Adam Blair to play 300th game

New Zealand legend, Adam Blair is set to become the NRL’s 36th player to reach the 300-game milestone when he takes the field with the Warriors against the Titans on the Gold Coast tomorrow night.

Blair, a New Zealand captain and veteran of 48 Tests for his country, made his first-grade debut in round four, 2006.

He commenced his professional playing career with the Melbourne Storm, before success with the Wests Tigers, Brisbane Broncos and most recently, the New Zealand Warriors (since 2018).

NRL Chief Executive, Todd Greenberg congratulated Adam on his rugby league career to date and wished him well in his 300th appearance.

“Adam is set to become just the third New Zealand player to reach the 300-game milestone, behind Ruben Wiki and Simon Mannering,” Mr Greenberg said.

“He has carved out an impressive playing career across four NRL clubs and as part of World Club and World Cup winning teams.

“Adam was also a proud Maori captain when the Maori All Stars took on the Indigenous All Stars, displaying all the flair and power that we have come to expect from him over the years.

“I thank him for his contribution to date and wish him well tomorrow night.”

Adam will be presented with the match ball from his 300th game by Rugby League Immortal, Mal Meninga.

The 300 Club (35 players)

396Cameron SmithMelbourne2002-19
358Cooper CronkMelbourne, Sydney Roosters2004-19
355Darren LockyerBrisbane1995-2011
350Terry LambWestern Suburbs, Canterbury1980-96
349Steven MenziesManly, Northern Eagles1993-2008
347Corey ParkerBrisbane2001-16
338Chris HeighingtonWests Tigers, Cronulla, Newcastle2003-18
336Brad FittlerPenrith, Sydney Roosters1989-2004
336Paul Gallen Cronulla2001-21
331Cliff LyonsNorth Sydney, Manly1985-99
330Nathan HindmarshParramatta1998-2012
328Andrew EttingshausenCronulla1983-2000
326Ryan HoffmanMelbourne, Warriors2003-18
325Geoff GerardParramatta, Manly, Penrith1974-89
324Luke LewisPenrith, Cronulla2001-18
323Johnathan ThurstonCanterbury, Nth Qld2002-18
322John SuttonSouth Sydney2004-19
318Jason CrokerCanberra1991-2006
317Hazem El MasriCanterbury1996-2009
315Paul LangmackCanterbury, Western Suburbs, Sydney Roosters1983-99
315Luke PriddisCanberra, Brisbane, Penrith, St George Illawarra1997-2010
313Steve PriceCanterbury, Warriors1994-2009
313Brent KiteSt George Illawarra, Manly, Penrith2002-15
312Ruben WikiCanberra, Warriors1993-2008
309Petero CivonicevaBrisbane, Penrith1998-2012
307Brett KimmorleyNewcastle, Hunter, Melbourne, Northern Eagles, Cronulla, Canterbury1995-2010
304Sam ThaidayBrisbane2003-18
304Darius BoydBrisbane, St George Illawarra, Newcastle2006-19
303Anthony WatmoughNorthern Eagles, Manly, Parramatta2002-15
302Anthony MinichielloRoosters2000-14
301Luke RicketsonRoosters1991-2005
301Simon ManneringWarriors2005-18
300Scott PrinceNth Qld, Brisbane, Wests Tigers, Gold Coast1998-2013
300John MorrisNewcastle, Parramatta, Wests Tigers, Cronulla2001-14

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