|The National Soccer League|
Year Champion Cup Winner 1977 Sydney City Brisbane City 1978 West Adelaide Brisbane City 1979 Marconi Adelaide City 1980 Sydney City Marconi 1981 Sydney City Brisbane Lions 1982 Sydney City APIA Leichhardt 1983 St George Sydney Olympic 1984 South Melbourne Newcastle Rosebud 1985 Brunswick Juventus Sydney Olympic 1986 Adelaide City Sydney City 1987 APIA Leichhardt Sydney CSC 1988 Marconi APIA Leichhardt 1989 Marconi Adelaide City 1989/1990 Sydney Olympic South Melbourne 1990/1991 South Melbourne Parramatta Eagles 1991/1992 Adelaide City Adelaide City 1992/1993 Marconi Heidelberg United 1993/1994 Adelaide City Parramatta Eagles 1994/1995 Melbourne Knights Melbourne Knights 1995/1996 Melbourne Knights South Melbourne 1996/1997 Brisbane Strikers Collingwood Warriors 1997/1998 South Melbourne competition not held 1998/1999 South Melbourne competition not held 1999/2000 Wollongong competition not held 2000/2001 Wollongong competition not held 2001/2002 Sydney Olympic competition not held 2002/2003 Perth Glory competition not held 2003/2004 Perth Glory competition not held Note : After the 1989 season the season was scheduled over the summer months primarily to avoid conflict with the more established codes of football. As of the 1993/1994 season the Cup was played in preseason rather than during the league. As of the 1995/96 Season the Cup was played in a mid-season break during January. From the 1996/97 Season the Cup returned to a preseason competition.