Darren James Lockyer (born 24 March 1977) is an Australian former rugby league player and current television commentator. Lockyer was an Australia international and Queensland State representative captain, who played his entire professional career with Brisbane Broncos. He is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time.During his 17-year career he set appearance records for his club, state and country, and also set additional all-time records for most National Rugby League appearances, most State of Origin appearances, most games as captain and most tries for the Australian national team.
As a fullback, Lockyer won four grand finals with the Broncos (including a Clive Churchill Medal), a World Cup with Australia, and the Golden Boot Award for the world's best player. He was named in Queensland Rugby League's Team of the Century (1998–2007) at fullback. He switched positions to five-eighth in 2004 and went on to win a fourth grand final with the Broncos, a further five State of Origin series with Queensland, and a second Golden Boot Award.