Broncos promote Perry to Five-eighth

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett has named his side for Sunday's hit-out against the Warriors, sans Darren Lockyer. Normally halfback, Shane Perry has earned the number six jersey in the Australian captain's absence.

Brisbane's lineup: Justin Hodges, Steve Michaels, Brent Tate, Joel Moon, Darius Boyd, Shane Perry, Karmichael Hunt, Dane Carlaw, Shaun Berrigan, Petero Civoniceva (c), Sam Thaiday, Brad Thorn, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Nick Kenny, Ben Hannant, Greg Eastwood, John Te Reo.