SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07: Mitchell Cornish of the Roosters looks on during the round 18 NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium on July 7, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Mitch Cornish extends Roosters contract

The Sydney Roosters have announced that Mitch Cornish has signed a one-year extension, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2018 season.

“I’m really enjoying being part of the team here at the Roosters,” said Cornish.

“The Roosters have been great to me, and I’m learning so much – and that’s a big part of the reason I’m really pleased to extend my time with the Club,” he added.

Roosters Head Coach, Trent Robinson, was delighted to have Cornish extend his time with the Club.

“Mitch has been a terrific contributor to the Roosters since joining the Club this year, and his best footy is still ahead of him,” said Robinson.

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“It’s great news to have Mitch on board for 2018 and I’m looking forward to continuing to work with him,” he added.

Sydney Roosters 2018 Player Movements

2018 Gains: Kurt Baptiste (Canberra Raiders, 2018), Cooper Cronk (Melbourne Storm, 2019), Joshua Curran (2019), Lachlan Lam (2018), Dean Matterson (2018), Frank-Paul Nu'uausala (Wigan Warriors, 2018), Reece Robinson (2018), Billy Smith (2019), James Tedesco (Wests Tigers, 2021)
2018 Losses: Paul Carter (released), Kane Evans (Parramatta Eels), Michael Gordon (Gold Coast Titans), Aidan Guerra (Newcastle Knights), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Newcastle Knights), Liam Knight (Canberra Raiders), Mitchell Pearce (Newcastle Knights), Connor Watson (Newcastle Knights)
Re-Signed: Mitch Cornish (2018), Blake Ferguson (2018), Ryan Matterson (2019), Dylan Napa (2019), Victor Radley (2019), Chris Smith (2018), Daniel Tupou (2021), Sitili Tupouniua (2019)
Off Contract 2018: Kurt Baptiste, Mitch Cornish, Blake Ferguson, Brock Gray, Lachlan Lam, Dean Matterson, Frank-Paul Nu'uausala, Reece Robinson, Chris Smith, Eloni Vunakece
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