Canterbury Cup NSW
The Canterbury Cup NSW is a rugby league competition for clubs in New South Wales previously known as the Intrust Super Premiership, NSW New South Wales Cup, and NSWRL Premier League. It has a history dating back to the NSWRFL's origins in 1908, starting off as a reserve grade competition. It is now the premier open age competition in the state. The New South Wales Cup, along with the Queensland Cup, acts as a feeder competition to the National Rugby League premiership.
|Current season, competition or edition:|
2019 Canterbury Cup NSW
|Formerly||Reserve Grade, Presidents Cup, NSWRL First Division, NSWRL Premier League and the NSW Cup|
|Director||Nick Politis, Deborah Healey|
|President||Dr George Peponis OAM|
|No. of teams||12|
|Countries||Australia, New Zealand|
|Newtown Jets (8th title)|
|Most titles||South Sydney Rabbitohs (20 titles)|
|TV partner(s)||Fox League Nine Network|
|Sponsor(s)||Canterbury of New Zealand|
|NRL State Championship|
Intrust Super Cup
National Rugby League
|Official website||Official Website|
It is contested by reserve squads of NSW-based NRL teams and also includes sides representing teams that once competed at the first grade level in the NSWRL Premiership but do not field teams in the NRL competition. The North Sydney Bears are the only team to have competed in every season of the competition since 1908.
New South Wales Cup teams for 2020 seasonEdit
*: The season the team joined competition in its current form and consecutive tenure.
- Enfield (1908-1908)
- Belmore (1910-1910)
- Banksia (1911-1911)
- Waverley (1911-1912)
- South Sydney Federals (1910-1912)
- Western Sydney (1912-1913)
- Mosman (1910-1914)
- Redfern (1911-1914)
- Grosvenor (1911-1915)
- Marrickville (1911-1915)
- Sydney (1908-1916)
- Randwick (1915-1916)
- Surry Hills (1912, 1915-1916)
- Annandale (1910-1920)
- Glebe (1908–1929)
- Sydney University (1920–1937)
- Brisbane Broncos (1988-1996†)
- Perth Reds (1992–1996)
- South Queensland Crushers (1995–1997)
- Adelaide Rams (1997-1998†)
- Auckland Warriors (1995-1998†) (Returned to the competition in 2014 as New Zealand Warriors)
- Gold Coast Chargers (1988–1998)
- Illawarra Steelers (1982–2000)
- St George Dragons (1921–2000)
- North Queensland Cowboys (1992-2001†)
- Sydney Roosters (1908–2005)
- St Marys-Penrith Cougars (Penrith Panthers feeder, joint venture with St Marys Saints: 2003–2005)
- Penrith Pumas (Penrith Panthers feeder: 2007)
- South Sydney Rabbitohs (1908–2006) (Returned to the competition in 2019)
- Canberra Raiders (1982-2007†)
- Parramatta Eels (1947–2007) (Returned to the competition in 2020)
- Central Coast Bears (2000-2002) (Returned to North Sydney after the failure of the Northern Eagles joint-venture)
- St. George Illawarra Dragons (2001–2007) (returned to the competition in 2018)
- Central Newcastle Rebels (Newcastle Knights feeder, joint venture with Central Charlestown Butcher Boys: 2008)
- Central Coast Storm (Melbourne Storm feeder: 2008–2009)
- Bankstown City Bulls (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs feeder, joint venture with Sydney Bulls: 2009)
- Cronulla-Sutherland Cobras (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks feeder: 2008)
- Melbourne Storm (2010)
- Central Coast Centurions (Newcastle Knights feeder: 2010-2011)
- Balmain Tigers (Standalone: 1908-1999, Wests Tigers feeder: 2000-2004)
- Balmain Ryde Eastwood Tigers (Wests Tigers feeder, joint venture with Ryde-Eastwood Hawks: 2005-2012)
- Wests Magpies (Standalone: 1908-1999, Wests Tigers feeder: 2000-2012)
- Auckland Vulcans (New Zealand Warriors feeder: 2008-2013)
- Windsor Wolves (Penrith Panthers feeder: 2008-2013)
- Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (1947-2008, 2011-2016)
- Wyong Roos (Sydney Roosters feeder, 2013-2018)
- Wentworthville Magpies (Parramatta Eels feeder, 2008-2019)
† The club also competed in the second grade/reserve grade of the 1997 Super League competition.
