State Cup

The State, Robertson and Bill Cullinan Cups knockout tournaments are conducted by Football NSW for Association based male and female club teams and Country Association representative or club teams.

This tournament attracts over 500 entries each season and is an opportunity for club teams from all areas of Football NSW to compete against teams from outside their own Association.

Age Groups

Boys/Men: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 0/35, AA Men
Girls/Women: 13, 14, 16, 18, AA Women


Please contact your Association if you wish to enter this tournament. Information surrounding entry to the tournament will be sent to Associations in March 2024. Only teams entered by their Associations via the online application form will be permitted entry.

Your Association will be sent all information relevant to their teams.

Important Information

Please note that not all age groups commence in Round 1. The below list indicating the starting Round for each age group will be updated once all entries have been received.

  • Preliminary Round – No Preliminary Rounds needed
  • Round 1 – 13, 14, 15, 16 Boys, 21 Men (Robertson Cup), AAM (Bill Cullinan Cup), 16 Women and All Age Women
  • Round 2 – 17 Boys, 18 Men, O35 Men, 13, 14 and 18 Women
  • Round 3 – Nil