Ash Graham retires on 202 NRL games

Former Cowboy of the Year Ash Graham will have wrist reconstructive surgery next week, ending his chances of a return to the playing field in the NRL.

The winger confirmed today he had played his last match for North Queensland after deciding to retire from rugby league following a 202-game career with the Cowboys and Parramatta.

He has played 161 top-grade matches for North Queensland, the fifth highest figure in the club