Oceania Handball Nations Cup

The Oceania Handball Nations Championship was the official competition for senior national handball teams of Oceania, and took place every two years. In addition to crowning the Oceania champions, the tournament also served as a qualifying tournament for the World Handball Championship. Also played is the Pacific Handball Cup where states of other countries such as New Caledonia, Tahiti and Wallis and Futuna (France) and Marshall Islands, Guam and America Samoa (USA) who are ineligible for International Handball Federation world championship events, compete against member nations.

Oceania Handball Nations Cup
SportHandball
Founded1994
Inaugural season1994
Ceased2018
No. of teamsVarious
ContinentOCHF (Oceania)
Most titlesMen:  Australia (8 titles)
Women:  Australia (7 titles)

Men's tournamentEdit

SummaryEdit

Year Hosts Final Third place match
Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place
1994
Details
  Canberra  
Australia
59–22
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
1996
Details
  Porirua  
Australia
48–33
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2002
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
Round robin  
Vanuatu
 
Cook Islands
Three teams only
2004
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
Round robin  
New Zealand
 
Cook Islands
Three teams only
2006
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
Round robin  
New Zealand
 
Cook Islands
Three teams only
2008
Details
  Wellington  
New Caledonia
Round robin  
Australia
 
Cook Islands
Round robin  
New Zealand
2010
Details
  Porirua  
Australia
Round robin  
New Zealand
 
Cook Islands
Three teams only
2012
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
62–20
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2014
Details
  Auckland  
Australia
54–36
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
See Asian Handball Championship

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia8109
2  New Caledonia1001
3  New Zealand0707
4  Vanuatu0101
5  Cook Islands0055
Totals (5 nations)99523

Participating nationsEdit

Nation  
1994
 
1996
 
2002
 
2004
 
2006
 
2008
 
2010
 
2012
 
2014

Years

  Australia 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 9
  Cook Islands 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 5
  New Caledonia 1st 1
  New Zealand 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 8
  Vanuatu 2nd 1
Teams 2 2 3 3 3 4 3 2 2

Women's tournamentEdit

SummaryEdit

Year Hosts Final Third place match
Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place
1997
Details
  Melbourne  
Australia
49–22
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2005
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
69–29
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2007
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
63–29
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2009
Details
  Brisbane  
Australia
Round robin  
Queensland
 
New Zealand
Round robin  
New Zealand B
2011
Details
  Wellington  
Australia
47–28
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2013
Details
  Wellington  
Australia
50–35
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
2016
Details
  Sydney  
Australia
57–21
2 legs
 
New Zealand
Two teams only
See Asian Handball Championship

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia7007
2  New Zealand0617
3  Queensland0101
Totals (3 nations)77115

Participating nationsEdit

Nation  
1997
 
2005
 
2007
 
2009
 
2011
 
2013
 
2016
Years
  Australia 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 7
  New Zealand 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 7
  New Zealand B 4th 1
  Queensland 2nd 1
Teams 2 2 2 4 2 2 2

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