Australia-New Zealand University Challenge
(ANZUC)


Fifty universities compete in five conferences across the entire Oceania region, culminating in a sixteen team finals series. A fictional competition inspired by the NCAA college sporting system in the United States.
  • All
  • Nullarbor Conference
  • South-East Conference
  • Eastern Conference
  • North-East Conference
  • Oceania Conference
Nullarbor Conference:Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
South-East Conference:Victoria and Tasmania.
Eastern Conference:New South Wales (except the north) and the Australian Capital Territory.
North-East Conference:Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Oceania Conference:New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific.

Note: While based on real universities, all team names in this competition have been (slightly) fictionalised in order to make it obvious that there is no association whatsoever between what appears on this site and any of the tertiary institutions in real life.


Legend:
= Number of championships won, "GF" = Number of losing grand final appearances, "SF" = Number of losing semi final appearances, "QF" = Number of losing quarter final appearances, = Number of conference titles won, "Q" = Number of other finals qualifications.
USC– University of Swan Colony

  • Last Nullarbor Conference team to make a first finals appearance (Season 28).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 35.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--1--426
After 30 Seasons------111
After 15 Seasons------------
PKR– Packer University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 12, 15.
    • Grand Finalists: 02.
    • Semi Finalists: 03.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons211368
After 30 Seasons211265
After 15 Seasons211152
CHF– Chifley University

  • Equal first team to make the finals for eleven consecutive seasons (Seasons 1–11).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 22.
    • Semi Finalists: 05, 32, 44.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1--311520
After 30 Seasons1--18413
After 15 Seasons----1538
UOL– University of Our Lady

  • Second team to win all conference and finals matches in a season (Season 37).
  • Fourth team to win back-to-back championships (Seasons 36–37).
  • First Nullarbor Conference team to win four consecutive conference titles, and first team ever to win eight in nine seasons (Seasons 17–20, 22–25).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons314101713
After 30 Seasons1138128
After 15 Seasons----1446
EBU– Edith Brown University

  • First Nullarbor Conference team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 32).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 16, 43.
    • Semi Finalists: 17, 3031.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons2--36711
After 30 Seasons1--2529
After 15 Seasons------314
WIL– University of William

  • First Nullarbor Conference team to fail to make the finals for more than 29 seasons, setting the record at 37 (Since Season 9).
  • First Nullarbor Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and second team ever to collect five in six seasons (Seasons 13–14, 16–18).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons------3--3
After 30 Seasons------3--3
After 15 Seasons------3--3
BSS– Bass University

  • Second number 16 seed to reach a Grand Final (Season 38).
  • First Nullarbor Conference team to fail to make the finals for more than 27 seasons, setting the record at 29 (Seasons 4–32).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 38.

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--1--1--5
After 30 Seasons------1--2
After 15 Seasons------1--2
UFC– University of Free Colony

  • Third Nullarbor Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 26–28).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 19.
    • Grand Finalists: 34.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons11--3313
After 30 Seasons1--------8
After 15 Seasons----------1
RIV– River University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 07, 11.
    • Semi Finalists: 29.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--214413
After 30 Seasons--214412
After 15 Seasons--2--327
UTE– University of the Top End

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 26, 44.
  • Nullarbor Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----2217
After 30 Seasons----1215
After 15 Seasons------------
SEL– University of Selbourne

  • Second South-East Conference team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 43).
  • Second South-East Conference team to collect four consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 16–19).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 02, 44.
    • Grand Finalists: 43.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons21--6610
After 30 Seasons1----446
After 15 Seasons1----223
PSH– Potash University

  • Second team to fail to make the finals for more than 40 seasons (since Season 2*).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 01.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----1--1--
After 30 Seasons----1--1--
After 15 Seasons----1--1--
RST– Royal Selbourne Institute of Technology

  • Second lowest seed (fifteen) to reach a Grand Final (Season 8).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--2631019
After 30 Seasons--162713
After 15 Seasons--13146
LON– Lonsdale University

  • First South-East Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 5–7).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 13.
    • Semi Finalists: 1516.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--123115
After 30 Seasons--123114
After 15 Seasons--111--5
BTN– Barton University

  • Second South-East Conference team to fail to make the finals for 30 seasons (Since Season 15).
  • First South-East Conference team to collect more than three consecutive conference wooden spoons, setting the record at five (Seasons 8–12).
  • First team to lose every conference match in two consecutive seasons (Seasons 11–12).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----------2
After 30 Seasons----------2
After 15 Seasons----------2
ALB– Albert University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 23.
    • Semi Finalists: 01.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1--1336
After 30 Seasons1--1336
After 15 Seasons----12--5
WIT– Windburne Institute of Technology

