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Brisbane Broncos 2010 Season Preview
In Rugby League, expectations are everything, and in the Queensland capital these expectations are multiplied to a level where failure is seen as anything less than a grand final appearance - a harrowing thought for any coach, especially for a newcomer in Ivan Henjak.
Henjak, who has been involved with the Broncos since 1995, experienced one of the most dramatic years in the clubs history, one which included high profile departures, the emergence of future superstars and the club rising from its lowest ebb to reach the preliminary finals for the first time since 2006.
In spite of the impressive finish to the 2009 season, one cannot help but feel concerned about the clubs future, due mostly to a number of high profile departures that befell the club, none bigger than fullback Karmichael Hunt.
Hunt began his career as the youngest ever Bronco and was a valuable member of the club