Boyd Cordner wins Jack Gibson Medal

OLD Bar rugby league product Boyd Cordner has been named winner of Sydney Roosters prestigious Jack Gibson Medal at the NRL awards night.

Jack Gibson Medal winner Boyd Cordner.

Jack Gibson Medal winner Boyd Cordner.

Awarded to the player of the year, the Jack Gibson Medal was voted for at the conclusion of every game by the Roosters NRL team and head coach, with votes tallied across the season. John Gibson, son of the late Jack Gibson, presented Cordner with the Medal.

A first-time winner of the club's most prized award, the 23 year-old Roosters vice captain finished ahead of other finalists Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Shaun Kenny-Dowall.

Cordner started playing rugby league in the Group Three juniors when he was just four. A NSW State of Origin and Australian representative, he was a member of the Roosters premiership-winning team in 2013.