Australia - Interstate Challenge Cup


Played for a trophy donated by the (English) FA at the occasion of their 1925 tour to Australia.

See also:


Palmares

Year     Champions
1928     Victoria
1929     South Australia
1932     New South Wales
1934       cancelled
1936     New South Wales

1928

Participants (4):
   New South Wales
   South Australia
   Tasmania
   Victoria

Semifinals
[May, Sydney]
New South Wales  2-3 Victoria
[Jul]
Tasmania         1-1 South Australia

Semifinal Replay
Tasmania         3-1 South Australia

Final [Sep, Melbourne]
Victoria         3-1 Tasmania

1929

Participants (2):
   South Australia
   Victoria

Final [Adelaide]
South Australia  2-1 Victoria

1932

Participants (5):
   New South Wales
   Queensland
   South Australia
   Tasmania
   Victoria

NB: all states except Western Australia entered;
    matches played in Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

Group Stage

South Australia  2-1 Tasmania
Victoria         4-4 Queensland

South Australia  4-2 Victoria
New South Wales  9-1 Queensland

New South Wales  7-0 Victoria
Queensland       9-2 Tasmania

New South Wales 11-0 Tasmania
South Australia  4-0 Queensland

Victoria         7-0 Tasmania
New South Wales  4-1 South Australia

Final Table:

 1.New South Wales   4  4  0  0  31- 2   8  Grand Final
 2.South Australia   4   3  0  1  11- 7   6  Grand Final
 3.Victoria          4   1  1  2  13-15   3
 4.Queensland        4   1  1  2  14-19   3
 5.Tasmania          4   0  0  4   3-29   0

Grand Final
New South Wales  6-1 South Australia

1934

Cancelled; was to be held in Melbourne but the Victorian association failed to secure a stadium.

1936

Participants (3):
   New South Wales
   South Australia
   Victoria

NB: all matches in Adelaide.

New South Wales 10-0 Victoria
South Australia  9-1 Victoria
South Australia  0-6 New South Wales

Final Table:

 1.New South Wales   2  1  0  0  16- 0   4
 2.South Australia   2   1  0  1   9- 7   2
 3.Victoria          2   0  0  2   1-19   0

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Source: [Tho 18]

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Last updated: 14 Nov 2023

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