Victorian Women's Football League

The Victorian Women's Football League (VWFL) was the oldest and largest Australian rules football league for women in the world, consisting of 47 clubs from Victoria, Australia, across seven divisions and a total of over 1,000 players.[1]

Victorian Women's Football League
Most recent season or competition:
2016 VWFL season
SportWomen's Australian rules football
Inaugural season1981
Replaced byVFL Women's
No. of teams31
CountryAustralia
HeadquartersMelbourne, Australia
Most recent
champion(s)
Deer Park Lions (2016)
Most titlesScorpions (11)
TV partner(s)C31
Official websiteVictorian Women's Football League
The rucks reach for the ball after the umpire (in orange) has balled it up. Taken at the 2005 VWFL Division 1 Grand Final - Melbourne University MUGARS (black and blue) def. Darebin Falcons.
Melbourne University player jostles for best position in a marking contest.
Darebin Falcons Player is wrapped up in a gang tackle by two Melbourne University opponents in the 2006 WVFL senior women's Grand Final. The field umpire (in orange) is about to signal "holding the ball" to penalise Darebin and award Melbourne University a free kick.

The VWFL complied with the laws of Australian football. The official ball, a Sherrin, used by the VWFL, was a custom-made size 4.5 ball.


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