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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Beetson then became the first aboriginal player to captain Australia in the second test against France. His skill as a footballer was matched only by his skill as an eater, earning nicknames such as ‘Meat Pie Artie’.

On the Kangaroo tour of Great Britain and France he was selected as Australia’s vice captain, playing at prop forward in all three Ashes test matches. A LOVE of his family and rugby league. As the gruelling two-month inquest continues, the family beetdon Aboriginal man Wayne Fella Morrison want someone to be held accountable for his death. Beetson coached the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks for the and seasons, where he enjoyed mixed success.

On 1 DecemberBeetson died after a heart attack, aged Founration League Week Pty Ltd — Tributes flow for a local legend. George at second-row forward.

The same year Beetson received a Medal of the Order of Australia “in recognition of foundatiob to the sport of Rugby League”. The Arthur Beetson trophy was created in and is awarded annually to the winner of the Indigenous All Stars rugby league match. The former Queensland Maroons assistant coach spoke to the boys about representing their culture, family and state with pride.


Beetson’s coaching career began while still playing for Easts in See more of Arthur Beetson Foundation on Facebook. Retrieved 23 February Retrieved 17 April Murri Under 16 jersey presentation.


The late Arthur Beetson was nothing like anyone had ever seen before in rugby league – a big, skilful prop who learned his craft in Roma, Queensland, starting out as a skinny five-eighth! He represented Australia again at the Rugby League World Cupplaying at prop forward in the win against France in the tournament final.

His off-loading and attacking workrate broke the mould for front rowers and changed the way they played the game.

The award-winning exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country brings together over five decades of work to tell the story of British atomic testing in Australia. He possessed great strength and toughness, a surprising turn of speed for a big man and was unequalled as a ball player.

Ian “Ripper” Doyle He was captain-coach of Redcliffe in and that season was appointed coach of the Queensland State of Origin side, taking them to repeated series victories over New South Wales from to He had a brief, but unsuccessful period, coaching Australia in before returning to coach his former club Eastern Suburbsfrom tobeing named Coach of the Year in Archived from the original on 31 May Queensland Maroons Inaugural State of Origin team. An Academy that will support them in times of artyur, but not accept excuses for a lack of commitment.


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Arthur Beetson and his legacy in league and in life

Sneak peek into the Maroons shed at the MCG. Redcliffe squad – Brisbane Rugby League premiers 1st title. Struddys have been announced as the official sole supplier of merchandise, equipment and apparel for the Arthur Beetson Foundation and the Murr Find out what’s on.

The Gale Group, Inc. Retrieved 10 August The Daily Telegraph Sydney. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? Archived from the original on 7 September 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.

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