Centenary of Rugby League - Pike`s Rooms SitePrint Page
Plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and also the historical significance of the site.
The first meeting leading to the establishment of rugby league in Newcastle took place at this site on February 8, 1908, in the restaurant and refreshment rooms of James H. Pike. By mid-April, a group of rebel footballers had formed a Newcastle league team to join the first NSWRL premiership competition.
|Address:||Bolton Street, former site of Pike`s Rooms, Newcastle, 2300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.928611|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||April-2008|