How Many Teams Are Playing the 2023 AFL Season?

Hey! The 2023 AFL season is in its sixth week, and fans are already enjoying it. It is also one of the few sports that are highly trending in Australia. With that being said, every year we (The fans) see millions of attendees in AFL seasons, resulting in an average of 125.5 million viewers in 2022.

More than that, it’s a fun game with great gameplay, unique rules, and diverse culture, which has everything you need from a sport to enjoy.

Overall, it’s time to enjoy this year’s AFL season. But if you are new to Aussie rules, understanding the absolute number of teams participating in this year’s season will be helpful. Therefore, this page will provide information about AFL 2023 and the teams waiting to win the AFL season 2023.

We have added additional information, including rules and facts related to AFL 2023 season. But before that, here is a short overview of the AFL season.


The Australian Football League has come a long way, debuting in 1896. It was initially called the Victorian League, later forming the name AFL. It is one of the few sports to have a unique format. Here is a basic structure you should know about AFL 2023:

AFL 2023 Format

The 2023 AFL format will have its traditional 23-round regular season in which the top-eight teams become qualified to participate in final matches. The final rounds consist of knockout games that are played in the last four weeks and finally end in the Grand Finale that takes place in Melbourne.

How Many Teams Are in the AFL Season 2023?

It looks like the tradition of 18 teams will be followed this year also, as the total number of teams participating in this year’s AFL is the same. 

Standings of the 2023 AFL season

  1. St Kilda
  2. Essendon
  3. Collingwood
  4. Carlton
  5. Sydney
  6. Melbourne
  7. Adelaide
  8. Brisbane 
  9. Port Adelaide
  10. Geelong
  11. Fremantle
  12. GWS Giants
  13. North Melbourne
  14. Bulldogs
  15. Richmond
  16. Rich Coast
  17. West Coast
  18. Hawthorn

These are the standings of 18 teams currently playing in the AFL 2023 season.

Which Team is Most Likely to Win The 2023 AFL Grand Final?

St Kilda

Total AFL Wins1966 VFL
Total AFL Finals11 times
Players List 2023Oscar Adams
Matthew Allison
Josh Battle
Jack Billings
Dan Butler
Ryan Byrnes
Jack Bytel
Anthony Caminiti
Tom Campbell
Hunter Clark
Nick Coffield
Leo Connolly
Zaine Cordy
Brad Crouch
Jade Gresham
Jack Hayes
Max Heath
Jack Higgins
Tom Highmore
Bradley Hill
Olli Hotton
Dougal Howard
Zak Jones
Isaac Keeler
Max King
Rowan Marshall
Daniel McKenzie
Angus McLennan
Tim Membrey
Mitchito Owens
Ben Paton
Jack Peris
Mattaes Phillipou
Sebastian Ross
Cooper Sharman
Jack Sinclair
Jack Steele
Liam Stocker
James Van Es
Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera
Jimmy Webster
Callum Wilkie
Marcus Windhager
Mason Wood
Head CoachRoss Lyon
Experience Rank11th

St Kilda is an underdog in this year’s 2023 AFL season. They haven’t won a single AFL title since the 1966 VFL. Therefore, It will be history-making if ST Kilda manages to win the 2023 AFL season.


Total AFL Wins16
Total AFL Finals58
Players List 2023Andrew McGrath
Sam Draper
Darcy Parish
Kyle Langford
Elijah Tsatas
Jye Caldwell
Zach Merrett
Ben Hobbs
Dylan Shiel
Sam Weideman
Will Snelling
Will Setterfield
Nik Cox
Jordan Ridley
Jayden Laverde
Archie Perkins
James Stewart
Lewis Hayes
Nick Hind
Peter Wright
Dyson Heppell
Sam Durham
Harrison Jones
Nick Bryan
Jake Stringer
Kaine Baldwin
Mason Redman
Alastair Lord
Jake Kelly
Brandon Zerk-Thatcher
Zach Reid
Alwyn Davey
Andrew Phillips
Matt Guelfi
Jayden Davey
Nic Martin
Rhett Montgomerie
Patrick Voss
Tex Wanganeen
Cian McBride
Massimo D’Ambrosio
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti
Anthony Munkara
Jye Menzie
Head CoachBrad Scott
Experience Rank16th

Essendon has won 16 AFL titles while qualifying for 58 AFL finals. They are no doubt one of the most dominating and strongest teams to play in the 2023 AFL season. However, it seems they lack the experience ranking which plays an important role in leading a team to win.