The New South Wales Cup, run by the NSWRL, has been known by a variety of names and operated in several different ways since the inception of the NSWRL Premiership in 1908. Between 1908 and 1996, the competition was known as Reserve Grade and was competed for almost exclusively by reserve squads of each of the NSWRL Premiership Clubs, competing with that Club's name and colours. With the advent of the Super League war, and the resultant split competition in 1997, the NSWRL reconfigured the competition as the Presidents Cup. From 2002 until 2007, the competition was known as the NSWRL Premier League until it was reorganised into its present form as the New South Wales Cup in 2008.
With the competitions having merged back together, and with six NSWRL Premiership clubs having merged into three new NRL clubs (St. George Dragons and Illawarra Steelers; Norths Bears and Manly Sea Eagles; Balmain Tigers and Wests Magpies) the competition became known as the First Division and included these sides competing under their original name and colours.
The inclusion of these non-NRL clubs (along with the return of the Newtown Jets in 2000) in the competition signalled a move away from the 'reserve squad' competition it had become and became increasingly differentiated from the NRL competition with games played at non-NRL venues such as North Sydney Oval, Marrickville's Henson Park and Western Weekender Stadium at St Marys.
Another trend that began during this period was the phenomenon of NRL clubs 'out-sourcing' competing teams, with several NRL clubs choosing not to field sides in this competition and rather field either merged entities (as in the St Marys Penrith Cougars and Balmain Ryde Eastwood Tigers, both formed with NSWRL Jim Beam Cup sides) or form agreements with another club to take their place in the competition, those players being eligible for NRL selection, such as the agreement between Newtown Jets and Sydney Roosters for the 2006 season.
In 2008 and 2009, Jersey Flegg Cup club Central Coast Storm fielded a team in the competition. The team was based on the NSW Central Coast but acted as a feeder club to the Melbourne Storm. In addition the Panthers were replaced by the Windsor Wolves and the Sharks were replaced by the Cronulla-Sutherland Cobras. The Canberra Raiders withdrew from the competition on 1 August 2007. The Newcastle Knights also announced a joint venture with the Central Charlestown. The team used the original Central Newcastle Rebels Name. The Parramatta Eels also formed a joint-venture with the Wentworthville Magpies to act as their Feeder Club in the competition from 2008 onwards. The Saints decided to no longer run a Reserve Grade Side, but would use the St George District Rugby League & the Illawarra District Rugby League competitions instead as their Feeder Team/s.
Two new teams have been added to the competition. These two new teams will have both previously played in the Jim Beam Cup. The Shellharbour City Dragons, previously known as the Shellharbour Marlins, will be the St George-Illawarra Dragons feeder side. The Bankstown Bulls, who were known as the Sydney Bulls, will act as the Canterbury Bulldogs feeder side. Bankstown will still field a team in the Jim Beam Cup. The Manly Sea Eagles have withdrawn from the competition and will have a feeder team in the Queensland Cup. Newcastle had also withdrawn from the competition, discontinuing the link with the Central Newcastle Rebels.
Season 2012 saw the return of feeder clubs for NRL teams St George Illawarra and Canberra. The Illawarra Steelers, in partnership with Illawarra Coal and the Illawarra Leagues Club re-entered a team into the league, the Illawarra Cutters. They previously acted as a feeder club to the Dragons. A Mounties Rugby League Club also entered the NSW Cup this season and is the Raiders' feeder club.
The 2013 season will see Wyong Roos entering a team in the NSWCUP for the first time. It will not be a feeder team to any NRL team. 2013 was also the first time in Rugby League history that teams with the names Western Suburbs and Balmain will not field a team in the cup, they played as the Wests Tigers. There is a current state of ambiguity surrounding this joint venture, and it is suggested that both Wests and Balmain will return as two separate clubs once financial requirements are met.
In 2014 the Auckland Vulcans were replaced by a side from the New Zealand Warriors. The Penrith Panthers will also be returning to the competition in 2014, replacing Windsor, who remain in the Ron Massey Cup.
