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Plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the historical significance of the site.

Sydney clubs Eastern Suburbs (captained by Dally Messenger) and Glebe (led by
Kangaroo, Chris McKivat) played the first rugby league game in Orange on April 27, 1912. The Orange Rugby League was established the same year. Wade Park has remained a prominent venue hosting Group, Divisional and International matches.

Location

Address:Moulder Street, Wade Park, Orange, 2800
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.288333
Long: 149.101389
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th April, 2008
Source: MA
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