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The plaque commemorates the centenary of Rugby League and the historical significance of the site.

Organised rugby league was first played at Crookwell in 1920, when a four-team competition kicked off on June 5. League was first played at this venue in 1927. The ‘Chook Shed’, a small but noisy shelter when filled with home-town ‘Greens’ supporters, was built at this venue during the Great Depression.

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:Robertson Street, Crookwell Memorial Oval, Crookwell, 2583
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.4575
Long: 149.471944
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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