Ben Elias

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December 28, 2009

He was born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1963. He arrived in Australia with his family in 1966.
Ben has lived all his life in Australia and is married with 2 children. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business from the University of Western Sydney-Nepean.

He was one of the greatest players ever seen in the game of Rugby League and excelled in all facets of the game.

The following is his achievements in Rugby League:

* Played 234 first grade games for the Balmain Tigers
* Life member of Balmain
* Played 22 state of origin games
* Captained NSW
* 14 Tests for Australia
* 2 Kangaroo Tours
* Captained Australia
* Runner up in Rothmans Medal award
* Representative player of the year in 1994 Also established 28 stores around Australia in the telecommunications business


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