There were six teams in the Canberra League in 1965, Acton, Ainslie, ANU, Eastlake, Manuka and Queanbeyan.
The Ainslie First Grade Team finished in fourth position at the end of the home and away games.
Ainslie played Acton in the First Semi-Final and were defeated by 11 points.
- Final score: Ainslie 11.12-78 def by Acton 12.17-89
- Goal Kickers for Ainslie: Hackett 2, Heales 2, Hassett 2, Edwards 1, Moore 1, Durkin 1, Slossof 1, Neeson 1
- Best: Kershaw, Edwards, Heales, McLachlan, Gardiner, Hassett, Stankivicious
Eastlake won the First Grade Grand Final defeating Manuka 20.16-136 to 8.15-63.