Sydney Roosters forward Boyd Cordner is a genuine contender to fill the vacant NSW State of Origin captaincy position, says coach Laurie Daley.
Boyd Cordner says he is humbled by speculation suggesting he will replace Paul Gallen as NSW Blues skipper for next year's State of Origin series.
NSW Rugby League hierarchy has welcomed the development of a new centre of excellence at Olympic Park.
Jarryd Hayne could be the player to nail the big moments for NSW in the 2017 Origin series, according to Blues coach Laurie Daley.
Blues coach Laurie Daley says it will be a while until we know which player will lead NSW into the post-Paul Gallen era.