Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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

Brisbane announce Scott Prince deal

Phil Lutton The Brisbane Broncos have announced the signing of Scott Prince after the halfback's release from the Gold Coast Titans this morning.

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.

Broncos need a rock star and Barba's looking for a band

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19: Ben Barba of the Bulldogs in the warm up before the game during the round 10 NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Hunter Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton The Broncos must throw the kitchen sink at Ben Barba if he follows through with plans for a move north, writes Phil Lutton.

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Live: Broncos v Bulldogs

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Bulldogs

Live: Broncos v Souths

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Souths

Broncos' bad luck has Hodges hedged

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Phil Lutton The good news for Queensland Origin fans is that Justin Hodges could be as fresh as a daisy for game one. The bad news for Brisbane fans is that he’s not playing the Titans on Friday night.

Jake the jack of all trades ready for debut

JAKE GRANVILLE - 24rd March 2013 Action from the Queensland Rugby League (QRL) round 2 Intrust Super Cup clash between the TWEED HEADS SEAGULLS v WYNNUM MANLY SEAGULLS played at Piggabeen Sports Park, West Tweed.

This image is for Editorial Use Only. Any further use or individual sale of the image must be cleared by application to the Manager Sports Media Publishing (SMP Images). PHOTO : SCOTT POWICK - SMP IMAGES/QRL Jake Granville playing for the Wynnum Manly Seagulls.

Phil Lutton Fullback? Hooker? Try both. Mop-haired rookie Jake Granville hasn't been a big one for convention as he edges closer to an NRL debut with the Broncos.

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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Live: Broncos v Warriors

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Warriors

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Live: Broncos v Tigers

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Tigers

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Treatment not fit for a Prince

Foundation Gold Coast Titans player Scott Prince.

Phil Lutton The Gold Coast Titans shouldn't be so hasty to enter post-Prince era, writes Phil Lutton.

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Prince dazed and confused by Titans departure

Scott Prince

Phil Lutton Scott Prince was full of intent as he joined the Broncos for their first training session but he said his departure from the Titans remained clouded in confusion and misinformation.

Live: NRL All Stars

Greg Inglis

Phil Lutton Live: NRL All Stars

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NRL

Thaiday tweaks his leadership approach

Sam Thaiday

Phil Lutton A change is going to come for Sam Thaiday, irrespective of the five-week countdown he is undertaking on the way to becoming a new father.

NRL:

Excellence of execution as Broncos ease past Titans

Petero Civoniceva

Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Broncos

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NRL:

Sezer's Palace: Titans five-eighth buries Bulldogs

Scott Prince

Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Bulldogs

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Home is finally sweet for reborn Titans

Kevin Gordon

Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Cowboys

Live: Titans v Bulldogs

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Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Bulldogs

League

Dogs deal Titans another blow

Phil Lutton Another day, another blow to the morale of the Gold Coast Titans, this time courtesy of Ben Barba and the Bulldogs and not the damning decision of a Federal Court judge.

Rugby League

Roosters outclass Titans 18-12

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Phil Lutton The Gold Coast Titans have remembered how to pay off a few debts but forgotten how to win football games.