Laurie forces a line drop out with a lovely grubber.
Another forward pass for the Broncos.
Brooks' kick bounces, but the Broncos regather.
Forward pass to Alex Glenn - it's all over for the Broncos.
Turpin is held up over the try line.
The Broncos get the ball back from the kick-off.
Doueihi adds the extras.
The prop who spent the week with the NSW Blues crosses to rub salt in the Broncos' wounds.
It's all coming up Utoikamanu!
Tamou gets an offload away.
The kick-off fails to go 10 metres.
The kick is straight between the posts.
The try is upheld by the bunker.
Maumalo fielded Brooks' bomb and managed to offload to Pauga.
The debutant scores the try that will win the Tigers the match.
Brooks goes to the heaves.
The kick hits the posts.
The Broncos will rue failing to clean up the ball; Nofoaluma gets a finger to the ball for an important try.
The Tigers may have scored the craziest try with the ball bouncing every which way.
Isaako loses the ball 10 metres from his own line.
Isaako is denied a try after Jordan Riki is ruled to have impeded Luke Brooks.
The try is being send to the bunker for a possible obstruction.
Staggs delivers the final pass to put the Broncos back in front.
Six again for the Broncos.
Isaako collects the ball 20 metres from his goal line.
The Tigers are back in front.
Laurie passes to Talau, who dummies and comes back towards the posts for his second.
The Tigers get a penalty coming out of their own end.
Laurie races onto a kick and gets out of his in-goal.
Another high ball from Gamble is collected by Maumalo.
Brooks dummies and is pulled down close to the line.
Hetherington is ruled to have stripped the ball - the Tigers get a penalty.
Tamou loses the ball; but the captain elects to challenge the call.
Brooks kicks for Maumalo; the Tigers get a repeat set close to the Broncos' line.
James Tamou is back on for the visitors.
David Nofoaluma makes a strong tackle on Herbie Farnworth.
Ken Maumalo fields a high ball.
The Broncos are back in front.
Tyson Gamble puts Jordan Riki into space, who offloads to send Staggs over!
The Broncos come up with possession.
The Tigers are in front for the first time.
The replacement centre finishes off a right side shift, but that try was all because of the break from Laurie.
Laurie is away!
The kick can't swing back enough.
The young fullback takes on the line and gets the Tigers back in the contest.
Jordan Riki concedes a penalty for collecting Joe Ofahengaue high.
Gamble comes up with a poor option on the last tackle by running straight into the Tigers' defence.
Tyson Gamble gets a set restart by running at the Tigers' offside defenders.
Simpkins gets another offload away; this time from inside his own half.
Daine Laurie is back out there for the visitors.
Thomas Flegler takes the first carry of the second half.
Isaako puts the home side beyond a converted try.
Payne Haas gets a magical offload away to send Flegler underneath the posts.
Six again for the Broncos.
Kotoni Staggs and Jamayne Isaako make a break down the right edge.
Daine Laurie is coming from the field; Mbye enters the match.
Corey Oates comes up with a great catch.
Simpkins pops an offload for Liddle.
Gamble goes high again; Laurie fields the kick but cops a hit from Alex Glenn for his troubles.
Jake Turpin forces an error out of Daine Laurie.
The kick-off goes out on the full.
Doueihi pushes the kick well wide of the posts.
A beautiful cut-out ball from Doueihi allows Nofoaluma to become the Tigers' greatest try-scorer.
THAT'S THE RECORD!
Tukimihia Simpkins is on for his NRL debut.
Isaako runs around Maumalo, but gets pushed into touch by the Tigers' defence.
Maumalo defuses a high ball from Gamble.
Junior Pauga manages to get a pass away before going into touch, but Ken Maumalo (unaware of the pass) allows the ball to go over the touchline.
Thomas Flegler and Keenan Palasia are on for the Broncos.
Turpin passes the ball forward from dummy half on halfway.
Joe Ofahengaue and Alex Twal are on for the Tigers.
Croft comes up with an error as the Tigers were retreating in defence.
Tesi Niu makes a break into the Tigers' half.
Tesi Niu makes a good catch of Brooks' bomb.
Corey Oates comes up with a great catch close to his goal line.
Leilua is slow to his feet after contact from Alex Glenn.
Kennedy is deemed to have lost the ball - the Broncos lose their challenge.
The Broncos will challenge the ruling of Rhys Kennedy losing the ball.
The Broncos have lost the ball off the kick-off.
From close to the posts, Isaako pushes the kick wide.
The Broncos make their opponents pay for an error.
Gamble toes the ball in-goal which is swiftly put down by Riki.
Payne Haas is cut down short of the line.
Luke Garner loses the ball straight after points.
The five-eighth puts the visitors within 2 points.
Some nice passing involving Adam Doueihi allows the second-rower to hit back for the Tigers.
Brodie Croft makes an error at the play the ball.
Six again for the Broncos coming out of their own half.
Isaako puts the home side up by 8 from right in front of the posts.
After plenty of back and forth, the Broncos decide to take the two on offer.
Gamble puts a high ball up for Maumalo, who loses the ball 15 metres out from the Tigers' line.
Niu comes up with a solid kick return.
The Broncos finish off a great set after points by tackling Maumalo 10 metres short from his own line.
That was Oates' 96th career try - could today be the day he cracks a century of four-pointers?
Isaako adds the extras from the sideline.
A nice exchange of passing between Croft, Niu and Farnworth to send Oates over for first points.
The professional try-scorer does what he does best to open the scoring.
TC Robati is coming from the field is distress; Jordan Riki comes on much earlier than anticipated.
Luke Brooks fires a long ball intended for Ken Maumalo; the former Warrior watches as the ball rolls over the touchline.
Daine Laurie takes a carry 25 metres from his own line.
Gamble kicks for Isaako, only for the Kiwi winger to spill the ball close to the try line.
Isaako is driven back in a strong tackle by Stefano Utoikamanu.
David Nofoaluma narrowly manages to get out of his in-goal on the first play of the afternoon.
Alex Glenn takes the Brisbane Broncos onto the field - play is only moments away.
James Tamou leads the Wests Tigers out onto Suncorp Stadium.
David Nofoaluma can surpass Benji Marshall as the greatest try-scorer for the Wests Tigers with one try this afternoon.
The Tigers will debut two players this afternoon; Junior Pauga, a centre who was previously in the Warriors’ system, and Tukimihia Simpkins, a forward who transferred from North Queensland as part of a player swap over the off-season.
A win would see the Broncos post back-to-back victories for the first time since the opening rounds of last season.
The Tigers will be without James Roberts after the enigmatic centre was placed in a COVID hold. Tommy Talau comes into the starting side in jersey 19.
The Broncos have opted to rest Queensland representative Xavier Coates with Jamayne Isaako coming onto the wing. Jesse Arthars takes the final place on the bench ahead of Cory Paix.
Welcome to League Unlimited’s coverage of Round 18 Sunday Afternoon Football between the Brisbane Broncos and the Wests Tigers from Suncorp Stadium.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Gerard Sutton
Touch Judges: Phil Henderson, Darian Furner
Video Referee: Alan Shortall
BRISBANE BRONCOS (24)
Tries: Corey Oates, Jordan Riki, Thomas Flegler, Kotoni Staggs
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamayne Isaako (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Jamayne Isaako (1/1)
WESTS TIGERS (42)
Tries: Luciano Leilua, David Nofoaluma (2), Daine Laurie, Tommy Talau (2), Junior Pauga, Stefano Utoikamanu
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Doueihi (5/8)