2023 NRL Preview Round 9: Broncos Vs Rabbitohs

Josh Mercer previews the Friday night clash between the Broncos and the Rabbitohs. Here’s what we have to look forward to.

MATCHDAY NEWS

MATCHDAY SCHEDULE

Brisbane Broncos Vs South Sydney Rabbitohs
Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Date: Friday, April 28, 8:00 pm

MATCHDAY TEAM NEWS

Broncos: 1. Reece Walsh 2. Jesse Arthars 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Jock Madden 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Keenan Palasia 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Cory Paix 15. Corey Jensen 16. Kobe Hetherington 17. Martin Taupau 18. Deine Mariner 19. Brendan Piakura 20. Xavier Willison 21. Delouise Hoeter 22. Jordan Pereira

Rabbitohs: 1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Isaiah Tass 4. Campbell Graham 5. Taane Milne 6. Cody Walker 7. Lachlan Ilias 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Jai Arrow 11. Michael Chee Kam 12. Jacob Host 13. Cameron Murray 14. Jed Cartwright 15. Davvy Moale 16. Hame Sele 17. Thomas Burgess 18. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 19. Blake Taaffe 20. Josiah Karapani 21. Ben Lovett 22. Dean Hawkins

Referee: Ashley Klein

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MATCHDAY PREVIEW

The Broncos have had quite the start to the 2023 season; they have only lost one game and are sitting on top of the ladder. On Friday night, they looked every bit the premiership heavyweights in their win over the Eels.

Reece Walsh has been a revelation at fullback and has given the Broncos some spark in the backline. He will have to stand up this weekend as Ezra Mam will be missing through suspension. Mam is not the only Bronco that will miss this mouth-watering clash through suspension; Payne Haas will also be watching from the grandstand.

The Rabbitohs had to come from behind to beat the reigning premiers. All of their big players stood up, with Latrell Mitchell being a proper thorn in the Panthers’ side last week. His clash with Walsh will no doubt be the highlight of the game.

While he put on a masterclass against his old side last year, Adam Reynolds will look to notch another win against the Rabbitohs.

LAST TEN MATCHES

Broncos 5, Rabbitohs 5

MATCHDAY PREDICTION

Rabbitohs by four points.

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    Paula lalanasiga

    Go Broncos

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