Adam Blair to reach incredible career milestone this weekend

Drew Darbyshire

New Zealand legend Adam Blair will become the NRL’s 36th player to join the 300 club this weekend.

The 33-year-old will reach the 300-game milestone when takes the field with New Zealand Warriors against Gold Coast Titans on Friday.

Blair – a Kiwi captain with 48 caps for his country – made his NRL debut back in 2006 and has represented Melbourne Storm, Wests Tigers, Brisbane Broncos and the Warriors in the NRL.

On Blair’s remarkable milestone, NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg said: “Adam is set to become just the third New Zealand player to reach the 300-game milestone, behind Ruben Wiki and Simon Mannering.

“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.”

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

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