How many teams are in the AFL in 2011?
The 2011 Australian Football League season was the 115th season of the Australian rules football competition and the 22nd under the name ‘Australian Football League’, having switched from ‘Victorian Football League’ after 1989. It was the debut year for Gold Coast, and was scheduled to be the only season to be played with 17 teams.
Who are the winners of the 2012 AFL season?
Adelaide won the 2012 pre-season competition following a 34-point win over the West Coast Eagles at AAMI Stadium.
What was the name of the Australian Football League in 2012?
For the 2012 season of the Arena Football League, see 2012 Arena Football League season. The 2012 Australian Football League season was the 116th season of the Australian rules football competition and the 23rd under the name ‘Australian Football League’, having switched from ‘Victorian Football League’ after 1989.
When was the first AFL Grand Final held?
It was the first season in which the new team Greater Western Sydney competed, bringing the number of teams in the competition to a record high eighteen. The season was opened on 24 March with the inaugural Sydney Derby between Sydney and Greater Western Sydney, and concluded on 29 September with the AFL Grand Final with Sydney defeating Hawthorn .
How many rounds are there in the AFL season?
Its only match at the MCG was against Melbourne in the penultimate round of the season. This season had 24 rounds; 19 rounds featured eight matches with one team having a bye, and five rounds featured seven matches with three teams having a bye.
What was the highest score in AFL history?
The new team, Gold Coast, made its AFL Premiership debut against Carlton at The Gabba. Carlton’s score of 26.15 (171) was its highest in a match since 2000, and the winning margin, 119 points, was its greatest since 2001.
When was the first AFL opening round draw?
The draw between Sydney and Melbourne was the first opening round draw since 1982. Heath Scotland ( Carlton) played his 200th AFL match. The new team, Gold Coast, made its AFL Premiership debut against Carlton at The Gabba.