Written by Christopher Tearse
Friday, July 24, 7.55 PM, Round 11, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Brisbane Broncos take on Melbourne Storm NRL Match Preview
The Broncos in the firing line and beaten last start 48-0 to the hungry Wests Tigers now have to play an in-form Melbourne Storm, life doesn’t get any easier for the Broncos this round, the Storm completely blew away the Titans last round and will be thundering to get the two points from this clash, it’s simply a matter of being able to win the easier games to get closer to the premiership, make no mistake the Storm will bring the rain.
The Brisbane Broncos
|Ethan Bullemor||Corey Oates|
|Herbie Farnworth||Issac Luke|
|Kobe Hetherington||Jamayne Isaako|
|Kotoni Staggs||Tesi Niu|
1. Anthony Milford 2. Herbie Farnworth 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Darius Boyd 5. Xavier Coates 6. Brodie Croft 7. Tom Dearden 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Cory Paix 10. Payne Haas 11. Joe Ofahengaue 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Patrick Carrigan
Reserves: 14. Tyson Gamble 15. Rhys Kennedy 16. Jamil Hopoate 17. Ben Te’o 18. Richard Kennar 19. Ethan Bullemor 20. Pride Petterson-Robati 21. Kobe Hetherington
Coach: Anthony Seibold
The Melbourne Storm
1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Paul Momirovski 3. Brenko Lee 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Brandon Smith 9. Cameron Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane
Reserves: 14. Marion Seve 15. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 16. Albert Vete 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 18. Chris Lewis 19. Suliasi Vunivalu 20. Ryley Jacks 21. Darryn Schonig
Coach: Craig Bellamy
The last time these two teams met the Broncos at home were belted by the Storm 4-40. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 47 matches played between the Broncos and the Storm favour the Storm winning 33, all other statistics indicate the Storm should win this quite comfortably.
Melbourne Storm for the win.
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