The Kentwell Cup is the major trophy for the New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union (NSWSRU), colloquially known as the "Subbies" competition. It is awarded to the first grade premiers of the first division competition.
The Kentwell Cup was originally presented by W.H. Kentwell, president of the Mosman Rugby Club in 1923 and is still presented to the first grade premiers in first division. The first winners of the Kentwell Cup out of a field of eight was Mosman.
Teams that have played in the competition include those linked by geographical location, such as Drummoyne DRFC, Lane Cove RUFC, and Petersham RUFC; some are linked by connections to schools, such as Old Ignatians, Newington Old Boys (NOBs), St Patrick's Rugby Club and Knox Old Boys; while others have been linked by occupation, like Fire Brigades, Royal Australian Artillery, CBC Bank and Bondi Life Savers.
List of Kentwell Cup Premiers since 1923:
|2021||Season cancelled |
|2013||St Patrick's & Balmain[a]|
|2009||Knox Old Boys|
|2005||Knox Old Boys|
|1991||Waverley & Matraville[b]|
|1969||Newington Old Boys|
|1939||Bondi Savers & Artillery[c]|
|1928||Manly Life Savers|
|1924||Manly Life Savers|
- 2013 joint winners Balmain and St Patrick's.
- 1991 joint winners Matraville and Waverley.
- 1939 joint winners Bondi Savers & Royal Australian Artillery
- Jack Pollard, Australian Rugby Union the Game and the Players, Angus & Robertson, 1984.
- "Premiers – Kentwell Cup". NSW Suburban Rugby. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
- "2021 Season Cancelled". NSWSRU. 16 August 2021. Archived from the original on 20 November 2021.