BRISBANE Broncos captain and five eighth Darren Lockyer's return to training has been delayed... plus Karmichael Hunt rumours intensify
BRISBANE fullback Karmichael Hunt has been named Queensland five-eighth for the State of Origin series opener against NSW in Sydney.
KARMICHAEL Hunt is set to be thrown the toughest challenge of his brief rugby league career as champion Darren Lockyer's Origin replacement.
BRISBANE are sweating on the fitness of representative fullback Karmichael Hunt, who is in doubt for Friday night's Queensland derby with the Cowboys.
CANTERBURY have bounced back from last week
FULLBACK Karmichael Hunt is facing between four and six weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury in the latest blow to Brisbane's NRL premiership defence.
THE Broncos have been dealt another major injury blow after Brisbane fullback Karmichael Hunt broke down at training today.