[Article 10429]Death of Arthur Summons

Australian rugby league great Arthur Summons dies aged 84.

1962 GF photo running onto the field

Arthur Summons leading Wests onto the SCG for the 1963 Grand Final.

The former Australian team captain and coach is famously remembered for being in the iconic photograph with rival forward Norm Provan at the SCG depicted in the NRL premiership trophy.

2020 color photo of norm and arthur

Summons, who underwent major surgery in 2018 to remove cancer from his mouth, died on Saturday night in a Sydney nursing home.

He represented Australia in rugby league and rugby union, and made 60 appearances for the West Magpies.

RIP Arthur Summons.

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