Vale Frank Bennett - Queensland player #744

Thu, Aug 18, 2022, 6:00 AM
Reds Media Unit
by Reds Media Unit

The Queensland Rugby community is mourning the passing of Queensland player #744, Frank Bennett.

Born in Hughenden on 17 May 1938, Bennett attended Mackay State High School before moving south to study medicine and play Rugby at the University of Queensland.

The flyhalf debuted for Queensland in 1962 and played a single game for his state against New Zealand in Brisbane.

Upon finishing his university studies, Bennett worked as a doctor in Rockhampton and with the Royal Australian Navy.

He is survived by his wife of 57-years Margaret Anne, daughter Amy and sons Tom, Dan and Michael, who also played for UQ.

Bennett passed away in Brisbane on 17 August.