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Parker, who missed last week's win over the Sydney Roosters with a shoulder injury suffered in round 2, shifts Dane Carlaw back to the bench. Neale Wyatt drops out of the squad.
Australian Test forward, Tonie Carroll, is still unavailable with a knee injury but is expected back for the Eels game at Suncorp Stadium on April 10. Neville Costigan will also be available for the Eels after returning from suspension for a dangerous throw during the first round of the Queensland Cup.
This week's match will be one of the most anticipated of the round with the Storm sitting in 3rd place and the Broncos directly behind in 4th on for and against.
Melbourne suffered a tough 25-18 loss to competition leaders Manly at Brookvale Oval on Easter Sunday and will be desperate to avoid back to back defeats which should guarantee an entertaining clash.
The match will be shown live on Fox Sports at 5:30pm, and on delay on Channel 9 in Brisbane at 7:30pm on Saturday.
Broncos: Karmichael Hunt, Justin Hodges, Brent Tate, Shaun Berrigan, Leon Bott, Darren Lockyer (c), Brett Seymour, Shane Webcke, Barry Berrigan, Petero Civoniceva, Corey Parker, Brad Thorn, David Stagg. Interchange: Sam Thaiday, Casey McGuire, Darren Mapp, Dane Carlaw.