Dubbo Regional Council is proud to announce that it will host a 2019/2020 National Rugby Competition game.

The NSW Country Eagles and Sydney Rays will bring the competition to Dubbo on 31 August 2019.

The fixture is being billed as a 'Country v City' match and is set to draw thousands of rugby union fans to Apex Oval.

The Central West Junior Rugby Finals will take place in conjunction with the event; with U13, U15, and U17's games. All will be vying to qualify for the grand final to be held the following Saturday 7 September 2019.

Ticket are $10, available upon entry on the day.


Getting to Dubbo is easy. Fly direct from Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, or Brisbane; or catch the XPT from Sydney arriving and departing Dubbo daily.

Accommodation | There are 4,000 beds available across over 70 accommodation providers, ranging from hotels, motels, self-contained apartments to camping and cabins. Group accommodation is Dubbo’s speciality.
Things to see and do | With over 25 attractions and activities on offer, Dubbo has something for every rugby enthusiast to enjoy.
Eateries | Dubbo boasts an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, popular eateries, pubs, clubs and bistros - perfect options for hearty appetites.


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