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#1 NickAu

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Posted 09 April 2015 - 09:22 PM

Australia cricket legend Richie Benaud passed away overnight, aged 84.

One of the great personalities of world cricket, Richie Benaud forged his reputation first as a player, later as Australian Test captain and finally as a highly-respected analyst and commentator on the game.

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Posted 09 April 2015 - 09:25 PM

Richie was from my home town....Penrith NSW....huge extended family....which he never forgot.....the most down to earth bloke you would ever wish to run across.

 

I will miss you mate.


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Posted 09 April 2015 - 09:42 PM

 

Richie was from my home town....Penrith NSW.

I also grew up in Penrith, Near Southlands, I went to  York Public School then Kingswood High.



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Posted 09 April 2015 - 09:55 PM

omg it is a small world !

 

The area you grew up in was known as south penrith....basically south of jamison road..

 

Richies family were mainly centered in emu plains, but there were also quite a few in penrith itself


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Posted 09 April 2015 - 09:59 PM

 

The area you grew up in was known as south penrith....basically south of jamison road..

Yes, Near DR Kahns surgery.

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/Birmingham+Rd,+South+Penrith+NSW+2750/@-33.7756993,150.6919711,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6b128f473dc8bc13:0x553a2e9180976517


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Posted 09 April 2015 - 10:02 PM

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/320+High+St,+Penrith+NSW+2750/@-33.754635,150.70073,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6b12858b73872643:0x3421f190a0297379

 

We owned the house and land there before developers made an offer too good to refuse


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Posted 10 April 2015 - 05:59 PM

http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/2015/04/10/richie-benauds-greatest-moments-field/

 

 

in particular......video at bottom of page  (Warning...coarse language)......He has been most famously immortalised in Australian culture through satire by Billy Birmingham aka The Twelfth Man, a hilarious take on the trials and tribulations of the happenings and idiosyncrasies of the Channel 9 commentary team.


Edited by Condobloke, 10 April 2015 - 06:01 PM.

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