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Hunt catches 300
Ben Hunt will join the prestigious 300-game club when his Dragons side plays the Cowboys this weekend. He becomes the 47th player in the history of the premiership to reach the 300-game mark.
Before the Dragons, Ben played 187 of his NRL games for the Brisbane Broncos. Along with his NRL career, Ben has had a long representative career for the Queensland Maroons and Australian Kangaroos.
The Rugby League Players’ Association congratulates Ben on this rare and incredible achievement.
RLPA Chief Executive Officer Clint Newton on Ben’s 300-game milestone
“On behalf of the RLPA and players, I congratulate Ben Hunt on reaching 300 games – a remarkable achievement that speaks volumes about his resilience and dedication to his craft.
“Ben has proven time and again that he is one of the most talented and respected players in the league and the rugby league community is proud to have him as a part of our sport.
“His willingness to consistently take on our game’s biggest and best is a testament to his courage and commitment to his teammates and clubs throughout his 300-game career.
“Ben’s teammates are better for having him alongside them and we are grateful for his leadership and dedication to his fellow players.”
RLPA Player Operations Manager Tom Symonds on Ben’s 300th game
“Ben has always competed at an elite level and, over the course of his long career, has been central to the success of the teams he has played in. He owns some of the most memorable highlights in rugby league, particularly in the State of Origin arena where he has continued to shine.
“Reaching 300 games is a testament not only to Ben’s obvious skill and talent, but also to his durability, consistency and resilience through the many ups and downs of the rugby league rollercoaster. This milestone is one that Ben, his family, coaches and supporters should all be very proud of.
“Along his journey Ben has been a great role model for young players, a very popular teammate, and has developed into a true leader in the game.
“We join the entire rugby league community in congratulating Ben on this extremely well deserved milestone.”