Tag: Darius Boyd

2018 Broncos Depth Chart

  FULLBACK DARIUS BOYD 90 JORDAN KAHU 88 JAMAYNE ISAAKO 87 WINGERS COREY OATES 90 JORDAN KAHU 89 JONUS PEARSON 88   Wayne Bennett has slammed suggestions the Broncos are being careless letting Corey Oates play after a head knock. @DanikaMason9 #9News pic.twitter.com/SdAQ4BU7gZ— Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) September 21, 2017   CENTRES JAMES ROBERTS 90 […]

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Let’s get serious for a minute: Cleary and Cartwright to blame for Penrith’s loss to Broncos

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Brisbane Broncos will face premiership-favourites Melbourne Storm in a preliminary final next weekend after a 13-6 victory over the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night. But did the Broncos beat the Panthers or did the Panthers beat themselves? Penrith never had a better chance than last night. Facing […]

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Kodi Nikorima to play fullback for Broncos against Roosters

Versatile Bronco Kodi Nikorima will replace skipper Darius Boyd in the fullback role for Brisbane’s huge Final against the Sydney Roosters after a minor hamstring tear forced Boyd from the field last weekend. The Courier-Mail reports that Nikorima trained at the back on Sunday with veteran Benji Marshall to start at halfback. Boyd suffered the […]

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Boyd says Broncos effort not the problem as they head to Townsville for Queensland derby

Brisbane Broncos Captain Darius Boyd has brushed off his team’s hammering at the hands of Parramatta last round as the powerhouse club prepares for a vital derby game this Thursday against North Queensland. A win against the wounded Cowboys would keep Brisbane away from a Week 1 Finals trip to face the Melbourne Storm. “There […]

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Maroons legend anoints Cameron Munster as replacement for Darius Boyd

Queensland Maroons legend Corey Parker has earmarked rising Melbourne Storm star Cameron Munster for his State of Origin debut in Game III to replace injured centre Darius Boyd. Speaking on Fox Sports’ On The Couch With Sterlo, Parker likened Munster to Australian and New South Wales utility Jack Bird. “I work backwards, so if I’m […]

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Walters hints that Slater will be Queensland fullback for Origin II

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has changed his tune regarding a return to State of Origin for Billy Slater after another big performance last weekend for the Melbourne Storm. Walters created controversy before Game I by leaving Slater out of his Maroons side. He’s going to be hard to leave out, definitely,” Walters said on NRL […]

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I’d be happy to move back to the wing for Slater: Darius Boyd

Queensland fullback Darius Boyd says he would have happily switched to the wing to accommodate legendary custodian Billy Slater. Writing for Fox Sports on the eve of State of Origin I – Boyd admitted he may have to switch back to the flank in the future. “I honestly thought Billy would be back for Queensland […]

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Meninga would leave Slater out of Maroons team if he was picking the side

Australian Coach and former Queensland Maroons mentor Mal Meninga says he would leave Billy Slater out of the Queensland team for Origin I. Despite his blistering return to form at Melbourne, Meninga says combinations are more important to the makeup of the Maroons backline. “I’m not quite sure if it’s a surprise, but I’ve just […]

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Darius says he and Slater both need to be in Maroons team for Origin I

Incumbent Queensland State of Origin and Australian fullback Darius Boyd has supported a return to the Origin arena for legendary custodian Billy Slater. But Slater’s comeback will almost certainly mean a shift to the wing for Boyd who has made the number 1 jersey his own since Slater’s last Origin at the Melbourne Cricket Ground […]

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