2016 Launch of the Intrust Super PremiershipEdit
On 29 January 2016 it was announced that Intrust Super had secured naming rights for the competition for a three-year agreement The name would have been decided not to be confused with the Queensland-based competition the Intrust Super Cup.
On 5 July 2016, it was announced that starting the following season, the Blacktown Workers will become the feeder club for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in a joint-venture agreement. The Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles made their NSW Cup debut in Round 1 of the 2017 Season with a defeat to the Newtown Jets, before finishing 10th in the regular season and subsequently missing a post-season berth.
In September, Intrust Super extended their naming rights partnership with the New South Wales State Cup through to the end of the 2018 season.
On 27 October 2017, it was announced that Illawarra would be replaced by The St George Illawarra Dragons for The 2018 Intrust Super Premiership NSW season as part of a restructure in the competition.
In late November, 2017 it was announced that as part of a re-brand, the Western Suburbs Magpies will enter the competition from the following season acting as a feeder club to the Wests Tigers, who had previously competed under their own brand.
2019 Consolidation and Feeder ChangesEdit
On 2 March 2018, it was reported that the board of the Wyong Roos, feeder to Sydney Roosters since 2014, voted to cut all ties with the club at end of the 2018 season. As a result, the Wyong Roos did not take part in the 2019 Intrust Super Premiership. On 5 September 2018, it was announced that the North Sydney Bears would assume the status as the official feeder club to the Roosters NRL side until at least the end of the 2023 season, with Jason Taylor, a former North Sydney player and assistant coach to the Roosters, appointed head coach. Taylor, after leading the Bears to a third-place finish at the end of the regular season, was announced to have signed a two-year extension on November 5, 2019.
On 7 March 2019, it was announced that apparel company Canterbury of New Zealand won the rights to be the new naming partner of the NSW Cup competition which was renamed the Canterbury Cup NSW. The deal was announced to run to the end of the 2024 season. The NSWRL also announced that the new Western Sydney Stadium would host the grand final in each of those seasons under the deal.
On 10 October 2018, it was reported that the Parramatta Eels would field a team in the Intrust Super Premiership starting 2020, thus ending their relationship with the Wentworthville Magpies at this time. It was announced that former Wyong Roos coach, Rip Taylor, would coach the Magpies in their final season.
Broadcast & MediaEdit
SWR Triple 9 FM broadcast two games a month during the season plus some finals matches.
Fox League show Live coverage of one to two games per round. From 2018, the Nine Network will broadcast one Sunday afternoon match each week LIVE at 1pm. All of the Intrust Super Premiership finals series are on Nine Network and Fox Sports.
The NSWRL website upload highlights of every game of the NSW Cup. It also gives half time and full-time scores of the other games.
Participating clubs by seasonEdit
Reserve Grade/Presidents Cup/First Division Premiers (1908 - 2002)Edit
|Year||Premiers||Score||Runners-Up||Decider||Report||Winning Captain(s)||Winning Coach||Referee|
|1908||Eastern Suburbs||South Sydney Rabbitohs||No|
