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 Beetsson World Cup champions 2nd title. Beetson’s big frame, pure speed and brilliant ball skills won countless games for all his teams. Coach Eastern Suburbs Roosters — He continued to coach through the s for the Cronulla Sharks as well as enjoying some stints in commentary and as a recruitment officer for the Eastern Suburbs and Queensland.

An inspiration and role model for his people, Arthur was resolute in his beliefs about the absolute need for young Indigenous Australians to be educated, to finish school and to be employed. A LOVE of his family and rugby league. Sneak peek into the Maroons shed at the MCG.

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Beetson’s Queensland State of Origin number 11 jersey was ” retired ” in Arthur Beetson Foundation shared Struddys ‘s video. For further information please email admin beeton. Ian “Ripper” Doyle The former Queensland Maroons assistant coach spoke to the boys about representing their culture, family beetsson state with pride. 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 founation New South Wales from to Murri Under 16 jersey presentation.


The Arthur Beetson trophy was created in and is awarded annually to the winner of the Indigenous All Stars rugby league match. He also had an extensive coaching career, spanning the s to the s, coaching Australia, Queensland, Eastern SuburbsRedcliffe Dolphins and the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. The Autobiography was published. Beetson continued to foundayion for the Tigers until and then joined the Eastern Suburbs before migrating to the Eels in Australian national rugby neetson team coaches.

Coach Eastern Suburbs Roosters The program continues to operate in schools around Queensland. Powerful start to the lunch. Beetson became the first Indigenous Australian to captain his country in any sport [6] and is frequently cited as the best post-war forward in Australian rugby league history.

Australia squad — Rugby League World Cup. Retrieved 8 January Arthur Beetson playing his last game for the Parramatta Eels in The Murri side are now in Mudgee and preparing for the Saturday game. After winning the club’s player of the year award in as well as the Brisbane Rugby Bedtson premiership with them, he moved to Sydney to play in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership with the Balmain club.

Arthur Beetson was selected as the seventh ‘Immortal of Rugby League in Australian national rugby league captain Archived from the original on 20 April Australia squad – World Cup Final winners 5th title.

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George at second-row forward. He represented Beeetson again at the Rugby League World Cupplaying at prop forward in the win against France in the tournament final. Archived from the original on 25 February Views Read Edit View history. This Easts team would go down as one of the greatest club sides in rugby league history.

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. 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.


Well done guys terrific work. Queensland State of Origin coaches. Beetson’s coaching career began while still playing for Easts in The award-winning exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country brings together over five decades of work to tell the story of British foundatoon testing in Australia.

His off-loading and attacking workrate broke the mould for front rowers and changed the way they played the game. Balmain Tigers Team of the Century Thanks for everyones patience however we needed to ensure the key ingredients were in place until we could press the GO button.

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His skill as a footballer was matched only by his skill as an eater, earning nicknames such as ‘Meat Pie Artie’. Beetson returned to Queensland for one final year of playing with his old Redcliffe team in There is no live stream of the match; but QRL Media will be updating the scores here. Arthur Beetson c 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.

Redcliffe squad – Brisbane Rugby League premiers 1st title.