Warriors v Broncos

04 Jul 20 0 Comments

Written by Christopher Tearse

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Saturday, July 4, 5.30 PM, Round 8, Central Coast Stadium, New Zealand Warriors take on Brisbane Broncos NRL Match Preview

Two desperate teams come together in a brutal fight for peace, the Broncos have looked the same for weeks not displaying any improvement but losing consistently, down on troops and always in a player shuffle this game if won could see them rise just a little to gain back some of the respect lost, Warriors showed ambition against the Storm for the first ten minutes and under a new coach, Todd Payten didn’t play any different to their most recent efforts after Melbourne conceded their first try, this game is up for grabs especially now that Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is out.

The New Zealand Warriors

Adam Pompey Poasa Faamausili
David Fusitu’a Josh Curran
Jack Hetherington Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
King Vuniyayawa
Wayde Egan

New Zealand Warriors 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. David Fusitu’a 3. Peta Hiku 4. Patrick Herbert 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Blake Green 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Wayde Egan 10. Agnatius Paasi 11. Jack Murchie 12. Tohu Harris 13. Adam Blair

Reserves: 14. Chanel Harris-Tavita 15. Jack Hetherington 16. Karl Lawton 17. Josh Curran 18. King Vuniyayawa 20. Isaiah Papali’i 21. Adam Pompey 22. Gerard Beale

Coach: Todd Payten

The Brisbane Broncos

Jamil Hopoate Joe Ofahengaue
Patrick Carrigan Matthew Lodge
Richard Kennar
Thomas Flegler

Brisbane Broncos 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Tesi Niu 2. Jamayne Isaako 3. Herbie Farnworth 4. Darius Boyd 5. Xavier Coates 6. Anthony Milford 7. Brodie Croft 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Issac Luke 10. Payne Haas 11. Alex Glenn 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Patrick Carrigan

Reserves: 14. Tom Dearden 15. Thomas Flegler 16. Rhys Kennedy 17. Ben Te’o 18. Corey Oates 19. Cory Paix 20. Richard Kennar 21. Jamil Hopoate

Coach: Anthony Seibold


The last time these two teams met the Broncos at home drew with  Warriors 18-18. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 38 matches played between the Warriors and the Broncos favour the Broncos winning 19, all other general statistics favour the Warriors including this venue which the Warriors are yet to lose at.



Brisbane Broncos for the win.

If we had to pick a line?

Broncos -5.5

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