|1909||Eastern Suburbs||11-7||Glebe Dirty Reds||Final||TSS||W.P. Finegan|
|1910||Eastern Suburbs||5-2||Newtown Jets||Final||EN||L. Kearney|
|1911||Eastern Suburbs||12-0||Glebe Dirty Reds||Final||ST||A. Ballerum|
|1912||Glebe Dirty Reds||30-0||Redfern United||Final||SMH||A. Finegan|
|1913||South Sydney Rabbitohs||10-3||Grosvenor||Final||Sun||T. McMahon|
|1914||South Sydney Rabbitohs||6-5||Eastern Suburbs||Final||Sun||J. Buchanan|
|1915||Balmain Tigers||9-3||Glebe Dirty Reds||Final||Sun|
|1916||Balmain Tigers||6-4||Eastern Suburbs||Final||Sun|
|1917||South Sydney Rabbitohs||Balmain Tigers||No|
|1918||Glebe Dirty Reds||South Sydney Rabbitohs||No|
|1919||Glebe Dirty Reds||Western Suburbs Magpies||No|
|1920||Glebe Dirty Reds||South Sydney Rabbitohs||No||SMH|
|1921||Glebe Dirty Reds||North Sydney Bears||No|
|1922||Newtown Jets||10-2||Glebe Dirty Reds||Final||Sun||E. Gallagher||W. Neill|
|1923||South Sydney Rabbitohs||13-6||Balmain Tigers||Final||SMH||A. Thornton|
|1924||South Sydney Rabbitohs||Western Suburbs Magpies||No|
|1925||South Sydney Rabbitohs||14-2||Balmain Tigers||Final||TR||E. Kerr|
|1926||South Sydney Rabbitohs||25-13||North Sydney Bears||Final||Sun||L. Dolan|
|1927||South Sydney Rabbitohs||16-5||St. George Dragons||Final||SGC||James Breen||Lal Deane|
|1928||Balmain Tigers||7-5||Eastern Suburbs||Final||Sun||Arthur Tennant||B. Wales|
|1929||South Sydney Rabbitohs||26-3||Western Suburbs Magpies||Final||Sun||Tom Craigie||W. Fry|
|1930||Balmain Tigers||5-0||South Sydney Rabbitohs||GF||Truth||S. Lever||W. Fry|
|1931||South Sydney Rabbitohs||24-5||St. George Dragons||Final||Sun||W. Neill|
|1932||South Sydney Rabbitohs||5-2||Newtown Jets||GF||Sun||Jackie Jones||W. Fry|
|1933||Balmain Tigers||15-12||South Sydney Rabbitohs||GF||Sun||George Frankland||W. Fry|
|1934||South Sydney Rabbitohs||13-10||Balmain Tigers||GF||Sun||Jim Tait||J. Murphy|
|1935||Eastern Suburbs||16-2||Balmain Tigers||GF||Sun||T. McMahon|
|1936||Western Suburbs Magpies||15-5||North Sydney Bears||Final||Truth||Jim Parsons||Jerry Brien||T. McMahon|
|1937||Eastern Suburbs||Newtown Jets||No|
|1938||St. George Dragons||9-4||Balmain Tigers||GF||Sun||Jack Kenyon||A. Davis|
|1939||Canterbury-Bankstown||13-0||North Sydney Bears||GF||Sun||Jim Duncombe||J. McGaulay|
|1940||North Sydney Bears||10-5||St. George Dragons||GF||SGC||Jack O'Brien|
|1941||Balmain Tigers||13-4||St. George Dragons||GF||Sun||John Rees||P. Lee|
|1942||North Sydney Bears||15-5||St. George Dragons||GF||Sun||Aub Oxford|
|1943||South Sydney Rabbitohs||15-9||Balmain Tigers||GF||Sun||George Kilham||G. Bishop|
|1944||Balmain Tigers||11-9||North Sydney Bears||Final||Sun||(Jack Danzey Snr)||Jack O'Brien|
|1945||South Sydney Rabbitohs||11-7||Canterbury-Bankstown||GF||Sun||Ken Brogan||Aub Oxford|
|1946||Balmain Tigers||8-5||Eastern Suburbs||GF||Sun||Gil Bo||XJack O'Brien|
|1947||Newtown Jets||6-2||Balmain Tigers||GF||Sun||Fred Fayers||Keith Ellis||L. Williams|
|1948||Newtown Jets||7-4||Western Suburbs Magpies||GF||Sun||Keith Ellis||Col Pearce|
|1949||Eastern Suburbs||30-7||Newtown Jets||GF||DT||Jim Hunt||Aub Oxford|
|1950||Balmain Tigers||10-6||St. George Dragons||Final||DT||George Williams||G. Bishop|
|1951||Newtown Jets||10-6||St. George Dragons||GF||SMH||George Debnam||Aub Oxford|
|1952||South Sydney Rabbitohs||19-0||Canterbury-Bankstown||GF||Sun||Ray Mason||Jack O'Brien|
|1953||South Sydney Rabbitohs||17-11||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||Sun||Norm Nilson||Aub Oxford|
