So I wanted to skip forward a season to 2004 in what proved to be a really pivotal season for the club. The Broncos were coming off a disasterous end to their 2003 campaign where they lost eight straight and they clearly needed to make some changes.
In the ensuing years the game had become more...
How many games did the Broncos win in that jersey?
Didn't the Broncos debut it against Manly in 1998 in the return game where they hammered them and the officials 'squared up' the controversial season opener?
IN: Moses Leota
OUT: Tevita Pangai Jr.
Extended Squad Changes
IN: Charlie Staines, Mitch Kenny
OUT: Izack Tago
Bennett wanted to keep Reynolds, he had no say in the matter.
Johnston wanted to test his market and potentially earn fullback money. Bennett said go right ahead and seemingly the offers that came in weren't enough to entice him.
I can't remember any bad contracts at the Dragons. They just had...
I thought for all the discussion of how much value the Storm have gotten out of their backline the likes of Jennings and R. Smith were exposed in the final. That drop from Jennings with the line wide open was a huge moment and it took Melbourne far too long to get into the game.
So much of...
A well deserved win to the Panthers. My big concern for them was the lack of football but they came up with a couple of trick shots to throw Melbourne off their game. Once again their defence stood strong and Melbourne with a few things going against them were utterly lost. In the end the only...
That's a couple of times now the Panthers have had the Storm on the ropes and they've left all the pressure off.
You just wonder if the shoe was on the other foot whether Penrith would be up by 2 or 3 converted tries by now.
Bennett did a remarkable job of lifting the team but a lot of those games could have gone either way and it usually took some piece of individual brilliance or slice of luck to go the Broncos way.
I don't think the Broncos were better than the Roosters and context played a big role, especially...