sport news St George Dragons great Matt Cooper reveals why he didn't attend 2010 NRL grand ... trends now

sport news St George Dragons great Matt Cooper reveals why he didn't attend 2010 NRL grand ... trends now
sport news St George Dragons great Matt Cooper reveals why he didn't attend 2010 NRL grand ... trends now

sport news St George Dragons great Matt Cooper reveals why he didn't attend 2010 NRL grand ... trends now

Dragons great Matt Cooper reveals why he didn't attend 2010 premiership reunion - as he opens up old wounds and reignites bitter feud with the club Former Dragons centre Matt Cooper didn't attend the 2010 Grand Final reunion  The 43-year-old posted an apology, saying he didn't want to cause trouble Cooper was supposedly promised a club job by former CEO Peter Doust

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St.George Dragons legend Matt Cooper skipped out on the club 2010 grand final reunion saying he would've caused trouble with a former CEO and unnamed teammate - suggesting on Twitter that he would reveal all about his nasty retirement next year.

Cooper, 43, was a key centre in the side's 2010 premiership season, where he played all 13 years of his career with the Red V club.

Matt Cooper of the Dragons celebrates winning the 2010 NRL Grand Final with a club support staff member

Matt Cooper of the Dragons celebrates winning the 2010 NRL Grand Final with a club support staff member

Playing alongside young guns Brett Morris and Darius Boyd, the 13-game Blue enjoyed great success at the Illawarra club. 

Yet, 12 years on from a milestone year, Cooper opted to stay away from reunion celebrations to avoid causing trouble with former CEO Peter Doust and a mystery squad member. 

'I want to apologise to my 2010 premiership team for not attending the 10-12year reunion. The reason why I did not attend, was I didn’t want to make a scene and ruin a special occasion! Knowing former CEO and a player who did not even play in the game were going to be there,' Cooper posted to Twitter

One follower replied 'would of been a good opportunity to be the bigger man and ignore said people.'

Cooper responded, writing 'not if you knew what Doust did to me'.

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