Darren James Lockyer, born 24 March 1977, in Brisbane Australia, is an Australian television commentator and former professional rugby league footballer. Lockyer was an Australian international and Queensland State representative captain, who played his entire professional career with the Brisbane Broncos. He is the consummate professional, a true gentleman of the game, captaining teams at every level to the highest tiers of success, and as such, is one of the most respected men in the game. He has won every accolade the game has to offer, including the Golden Boot for International Player of the Year - playing in two different positions. His retirement in 2011 was the end of an era.