There were seven teams in the Canberra League in 1969, Acton, Ainslie, ANU, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan and Turner.
In the First Semi-Final Ainslie came from behind to defeat ANU.
- Final score: Ainslie 11.15-81 def ANU 9.14-68
- Goal kickers for Ainslie: Gibbons 3, R Smith 2, I Black 2, P Johnson 2, Robinson 1, White 1
- Best: R Smith, P Johnson, Gibbons, Ryan, Searle, Stubbs, Laird
Ainslie were defeated in the Preliminary Final by Manuka.
- Final score: Ainslie 7.10-52 def by Manuka 11.15-81
- Goal kickers for Ainslie: Searle 3, R Smith 2, Gibbons 1, I Black 1
- Best: Gibbons, R Smith, B Johnston, Laird, Johnson, Brian Read
The Ainslie Preliminary Final team was:
- Backs: Laurie Cronin, John Stubbs, Charles Smith
- Half backs: Doug Laird, Alan Bloomfield, Phillip Harris
- Centres: Barry Kershaw, Ralph Rendell Brian Read
- Half forwards: Bernie Ryan, Robert Smith, Ian Black
- Forwards: Graeme Cox, Peter Searle, Bruce Johnston
- Rucks: Peter Johnson, Ron Robinson, Michael Gibbons
- 19th: David Ryder 20th: Graham Read
Manuka defeated Eastlake in the Grand Final, 11.13-79 to 9.5-59, to win their third successive Premiership.
Ainslie won the Club Championship, the L J Hooker Shield.