Centenary of Rugby LeaguePrint Page
A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and also the historical significance of the site.
The Balmain Tigers, foundation club of the New South Wales Rugby League, played their premiership home games here at Leichhardt Oval in the following seasons: 1934–41, 1943–70, 1973–94, 1997–99.
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:||Mary Street, Leichhardt Oval, Leichhardt, 2040|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.869167|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1908|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2008|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2008|