Total AFL Wins15
Total AFL Finals44
Players List 2023Patrick Lipinski
Jordan De Goey
Isaac Quaynor
Brayden Maynard (previously )
Jamie Elliott
Tom Mitchell
Josh Daicos
Trent Bianco
John Noble
Scott Pendlebury
Dan McStay
Tom Wilson
Taylor Adams
Darcy Cameron
Nathan Kreuger
Ed Allan
Billy Frampton
Finlay Macrae
Arlo Draper
Will Kelly
Trey Ruscoe
Steele Sidebottom
Bobby Hill
Jakob Ryan
Jack Crisp
Reef McInnes
Cooper Murley
Nathan Murphy
Joe Richards
Darcy Moore
Beau McCreery
Will Hoskin-Elliott
Jack Ginnivan
Nick Daicos
Harvey Harrison
Oleg Markov
Jeremy Howe
Aiden Begg
Ash Johnson
Brody Mihocek
Charlie Dean
Oscar Steene
Josh Carmichael
Mason Cox
Head CoachCraig McRae
Experience Rank5th

Having 15 AFL titles and 44 AFL finals, Collingwood developed itself as one of the strongest and fan-favorite teams in the AFL 2023 season. They have a high chance of reaching the AFL finals and giving a tough fight. Moreover, it won’t be a surprise if they end up winning the title.


Total AFL Wins16
Total AFL Finals29
Players List 2023Jack Silvagni
Paddy Dow
Jesse Motlop
Lochie O’Brien
Adam Cerra
Zac Williams
Matthew Kennedy
Lachlan Fogarty
Patrick Cripps
Harry McKay
Mitch McGovern
Tom De Koning
Blake Acres
Oliver Hollands
Sam Docherty
Jack Carroll
Brodie Kemp
Sam Walsh
Corey Durdin
Lachie Plowman
Jack Martin
Caleb Marchbank
Jacob Weitering
Nic Newman
Zac Fisher
Lachlan Cowan
Marc Pittonet
David Cuningham
George Hewett
Charlie Curnow
Harry Lemmey
Jaxon Binns
Lewis Young
Sam Philp
Ed Curnow
Josh Honey
Jordan Boyd
Sam Durdin
Alex Cincotta
Domanic Akuei
Adam Saad
Matt Owies
Alex Mirkov
Matt Cottrell
Hudson O’Keeffe
CoachMichael Voss
Rank 20238th

Winning the most titles in AFL, Carlton is one of the most popular AFL teams that has played the Aussie Rules in one of the best ways possible. With almost 25 years of experience, Carlton has dominated the AFL by winning it 16th times and making their way to finals 29 times. They are potential enough to win this year’s 2023 AFL season or at least make it to the finals.


Total AFL Wins2 (as Sydney Swans) 3 (as South Melbourne)
Total AFL Finals17
Players List 2023Chad Warner
Hayden McLean
Dylan Stephens
Ryan Clarke
Isaac Heeney
Logan McDonald
Harry Cunningham
James Rowbottom
Will Hayward
Aaron Francis
Tom Papley
Oliver Florent
Callum Mills
Sam Wicks
Braeden Campbell
Will Gould
Jacob Konstanty
Peter Ladhams
Sam Reid
Sam Reid
Errol Gulden
Nick Blakey
Lance Franklin
Dane Rampe
Cooper Vickery
Luke Parker
Justin McInerney
Will Edwards
Angus Sheldrick
Tom McCartin
Tom Hickey
Jaiden Magor
Marc Sheather
Matt Roberts
Caleb Mitchell
Joel Amartey
Corey Warner
Paddy McCartin
Cameron Owen
Lachlan Rankin
Robbie Fox
Lewis Melican
Jake Lloyd
Hugo Hall-Kahan
Lachlan McAndrew
Current CoachJohn Longmire
Rank 202314th

Under one of the best coaches of AFL, John Longmire, Sydney has shown growth in its play by dominating previous AFL seasons and reaching the finals of the 2022 season. Furthermore, they may win this year’s season and win the title by shattering the dreams of other teams this season.