|1954||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||9-4||South Sydney Rabbitohs||GF||SH||Darcy Lawler|
|1955||North Sydney Bears||9-2||St. George Dragons||GF||Robert Gorman||Jack O'Brien|
|1956||South Sydney Rabbitohs||10-6||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||Ray Mason||Col Pearce|
|1957||Balmain Tigers||16-7||North Sydney Bears||GF||Ron Clifford||Col Pearce|
|1958||Balmain Tigers||20-10||St. George Dragons||GF||Ron Proudfoot||Col Pearce|
|1959||North Sydney Bears||19-10||St. George Dragons||GF||Robert Sullivan||Robert Sullivan||Col Pearce|
|1960||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||17-6||Balmain Tigers||GF||Robert Lenon||Neville Pierce||Col Pearce|
|1961||Western Suburbs Magpies||9-3||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||Roger Buttenshaw||Dudley Beger||Darcy Lawler|
|1962||St. George Dragons||19-0||Western Suburbs Magpies||GF||Peter Armstrong||Sid Ryan||Arthur Neville|
|1963||St. George Dragons||5-4||South Sydney Rabbitohs||GF||Peter Armstrong||Sid Ryan||Col Pearce|
|1964||St. George Dragons||7-2||South Sydney Rabbitohs||GF||Johnny Riley||Sid Ryan||F. Erickson|
|1965||Balmain Tigers||9-7||St. George Dragons||GF||Jack Danzey||Leo Nosworthy||J. Harris|
|1966||South Sydney Rabbitohs||12-4||Balmain Tigers||GF||Colin Dunn||"Chick" Cowie||J. Bradley|
|1967||Balmain Tigers||11-7||South Sydney Rabbitohs||GF||Robert Boland||Leo Nosworthy||Laurie Bruyeres|
|1968||South Sydney Rabbitohs||17-7||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||Dennis Lee||Fred Nelson||Les Samuelson|
|1969||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||10-6||Balmain Tigers||GF||George McTaggart||Ron Willey||Keith Holman|
|1970||Newtown Jets||6-0||Eastern Suburbs||GF||Robert Green||Clarrie Jeffreys||Keith Holman|
|1971||Canterbury-Bankstown||11-5||St. George Dragons||GF||Barry Phillis||Malcolm Clift||Keith Page|
|1972||Canterbury-Bankstown||14-3||St. George Dragons||GF||Barry Phillis||Malcolm Clift||Laurie Bruyeres|
|1973||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||22-14||St. George Dragons||GF||Max Krilich||Frank Stanton||Laurie Bruyeres|
|1974||Newtown Jets||6-5||Eastern Suburbs||GF||Des O'Connor||Charlie Renilson||Keith Page|
|1975||Parramatta Eels||21-13||Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks||GF||John Baker||Terry Fearnley||Keith Page|
|1976||St. George Dragons||17-12||Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks||GF||Billy Smith||Peter Dickerson||Greg Hartley|
|1977||Parramatta Eels||11-9||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||Graham Murray||Len Stacker||Jack Danzey|
|1978||Balmain Tigers||10-5||St. George Dragons||GF||William Hillard||Dennis Tutty||Jack Danzey|
|1979||Parramatta Eels||22-2||Canterbury-Bankstown||GF||John Kolc||Mick Alchin||Jack Danzey|
|1980||Canterbury-Bankstown||18-16||Parramatta Eels||GF||Mal Creavey||Geoff Connell||Jack Danzey|
|1981||Western Suburbs Magpies||19-2||Parramatta Eels||GF||CT||Ian Schubert||Laurie Freier|
|1982||Balmain Tigers||17-12||Eastern Suburbs||GF||CT||Bill Hilliard||Laurie Freier|
|1983||South Sydney Rabbitohs||12-6||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||CT||Nathan Gibbs||Wally Watsford||B. Barnes|
|1984||Balmain Tigers||10-8||St. George Dragons||GF||Mike Marketo||Peter Duffy||C. Ward|
|1985||St. George Dragons||22-16||Canberra Raiders||GF||CT||George Moroko||John Bailey||Mick Stone|
