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The Centenary Plaques program 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, NRL first-grade clubs, foundation clubs, former Premiership clubs, NSW 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.

While evidence of Rugby being played in Fremantle has been traced back to the 1880's, it was in February 1948 when the Fremantle Rugby League Club was established. The first meeting was held by seven men, at the Park Hotel in Parry Street, Fremantle.  It commenced in 1948 with four clubs: Fremantle, Perth, South Perth and Cottesloe. Fremantle's home ground for its first season was at Hilton Park-not far from their current home ground at Ken Allen field. It won it's first rugby league premiership in 1950.


Address:Shepherd & Jeffrey Streets, Fremantle Rugby League Club, Hilton, 6163
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.0725
Long: 115.776667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2008
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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