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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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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Last updated: 21 December, 2017

Brisbane Broncos Articles

Wayne Bennett has stuffed Brisbane for 2018

Wayne Bennett has stuffed Brisbane for 2018

by , 6 Jan 2018 Popular article!

Wayne Bennett’s refusal to admit that he has bungled the Broncos’ recruitment efforts over the summer has effectively written off the powerhouse club’s 2018 season.

Where will your side finish in 2018? (Part Three)

Where will your side finish in 2018? (Part Three)

by , 4 Jan 2018

With my predictions for the bottom eight now sorted, there are no prizes for guessing the eight teams I have selected to be still alive in September next year.

Success is in the DNA of the Brisbane Broncos

Success is in the DNA of the Brisbane Broncos

by , 1 Jan 2018

The Broncos joined the NSWRL in 1988. They were the first team to be included from outside of NSW.

Brisbane to be treated like Roos: PNGRL

Brisbane to be treated like Roos: PNGRL

by , 8 Dec 2017

They have been promised the same rock star reception as the Kangaroos.

Sharks blast Bennett over false Bird claim

Sharks blast Bennett over false Bird claim

by , 4 Nov 2017

Tensions between Cronulla and Brisbane have reached boiling point after the Sharks responded to Wayne Bennett’s “false and misleading” criticism of their handling of Jack Bird.

Four more years at Brisbane for Boyd

Four more years at Brisbane for Boyd

by , 26 Oct 2017

Brisbane captain Darius Boyd was happy to delay his own contract talks for teammates and is also willing to shift from fullback to the halves next season to boost the club’s NRL premiership prospects.

Brisbane Broncos 2017 season review

Brisbane Broncos 2017 season review

by , 25 Oct 2017

The Broncos entered 2017 with a question mark hanging over their heads, having exited in the second round of the finals in 2016, and having not added any significant gains to their roster.

Meninga apologises to dumped Thaiday

Meninga apologises to dumped Thaiday

by , 4 Oct 2017

Mal Meninga has apologised profusely to jettisoned forward Sam Thaiday following the former representative’s attack on the Kangaroos coach on Tuesday.

Five talking points from Melbourne Storm vs Brisbane Broncos NRL preliminary final

Five talking points from Melbourne Storm vs Brisbane Broncos NRL preliminary final

by , 23 Sep 2017

The Melbourne Storm have cruised through to the NRL grand final on the back of a 30-0 victory over the Brisbane Broncos in the first preliminary final. Here are my talking points from the match.

Storm through to grand final after belting Brisbane

Storm through to grand final after belting Brisbane

by , 22 Sep 2017

The Melbourne Storm have booked their spot in a second straight grand final with a thumping 30-point win over the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park in the first NRL preliminary final.


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