Ainslie Second Grade played in the AFL Canberra Division 1 Competition. There were seven teams in this competition, ADFA, Ainslie, ANU, Belconnen, Eastlake, Queanbeyan and Tuggeranong.
Ainslie finished in second place after the home and away games with 15 wins and 3 losses.
Ainslie played top side Queanbeyan in the Second Semi-Final and were defeated by 12 points.
- Final score: Ainslie 10.3-63 def by Queanbeyan 10.15-75
- Goal Kickers for Ainslie: Mitch Ward 3, B. Hackett 2, T. Nunn 2, T. Powell 2, A. Birch
- Best : D. Love, M. Renet, J. Whatman, R. Haupt, T. Powell, Mark Ward
In the Preliminary Final Ainslie defeated Eastlake by 12 points to set up a rematch with Queanbeyan in the Grand Final.
- Final score: Ainslie 8.20-68 def Eastlake 8.8-56
- Goal Kickers for Ainslie: B. Hackett 2, M. Lawless 2, A. Grozinger 2, M. Sheldon , T. Powell
- Best: D. Love, M. Sheldon, C. Haining, D. Bloomfield, T. Powell, B. Hackett
The Grand Final was played at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval with Ainslie playing Queanbeyan. Queanbeyan ran out winners by 3 goals leaving Ainslie as Runners up.
- Final score: Ainslie 7.7-49 def by Queanbeyan 10.7-67
- Goal Kickers for Ainslie: A Birch 1, A Grozinger 1, B Hackett 1, R Haupt 1, L O’Neill 1, M Renet 1, J Whatman 1
- Best: D Love, B Hackett, C Haining, T Powell, J Whatman, D Tow
The Ainslie Second Grade team that played in the Grand Final was:
Alex Birch, Djali Bloomfield, Tim Donnellan, Alex Grozinger, Ben Hackett, Colin Haining, Reuben Haupt, Michael Lawless, David Love, Angus Nolan, Tyson Nunn, Lucas O’Neill, Hugh Phillips, Tom Powell, Blake Renet, Matt Renet, Brady Scholes, Matthew Sheldon, David Tow, Mark Ward, Mitch Ward, Jake Whatman.
Seven Ainslie Second Grade players were selected to Represent the ACT in the game against Sydney AFL.
They were Chris Barrie, Djali Bllomfield, Steve Boden, James Eastoe, Angus Nolan, Lucas O’Neill and Blake Renet.
- Coach: Paul Neiberding
- Manager: Bill Matthews