Total AFL Wins13
Total AFL Finals18
Players List 2023Steven May
Jacob van Rooyen
Christian Salem
James Harmes
Christian Petracca
Brodie Grundy
Jack Viney
Jake Lever
Charlie Spargo
Angus Brayshaw
Max Gawn
Lachie Hunter
Clayton Oliver
Michael Hibberd
Ed Langdon
Bailey Laurie
Jake Bowey
Jake Melksham
Josh Schache
Adam Tomlinson
Matthew Jefferson
Blake Howes
James Jordon
Trent Rivers
Tom McDonald
Jed Adams
Luke Dunstan
Will Verrall
Joel Smith
Alex Neal-Bullen
Bayley Fritsch
Tom Sparrow
Kye Turner
Deakyn Smith
Harrison Petty
Kysaiah Pickett
Kade Chandler
Oliver Sestan
Judd McVee
Daniel Turner
Kyah Farris-White
Andy Moniz-Wakefield
Ben Brown
Current CoachSimon Goodwin
Experience Rank6th

The fan-favorite and popular AFL team Melbourne is a potential team to reach this year’s top 8 teams. They may end up reaching the finals and winning the title. However, their journey won’t be an easy one as there are more strong teams waiting to eliminate Melbourne.


Total AFL Wins3
Total AFL Finals5
Players List 2023Chayce Jones
Ben Keays
Sam Berry
Lachlan Murphy
Matt Crouch
Jackson Hately
Riley Thilthorpe
Josh Rachele
Rory Sloane
Luke Pedlar
Paul Seedsman
Jordan Dawson
Taylor Walker
Jake Soligo
Brayden Cook
Max Michalanney
Will Hamill
Zak Taylor
Mitch Hinge
Tyler Brown
Izak Rankine
Shane McAdam
Josh Worrell
Ned McHenry
Harry Schoenberg
Luke Nankervis
Nick Murray
Rory Laird
Wayne Milera
Billy Dowling
Darcy Fogarty
Brodie Smith
Elliot Himmelberg
James Borlase
Andrew McPherson
Patrick Parnell
Lachlan Sholl
Tom Doedee
Hugh Bond
Jordon Butts
Tariek Newchurch
Reilly O’Brien
Lachlan Gollant
CoachMatthew Nicks
Experience Rank17th

Adelaide is one of the least experienced teams playing in this year’s AFL season. Coached by Matthew Nicks, it will be fun to see how far Adelaide reaches in the 2023 AFL season.


Total AFL Wins3
Total AFL Finals4
Players List 2023Kai Lohmann
Deven Robertson
Joe Daniher
Callum Ah Chee
Josh Dunkley
Hugh McCluggage
Jarrod Berry
Will Ashcroft
Lachie Neale
Daniel Rich
Lincoln McCarthy
Nakia Cockatoo
Blake Coleman
James Madden
Dayne Zorko
Cam Rayner
Jarryd Lyons
Keidean Coleman
Jack Gunston
Jaxon Prior
Tom Fullarton
Harry Sharp
Charlie Cameron
Marcus Adams
Henry Smith
Conor McKenna
Darcy Gardiner
Jaspa Fletcher
James Tunstill
Eric Hipwood
Harris Andrews
Darcy Fort
Zac Bailey
Shadeau Brain
Ryan Lester
Rhys Mathieson
Brandon Starcevich
Carter Michael
Jack Payne
Darragh Joyce
Noah Answerth
Darcy Wilmot
Kalin Lane
Oscar McInerney
Darryl McDowell-White
Current CoachChris Fagan
Experience Rank3rd

Brisbane may have only won 3 AFL titles and reached only 4 finals, but they did put up some serious fights in their previous AFL seasons. They are one of the strongest obstacles that other teams have to encounter in this year’s season. Moreover, they may end up becoming a part of the 2023 AFL final series.

Port Adelaide

Total AFL Wins1
Total AFL Finals2
Players List 2023Aliir Aliir
Nathan Barkla
Miles Bergman
Travis Boak
Riley Bonner
Jase Burgoyne
Ryan Burton
Zak Butters
Darcy Byrne-Jones
Tom Clurey
Charlie Dixon
Willem Drew
Trent Dumont
Xavier Duursma
Francis Evans
Orazio Fantasia
Kane Farrell
Jeremy Finlayson
Mitch Georgiades
Sam Hayes
Jason Horne-Francis
Dan Houston
Hugh Jackson
Tom Jonas
Lachlan Jones
Ollie Lord
Scott Lycett
Kyle Marshall
Todd Marshall
Tom McCallum
Jed McEntee
Trent McKenzie
Jackson Mead
Jake Pasini
Sam Powell-Pepper
Junior Rioli
Connor Rozee
Thomas Scully
Josh Sinn
Brynn Teakle
Dante Visentini
Dylan Williams
Ollie Wines
Current CoachKen Hinkley
Experience Rank10th

Port Adelaide has 24.4 years of experience which may help them to reach this year’s AFL final series. However, they are less likely to win this year’s AFL title.


