Redfern All Blacks Rugby League Club

The oldest Aboriginal rugby league team in Australia which gave Aboriginal men support in the city and offered positive role models and sense of identity as well as an outlet for their sporting ability.

Milestone
Formed
1944
Name
Alternate
RABS
Position
1944
1944
1944
1960 - 1987
1965
1970
Type

Aboriginal Rugby League in Sydney

,
2011

Aboriginal people have followed and played Rugby League since the beginnings of the code in the early twentieth century. Rugby clubs and competitions have provided Aboriginal communities in Sydney with connections based on country, kinship and competition, as well as allowing the skills of Aboriginal players to shine.