We take a look at the Opta stats behind Cooper Cronk's illustrious rugby league career.

Second most NRL games and 99 tries – Cronk's career in Opta numbers


NRL great Cooper Cronk will retire at the end of the season after a glittering 16-year career.

A three-time premiership winner and twice a Dally M Medallist, the Sydney Roosters star announced on Monday that this campaign would be his last.

Having also starred for Melbourne Storm, Australia and Queensland, Cronk ranks among the sport's greats.

We take a look at the Opta stats after his announcement.

357 - Cronk has played the second most NRL games in history, behind only Cameron Smith (394).

99 - He has scored 99 NRL tries, including 12 in both 2011 and 2016.

419 - Cronk has scored 419 NRL points, with his season-high the 51 he managed for Melbourne in 2016.

13 - He has played 20-plus games in 13 of his past 14 NRL campaigns.

60 - Cronk is set to finish his career with 60 representative appearances (38 for Australia and 22 for Queensland in State of Origin).

11 - His next try would see him become just the 11th player in NRL history to play 300 games and score 100 tries.



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