The Immortals of rugby league in Australia are eight players named as the greatest ever.
Arthur Beetson’s future talents as a ball-playing front-rower were honed in his teenage years when he played at centre or five-eighth in his home-town of Roma in western Queensland.
''I have never seen a greater player than Clive Churchill'', said long-time ARL chairman Bill Buckley. ''Churchill is the greatest'', reckoned Dally Messenger.
Although known as the master of the unorthodox and, a brilliant individualist who could single-handedly turn a game, the force that drove Bob Fulton was a competitive spirit that coursed through his body.
Upon his retirement in 2007 due to a bulging disc in his neck, a chorus of league greats called for Andrew Johns to be immediately honoured as an immortal of the game.
The chants of ''Changa! Changa!'' from the stands were perhaps the greatest tribute provided one of the game's all-time greats.
''King'' Wally Lewis came to embody State of Origin football during a stellar career.