Total AFL Wins10
Total AFL Finals20
Players List 2023Rhys Stanley
Zach Tuohy
Brandan Parfitt
Tanner Bruhn
Jeremy Cameron
Toby Conway
Isaac Smith
Jake Kolodjashnij
Max Holmes
Mitch Knevitt
Cooper Whyte
Jack Bowes
Jhye Clark
Jonathon Ceglar
Sam De Koning
Esava Ratugolea
Tyson Stengle
Phoenix Foster
James Willis
Osca Riccardi
Mitch Duncan
Gary Rohan
Jed Bews
Flynn Kroeger
Tom Hawkins
Sam Menegola
Oliver Dempsey
Cameron Guthrie
Tom Atkins
Oscar Murdoch
Gryan Miers
Shannon Neale
Oisin Mullin
Patrick Dangerfield
Oliver Henry
Sam Simpson
Jack Henry
Zach Guthrie
Ted Clohesy
Mark O’Connor
Tom Stewart
Brad Close
Mark Blicavs
Current CoachChris Scott
Experience Rank1st

Geelong is considered one of the strongest and most experienced teams in the Australian Football League. They have won 10 AFL titles and have played 20 AFL final series. Besides, they are under Chris Scott who is one of the best coaches in the League. Therefore, Geelong has a strong chance of winning or at least reaching the finals of the 2023 AFL season.


Total AFL Wins0
Total AFL Finals1
Players List 2023Sam Sturt
Jaeger O’Meara
Caleb Serong
Sean Darcy
Lachie Schultz
Jordan Clark
Nathan Fyfe
Andrew Brayshaw
Luke Jackson
Michael Walters
James Aish
Hugh Davies
Luke Ryan
Nathan Wilson
Ethan Hughes
Will Brodie
Tom Emmett
Josh Corbett
Matthew Taberner
Joel Hamling
Max Knobel
Liam Henry
Jye Amiss
Alex Pearce
Hayden Young
Heath Chapman
Neil Erasmus
Nathan O’Driscoll
Brandon Walker
Michael Frederick
Travis Colyer
Corey Wagner
Josh Treacy
Brennan Cox
Josh Draper
Eric Benning
Sam Switkowski
Karl Worner
Bailey Banfield
Liam Reidy
Sebit Kuek
Matt Johnson
Head CoachJustin Longmuir
Experience Rank15th

Playing only one AFL final series and having less experience puts Freemantle in a difficult position where they may fail even to reach the final series. It will only be there a performance that can help them make history and take the title home. Overall, it seems impossible for Fremantle to win this AFL 2023 season.

GWS Giants

Total AFL Wins0
Total AFL Finals1
Players List 2023Phil Davis
Darcy Jones
Stephen Coniglio
Toby Greene
Aaron Cadman
Lachie Whitfield
Lachie Ash
Callan Ward
Ryan Angwin
Jacob Wehr
Braydon Preuss
Tom Green
Isaac Cumming
Toby Bedford
Sam Taylor
Brent Daniels
Finn Callaghan
Conor Stone
Nick Haynes
James Peatling
Leek Aleer
Josh Kelly
Jesse Hogan
Harry Rowston
Lachlan Keeffe
Jake Riccardi
Harry Himmelberg
Cameron Fleeton
Matthew Flynn
Toby McMullin
Kieren Briggs
Xavier O’Halloran
Josh Fahey
Max Gruzewski
Harry Perryman
Daniel Lloyd
Connor Idun
Adam Kennedy
Nick Madden
Jason Gillbee
Cooper Hamilton
Jack Buckley
Wade Derksen
Callum Brown
Head CoachAdam Kingsley
Experience Rank12th

GW Giants are also among the inferior teams to have all the odds against them. The team still has to gain more experience and needs to play more AFL seasons. However, for this season, they are not the favorite ones to win.

