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A plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the site of Rugby League in Ourimbah.

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.



Address:Ken Cook Way, Bill Sohier Park, Ourimbah, 2258
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.360556
Long: 151.373333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 6th April, 2008
Front Inscription

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

Bill Sohier Park Ourimbah

This venue has been the home base of the Ourimbah RLFC since rugby league was first played on the Central Coast in 1913.  The venue’s name commemorates the dedicated efforts of W J Sohier, who worked for almost 60 years to establish a sportsground in the district.

Saluting The Past - Celebrating The Present - Inspiring The Future


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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