Mitch Cronin Wiki – Mitch Cronin Biography
Mitch Cronin, the Queensland Cup’s grand final captain, has died in what has been described as a training accident after family members reportedly found him in his Brisbane backyard pool on Friday. He had reportedly just completed a weights session before deciding to cool down in his pool
He was also a member of the Canberra Raiders and Brisbane Broncos’ NRL squads, as well as representing the Queensland Residents team.
Queensland Cup grand final captain Mitchell Cronin has been remembered as a talented but humble leader following his shock death at home in Brisbane on Friday.
The 27-year-old spent time with both the Broncos and Canberra without making his NRL debut, before piloting Wynnum Manly to the Queensland Cup final last year.
Mitch Cronin Age
Mitch Cronin was born on April 25, 1992, in Brisbane, Australia. He died on April 17, 2020, in Brisbane, Australia. He was 27 years old.
Mitch Cronin Death
Mitch Cronin died on April 17, 2020, at the age of 27. He was found dead in his swimming pool by family members. FOX Sports reports that he had just completed a weights session before deciding to cool down in the pool.
Jordan Rapana on Saturday paid an emotional tribute to his former Raiders teammate and close friend while speaking on Fox League Live.
“I was hesitant to do this interview as it’s so raw, it only just happened yesterday, but I just wanted Australia and the world to really know how good of a bloke Mitch is,” Rapana said.
“He’s one of those guys where he’s everybody’s best mate. He just has a positive aura about him, you just want to be around him.
“He wasn’t a loud guy, he didn’t talk much. He was quite shy and very reserved who didn’t like the limelight. But his action spoke louder than words.”
Rapana added: “He wasn’t an emotional guy, he’s probably looking at me, you know, giving me shit if I’m going to sit here and cry.”
QRL competitions manager Dave Maiden said Cronin was an outstanding person and leader who inspired those around him.
“Mitchell was a fantastic leader of men and a quality player,” Maiden said.
“More importantly though, he was a quality human being who will be mourned by many and missed by all.
“The people who came across him will be in state of disbelief … he’s one of the good ones.” Seagulls’ chief executive Hanan Laban described him as a quiet achiever who was fearless on the field, yet humble and modest.
Mitch Cronin Cause of Death
Mitch Cronin’s cause of death was a suspected heart attack, according to FOX Sports.
Mitch Cronin Instagram
Mitch’s Instagram account (@mitchcronin) is set to private.