The 2016 National Football League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Football League, was the 85th staging of the National Football League (NFL), an annual Gaelic football tournament for the Gaelic Athletic Association county teams. Thirty-one Gaelic football county teams from the island of Ireland, plus London, competed. Kilkenny did not participate.
Setanta and TG4 provided live coverage of the league on Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons respectively. RTÉ Two broadcast a highlights programme "League Sunday" on Sunday evenings.