NRL star Cooper Cronk announces retirement from rugby league

Publish Date
Monday, 20 May 2019, 12:38PM
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NRL star Cooper Cronk has announced that he will retire from rugby league at the end of the 2019 NRL season. 

Cronk is in the final year of his contract with the Sydney Roosters. He announced today that he will end that 16-year career. 

Cooper Cronk was a stalwart for the Melbourne Storm from 2004 until 2017, when he moved to the Sydney Roosters. 

He was the Dally M halfback of the year in 2006, and won the award again in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016. Cronk is also a dual Dally M Medallist winning the top award in 2013 and 2016.

“It’s been one hell of a ride,” Cronk said at a press conference on Monday.

Congratulations on an awesome career Cooper!