The first season known as the AFL was 1990. Previously the competition was known as the VFL. The first VFL season was 1897. This was a name change only, and all records, premierships etc. were carried over from the VFL to the AFL.
Was invented by two APS private Melbourne Boys schools, Scotch College and Melbourne Grammar, in 1858.
March 26 Is The Start Of The AFL Season
The AFL and NFL merged before the start of the 1970 season.
ITS AFL NOT EFL, IDIOT
They where founded in 1994 and joined 1 year after in 1995
AFL started in Melbourne on May 14, 1859.
1989 - 1990 was the transition from VFL to AFL. The Collingwood football club won the first AFL premiership in 1990.
Dayne Beams Started AFl in 2009
Aussie rules started in 1858. But the AFL didn't start until 1897, the Essendon Bombers were the first team to win a grand final. The season starts at the end of Feburary or the start of March, the season ends on the last day of September were the 2 lucky teams fight it out for the holy grail!!!
Well AFL or VFL before AFL there was VFL, it has been around for years in Australia.
The Raiders were a charter member of the AFL, beginning play in 1960.