The First Grade Competition consisted of 6 teams, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan, RMC and Turner.
New players to Ainslie included Alan Ray, John Zuraczek, Laurie Smith, Bill Love and Barry McCabe.
Ainslie finished in fifth position with 6 wins and 9 losses, three games out of the top four.
The Ainslie First Grade team for the last round of the Home and Away Season was:
- T Moore
- K Moore
Leading goal kickers for Ainslie were Smith 26, Zuraczek 26 and Backen 23.
Barry McCabe, the Ainslie centreman, won the Mulrooney Medal in a tie with Eastlake’s Ern Hurtig.