In order to gain full access to this record, please. He began his stint in Sydney with Balmain in 1966, famously missing its 1969 premiership victory because of suspension, and finished up with Parramatta in 1980 before returning to Redcliffe in the Brisbane first grade competition. In February 2008, he was named in a list of Australia's 100 Greatest Players (1908-2007) which was commissioned by the NRL and ARL to celebrate the code's centenary year in Australia. I think I may have read extracts before, but not seen the full article. "He was the captain of our first State of Origin team, went on to coach that team many times," she said. Thanks for registering with! "He was a knockabout bloke from country Queensland - he loved his league, he loved his Queensland. "I only saw him the week before last, he looked great, he was in high spirits," he said. by Higguz » 19 Oct 2009, 21:24, Post This service may include material from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced. Beetson was the first Indigenous Australian to captain a national team in any sport. "He was a role model, he was a champion player, he will be sorely missed in rugby league.". Ambulance officers were called to treat him at the scene but were unable to save his life. Look back on Arthur Beetson's playing days and read tributes from sporting personalities, journalists and politicians. Use your facebook account to register with BillionGraves. "A lot of the staff who have worked here a long time were crying in the office, they have great memories and fond moments of Arthur both on and off the field," Noyce said. Download the free BG app and you`ll be able to contribute, and have access to our worldwide headstone database. Register to get full access to the grave site record of Murray Beetson. Follow our live blog for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. Instructions on setting a new password have been sent to your email address. "When you think of the creation of Origin you think of Arthur running out that night at Lang Park and being a leader on the field, which was what he was in every team he played for," he said. "Arthur was an imposing figure in rugby league. He was an Immortal, he was an Indigenous leader not only in rugby league but in Australian sport," he said. I was there and I've got to say if I have to choose to go back to either that or Fantazia Summertime it would be too close to call. It's intersting what Murray said about Weekend World. © 2020 BillionGraves Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved / The licence was for 7,000 and about another 5,000 people got in over the fence of 'through' the entrances (i.e giving the security a tenner).. Browse the most recent Murray, Utah obituaries and condolences. Add, Grave record for Murray Beetson (Died: 17 Mar 1996), BillionGraves Record. Fellow Immortal Johnny Raper says Beetson's death was more than just a loss to rugby league. Beetson played 235 club matches between 1963-81 in the Sydney and Brisbane first grade competitions. I was there and I've got to say if I have to choose to go back to either that or Fantazia Summertime it would be too close to call. Rugby league Immortal Arthur Beetson has died aged 66 after suffering a heart attack on the Gold Coast. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is assisting Murray County Sheriff’s Office with a suspicious death investigation after a 72-year-old woman was found dead inside her home. Download the free BillionGraves mobile app for iPhone and Android before you go to the cemetery and it will guide you right to the gravesite. He captained Eastern Suburbs to back-to-back Sydney first grade premiership wins in 1974 and 1975. Grave site information of Murray Beetson (Died: 17 Mar 1996) at Wellingborough (London Road) Cemetery in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom from BillionGraves This GPS information is ONLY available at BillionGraves. His coaching career included leading the Maroons to Origin series victories in 1983, 1984 and 1989, while at the club level he was also at the helm of the Roosters and Cronulla. "He was such a great footballer and gave everything to the public," he said. "You'd never hear a bad word about Arthur Beetson because he was such a lovable bloke.". Rugby league great Arthur Beetson has died this morning at the age of 66 after suffering a heart attack. Please verify your email address by opening the welcome email in your email inbox. Arthur Henry "Artie" Beetson OAM (21 January 1945 – 1 December 2011) was an Australian rugby league footballer and coach. by Wigs » 20 Oct 2009, 18:49, Post Beetson was inducted into the Australian Rugby League Hall of Fame in 2003. ↳   Announcements, Updates, Problems, Questions & Suggestions, FLYER SALES / SWAPS & WANTED FLYERS & STATISTICS, ↳   Rave Flyer, Poster, Ticket, Magazine Sales & Swaps, ↳   Statistics - Magazines , Newsletters Memberships & Tickets sold on Ebay, ↳   Trusted eBay Sellers ** Updated 24/09/2017 **, ↳   Website , Forum, Photobucket / flickr album & Facebook Group Promotion, ↳   Artist & Record Label Profiles & Interviews, ↳   Flyer collections from January 2016 onwards, ↳   Flyer collections sold from Jan 2015 to Dec 2015, ↳   Flyer Collections Jan 2011 - Dec 2014, Interview With Murray Beetson(R.I.P)(Dreamscape), Re: Interview With Murray Beetson(R.I.P)(Dreamscape).