Darren Lockyer is an Australian rugby league television commentator and former professional player. After seventeen NRL seasons, Lockyer retired in 2011 as captain of the Australian national team, Queensland State of Origin team and his club, the Brisbane Broncos, having set records for most ever games with each of them. He set additional all-time records for most National Rugby League matches, most State of Origin matches, most games as captain and most tries for the Australian national team, and highest ever point-scorer for the Broncos. Additionally, he was never suspended or charged by the NRL judiciary system during his entire career.
Named at fullback of a Queensland team of the century, Lockyer won three grand finals with the Broncos, a World Cup with Australia, and the Golden Boot Award for world's best player in this position before switching to five-eighth. In the halves, Lockyer won a fourth grand final with the Broncos, a record six consecutive State of Origin series with Queensland, and a second Golden Boot Award. Lockyer has also written a column for Queensland newspaper, The Courier Mail.