Ben Gillies

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Ben Gillies joined Canterbury in 1991 as a lock forward. He is the brother of Simon Gillies

In 1992, Ben started the season in reserve grade and received the opportunity to play first grade against Brisbane as a hooker when Sean Skelton was relegated. Ben was later relegated for Geordi Peats but was a regular first grade replacement.

In 1993, he was a regular member of the reserve grade team and played in the Preliminary Final against Newcastle as a replacement.

In 1994, Ben returned to first grade when Geordi Peats was relegated until mid-season when relegated for Jason Hetherington.