4 days ago
Bulldogs sneak home in a Suncorp thriller
The Canterbury Bulldogs have come from behind to claim a tough 25-24 victory over a determined Brisbane Broncos team at Suncorp Stadium as the battle for finals spots continues to intensify.
The Broncos suffered an early setback with winger Craig Frawley limping from the field after five minutes. The resulting positional shuffles saw Tonie Carroll and Ian Lacey filling in on the flank at different times as the ongoing injury curse continues to wreak havoc with the defending champions.
The home team were able to overcome the loss of Frawley by opening the scoring in the 8th minute through Darius Boyd, although the Bulldogs hit back only six minutes later thanks to some magic footwork from Luke Patten and good support play from Ben Roberts. The Broncos enjoyed plenty of possession in the first half thanks to some favourable decisions from referee Steve Clark but weren