13 – Cory Paterson

Player Sponsor:  wlpiling
Position: Utility
Born: 14th July 1987
Debut: 2016
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Contracted to: Nov. 2018
Signed on a three-year contract up until the end of November 2018, Cory is a vastly experienced utility player in both the NRL and Super League.

Born in Perth, Western Australia, he was schooled in Newcastle, NSW and after earning Australian Schoolboy International honours joined the Newcastle Knights, making his NRL debut in 2007. He later played for North Queensland Cowboys (from 2011) and Wests Tigers (in 2014), making a total of 96 NRL appearances and scoring 26 tries.

After a season with Hull KR in 2013, when he scored seven tries in 17 games Cory came back to England to play for Salford Red Devils in the 2015 Super League campaign, scoring ten tries and kicking nine goals in 21 appearances. He was appointed Joint Vice-Captain for the 2016 season.