teams became members of the NFC. Three teams from the old NFL were moved to the AFC: The Baltimore Colts, the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The first round of the VFL (renamed AFL in 1990) was in 1897. The games were all played on Saturday May 8th. The teams the played were Fiztroy v Carlton, Collingwood v St Kilda, Geelong v Essendon, South Melbourne v Melbourne.
The Denver Broncos, like all of the other AFL teams, became an NFL team in 1970 when the two leagues merged.
With the advent of two new teams and extra games scheduled in 2011, it is likely to commence some time in March.
Roughly the same as NRL... They're two of the most watched sports in Australia,