Trent Robinson

Roosters to ignore Cordner's injury history with new contract

Cordner has been limited to just 30 games for the Roosters over the past two years due to knee and pec injuries, with the former also impacting his ability to train at full capacity

As the current NSW Origin and Roosters co-captain Cordner is one of the biggest names off-contract in 2018, with Angus Chrichton's scheduled arrival from the Rabbitohs next season fuelling speculation that Cordner may have been on the outer.

Roosters coach praises 'complete' Gordon

The 33-year-old turned back the clock to score a double against the club he played 108 games for at the beginning of his career, and rallied to pull off a try-saving tackle on Panthers centre Tyrone Peachey in the dying stages of the enthralling encounter at Pepper Stadium.