Album: Round 16: Team Vs The Broncos

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Vodafone Warriors v Broncos<br /> <br /> Richard Becht<br /> <br /> Tuesday 25 June 2013 2:44 PM<br /> <br /> Glen Fisiiahi, who has scored four tries in the Vodafone Warriors&#039; last three games, has again been named at fullback to face Brisbane on Sunday. <br /> <br /> The Vodafone Warriors’ quest for a fifth straight win will be in the hands of a familiar combination in Sunday’s 16th-round NRL clash against Brisbane at Mount Smart Stadium (4.05pm kick-off; match day sponsor: Herald on Sunday).<br /> <br /> Head coach Matthew Elliott today named the same 17 players used in the 23-12 win over the Sydney Roosters on June 16 with fullback Kevin Locke and prop Suaia Matagi added on a six-man bench.<br /> <br /> Locke is back in the fame after recovering from the hip flexor injury which ruled him out of the wins over Manly and the Roosters while Matagi stays in the mix after being included in the initial squad last time.<br /> <br /> While Ben Matulino has been named in jersey No 10 and Russell Packer on the bench in No 14, it’s still anticipated Packer will start as he has done recently alongside fellow front rower Sam Rapira. The formula has served the Vodafone Warriors well with Matulino and Jacob Lillyman making a huge impact off the bench. In the wins against Newcastle, Brisbane, Manly and the Roosters, Matulino’s series of metres gained reads 136, 123, 159 and 147 while Lillyman’s numbers have been 126, 159, 154 and 89; he played only 31 minutes in his last game.<br /> <br /> Lillyman will be back with the Vodafone Warriors on Thursday after filling the 18th man role with Queensland for tomorrow night’s second State of Origin battle against New South Wales in Brisbane.<br /> <br /> Like the Vodafone Warriors, the Broncos will also be coming off a bye not only refreshed but reinforced by the expected presence of their Queensland Origin players Justin Hodges, Sam Thaiday, Corey Parker and Matt Gillett who all missed the heavy 18-56 loss to the Vodafone Warriors at Suncorp Stadium on June 3.<br /> <br /> “Our next match is always our toughest and this one a



Round 16: Team Vs The Broncos

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TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Vodafone Warriors v Broncos

Richard Becht

Tuesday 25 June 2013 2:44 PM

Glen Fisiiahi, who has scored four tries in the Vodafone Warriors' last three games, has again been named at fullback to face Brisbane on Sunday.

The Vodafone Warriors’ quest for a fifth straight win will be in the hands of a familiar combination in Sunday’s 16th-round NRL clash against Brisbane at Mount Smart Stadium (4.05pm kick-off; match day sponsor: Herald on Sunday).

Head coach Matthew Elliott today named the same 17 players used in the 23-12 win over the Sydney Roosters on June 16 with fullback Kevin Locke and prop Suaia Matagi added on a six-man bench.

Locke is back in the fame after recovering from the hip flexor injury which ruled him out of the wins over Manly and the Roosters while Matagi stays in the mix after being included in the initial squad last time.

While Ben Matulino has been named in jersey No 10 and Russell Packer on the bench in No 14, it’s still anticipated Packer will start as he has done recently alongside fellow front rower Sam Rapira. The formula has served the Vodafone Warriors well with Matulino and Jacob Lillyman making a huge impact off the bench. In the wins against Newcastle, Brisbane, Manly and the Roosters, Matulino’s series of metres gained reads 136, 123, 159 and 147 while Lillyman’s numbers have been 126, 159, 154 and 89; he played only 31 minutes in his last game.

Lillyman will be back with the Vodafone Warriors on Thursday after filling the 18th man role with Queensland for tomorrow night’s second State of Origin battle against New South Wales in Brisbane.

Like the Vodafone Warriors, the Broncos will also be coming off a bye not only refreshed but reinforced by the expected presence of their Queensland Origin players Justin Hodges, Sam Thaiday, Corey Parker and Matt Gillett who all missed the heavy 18-56 loss to the Vodafone Warriors at Suncorp Stadium on June 3.

“Our next match is always our toughest and this one a
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