You are in site section: Media

Museum celebrates 100 years of rugby league

7 MARCH 2008

A free exhibition celebrating the history of rugby league, League of Legends: 100 Years of Rugby League in Australia, will officially open at the National Museum of Australia on Friday, March 7, 2008.

Mr Colin Love AM, Chairman of the Australian Rugby League and the Centenary of Rugby League Committee will open the exhibition and will be joined by former rugby league players who have become legends of the game.

The exhibition was developed with the Centenary of Rugby League Committee and will be on display in Canberra until Sunday, May 11, 2008. League of Legends: 100 Years of Rugby League in Australia will then travel to the Queensland Museum, Brisbane, the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, the Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville and the National Sport Museum, Melbourne.


WHAT: League of Legends exhibition launch

WHEN: 11.30am, Friday March 7, 2008

WHERE: National Museum of Australia


League of Legends: 100 years of Rugby League in Australia opens to the public on Saturday March 8 and will be on display at the National Museum of Australia until Sunday May 11, 2008. For more information visit www.nma.gov.au


For interviews, images, list of objects and fact sheets please contact Caroline Vero on 02 6208 5338, 0438 620 710 or media@nma.gov.au