Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for brisbanetimes.com.au.

League

The Jamal Idris deal: Winners and losers

Phil Lutton It's barely 2014 and already the first shock-horror NRL player defection/trade/offload/coup has come and gone. Quick everyone – shut your eyes and when you wake up, it will be October.

Half measures: How the Brisbane Broncos pivots stack up

Ben Barba

Phil Lutton Throughout their short but disproportionately successful life as an NRL club, the Brisbane Broncos have thought long and hard about opening the wallet in the player market.

NRL

Live: Broncos v Cowboys

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Cowboys

Live: Broncos v Souths

Scott Prince

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Souths

Live: Broncos v Titans

NRL. Wests Tigers vs Brisbane Broncos. Campbelltown Sports Stadium.
Sam Thaiday
Saturday 27th April, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Titans

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Idris makes Origin case against Broncos

Jamal Idris

Phil Lutton With just over a week until the Origin teams are named, Phil Lutton runs the rule over Queensland and NSW candidates from the Broncos-Titans derby.

League

'Not sorry': Big man McGuire on for Friday

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11:  Players from the Broncos and Eels scuffle as Josh McGuire of the Broncos and Mitch Allgood of the Eels  fight during the round nine NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Brisbane Broncos at Parramatta Stadium on May 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton Josh McGuire is thanking his lucky stars he can play against the Titans on Friday. But that doesn’t mean he’s about to deliver a gushing apology for whacking Parramatta’s Mitchell Allgood at the...

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NRL:

Live: Broncos v Panthers

Petero Civoniceva

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Panthers

Finally in control, 'Hook' can be his own man

Phil Lutton Anthony Griffin must feel like he finally has the reins of a bolting horse. Up until then, 'Hook' had just been going along for the ride.

Rugby League

Dash of Bowen magic tames wasteful Broncos

Matt Bowen

Phil Lutton As far as presents go, vast expanses of defenderless real estate and an open try line in the 79th minute of a game on the edge isn’t too shoddy. Happy birthday, Matt Bowen.

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Broncos excel in post-Locky era

Corey Norman

Phil Lutton Darren Lockyer floated around the Broncos training barbecue like he was still limbering up for his marathon procession into retirement.

NRL:

Live: Broncos v Dragons

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Dragons

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Excellence of execution as Broncos ease past Titans

Petero Civoniceva

Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Broncos

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Rugby League

Work-in-progress Broncos surprise even themselves

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27:  Josh Hoffman of the Broncos celebrates as he runs towards the tryline to score a try during the round eight NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Gold Coast Titans at Suncorp Stadium on April 27, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton The good times keep rolling at Red Hill. Brisbane’s reputation grows in stature by the week, with a sustained six-game burst of excellence and seven-and-one season start surprising everyone,...

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NRL:

Late surge sees Brisbane dominate battling Knights

Darius Boyd

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Knights

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Petero celebrates in style as Brisbane triumph

Broncos v Dragons live blog

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Rabbitohs

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NRL

Live: Broncos v Sharks

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Sharks

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Norman signed, sealed and delivered

Corey Norman

Phil Lutton A teenager who works part-time for Australia Post will be given the task of helping the Brisbane Broncos deliver victory in their season-opening grudge match against the North Queensland Cowboys on...

League

Battle heats up for Broncos number one

Phil Lutton While Karmichael Hunt soaks up the continental atmosphere in the south of France, the frantic race for the spot he vacated at Red Hill is about to reach its climactic conclusion as the Broncos...

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