THE Brisbane Broncos are battling a string of forward injuries three days out from their Good Friday clash with the Sydney Roosters.
BRISBANE celebrated the successful return of skipper Darren Lockyer with 48-12 NRL first round romp over Penrith at Suncorp Stadium.
PENRITH and New Zealand hard man Frank Pritchard says his new club captain Petero Civoniceva is among the toughest men he has met.
BRISBANE'S fitness guru Jeremy Hickmans believes Darren Lockyer is capable of playing a full 80 minutes in his comeback game against Penrith on Sunday.
COACH Wayne Bennett will not be surprised if ageing hitter Tonie Carroll's last season for Brisbane turns out to be his best.