A relieved Bronco coach , Wayne Bennett , has been able to name his star fullback in his starting line up for Sundays game against the N.Z Warriors in Auckland.Darren Lockyer has been out injured the last few rounds and his absence did not bode favourably on the Broncos scoreboard !
Also making a return are 5/8 Ben Ikin and 2nd rower Brad Meyers.
As yet there has been no confirmation on the return of Bronco captain , Gordon Tallis.
It is expected that Lockyer will assume the captaincy from stand in , Shane Webcke.
Round 24 V NZ Warriors VENUE: Ericsson Stadium DATE: Sunday, August 24, 2003 TIME: 4.00 pm (NZ time) COACH: Wayne Bennett
TEAM: 1: Darren Lockyer (c) 2: Michael DeVere 3: Brent Tate 4: Tonie Carroll 5: Stuart Kelly 6: Ben Ikin 7: Shaun Berrigan 8: Shane Webcke 9: Richard Swain 10: Petero Civoniceva 11: Carl Webb 12: Corey Parker 13: Dane Carlaw
INTERCHANGE: 14: Brad Meyers 15: Andrew Gee 16: Neale Wyatt 17: Casey McGuire 18: Michael Coorey