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27-April-2014
27-April-2014
Photographs supplied by John Huth

A plaque commemorates the former site of the Railway Hotel which in February 1908 was host to a group of disgruntled rugby union players who first conceived the idea of a Queensland rugby league body.

Location

Address:200 Roma Street, Police Headquarters, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466557
Long: 153.018241
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Actual Event STart Date:28-February-1908
Actual Event End Date:28-February-1908

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2008
Front Inscription

1908  2008
Centenary of Rugby League

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

Railway Hotel, Roma Street

A meeting held at this site in February 28, 1908, led to
the formation of the Queensland Rugby Association, to be later known as the Queensland Rugby Football League

Saluting The Past - Celebrating The Present - Inspiring The Future

Source: MA
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