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 22.
    • Semi Finalists: 19, 21, 25, 27.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--146215
After 30 Seasons--145112
After 15 Seasons------1--4
EKA– Eureka University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 24.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--1--317
After 30 Seasons--1--112
After 15 Seasons------1--1
VDL– University of Van Diemen's Land

  • Second South-East Conference team to win four consecutive conference titles (Seasons 14–17).
  • First team to collect a conference wooden spoon after appearing in the finals the previous season (Season 26).
  • Last South-East Conference team to make a first finals appearance (Season 13).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 13, 38.
  • South-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----27515
After 30 Seasons----1556
After 15 Seasons----1--21
ARU– Australian Religious University

  • Second team to win three championships in four seasons (Seasons 38, 40–41).
  • Third team to win all conference and finals matches in a season (Season 40).
  • First team to win five consecutive conference titles, and six in seven seasons (Seasons 4, 6–10).
  • Third team to make the finals for eleven consecutive seasons (Seasons 2–12).
  • Third South-East Conference team to collect four consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 20–23).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons43361610
After 30 Seasons--32476
After 15 Seasons--22465
JKN– University of Jackson

  • First team to reach five Grand Finals in six seasons (Seasons 13, 15–18).
  • Second Eastern Conference team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 33).
  • First Eastern Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons (Seasons 7–9).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 13.
    • Grand Finalists: 1518.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons14--136
After 30 Seasons14--136
After 15 Seasons11----22
UNH– University of New Holland

  • First number 16 seed to reach a Grand Final (Season 32).
  • First Eastern Conference team to make the finals for more than ten consecutive seasons (Since Season 29*).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 42, 45.
    • Grand Finalists: 30, 32.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons22--5517
After 30 Seasons--1--116
After 15 Seasons------------
BGH– Bligh University

  • Third team to win back-to-back championships (Seasons 31–32).
  • Third lowest seed (thirteen) to reach a Grand Final (Season 20).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 3132.
    • Grand Finalists: 20.
    • Semi Finalists: 05, 08.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons212347
After 30 Seasons--121--6
After 15 Seasons----2----4
OLD– University of Oldcastle

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 03.
    • Semi Finalists: 06.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--11327
After 30 Seasons--11225
After 15 Seasons--11225
UOI– University of Illawarra

  • Second team to win five consecutive conference titles (Seasons 18–22).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 01.
    • Semi Finalists: 02, 22, 28.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--135911
After 30 Seasons--13497
After 15 Seasons--11232
UTJ– University of Technology, Jackson

  • Lowest seed (twelve) to win the championship (Season 4).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 04.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1----2110
After 30 Seasons1----2110
After 15 Seasons1--------4
JOU– John Oxley University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 18.
    • Grand Finalists: 14.
    • Semi Finalists: 09.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1116410
After 30 Seasons1116410
After 15 Seasons--11345
WJU– Western Jackson University

  • First team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 5).
  • Second Eastern Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and first Eastern Conference team to collect four in five seasons (Seasons 12–14, 16).
  • Last Eastern Conference team to make a first finals appearance (Season 27).
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons------223
After 30 Seasons------1--1
After 15 Seasons------------
AFU– Australian Federal University

  • Last Eastern Conference team to win a conference title (Season 38).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 39.
    • Semi Finalists: 10, 4041.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--135414
After 30 Seasons----13--10
After 15 Seasons----13--8
CAP– University of the Capital

  • First team to win six consecutive conference titles (Seasons 25–30).
  • Third team to win four consecutive conference titles (Seasons 9–12).
  • First Eastern Conference team to make the finals for ten consecutive seasons (Seasons 24–33).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 09, 45.
    • Semi Finalists: 29, 37.
  • Eastern Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--2281114
After 30 Seasons--114104
After 15 Seasons--1--243
KLD– University of Kingsland

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 1920.
  • North-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----2232
After 30 Seasons----2232
After 15 Seasons------------
JBU– Joseph Banks University
  • First team to make the finals for more than twelve consecutive seasons, setting the record at sixteen (Seasons 23–38).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons22481512
After 30 Seasons212698
After 15 Seasons----1132
DSN– Dickson University

  • First team to make the finals for twelve consecutive seasons (Seasons 1–12).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 05, 10.
    • Grand Finalists: 12.
    • Semi Finalists: 04, 09, 41, 43.
  • North-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons2145516
After 30 Seasons2123311
After 15 Seasons2123310
SKE– Skase University

  • First team to collect three or more consecutive conference wooden spoons, setting the record at seven, with eleven in thirteen seasons (Seasons 1–7, 10–13).
  • First North-East Conference team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 12).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 26.
    • Semi Finalists: 18.

