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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.



Address:Kable Avenue, No 1 Oval, Tamworth, 2340
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.091944
Long: 150.928611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1908
Approx. Event End Date:2008


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 Australian Rugby League

No 1 Oval

The first game of rugby league played in Tamworth was staged at this venue on 22 July, 1911, between a team of footballers from the old North Tamworth rugby union club and a `combined Tamworth` team made up of rebel players
from the region`s other rugby clubs.

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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