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Arthur Beetson: rare talent, role model and cultural icon

In the countdown to the announcement of two new Immortals, NRL.com is publishing features on the eight all-time greats who have already achieved rugby league's highest honour. The final Immortal is the incomparable Arthur Beetson.

 

By acclamation, the Immortals are the greatest rugby league players of all time.

Their influence and brilliance unmatched.

Arthur Beetson is a true champion who became a cultural icon.

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