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Centenary of Rugby League Plaque : 08-08-2013
Centenary of Rugby League Plaque : 08-08-2013
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Plaque commemorates the Centenary of Rugby League and the site of Rugby league in Gympie.

Rugby league was first played at Gympie in 1910, at the Normanby Hill Grounds. The Gympie League was formed in the following year. Since 1935, Albert Park has played host to most of the district’s most important matches, including games against major touring international teams.

Location

Address:Bruce Highway, Cullinane Grandstand, Albert Park, Gympie, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.195734
Long: 152.660671
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

                  1908   2008
           Centenary of Rugby League
This site is recognised as being of great significance
   in the history of Australian Rugby League
                  
 Albert Park
Rugby league was first played at Gympie in 1910, at the
Normanby Hill Grounds. The Gympie League was formed
in the following year. Since 1935 this venue has played host
to most of the district's most important matches, including
games against major touring international teams.

Saluting the Past · Celebrating the Present · Inspiring the Future
 

Source: MA
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