Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Broncos Remain Tight Lipped on Replacement

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Broncos Remain Tight Lipped on Replacement

Article excerpt

CONSPIRACY theorists would have had a field day at Brisbane's training session yesterday.

The guessing game over just who would replace injured Peter Wallace at halfback for Saturday night's NRL preliminary final at Melbourne should have concluded yesterday.

But there were only more questions once the man surprisingly named at No.7 - Alex Glenn - eventually emerged at their Red Hill training base.

The Kiwi utility appeared for about 10 minutes before rushing off, apparently to keep him fresh for the rest of the week.

It would have been a surprise move to hook Glenn from training if they had done it ahead of a regular season game.

But the fact the Broncos opted to rest Glenn ahead of a grand final qualifier had many scratching their heads.

Adding to the mystery was the fact former Queensland Origin utility PJ Marsh - largely overlooked this season by the Broncos - was seen running around along with Brisbane's gun Toyota Cup halfback Ben Hunt. …

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