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Encyclopedia > Gold Coast Chargers
Gold Coast
Full name Gold Coast Giants/Seagulls/Chargers
Colours Jade, black, purple and gold
Entered 1st grade 1988
Departed 1st grade 1998
Sport Rugby League
League NSWRL/ARL, NRL
1998 19th of 20
Premierships Nil
Runners-up Nil
Minor premiers Nil
Wooden spoons 3 - 1991, 1992, 1993
Biggest win 52 - 4 vs. South Queensland, July 21, 1996
Worst defeat 6 - 62 vs. Melbourne, May 31, 1998

Gold Coast are a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL competition from 1988-1997, and the NRL in 1998. Image File history File links Goldcoast_1988. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Rugby league is a team sport, played by two teams of 13 players. ... NSWRL Group 9 side Wagga Brothers in Action New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in New South Wales. ... The logo of the National Rugby League. ... A Wooden Spoon is a mock or real award, usually given to an individual or team which has come last in a competition, but sometimes also to runners-up. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The South Queensland Crushers were a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL/ARL competition from 1995-1997. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Melbourne Storm are a rugby league team based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Rugby league is a team sport, played by two teams of 13 players. ... NSWRL Group 9 side Wagga Brothers in Action New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in New South Wales. ... The logo of the National Rugby League. ...


The least successful of the three 1988 NSWRL expansion teams (with Brisbane and Newcastle), the Gold Coast were originally known as the Gold Coast-Tweed Giants, and their home games were played at Seagulls Stadium, Tweed Heads. In 1990, the name was changed to the Gold Coast Seagulls. The Brisbane Broncos is a rugby league team based in Brisbane, Queensland. ... The Newcastle Knights are a National Rugby League team based in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. ... Tweed Heads is a town located in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. ...


Financial troubles in 1995 saw yet another incarnation, the Chargers, and home games from 1996-1998 were played at Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast. It was during this phase that the club made its only finals appearance in the ARL half of 1997's split competition. Carrara Stadium is a sporting venue on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. ... Glitz and palm trees Gold Coast is a city located in the southeast corner of Queensland, Australia. ... Super League was a rugby league competition that was held in Australia in 1997. ...


It has been announced that the team will take part in the 2007 NRL competition, and will nicknamed the Titans as the nickname Chargers will be retired. The Gold Coast Titans will become the 16th Team in the National Rugby League when they enter the competition for the 2007 season. ...


External links

RL1908's Gold Coast page


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It was hoped the Gold Coast could provide the corporate support, while the Tweed would provide a strong Leagues club and ground (at the Seagulls Stadium complex), supporters and vibrant local club competition.
The Chargers performed well in the twelve team 1997 ARL competition, achieving their best ever result by securing 7th position and earning a spot in the play-offs.
The Chargers were included in the NRL's twenty team competition for 1998 and with their finances now in a sound position, home crowds improving and pleasing on field results the club seemed on the rise.
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