Head Returns for Broncos Clash


Halfback Mathew Head will make his return from injury to boost a re-shuffled Dragons team for their clash with the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium this Friday night.

Head, 24, has played just three NRL games this season due to knee problems and will partner Ben Hornby in the halves with Mark Gasnier and Matt Cooper named in the centres.

The Dragons will be chasing their fifth consecutive win and second against the Broncos this season having won the Round 4 clash at WIN Stadium 26-12.

Unavailable Dragons are: Ashton Sims (Wrist), Corey Payne (Head), Wes Naiqama (Ankle), Shaun Timmins (Quad) and Trent Barrett (Suspension).

NRL Dragons v Brisbane Broncos 7:30pm Friday 16 June Suncorp Stadium Coach: Nathan Brown 1. Clint GREENSHIELDS 2. Colin BEST 3. Mark GASNIER 4. Matt COOPER 5. Brett MORRIS 6. Ben HORNBY (c) 7. Mathew HEAD 8. Luke BAILEY 9. Dean YOUNG 10. Justin POORE 11. Sam ISEMONGER 12. Ben CREAGH 13. Matt BICKERSTAFF 14. Michael HENDERSON 15. Jason RYLES 16. Danny WICKS 17. Aaron GORRELL