Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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

Live: Broncos v Eels

Hodges

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Eels

Brisbane Broncos not overly worried by Ben Barba's try drought

Ben Barba

Phil Lutton Broncos fullback Ben Barba has sought assurances from head coach Anthony Griffin that he remains on the right track despite being in the middle of the longest try-scoring drought of his NRL career.

Brisbane Broncos, St George Illawarra Dragons thriving in 'small ball' NRL

After both bouncing back from poor 2013 seasons, the Broncos and Dragons coaches Anthony Griffin and Steve Price are set to face off.

Phil Lutton Before the NRL season started, the only questions about the Broncos and St George-Illawarra seemed to be which coach would be sacked the fastest.

League

All eyes on Corey Oates in NRL return for Brisbane Broncos

Corey Oates

Phil Lutton Brisbane must try to defeat the Roosters minus both first-choice props but the presence of rising star Corey Oates has given the undefeated Broncos fresh impetus as they host the premiers on Friday...

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Live NRL: Broncos v Roosters

Michael Jennings

Phil Lutton Live NRL: Broncos v Roosters

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Cherry on top after Broncos miss out on Smith

Cherry-Evans

Phil Lutton The revolution at Red Hill won't start with Cameron Smith after all. It could be a blessing in disguise if the club succesfully directs its energy at what surely must be the new prime target.

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NRL

Hunt shines as Broncos fall at final hurdle

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21:  Ben Hunt of the Broncos celebrates after scoring a try during the round three NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters at Suncorp Stadium on March 21, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton The night Ben Hunt established himself as a legitimate NRL halfback was, in the end, overshadowed by four minutes of brilliance from the reigning premier.

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Live: Broncos v Cowboys

Thurston

Phil Lutton Live: Bronco v Cowboys

Cameron Smith may buck Broncos' advances

Brisbane's hopes of luring Cameron Smith seem to be slipping away.

Phil Lutton The Broncos could miss out on the signature of Australian captain Cameron Smith as speculation mounts the Storm rake will elect to play out his career in Melbourne.

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League

Josh Hoffman's future with Brisbane Broncos uncertain

Josh Hoffman

Phil Lutton The Brisbane Broncos could yet grant a release to disgruntled fullback Josh Hoffman - but not before the club plays the Bulldogs in the first round of the NRL season.

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Josh Hoffman to stay with Brisbane Broncos

Brisbane Broncos fullback Josh Hoffman.

Phil Lutton Josh Hoffman has ended the speculation around his immediate future at the Brisbane Broncos, telling members in a recorded phone message that he remains committed to the club.

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.

Sam Thaiday quits Brisbane Broncos captaincy

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

Phil Lutton Brisbane Broncos NRL forward Sam Thaiday says he remains committed to the club despite stepping down from captaincy after discussions with coach Anthony Griffin.

Sam Thaiday's Broncos captaincy victim to change for change's sake

Phil Lutton Something had to give. The Brisbane Broncos don't have the worst season in their history, then simply front up as if everything was going according to plan.

Live: Broncos v Bulldogs

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Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Bulldogs

NRL

Renouf demands audit of 'anti-Wayne' Broncos

Steve Renouf

Phil Lutton Brisbane great Steve Renouf has joined a growing chorus of dissatisfaction with his former club, urging the Broncos to call in independent auditors to tear apart the football operations as Red Hill...

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Live: Broncos v Souths

Scott Prince

Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Souths

Broncos' bad luck has Hodges hedged

Hodges

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.

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 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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