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29-October-2015
29-October-2015
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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the site of Rugby League in Ourimbah.

Location

Address:Ken Cook Way, Bill Sohier Park, Ourimbah, 2258
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.360556
Long: 151.373333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 6th April, 2008
Front Inscription

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

Bill Sohier Park Ourimbah

This venue has been the home base of the Ourimbah RLFC since rugby league was first played on the Central Coast in 1913.  The venue’s name commemorates the dedicated efforts of W J Sohier, who worked for almost 60 years to establish a sportsground in the district.

Saluting The Past - Celebrating The Present - Inspiring The Future

 

Source: MA
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