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--112--9
After 30 Seasons--11----3
After 15 Seasons------------
KUT– Kingsland University of Technology

  • First team to win three championships in four seasons (Seasons 24, 26–27).
  • First team to win back-to-back championships (Seasons 7–8).
  • First team to win all conference and finals matches in a season (Season 7).
  • Second team to win four consecutive conference titles (Seasons 7–10).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
  • North-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons53231012
After 30 Seasons53231012
After 15 Seasons211357
CKU– Central Kingsland University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 01.
    • Grand Finalists: 31, 4142, 44.
    • Semi Finalists: 32, 34, 45.
  • North-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1431513
After 30 Seasons1--------7
After 15 Seasons1--------5
USK– University of Southern Kingsland

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 39.
    • Semi Finalists: 38.
  • North-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1--1339
After 30 Seasons------226
After 15 Seasons------121
UGC– University of the Glasshouse Coast

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 42.

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----11--8
After 30 Seasons----------3
After 15 Seasons----------1
UNS– University of New Scotland

  • Second lowest seed (eleven) to win the championship (Season 35).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 29, 35.
    • Semi Finalists: 1012, 34.
  • North-East Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons2--46419
After 30 Seasons1--33313
After 15 Seasons----3126
SSU– Southern Stars University

  • Only team never to make a first finals appearance.
  • Second North-East Conference team to collect five consecutive conference wooden spoons (Since Season 41*).
  • Second North-East Conference team to lose every conference match in a season (Season 16).

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons------------
After 30 Seasons------------
After 15 Seasons------------
OKL– University of Orkland

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 14.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1----3311
After 30 Seasons1----3310
After 15 Seasons1------25
AUW– Albert University of Wellington

  • First Oceania Conference team to win four consecutive conference titles, and six in seven seasons (Seasons 24–25, 27–30).
  • First Oceania Conference team to make the finals for eleven consecutive seasons (Seasons 22–32).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons2251815
After 30 Seasons1241610
After 15 Seasons----------6
CHC– University of Christchurch

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 09.
    • Semi Finalists: 31.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1--1257
After 30 Seasons1----145
After 15 Seasons1----142
DUN– University of Dunedin

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----------4
After 30 Seasons----------3
After 15 Seasons----------2
PAL– Palmerston University

  • First team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 3).
  • First Oceania Conference team to win five consecutive conference titles (Seasons 35–39).
  • Second Oceania Conference team to fail to make the finals for more than 30 seasons (Seasons 4–34).
  • Second Oceania Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and four in five seasons (Seasons 7, 9–11).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Grand Finalists: 37.
    • Semi Finalists: 39.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons--11373
After 30 Seasons--------21
After 15 Seasons--------21
HAM– University of Hamilton

  • Last Oceania Conference team to make a first finals appearance (Season 41).
  • First Oceania Conference team to collect five conference wooden spoons in six seasons (Seasons 27–29, 31–32).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 4243, 45.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----3232
After 30 Seasons------------
After 15 Seasons------------
SWN– Selwyn University

  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 03, 20.
    • Grand Finalists: 40.
    • Semi Finalists: 13, 21, 25, 36.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons2141322
After 30 Seasons2--31316
After 15 Seasons1--1----8
OUT– Orkland University of Technology

  • Third team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 15).
  • Second team to win six conference titles in eight seasons (Seasons 10–11, 13, 15–17).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 11, 17.
    • Semi Finalists: 1416, 33.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons2--4486
After 30 Seasons2--3264
After 15 Seasons1--2242
POG– University of Papua Old Guyana

  • Second Oceania Conference team to win all conference matches in a season (Season 22).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • ANZUC Champions: 06.
    • Grand Finalists: 10.
    • Semi Finalists: 04, 12, 24.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons1136616
After 30 Seasons1136614
After 15 Seasons112337
UPI– University of the Pacific Islands

  • First Oceania Conference team to collect three consecutive conference wooden spoons, and four in five seasons (Seasons 4–6, 8).
  • Successful Finals Seasons
    • Semi Finalists: 37, 40.
  • Oceania Conference Winners

Performance SummaryGFSFQFQ
After 45 Seasons----23212
After 30 Seasons------1--4
After 15 Seasons------1--2