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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.

Location

Address:Parry Street, Newcastle Sports Ground, Newcastle, 2300
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.931389
Long: 151.765
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 17th April, 2008
Source: MA
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