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Centenary of Rugby League Plaque
Centenary of Rugby League Plaque

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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.

The plaque itself bears a prominent Centenary logo, the venue name, and a short paragraph of site-specific text on why the venue has been selected as a site of historical significance to Australian Rugby League.

 

Location

Address:ANZAC Avenue, ANZAC Oval, Engadine, 2233
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.058917
Long: 151.005544
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2008
Front Inscription

1908    2008
Centenary of Rugby League

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

ANZAC Oval

Engadine's rugby league history dates back to inter-district matches in the 1930s. The ANZAC Oval grounds were
developed in the 1960s largely through the efforts of officials from Cronulla-Sutherland's most progressive junior clubs, the Engadine Dragons. The inaugural Tommy Bishop Shield was staged here in 1971. 

Saluting the Past - Celebrating the Present- Inspiring the Future

Source: MA
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