City Cup

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The City Cup was a rugby league competition involving Australian premiership teams. The post season tournament was a regular feature in the years 1912–1925. City Cups were also played in 1937, 1942 and 1959.[1]

The inaugural city cup was contested in 1912 between Glebe and South Sydney[2] with South Sydney winning the final.[3]


Competition Champions Teams Games Players Crowd Avg City Cup 1912 South Sydney City Cup 1913 Glebe City Cup 1914 Eastern Suburbs City Cup 1915 Eastern Suburbs City Cup 1916 Eastern Suburbs City Cup 1917 Balmain City Cup 1918 Western Suburbs City Cup 1919 Western Suburbs City Cup 1920 North Sydney City Cup 1921 South Sydney City Cup 1922 North Sydney City Cup 1923 Balmain City Cup 1924 South Sydney City Cup 1925 South Sydney City Cup 1937 Newtown City Cup 1942 Newtown City Cup 1943 City Cup 1944 City Cup 1945 City Cup 1959 St George

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  1. ^ "City Cup". Rugby League Project. 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "In the world of Sport". Sydney Mail. New South Wales: National Library of Australia. 11 September 1912. p. 18. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Rugby League". The Referee. Sydney, New South Wales: National Library of Australia. 13 November 1912. p. 13. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 

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