|Date of birth||28 June 1924|
|Place of birth||Diamond Creek, Victoria|
|Date of death||17 October 1990(aged 66)|
|Place of death||Kew East, Victoria|
|Original team(s)||University Blacks (VAFA)|
|Debut||Round 5, 1943, Melbourne
vs. Richmond, at the MCG
|Height / weight||191 cm / 91 kg|
|1943, 1948–56||Melbourne||152 (82)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1956.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
He was named in the Melbourne's "Team of the Century" in 2000 as the starting ruckman.
In September 1981, Cordner was appointed Australian Consul-General in New York. He took up the post in March 1982. Cordner's wife Pat was mugged on her first day out in New York city. In March 1984, Cordner was asked to return to Australia within three months.
- "New consul". The Canberra Times. ACT. 17 September 1981. p. 6.
- Hibbins, Gillian M., "Cordner, George Denis Pruen (1924–1990)", Australian Dictionary of Biography, Australian National University, archived from the original on 27 February 2016
- "Australia's Consul-General... at home in the Big Apple", The Australian Women's Weekly, p. 42, 24 November 1982
- "Envoy in New York asked to return". The Canberra Times. ACT. 21 March 1984. p. 3.
- Denis Cordner's statistics from AFL Tables
- Denis Cordner's profile from AustralianFootball.com
- "Some Inspirational People" Profiled by Laurence MacDonald Muir.
|Australian Consul General in New York
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