Brisbane Broncos

Brisbane BroncosJoining the NRL in 1988 as part of their expansion into Queensland, the Brisbane Broncos have routinely been one of the competition’s premier sides in their short history. Best known for an era that saw them claim six premierships amidst a 19-year finals streak, the Broncos are one of the most popular and well respected rugby league clubs in the world.

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The Broncos improved upon their strong campaign a season ago, winning 16 games and finishing the season in third. They rebounded from a narrow qualifying final loss to the Roosters with a spirited victory over Penrith in the semi final, but their season came to a close after an embarrassing 30-0 loss to Melbourne in their preliminary final.

Senior coach: Wayne Bennett
Captain: Darius Boyd
2017 finish: 4th (3rd before finals)
Premierships: 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2006

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2018 Team List
Jack Bird, Darius Boyd, Troy Dargan, George Fai, David Fifita, Salesi Funaki, Matt Gillett, Alex Glenn, Jamayne Isaako, Jordan Kahu, Matt Lodge, Patrick Mago, Andrew McCullough, Josh McGuire, Anthony Milford, Todd Murphy, Kodi Nikorima, Shaun Nona, Corey Oates, Joe Ofahengaue, Tom Opacic, Mosese Pangai, Tevita Pangai, Jonus Pearson, James Roberts, Andre Savelio, Sam Scarlett, Marion Seven, Gehamat Shibasaki, Korbin Sims, Jaydn Su’a, Sam Tagatese, Sam Thaiday, Jake Turpin

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Last updated: 13 February, 2018

Brisbane Broncos Articles

Broncos overpower Hunters in trial

Broncos overpower Hunters in trial

by , 25 Feb 2018

In front of a 15,000 strong parochial PNG crowd, the Brisbane Broncos scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the reigning QLD cup champions, PNG Hunters 26 – 12 in their preseason hit out yesterday afternoon at the National Football Stadium, Port Moresby.

No Bennett succession plan: Broncos CEO

No Bennett succession plan: Broncos CEO

by , 24 Feb 2018

Talk of a Wayne Bennett succession plan is news to Brisbane CEO Paul White.

Lodge has done his time: Broncos NRL boss

Lodge has done his time: Broncos NRL boss

by , 23 Feb 2018

Brisbane CEO Paul White has defended signing former NRL bad boy Matt Lodge, saying the controversial forward has “done his time”.

Presenting the People’s Daily: The finest in Broncos propaganda

Presenting the People’s Daily: The finest in Broncos propaganda

by , 23 Feb 2018

Brisbane State Media – also popularly known as BS Media – is proud to present The People’s Daily; Queensland’s only source for unbiased reporting on the pristine and wondrous Brisbane Broncos. All hail Brisbane and all hail BS!

This year, it’s September or bust for the Broncos

This year, it’s September or bust for the Broncos

by , 22 Feb 2018

The Brisbane Broncos have not hoisted the premiership trophy in 12 years – their longest stint ever – so why should 2018 be any different?

Corey Oates pushing for spot in Broncos pack

Corey Oates pushing for spot in Broncos pack

by , 21 Feb 2018

Brisbane Broncos forward Matt Gillett admits he is being kept honest by ex-Queensland winger Corey Oates’s bold gamble to play as a back-rower.

All filler no killer: Four top teams just making up the numbers in 2018

All filler no killer: Four top teams just making up the numbers in 2018

by , 19 Feb 2018 Popular article!

Ever wondered what it feels like to support Everton in the English Premier League? To watch your team try hard, play well, but with no real prospect of winning anything? Well, for the fans of four NRL teams, you’re about to find out.

Hype over Matt Lodge’s NRL return grows after Broncos debut

Hype over Matt Lodge’s NRL return grows after Broncos debut

by , 19 Feb 2018

Try as they might, Brisbane can’t play down Matt Lodge’s NRL return any longer after the giant prop’s stunning club debut.

Round 1 will determine the Broncos and Dragons’ seasons

Round 1 will determine the Broncos and Dragons’ seasons

by , 17 Feb 2018

Sometimes it’s just not your team’s year. But then, sometimes, it is. For the Broncos, despite coach Wayne Bennett, this is not their year.

“Miracles happen”: Sam Thaiday hopeful of another NRL season

“Miracles happen”: Sam Thaiday hopeful of another NRL season

by , 14 Feb 2018

The end is nigh for Sam Thaiday – or is it?


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