North Melbourne

Total AFL Wins4
Total AFL Finals9
Players List 2023Jack Mahony
Jaidyn Stephenson
Harry Sheezel
Aidan Corr
Curtis Taylor
George Wardlaw
Jack Ziebell
Bailey Scott
Luke Davies-Uniacke
Ben Cunnington
Luke McDonald
Jy Simpkin
Darcy Tucker
Liam Shiels
Daniel Howe
Aiden Bonar
Lachie Young
Hugh Greenwood
Griffin Logue
Nick Larkey
Callum Coleman-Jones
Todd Goldstein
Ben McKay
Tom Powell
Paul Curtis
Tarryn Thomas
Miller Bergman
Kayne Turner
Will Phillips
Charlie Comben
Josh Goater
Jacob Edwards
Brayden George
Jackson Archer
Charlie Lazzaro
Phoenix Spicer
Cooper Harvey
Tristan Xerri
Flynn Perez
Eddie Ford
Blake Drury
Kallan Dawson
Aaron Hall
Cameron Zurhaar
Hamish Free
Head CoachAlastair Clarkson
Experience Rank13th

Although they are not a weak team, they have shown to struggle in their previous AFL seasons. Therefore, they may have less chance of winning this season but it will surely bring more experience to the team and help them crawl the rankings.


Total AFL Wins2
Total AFL Finals4
Players List 2023Ben Ainsworth
Noah Anderson
Jed Anderson
Mac Andrew
Rory Atkins
Charlie Ballard
Thomas Berry
Connor Blakely
Sandy Brock
Connor Budarick
Chris Burgess
Levi Casboult
Mabior Chol
Sam Collins
Charlie Constable
Alex Davies
Sam Day
Brandon Ellis
Jy Farrar
Oskar Faulkhead
Brayden Fiorini
Sam Flanders
Caleb Graham
Elijah Hollands
Nick Holman
Bailey Humphrey
Joel Jeffrey
Lloyd Johnston
Ben King
Sean Lemmens
Ben Long
Jack Lukosius
Darcy Macpherson
Brodie McLaughlin
Touk Miller
Ned Moyle
Hewago Oea
Wil Powell
Malcolm Rosas
Matt Rowell
Alex Sexton
Jeremy Sharp
Jake Stein
David Swallow
James Tsitas
Bodhi Uwland
Lachie Weller
Jarrod Witts
Head CoachKirby Smart
Will Muschamp
Experience Rank2nd

The 2021 AFL season was a successful period for the team as they finished in the final series. Besides, they are one of the strongest teams on the list based on their experience and team members. They are currently the fan favorite to win this season or at least reach the final series of the 2023 AFL season.


Total AFL Wins13
Total AFL Finals25
Players List 2023Liam Baker
Noah Balta
Sam Banks
Jacob Bauer
Shai Bolton
Kaelan Bradtke
Nathan Broad
Tom Brown
Seth Campbell
Judson Clarke
Mate Colina
Trent Cotchin
Noah Cumberland
Thomson Dow
Josh Gibcus
Jack Graham
Steely Green
Dylan Grimes
Jacob Hopper
Tom Lynch
Rhyan Mansell
Dustin Martin
Kamdyn McIntosh
Ben Miller
Toby Nankervis
Bigoa Nyuon
Marlion Pickett
Dion Prestia
Hugo Ralphsmith
Jack Riewoldt
Daniel Rioli
Maurice Rioli
Jack Ross
Samson Ryan
Jayden Short
Kaleb Smith
Ivan Soldo
Tyler Sonsie
Tim Taranto
Robbie Tarrant
Nick Vlastuin
Tylar Young
Head CoachDamien Hardwick
Experience Rank4th

The Richmond Tigers are one of the most powerful teams of this season. They are a fan-favorite team that may win this season by dominating other teams. Moreover, they are also a potential team to give hard times to other teams.

Gold Coast

Total AFL Wins0
Total AFL Finals0
Players List 2023Ben Ainsworth
Noah Anderson
Jed Anderson
Mac Andrew
Rory Atkins
Charlie Ballard
Thomas Berry
Connor Blakely
Sandy Brock
Connor Budarick
Chris Burgess
Levi Casboult
Mabior Chol
Sam Collins
Charlie Constable
Alex Davies
Sam Day
Brandon Ellis
Jy Farrar
Oskar Faulkhead
Brayden Fiorini
Sam Flanders
Caleb Graham
Elijah Hollands
Nick Holman
Bailey Humphrey
Joel Jeffrey
Lloyd Johnston
Ben King
Sean Lemmens
Ben Long
Jack Lukosius
Darcy Macpherson
Brodie McLaughlin
Touk Miller
Ned Moyle
Hewago Oea
Wil Powell
Malcolm Rosas
Matt Rowell
Alex Sexton
Jeremy Sharp
Jake Stein
David Swallow
James Tsitas
Bodhi Uwland
Lachie Weller
Jarrod Witts
Head CoachStuart Dew
Experience Rank7th

