Arthur Henry “Artie” Beetson OAM was an Australian rugby league footballer and coach. .. you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. The Arthur Beetson Foundation is proud to announce that Men’s & Women’s component of the Queensland Murri Carnival will be. The Arthur Beetson Foundation (ABF) has announced the appointment of three new Board members.

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Australia squad — Rugby League World Cup champions 2nd title. He was known and immortalised by his performance of eating 11 hot dogs before a gala dinner for the Australian team in Arthur Beetson Foundation updated their cover photo.

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After retirement, Beetson went on to coach the Queensland team for Origin, securing four wins from six series. Kevin Yow Yeh 3. Previous Next Show Grid.

Australia squad — Rugby League World Cup. Arthur Beetson Beetson in Keith Barnes c 2. Thanks for everyones patience however we needed to ensure the key ingredients were in place until we could press the GO button.

ARTIE inspires its participants, encourages and informs them of their progress and celebrates their successes. Beetson’s rugby league career began with Redcliffe in the Brisbane Rugby League competition between and Wally Lewis c 7.

Coach Cronulla Sharks — Beetson’s mother was a member of the Stolen Generation.

Beetson returned to Queensland for one final year of playing with his old Redcliffe team in Retrieved 3 January Announced on 17 Aprilthe team is the panel’s majority choice for each of the thirteen starting positions and four interchange players.


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Murri Rugby League

After winning the club’s player of the year award in as well as the Brisbane Rugby League premiership with them, he moved to Sydney to play in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership with the Balmain club.

A special occasion today for the Under 16 Murri team, who had their jerseys presented to them by South Sydney Rabbitohs coach and former Maroons assistant coach Anthony Seibold. The great League coach Jack Gibson once said Arthur Beetson could ”do it all” on the football field and ”sell tickets” too.

Beetson has also spent many years as a recruitment officer for both Eastern Suburbs and Queensland.

The Portal will be receiving nominations from 2pm Tuesday 8th May Ian “Ripper” Doyle Archived from the original on 20 April The Arthur Beetson Foundation would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution of the late Jim Stevens to bettering life outcomes for bush kids and his role as a strong safe mentor for the QLD Murri under 15s teams over recent years.

Queensland Sport Hall of Fame. Struddys have been announced as the official sole supplier of merchandise, equipment and apparel for the Arthur Beetson Foundation and the Murr Murri Under 16 jersey presentation. While still playing in Sydney for Parramatta, Beetson achieved further immortality as captain of Queensland in the inaugural State of Origin gamewon 20—10 by Queensland on 8 July.


Archived from the original on 25 February Arthur Beetson playing his last game for the Parramatta Eels in Email or Phone Password Forgot account? Arthur Beetson was selected as the seventh ‘Immortal of Rugby League in The former Queensland Maroons assistant coach spoke to the boys about representing their culture, family and state with pride.

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He was quickly signed to Balmain in the National Rugby Fuondation where he established himself as formidable on the field. The Murri side are now in Mudgee and preparing for the Saturday game.

This page was last edited on 23 Decemberat The Foundation was also appointed by Queensland Rugby League to conduct the annual Murri Carnival and uses the event to reach over 30, people with its goal of better outcomes in health, education and sport for Indigenous Australians. We are poorer as a community for his passing but richer for the time he gave tirelessly of himself to help us live Arthur’s legacy.

He then pushed, unsuccessfully, for an Australia Day match against the Australian national team. Archived from the original on 20 May After a rough education he foujdation school at 16 and worked at the local post-office, as a clerk and a mail man.

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