Benny Elias

Benny Elias

Benjamin "Benny" Elias (born 15 November 1963, Tripoli, Lebanon), also known as Ben, is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 90s. He played primarily as a hooker for Balmain in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership. He was one of the leading hookers from the mid 1980s until his retirement at the end of the 1994 season. Along with Wayne Pearce, Paul Sironen and Steve Roach, Elias and his Balmain teammates formed one of the best forward packs in the modern era during the late 1980s.

Since his retirement as a player, Elias has pursued media and business interests.

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... Following his retirement, Elias graduated from the University of Western Sydney and became a successful businessman as one of Australia's retail mobile phone sales pioneers and began rugby league radio commentary in ... Elias also became the rugby league pundit for now defunct SBS Television 7pm weeknight sports program in the mid-2000s ... During his playing days, Elias was regularly interviewed ...