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04-December-2013
04-December-2013

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Plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the historical significance of the site. Additional plaques were added to commemorate the centenary of Rugby League on the South Coast in 2013. 

Rugby League was first played at the Nowra Showgrounds in 1913 and ever since Nowra has been an important centre for the game on the NSW South Coast. Apart from supplying players to Country, NSW and Australian representative teams, the Nowra Warriors RLFC have won 11 South Coast premierships.

Location

Address:West Street, Nowra Showgrounds, Nowra, 2541
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.873598
Long: 150.591422
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 19th March, 2008
Front Inscription

Plaque :

1908 2008
Centenary of Rugby League

This Site is recognised as being of great significance
in the history of Australian Rugby League 

Nowra Showgrounds

Rugby League was first here in 1913 and ever since
Nowra has been an important centre for the game on
the NSW South Coast. Apart from supplying players to
Country, NSW and Australian representative teams, the Nowra
Warriors RLFC have won 11 South Coast premierships.

Saluting The Past - Celebrating The Present - Inspiring The Future

Plaque :

Presented In Recognition Of
The Contribution By
NOWRA SHOWGROUND
To The Game Of Rugby League In
South Coast Group 7 
Centenary Year 2013

Playing A Part In Developing
Rugby League`s Home Of Champions

100 years 1913 - 2013     Clubs NSW
South Coast Group 7 
Rugby League                     

Plaque :

Presented In Recognition Of
The Contribution By
NOWRA-BOMADERRY RLFC
To The Game Of Rugby League In
South Coast Group 7 
Centenary Year 2013

Playing A Part In Developing 
Rugby League`s Home Of Champions

100 years 1913 - 2013     Clubs NSW
South Coast Group 7 
Rugby League         

 

Source: MA
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