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
Coordinates34°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
Population73 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Hilltops Council
State electorate(s)Goulburn
Federal Division(s)Hume

Rugby is a village in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The village is in the Hilltops Council 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 village is set in an area of thick scrub and is known for raising merino sheep.[2] While the general store and post office have closed, the school, established over 123 years ago, remains open.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Rugby". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Villages of the Boorowa Council Local Government Area". Boorowa Council. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  3. ^ Nunis, Vivienne (27 September 2010). "Tiny town fights to keep school alive". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 25 May 2013.

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