National Football League of Australia retro footy tees


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National Football League of Australia retro footy tees

Before the AFL there was the National Football League of Australia (originally known as the Australian National Football Council), Aussie rules’ national governing body that was formed in 1906. The NFL was responsible for the game’s development across all states and territories. In the mid 70s it ran a national ‘night series’ competition, with teams representing the VFL, VFA, WAFL, SANFL, Tasmania, Queensland, NSW and the ACT. This tournament was eventually squeezed out by the VFL which launched the rival Australian Football Championships. As the VFL grew into the AFL responsibility for the national game became increasingly Melbourne-centric. In 1995 the NFL (then known as the National Australian Football Council) ceased to be. This retro footy tee remembers the pioneering role of the NFL, because a national game should be truly national.

Please note: Because our tees are printed locally in small batches our stock is limited. If you’ve missed out please email us and we’ll see if we can get some more.

About our retro footy shirts

Our fine-knit footy tees look great on both men and women. Please check with our t shirt sizing chart to ensure the best fit.

• Designed by local artists
• Pure 100% fine knit cotton
• Comfortable fashion-fit unisex t-shirt


We mail domestic orders via local couriers and Australia Post. Delivery to metro areas usually takes 1-3 days once the item has been sent. This is a general guide and delivery times can vary.

We’ll endeavour to pack and send orders as soon as possible. Because we’re small it sometimes takes us a little extra when we receive a high number of orders. If you have a special occasion that requires speedy delivery please let us know in the ‘notes’ section in checkout, or better still send us an email. We’d love to hear from you.

We’re lovers of retro footy culture who make footy tees inspired by Australian rules football’s glory days. Because we’re 100% independent our retro footy gear is not officially licensed by the Australian Football League, SANFL, WAFL, AFL teams, SANFL teams, WAFL teams or any other official AFL bodies. To buy official AFL merchandise, AFL clothing and other AFL footy fan gear please visit Shop AFL here.



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