Brisbane Broncos

Brisbane BroncosOne of the NRL’s most successful club during their short tenure, the Brisbane Broncos were formed in 1988 under coach Wayne Bennett. Bennett led the Broncos to six Premiership victories, and the side has lost just one Grand Final in their history. It is this culture, with the help of league legends Shane Webcke, Darren Lockyer and Alan Langer, that has enabled Brisbane to record the highest annual revenues out of all NRL clubs and maintain the largest crowd attendances in the competition with an average of 33,000 people per game.

In 2015 the Broncos were on the losing side in one of the greatest Grand Finals in NRL history, going down 17-16 to the North Queensland Cowboys in golden-point extra time.

2016 was another successful year for the Broncos. They finished the regular season in fifth position and progressed to within two matches of the NRL grand final, eventually succumbing to Queensland rivals the Cowboys in an epic extra time encounter.

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Brisbane Broncos Articles

Your club’s transfer performance rating: Part 1

Your club’s transfer performance rating: Part 1

by , 7 Dec 2016

The end of the year draws nearer and nearer, we are getting closer to the promised land of the NRL season every day.

Ben Hunt out to test the NRL open market

Ben Hunt out to test the NRL open market

by , 7 Dec 2016

After an unhappy year, Ben Hunt admits he is considering what not so long ago seemed unthinkable – he may leave Brisbane.

Is Boyd ready for Brisbane captaincy?

Is Boyd ready for Brisbane captaincy?

by , 5 Dec 2016

Darius Boyd has been named the Ron McAuliffe Medal winner as Queensland’s State of Origin player of the year.

NRL makes no apologies for Broncos prime time bonanza

NRL makes no apologies for Broncos prime time bonanza

by , 24 Nov 2016

Another NRL season, another prime time TV bonanza for Brisbane.

NRL Friday Flashbacks: Palmer Wapau

NRL Friday Flashbacks: Palmer Wapau

by , 19 Nov 2016

Each Friday I will be taking you on a trip down memory lane to relive the careers of some of Australian rugby league’s lesser lights.

Benji Marshall snubbing Brisbane reserve grade clubs

Benji Marshall snubbing Brisbane reserve grade clubs

by , 15 Nov 2016

Clubs are queuing up for Benji Marshall.

Benji calls for advice, receives NRL deal

Benji calls for advice, receives NRL deal

by , 14 Nov 2016

All Benji Marshall wanted was some advice.

Belmore clash headlines first round of NRL 2017

Belmore clash headlines first round of NRL 2017

by , 11 Nov 2016

The Bulldogs will reportedly host Melbourne at Belmore Sports Ground at 6pm (AEDT) in a round one fixture on the first Friday night of the new season.

The top four NRL grand finals of the 2000s

The top four NRL grand finals of the 2000s

by , 31 Oct 2016

The 2000s were a great decade for me. I spent that time keeping fit, travelling the country, meeting my wife in 2004, having children and inexplicably joining the military to close out the decade in 2009. It was also a great decade for NRL grand finals.

Bennett lures Benji to the Broncos

Bennett lures Benji to the Broncos

by , 22 Oct 2016

A heart-to-heart with master coach Wayne Bennett has delivered Benji Marshall his wish of an NRL lifeline, with the veteran playmaker signing a one-year NRL deal with Brisbane.


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