Centenary of Rugby League-Metropolitan Hotel Print Page
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.
On 8 August 1907 a group of leading rugby union players and supporters met at Bateman's Metropolitan Hotel, George Street, Sydney, to discuss the creation of the New South Wales Rugby Football League.
|Address:||George & Bridge Streets, former Metropolitan Hotel site, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.863772|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1908|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2008|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2008|