NRL great Cooper Cronk's wife Tara Rushton moves from Fox Sports to Channel 10


NRL great Cooper Cronk’s wife Tara Rushton moves from Fox Sports to lead coverage of Australian soccer on Channel 10


Tara Rushton established herself as a successful sports reporter in Australia and abroad.

And now the wife of NRL great Cooper Cronk is embarking on a new chapter of her career with 10 Sports to lead coverage of Australian soccer.

The 37-year-old told The Daily Telegraph on Saturday she is fortunate to have a partner that supported her career aspirations.

Changing it up: NRL great Cooper Cronk's wife Tara Rushton (pictured) moves from Fox Sports to lead coverage of Australian soccer on Channel 10

Changing it up: NRL great Cooper Cronk’s wife Tara Rushton (pictured) moves from Fox Sports to lead coverage of Australian soccer on Channel 10

‘I am very lucky to have a partner who is allowing my to fulfil my passion professionally… we make a pretty good team.’

The sports reporter, who previously presented sports programs in Singapore and London, first revealed she would be leaving her post with Fox Sports in an Instagram post back in June.

She spoke highly of her eight year tenure with the network and told The Daily Telegraph, saying: ‘It was the role that brought me back to Australia and I am so grateful for that.’

'We make a pretty good team': The 37-year-old told The Daily Telegraph on Saturday she is fortunate to have a partner that supported her career aspirations

‘We make a pretty good team’: The 37-year-old told The Daily Telegraph on Saturday she is fortunate to have a partner that supported her career aspirations

Gratitude: The sports reporter first revealed she would be leaving Fox Sports back in June. She spoke highly of her eight year tenure with the network saying: 'It was the role that brought me back to Australia and I am so grateful for that'

Gratitude: The sports reporter first revealed she would be leaving Fox Sports back in June. She spoke highly of her eight year tenure with the network saying: ‘It was the role that brought me back to Australia and I am so grateful for that’

Tara will present sports for Channel 10, as well as lead coverage of Australian soccer.

This includes mens and womens A-Legaue, the Football Federation Australia Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, as all as the Socceroos and Matildas matches.

She added of the new role: ‘This does feel new and fresh and like this is the next path for me.’

New journey: She added of the new role: 'This does feel new and fresh and like this is the next path for me.' Pictured is Tara with Channel 10 colleagues

New journey: She added of the new role: ‘This does feel new and fresh and like this is the next path for me.’ Pictured is Tara with Channel 10 colleagues

Career: After four years abroad, Tara returned to Australia 2013 and landed a job with Fox Sports

Career: After four years abroad, Tara returned to Australia 2013 and landed a job with Fox Sports

After four years abroad, Tara returned to Australia 2013 and landed a job with Fox Sports.

In 2016, she began dating former Melbourne Storm star Cooper and by the end of 2017 the couple tied the knot.

The couple are proud parents to two sons – Lennox, three, and Harley, nine-months-old.  

Family: In 2016, she began dating former Melbourne Storm star Cooper and by the end of 2017 the couple tied the knot. The couple are proud parents to two sons - Lennox, three, and Harley, nine-months-old

Family: In 2016, she began dating former Melbourne Storm star Cooper and by the end of 2017 the couple tied the knot. The couple are proud parents to two sons – Lennox, three, and Harley, nine-months-old

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