NRL Champ Cooper Cronk Announces Retirement

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“I’d like to thank the entire rugby league community.”

Sydney Roosters halfback Cooper Cronk has announced he will retire from the NRL at the end of the 2019 season. 

Cooper’s contract with the Roosters is finishing up this year and will mark the end of a lengthy 16-year career.

Over that time, Cooper has played in 22 State of Origin games (playing for Queensland)) and 38 Test Matches for Australia. 

In totally he has played 357 first-grade matches which is… a lot. 

Basically, he’s a star player. 

And will therefore be missed.

Watch Cooper’s full announcement below:

Images: Getty / Matt King. 

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Written By Krisinda Merhi