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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the historical significance of the site.
Rugby League was first played in Kurri Kurri in 1911 when a local team entered a Coalfields junior competition. The district has been a prolific nursery for the game, producing a host of state and national representatives. This ground has been the home of the game in Kurri Kurri since 1911.
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:||Allworth Street, Kurri Kurri Sports Ground, Kurri Kurri, 2327|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.823117|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1908|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2008|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2008|