After winning New South Wales Division 1 in 1984, Inter Monaro entered the
NSL for the 1985 season, replacing Melita Eagles in the Northern Conference. In
their first season they finished 7th, two points outside of a finals position
and below local rivals Canberra City. In 1985 National League Cup, Inter
defeated West Woden 9-1 in the first round before being eliminated in the second
round by Canberra 1-0.
The second season in the NSL was less successful. In the 1986 National League
Cup, they were eliminated by Canberra City again, losing 2-1 in the first round.
Inter finished bottom of the table with only three wins from 22 games, and a
restructure of the national competition for the 1987 season cutting back to 13
teams saw the club relegated back to the NSW First Division.
competed in the
NSW and ACT state leagues until 1990 when they disbanded.