Fit and healthy at long last, former NSW star Jack Bird believes he's on the way back to his best form after a promising start to the season for the Broncos.
James Roberts and Jordan Rapana have been cleared to play for their clubs in Friday night matches in round two.
The former Souths coach has regrets with the ugly way he left Redfern to join the Broncos – but they were beyond his control.
Under new head of football Graham Annesley, referees have been urged to do all they can to create greater flow in matches when the NRL season begins on Thursday.
But the Storm appear to have Brisbane's measure after winning 15 of their past 17 clashes, including the last five.
Kevin Walters claims he doesn't have a problem with Darren Lockyer and has moved on from his disappointment over being snubbed for the Brisbane NRL coaching gig.
For the first time in his 13-year, three-club NRL career, Darius Boyd will commence a season without Wayne Bennett's tutelage.
The Broncos took their time on Saturday night to subdue the Queensland Cup outfit in a 26-12 win at Kougari Oval on Brisbane's bayside.
Payne Haas, the hugely hyped Brisbane forward, has been suspended and fined after a bizarre run-in with the NRL, costing his club some vital firepower.
Brisbane teen Payne Haas will miss the start of the Broncos' NRL season after failing to co-operate with the league's integrity unit.
There was a near-thing involving Milford's troublesome shoulder at training on Monday but the five-eighth says he remains on track for the trials and season opener.
Matt Lodge is in line for an Origin debut with NSW but his primary focus is making sure he is in Anthony Seibold's starting 13 for the Broncos each week.
Brisbane will look to Matt Gillett and Shaun Fensom to help tighten a defence that conceded 500 points last year – the 11th worst in the NRL.
After giving up a big payday to play with Tonga, Andrew Fifita has now encouraged Tevita Pangai Jnr to pursue his NSW dream at the expense of Mate Ma'a.
The acrimonious separation between the Brisbane Broncos and Wayne Bennett could be headed for the courts.
Brisbane great Wally Lewis has laid down the challenge to the Broncos' dynamic young pack, questioning the club's decision to release Josh McGuire.
Jason Demetriou was one of four candidates the Broncos interviewed to replace Wayne Bennett. Now he doesn't have a job at all.
Matt Lodge has signed a new two-year deal with the Broncos, thanking fans for their welcome after his controversial return to the NRL earlier this year.
He was the man Wayne Bennett wanted to succeed him as Brisbane coach. But Jason Demetriou is now in NRL limbo after being axed by Brisbane.
Anthony Seibold has arrived at Red Hill at last, saying he needed to make his mark on the club and drawing a 'line in the sand' over the coach-swap drama.