Pat Gribble was appointed the Coach of Ainslie. Pat had experience coaching teams in the Riverina area.
Ainslie First Grade played Tuggeranong in the First Semi-Final.
- Final score: Ainslie 8.12-60 def by Tuggeranong 17.8-110
- Goal kickers for Ainslie: G Gorman 3, G Zochling 1, B Thornton 1, P Gribble 1, J Read 1, P Gambale 1
- Best: B Thornton, P Gribble, R Taylor, B Rebecca, A Kouvaras
Members of the ACT Representative team that played in the Australian Country Championships in Wagga were Pat Gribble, Todd Pulford, Mal Beattie and Richard Taylor.
Leading goalkicker for the Club in 2000 was Gerard Zochling with 24 goals.
The 38 Players who played First Grade were:
Malcolm Beattie, Jesse Brook, Jason Burgess, Glenn Chapman, Mark Deane, John Dickie, Aldo Dipetta, Dean Gagnon, Paul Gambale, Steve Glowrey, Glenn Gorman, Brent Green, Pat Gribble, Stephen Kent, Andrew Kouvaras, Nathan McDonald, Dean McGee, Craig McGough, Barry McLachlan, Anthony Pavey, Luke Pavey, Vincent Proud, Todd Pulford, John Read, Brent Rebecca, Paul Salter, Marcus Sheridan, Chris Smith, Evan Smith, Ryan Storey, Richard Taylor, Ben Thornton, Sam Truesdale, Andrew Wainwright, Peter Wallensky, Justin Wood, Gerard Zochling, Brian Zutt.
- Captain/Coach: Pat Gribble
- Ass. Coach: Aldo Dipetta
- Manager: John Smith