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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and also the club`s record breaking run in the 1960`s.

Rugby league was first played in Eugowra in the years following World War I. The town won five consecutive Group 11 premierships (1963-67), a record for the Group. Two players were selected to represent Australia while playing for Eugowra: hooker Ian Walsh (1959-61) and second-rower Barry Beath (1965).

Location

Address:Nanima Road, Eugowra Sports Ground, Eugowra, 2806
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.428989
Long: 148.371469
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2008
Front Inscription

This site is recognised as being of great significance 
       in the history of Australian Rugby League

        Eugowra Sports Ground 
Rugby league was first played in Eugowra in the years
following World War I. The town won five consecutive Group
11 premierships (1963-67), a record for the Group. Two players were selected to represent Australia while playing for Eugowra: hooker Ian Walsh (1959-61) and second-rower Barry Beath (1965)."

Source: MA
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