Young Broncos side to take on Sharks
coach Anthony Griffin has named a young side to cover the loss of seven Origin players against the Sharks at Suncorp Stadium this Friday night.by NRL
coach Anthony Griffin has named a young side to cover the loss of seven Origin players against the Sharks at Suncorp Stadium this Friday night.
Sam Thaiday, Petero Civoniceva, Corey Parker, Justin Hodges, Ben Hannant, Matt Gillett and ben Ter'o were all named in a 20-man Queensland squad today.
It leaves the Broncos low on experience but hjigh on enthusiasm with a hostof youngster to take the equal-second placed Sharks.
Tryscorer on debut two weeks ago Lachlan Maranta comes onto the wing, with Gerard Beale into the centres.
Dunamis Lui locks the scrum with Brendon Gibb in the second row.
Mitchell Dodds is at prop.
The bench includes debutant Aaron Whitchurch, Jarrod Wallace and Nick Slyney.
Broncos team to play Sharks, this Friday at Suncorp Stadium:
1 Josh Hoffman
2 Lachlan Maranta
3 Jack Reed
4 Gerard Beale
5 Dale Copley
6 Corey Norman
7 Peter Wallace
8 Josh McGuire
9 Andrew McCullough
10 Mitchell Dodds
11 Alex Glenn [c]
12 Brendon Gibb
13 Dunamis Lui
14 Ben Hunt
15 Aaron Whitchurch
16 Jarrod Wallace
17 Nick Slyney
18 Kurt Baptiste
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