Centenary of Rugby League -Newcastle Sports GroundPrint Page
Plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby league and the historical significance of the site.
The Newcastle Sports Ground has hosted many famous rugby league matches, including the 1964 State Cup Final (won by Newcastle 14–7 over Parramatta) and several local victories over British teams. Although the first games were played at Newcastle Showground, the No. 1 Sportsground soon became the code’s premier venue in the city.
|Address:||Parry Street, Newcastle Sports Ground, Newcastle, 2300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.931389|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 17th April, 2008|