Rugby, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Rugby Main Street 002.JPG
Narrawa Road, the main street of Rugby
Rugby is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°24′0″S 148°59′0″E / 34.40000°S 148.98333°E / -34.40000; 148.98333Coordinates: 34°24′0″S 148°59′0″E / 34.40000°S 148.98333°E / -34.40000; 148.98333
Postcode(s) 2583
LGA(s) Boorowa Council
State electorate(s) Goulburn
Federal Division(s) Hume

Rugby is a town in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is in the Boorowa Shire local government area, 292 kilometres (181 mi) south west of the state capital, Sydney and 146 kilometres (91 mi) north of the national capital, Canberra.

The town is set in an area of thick scrub and is known for raising merino sheep.[1] While the general store and post office have closed, the school, established over 123 years ago, remains open.[2]


  1. ^ "Villages of the Boorowa Council Local Government Area". Boorowa Council. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Nunis, Vivienne (27 September 2010). "Tiny town fights to keep school alive". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 

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