New Zealand - List of Various Cup Finals


Below a variety of New Zealand cup tournaments is listed other than the main Chatham Cup tournament.


Challenge Trophy Finals

Season opener (except for 1978) played between the league champion and 
the Chatham Cup holder.
 
1978    Manurewa                        2       Christchurch United     0 
1980    Mt Wellington                   3       North Shore United      1
1981    Mt Wellington                   2       Gisborne City           0
1982    Wellington D United             1       Dunedin City            1 [aet, 5-4 pen]
1983    Mt Wellington                   1       North Shore United      0
1984    Manurewa                        2       Mt Wellington           1
1985    Gisborne City                   1       Manurewa                0
1986    Wellington United               2       Napier City Rovers      0
1987    North Shore United              3       Mt Wellington           0
 
Venues

1978                                    Newmarket Park, Auckland
1980                                    Carlaw Park, Auckland
1981, 1987                              Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland
1982                                    Caledonian Ground, Dunedin
1983                                    Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland
1984 - 85                               Gallaher Park, Manurewa
1986                                    Park Island, Napier

Trophy Winners

3       Mt Wellington
2       Manurewa, Wellington United
1       Gisborne City, North Shore United

Runners up

2       Mt Wellington, North Shore United
1       Christchurch United, Gisborne City, Dunedin City, Manurewa, Napier City Rovers


Air New Zealand Cup

Prestigious pre-season tournament. Open only to league teams in 1984 and 1985.
 
1974    Mt Wellington                   3       Gisborne City           0
1975    Mt Wellington                   0       Christchurch United     0
replay                                  3                               2
1976    Hamilton                        3       Gisborne City           1
1977    Mt Wellington                   1       Christchurch United     0
1978    Mt Wellington                   2       Eastern Suburbs         0
1979    North Shore United              2       Nelson United           1
1980-83 No Competition
1984    Gisborne City                   5       Nelson United           1
1985    North Shore United              2       Dunedin City            1

Venues

1974 - 79                               Newmarket Park, Auckland
1975 (r)                                English Park, Christchurch
1984                                    Childers Road, Gisborne
1985                                    Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland

Cup Winners

4       Mt Wellington
2       North Shore United
1       Hamilton, Gisborne City

Runners up

2       Gisborne City, Christchurch United, Nelson United
1       Eastern Suburbs, Dunedin City


Rothmans Cup

Inter-club series featuring the local champions from Auckland, Wellington, 
Canterbury and Otago. The winners were considered to be unofficial New Zealand 
champions.

1962    Eastern Suburbs                 0       Northern (Otago)        2      
        Northern (Otago)                1       Eastern Suburbs         2 
        Northern won 3-2 on Aggerate
1963    North Shore United              3       King Edward TCOB        1 [*]

[*] King Edward TCOB are known today as Dunedin Technical


Winfield Provincial Championship

Provincial championship for the Winfield Trophy. The competition lasted only two seasons
due to the fact that tobacco sponsorship of sporting events was banned in New Zealand. 
Winfield was also the main sponsor of the National Soccer League (club championship) 
which folded in 1992.
 
1990    Canterbury                      2       Auckland                1 [aet]
1991    Hawke's Bay                     2       Bay of Plenty           2 [aet, 3-2 pen]


About this document

With thanks to Jeremy Ruane (jeremyruane@hotmail.com)

Sources: [Hil 91], [Rua 99]

Prepared and maintained by Andre Zlotkowski for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Andre Zlotkowski (nzfooty@hotmail.com)
Last updated: 27 Mar 2005

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