The Arnold Stehr Tertiary Nines is the current pre-season tournament held by the NSW Tertiary Student Rugby League. It is an annual event contested for prior to the main season kick off.

Prior to the creation of the Tertiaty Nines, the Arnold Stehr trophy was contested in a knock out trophy and pre-season competition.

PRE-SEASON KNOCKOUT :

Year
Premiers Runners Up
1973
Macquarie University
1974
Macquarie University
1975
Catholic College of Education
1976
Catholic College of Education
1977
1978
Catholic College of Education

PRE-SEASON TROPHY:

Year
Premiers Runners Up
1979
Macquarie University
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
Catholic College of Education

TERTIARY NINES:

Year
Premiers Runners Up
2006
University of Technology, Sydney Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
2007
Sydney University Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
2008
Sydney University University of Technology, Sydney
2009
Lewisham Old Boys (Edmund College) Royal Australian Navy Titans
2010
West Sydney Blues Norwest Polecats
2011
Lewisham Old Boys Charles Sturt University Bathurst
2012
Norwest Polecats University of Technology, Sydney
2013
RailCorp University of Technology, Sydney
2015
University of Technology, Sydney University of Western Sydney Ducks
2016
University of Technology, Sydney University of Western Sydney Ducks