|1986||Eastern Suburbs||10-2||Parramatta Eels||GF||Dave Brown||Jim Morgan||Kevin Roberts|
|1987||Penrith Panthers||11-0||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||GF||Craig Izzard||Graham Murray||Greg McCallum|
|1988||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||22-2||Eastern Suburbs||GF||Peter Cullum||Alan Thompson||Graham Annesley|
|1989||North Sydney Bears||11-6||Parramatta Eels||GF||CT||Gary Maguire||Steve Martin||Mick Stone|
|1990||Brisbane Broncos||14-6||Canberra Raiders||GF||CT||Ray Herring||Bill Gardner||Greg McCallum|
|1991||North Sydney Bears||12-6||Canberra Raiders||GF||CT||Gary Smith||Peter Louis||Eddie Ward|
|1992||North Sydney Bears||28-14||Balmain Tigers||GF||CT||Gary Smith||Peter Louis||Graham Annesley|
|1993||North Sydney Bears||5-4||Newcastle Knights||GF||CT||Alan Wilson||Peter Mulholland||Bill Harrigan|
|1994||Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks||14-4||Newcastle Knights||GF||Alan Wilson||John Dykes||Bill Harrigan|
|1995||Newcastle Knights||20-10||Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks||GF||Tim Maddison||Peter Sharp||David Manson|
|1996||Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks||14-12||Auckland Vulcans||GF||Kurt Wrigley||Stuart Raper||Kelvin Jeffs|
|19971||Parramatta Eels||26-16||Balmain Tigers||GF||Darren Pettet||Peter Sharp||Kelvin Jeffs|
|1998||Canterbury-Bankstown||26-22||Parramatta Eels||GF||Simon Gillies||Terry Lamb||M. Oaten|
|1999||Parramatta Eels||44-4||Balmain Tigers||GF||Jason Bell||Daniel Anderson||Kelvin Jeffs|
|2000||Canterbury-Bankstown||30-26||Penrith Panthers||GF||Adam Peek||Terry Lamb||Tony Archer|
|2001||St George Illawarra Dragons||34-10||Parramatta Eels||GF||Andrew Bobbin & Justin Smith||Brian Johnson||Rod Lawrence|
|2002||Canterbury-Bankstown||24-22||St George Illawarra Dragons||GF||Steven Hughes||Kevin Moore||Tony Archer|
NSWRL Premier League Premiers (2003 - 2007)Edit
|Year||Premiers||Score||Runners-Up||Decider||Report||Winning Captain(s)||Winning Coach||Referee|
|2003||Canberra Raiders||31-6||St Marys-Penrith Cougars||GF||Jace Van Duk||Wayne Collins||Tony Archer|
|2004||Sydney Roosters||30-8||St George Illawarra Dragons||GF||Grant Rovelli||Ivan Cleary||Gavin Badger|
|2005||Parramatta Eels||31-12||Sydney Roosters||GF||Henry Perenara & Luke O'Dwyer||Jason Taylor||Ben Cummins|
|2006||Parramatta Eels||20-19||Newtown Jets||GF||Henry Perenara||Craig Culnane||Shayne Hayne|
|2007||Parramatta Eels||20-15||North Sydney Bears||GF||Rip Taylor||Jared Maxwell|
New South Wales Cup (2008-Present)Edit
|Year||Premiers||Score||Runners-Up||Decider||Report||Winning Captain(s)||Winning Coach||Referee|
|2008||Wentworthville Magpies||12-8||Newtown Jets||GF||James Maloney||Rip Taylor||Gerry Sutton|
|2009||Bankstown City Bulls||32-0||Balmain Ryde-Eastwood||GF||Danny Williams||Terry Lamb||Adam Gee|
|2010||Canterbury-Bankstown||24-12||Windsor Wolves||GF||Trent Cutler||Justin Holbrook||David Munro|
|2011||Canterbury-Bankstown||30-28||Auckland Vulcans||GF||Trent Cutler||Justin Holbrook||David Munro|
|2012||Newtown Jets||22-18||Balmain Ryde-Eastwood||GF||Daniel Mortimer||Greg Matterson||Matt Noyen|
|2013||Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks||36-8||Windsor Wolves||GF||Chad Townsend||Tony Herman||Zbigniew Przekiasa-Adamski|
|2014||Penrith Panthers||48-12||Newcastle Knights||GF||Kevin Kingston||Garth Brennan||Liam Nicholls|
|2015||Newcastle Knights||20-10||Wyong Roos||GF||Clint Newton||Matt Lantry||Liam Nicholls|
