Teammates praise ‘go-to man’ Robinson after retirement

He played 148 matches for the Waratahs and has 72 Wallabies caps to his name but according to his teammates, retired prop Benn Robinson was just as valuable off the field as he was on it. Robinson today announced his immediate retirement from all forms of rugby, a result of a serious eye injury suffered in the Waratahs round eight clash against the Brumbies this year. Speaking to the Rugby Union Players Association from France, Wallaby Adam Ashley Cooper spoke fondly of ‘Cat’ and his contribution to the teams on and off field efforts. “Seeing him there with his cute little headgear on as I ran past him on to the field of play used to give me such a lift; he’s certainly somebody you wanted to play alongside. Cat was a great team player and more importantly a better team mate," Ashley Cooper said. “My favourite memories will mostly revolve around going out to eat with him! Cat was always really well regarded as the go-to man when it came to the restaurant scene, both at hom
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