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The New South Wales Rugby League, along with the Country Rugby League, has announced Mudgee will host the final Country-City clash on 7 May next year.

NRL Head of Football Brian Canavan said it is a shame the fixture will be scrapped, but hopes clubs will in future take games to the bush to promote the sport.

NSWRL CEO David Trodden encouraged fans to get to the historic event, while CRL CEO Terry Quinn believed Mudgee has the best facilities in the country area and deserves to host the match.

Watch the video above to hear Canavan, Trodden and Quinn discuss the final Country-City match this morning. 

Acknowledgement of Country

New South Wales Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.