|2016||Illawarra Cutters||21-10||Mount Pritchard Mounties||GF||Tyrone McCarthy||Jason Demetriou||Jon Stone|
|2017||Penrith Panthers||22-6||Wyong Roos||GF||Darren Nicholls||Garth Brennan||Chris Trenemen|
|2018||Canterbury-Bankstown||18-12||Newtown Jets||GF||Rhyse Martin||Steve Georgalis|
|2019||Newtown Jets||20-15||Wentworthville Magpies||GF||Scott Sorenson||Greg Matterson||Todd Smith & Drew Olutham|
Number of premiership winsEdit
- Team names in bold are the teams currently playing in the New South Wales Cup
|South Sydney Rabbitohs||20 (1913, 1914, 1917, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1943, 1945, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1966, 1968, 1983)|
|Balmain Tigers||16 (1915, 1916, 1928, 1930, 1933, 1941, 1944, 1946, 1950, 1957, 1958, 1965, 1967, 1978, 1982, 1984)|
|Canterbury Bulldogs||10 (1939, 1971, 1972, 1980, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2010, 2011, 2018)|
|Sydney Roosters||9 (1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1935, 1937, 1949, 1986, 2004)|
|North Sydney Bears||8 (1940, 1942, 1955, 1959, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993)|
|Parramatta Eels||8 (1975, 1977, 1979, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007)|
|Newtown Jets||8 (1922, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1970, 1974, 2012, 2019)|
|St. George Dragons||6 (1938, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1976, 1985)|
|Glebe Dirty Reds||5 (1912, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921)|
|Manly Sea Eagles||5 (1954, 1960, 1969, 1973, 1988)|
|Western Suburbs Magpies||3 (1936, 1961, 1981)|
|Cronulla Sharks||3 (1994, 1996, 2013)|
|Penrith Panthers||3 (1987, 2014, 2017)|
|Newcastle Knights||2 (1995, 2015)|
|Brisbane Broncos||1 (1990)|
|St. George Illawarra Dragons||1 (2001)|
|Canberra Raiders||1 (2003)|
|Wentworthville Magpies||1 (2008)|
|Bankstown City Bulls||1 (2009)|
|Illawarra Cutters||1 (2016)|
NRL State Championship MatchEdit
Since 2014, The NSW Cup Grand Final Match has been played on the same day as the QLD Cup Grand Final, the weekend prior to the NRL Grand Final, allowing for the creation of the NRL State Championship which saw the NSW Cup premiers face off against the QLD Cup Premiers as a curtain raiser to the NRL Grand Final, originally following the National Youth Competition Grand Final from 2014 to 2017 and following the NRL Women's Grand Final in their inaugural premiership year in 2018.
In 2019 however, the State Championship was the first of three grand finals played on the day, preceding both the NRL Women’s premiership and NRL premiership. Newtown became the fourth NSWRL team to win in as many years after the first two championships were won by the QRL.
Champions: New South Wales CupEdit
NRL State Championship winnersEdit
|Season||NRL State Championship||Man of the Match|
|NRL State Championship Premiers||Score||NRL State Championship Runners-up||Venue|
|2014||Northern Pride||32 – 28||Penrith Panthers||ANZ Stadium||Javid Bowen|
|2015||Ipswich Jets||26 – 12||Newcastle Knights||ANZ Stadium||Matt Parcell|
|2016||Illawarra Cutters||54 – 12||Burleigh Bears||ANZ Stadium||Drew Hutchison|
|2017||Penrith Panthers||42 – 18||PNG Hunters||ANZ Stadium||Kaide Ellis|
|2018||Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs||42 – 18||Redcliffe Dolphins||ANZ Stadium||Josh Cleeland|
|2019||Newtown Jets||20 – 16||Burleigh Bears||ANZ Stadium||Toby Rudolf|
|2020||00 – 00||Sydney Cricket Ground|
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