Broncos name Round 1 lineup

SCOTT Prince has won the race to the NRMA Insurance Broncos' five-eighth jersey but Corey Norman will start next Friday's blockbuster against the Sea Eagles as well.

Coach Anthony Griffin has named Corey Norman at fullback this morning, with Prince to partner Peter Wallace in the halves.

Josh Hoffman slips to the wing, with Lachlan Maranta on the other flank.

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The only other real shock is Origin forward Ben Hannant on the bench for the season opener at Suncorp Stadium.

Griffin has preferred to shift captain Sam Thaiday to prop to make room for talented back rower Matt Gillett.

Josh McGuire is the other starting prop.

The Broncos have named a five-man bench including utility Ben Hunt and 2006 premiership winner David Stagg for a match that starts at the unusual time of 7pm.

Broncos team to play Sea Eagles at Suncorp Stadium, Friday at 7pm.

1. Corey Norman
2. Josh Hoffman
3. Jack Reed
4. Justin Hodges
5. Lachlan Maranta
6. Scott Prince
7. Peter Wallace
8. Josh McGuire
9. Andrew McCullough
10. Sam Thaiday (c)
11. Alex Glenn
12. Matt Gillett
13. Corey Parker
Interchange (one to be omitted):
14. Ben Hunt
15. Ben Hannant
16. Mitchell Dodds
17. David Stagg
18. Scott Anderson
Coach Anthony Griffin

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