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Roosters Radio Episode 114: Boyd Cordner

On this week's episode of Roosters Radio, we sit down with club great, Boyd Cordner.

Boyd sits down and reflects on his career at the Roosters recalling his journey from Taree as a 16-year-old to Sydney, all the way to winning three premierships and captaining his Club, state and country.

Boyd speaks about what it means to be a leader, he shares his thoughts on Nick Politis and Trent Robinson and what they mean to him and announces some special news for 2022 exclusively for Roosters Radio!

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The Roosters' courageous captain gave plenty of praise and insight into his mentor and current Roosters Head Coach Trent Robinson. 

"I don't think I've ever met a person that can bring a group of men together and make them believe as much as he does," Cordner said.

"It's pretty amazing to see, especially last year when we've gone through all the covid stuff and everyone didn't know what was happening. I remember being in the office that day when the news bulletin came on and they called the game off and suspended the game and we were all looking around going, 'What do we do?'.

"And we were asking Robbo and everyone was going 'mate, what do we do?'. I've never seen that before; grown men who we consider ourselves with the Roosters and we're turning to Robbo and we're asking him, 'what are we doing' or 'what's going on?' and for him to have that respect and of the whole Club.

"Like I said before, I've never met a person that can bring not only a team but a whole Club that sort of relies on him in a way to lead us, because essentially whatever he says we're doing.

"And that's a reflection of the way the boys are playing now. It's a reflection of Robbo's coaching because, like I said, essentially, whatever he says, we do. So I think it goes to show how much respect the boys have for Robbo."


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Acknowledgement of Country

Sydney Roosters respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.