The Ainslie First Grade team finished in fifth position after the home and away games so missed the finals.
Two Ainslie players, James Kavanagh and Bevan Malloy represented the ACT at the Country Championships in Adelaide.
James Kavanagh, Bevan Malloy and Danny McCarthy were named in the AFL Canberra Team of the Year.
Kieran McRedmond was awarded the AFL Canberra Rising Star Award as the best first year player in the competition.
Reece Langan won the Ainslie Best & Fairest Award for the fourth time, a Club record. Reece also p[layed his 100th game for the Club during the season.
Danny McCarthy was the leading goal kicker for the Club with 68 goals.
The 37 players that played First Grade Games in 2002 were:
James Angel, Malcolm Beattie, Joe Bray, Jesse Brooke, Graeme Budd, Wade Carruthers, Toby Conroy, Paul Craig, Joel Feuerherdt, Joel Forsyth, Dean Gagnon, Glenn Gorman, Jared Gorman, Nathan Greatz, Pat Gribble, Louis Grose, James Kavanagh, Stephen Kent, Andrew Kouvaras, Reece Langan, Ben Leahy, Bevan Malloy, Danny McCarthy, Peter McGrath, Kieran McRedmond, Matthew Paul, Todd Pulford, Brent Rebecca, Justin Searle, Brett Sheehan, Craig Spencer, Ben Thornton, Sam Truesdale, Andrew Wainwright, Anthony Weston, Steve Wright, Paul Yates.
- Coach: Jamie Shanahan
- Ass. Coach: Wayne Kelty
- Manager: John Mohrwinkel
In 2002 the Club celebrated its 75th anniversary being part of the local Canberra Australian Rules competition since 1927. A Wall of Fame was unveiled at the southern end of Ainslie Oval to recognise the history of the Club.