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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the historical significance of the site.
Kougari Oval has been the official home venue of the Wynnum-Manly Rugby League Football Club since 1967. Wynnum-Manly played its first official match here, against Easts, on 26 February 1967. The ground was officially named “Kougari Oval” in 1971; “Kougari” being the local aboriginal word for seagull.
The Centenary Plaques Programme was put in place by the Centenary of Rugby League Committee to commemorate sites of historical significance to Rugby League - such as stadiums, suburban grounds and club formation sites. Nearly every aspect of Australia’s Rugby League landscape is covered by a Centenary Plaque – with plaques dedicated to the commemoration of Indigenous Rugby League, National Rugby League (NRL) first-grade clubs, foundation clubs, former Premiership clubs, New South Wales and Queensland Country, and those sites which were host to the foundation of the game itself in Australia.
|Address:||92 Wondall Road, Kougari Oval, Manly West, 4179|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.458611|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1908|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2008|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 27th April, 2008|