Gold Coast is one of the less likely teams to put up a fight in this year’s 2023 AFL season as they have yet to win their first AFL title. Still, it will be fun to watch if the team can make their way to this season’s final series and make history by winning the season.

West Coast

Total AFL Wins4
Total AFL Finals7
Players List 2023Liam Ryan
Jake Waterman
Andrew Gaff
Dom Sheed
Jayden Hunt
Elliot Yeo
Reuben Ginbey
Elijah Hewett
Nic Naitanui
Sam Petrevski-Seton
Tim Kelly
Oscar Allen
Luke Shuey
Liam Duggan
Jamie Cripps
Luke Edwards
Campbell Chesser
Brady Hough
Jeremy McGovern
Jack Petruccelle
Isiah Winder
Alex Witherden
Xavier O’Neill
Shannon Hurn
Zane Trew
Jack Darling
Tom Cole
Luke Foley
Harry Barnett
Jamaine Jones
Bailey Williams
Rhett Bazzo
Jack Williams
Josh Rotham
Connor West
Tom Barrass
Jordyn Baker
Greg Clark
Callum Jamieson
Harry Edwards
Tyrell Dewar
Noah Long
Coby Burgiel
Jai Culley
Head CoachAdam Simpson
Experience Rank9th

West Coast can be amongst the finalists of this year’s AFL season 2023. However, it seems challenging for the team to win as there are teams that may eliminate them the hard way.


Total AFL Wins13
Total AFL Finals19
Players List 2023Harry Morrison
Mitch Lewis
Jai Newcombe
Jarman Impey
James Worpel
James Sicily
Ned Reeves
Sam Frost
Changkuoth Jiath
Karl Amon
Conor Nash
Will Day
Dylan Moore
Jack Scrimshaw
Blake Hardwick
Lachlan Bramble
Lloyd Meek
Max Lynch
Chad Wingard
Cooper Stephens
Luke Breust
Jacob Koschitzke
Denver Grainger-Barras
Josh Ward
Fergus Greene
Ned Long
Cam Mackenzie
Jai Serong
Sam Butler
Connor Macdonald
Finn Maginness
Tyler Brockman
Fionn O’Hara
Josh Morris
James Blanck
Joshua Weddle
Max Ramsden
Emerson Jeka
Seamus Mitchell
Josh Bennetts
Bailey Macdonald
Jack O’Sullivan
CoachSam Mitchell
Experience Rank18th

With the least experience in AFL, Hawthorn still managed to become one of the strongest AFL teams that have won 13 AFL titles and reached 19 AFL finals. The team has the potential to reach this year’s AFL final series.


Why are there so many AFL teams in Melbourne?

The Australian Football League is linked to Melbourne as it was the first place to hold an AFL match in 1858. Ever since, Historical development, cultural significance, population density, strong local competition, and economic factors have played a significant role in developing multiple AFL teams in Melbourne.

What is the Number of Total players in each AFL team?

In the AFL 2023 season, each team must have 22 players active on the field. However, a team may consist of 36 players as its official listing of players and 38 players, including the rookies. However, in every game, there are 18 players limited to the outfield, and the other four as interchange players.

How many AFL teams are there in Australia?

Ever since the first AFL was held in Melbourne in 1896, there have always been 18 teams participating in a 24 weeks-round match.

Is an AFL Field Bigger than a Cricket Ground?

Although both games are played on an oval-shaped field. However, the playing field of an AFL ground is between 135-185 meters in length and 110-155 meters in width, which means it is definitely bigger than a cricket ground.


For the 2023 AFL season, there are a total of 18 teams playing in the Australian Football League. These teams are spread across various cities and states in Australia and are competing against each other during this season which will mostly run from March to September.

Furthermore, It is one of the most popular sports that is trending mostly in Australia. So, if you are a new AFL fan but don’t have the information on team members and AFL rules to enjoy the game with your friends and family, I hope this page has helped you a lot.

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