Ray Warren has commentated his last game of rugby league, with the veteran broadcaster retiring after 55 years behind the microphone.
Ray Warren has commentated his last game of rugby league, with the veteran broadcaster announcing his immediate retirement from calling football.
The 78-year-old will not commentate this year’s State of Origin series, ending months of speculation about his future.
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Warren signed a five-year contract with Channel 9 in 2src17 — extending through to the end of the 2src22 season — but he has not appeared in the commentary box this season.
“After talking with my family and calling rugby league and other sports for 55 years, I have decided my time in the commentary box is over,” Warren said in a statement.
“I will miss calling immensely but I think it’s time to move on with my 8srcth birthday only 12 months away.
“I really want to thank everybody so much. All my workmates at Channel 9, Ch
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