Joining 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.
2016 was another successful year for the Broncos. 15 wins saw them finish the home and away season in fifth position, and they were able to comfortably account for Queensland rivals Gold Coast in their elimination final. A loss to North Queensland in the semi final however brought their season to a close.
Senior coach: Wayne Bennett
Captain: Darius Boyd
2016 finish: 5th
Premierships: 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2006
2017 Team List
Elijah Alick, Jai Arrow, Alex Barr, Jayden Berrell, Adam Blair, Joe Boyce, Darius Boyd, Mitchell Dodds, Herman Ese’ese, Salesi Funaki, Matt Gillett, Alex Glenn, Ben Hunt, Jamayne Isaako, Jordan Kahu, Benji Marshall, Andrew McCullough, Josh McGuire, David Mead, Anthony Milford, Tautau Moga, Francis Molo, Todd Murphy, Kodi Nikorima, Corey Oates, Joe Ofahengaue, Tom Opacic, Mosese Pangai, Tevita Pangai, Jonus Pearson, James Roberts, Aaron Rockley, Sam Scarlett, Korbin Sims, Sam Thaiday, Caleb Timu, Travis Waddell, Aaron Whitchurch
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