The Brisbane Broncos are hoping to take a bite out of the Sharks as they struggle to shake off their recent form. While the Lions prepare to go to battle with the Gold Coast Suns.

Tom Robson reports.


Another week, another loss for the Broncos.

The side keen to wipe any memory of their narrow defeat at the hands of the Raiders.

Coach Anthony Seibold focused on the future, with his young guns at the forefront.

19-year-old prop Payne Haas, a rising star during dim times.

Anthony Seibold, Broncos Coach: “Payno is a player that needs to start the games and he’s a player that can play long minutes. I think he showed that in his first two games, he’s been outstanding for us.”

Despite the return of Tavita Pengai Junior from suspension and Matt Lodge from injury, the Broncos will opt for Hass up front.

Seibold acknowledging the club’s struggles in defence are holding them back.

Anthony Seibold, Broncos Coach: “The missed tackles that we are making are ones that probably are really costly.”

Despite the Broncos having the worst start to a season since 1999, coach Anthony Seibold is sticking to the same formula, giving the youngsters time and tightening up the defence.

In the AFL, the Brisbane Lions are preparing themselves for the Q-clash against the Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium.

Dayne Zorko, Brisbane Lions Captain: “I think it’s the first time both teams have been in and around the eight, so it’s important for both teams. I’m sure it will be a cracking Q-clash.”

The Lions captain set to celebrate his 150th game.

Dayne Zorko, Brisbane Lions Captain: “I’m absolutely stoked about that, coming in as a 22/23 year-old, everyone says if you play one game it’s great, to get to 50 is an achievement that I’m honoured by and privileged to be able to reach. So yeah, really wrapped.”

Tom Robson, QUT News.