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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby league and the historical significance of Rudd Park.

Rugby League was first played on the Gold Coast soon after World War One. Rudd Park served as the home ground of the Burleigh Rugby League Football Club from the club’s inception in 1934 until its relocation to Pizzey Park in 1971.

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.

Location

Address:80 Pacific Avenue, Pizzey Park, Miami, 4220
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.062222
Long: 153.430833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:1908
Approx. Event End Date:2008

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th April, 2008
Source: MA
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