How to watch The Dolphins vs Brisbane Broncos NRL live and match preview
New kid on the block The Dolphins will be hoping to claim first bragging rights over the Broncos.
It's only round 4, but the biggest match of the NRL season is already here with Dolphins vs Broncos.
It's the first battle for Brisbane between the Dolphins and Broncos, and couldn't have been scripted any better as it's first vs second on the ladder.
This is no doubt the most anticipated Queensland matchup since the glory days of Cowboys vs Broncos encounters between 2015 - 2018.
Dolphins vs Broncos kick-off time
The Dolphins vs Broncos is on Friday 24 March at Suncorp Stadium, with kick off at 8pm AEDT (7pm AEST).
How to watch Dolphins vs Broncos live
Given that tickets to the Dolphins vs Broncos were sold out before teams were announced, your only way to watch the game is by watching on TV or streaming. You can watch Dolphins vs Broncos with Kayo, Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now, Channel 9 or 9Now.
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Dolphins vs Broncos match preview
Dolphins' backrower Felise Kaufusi is unable to take part in the match after losing his battle and the judiciary resulting in a controversial suspension.
Jarrod Wallace is back for this week, so they at least don't lose too much experience, however Kaufusi is the better player. Five-eigthth Isaiya Katoa will reportedly miss the game which will see Anthony Milford come into the side for his Dolphins debut.
No doubt the Dolphins have been fantastic to start the year, but I think the Broncos are playing better.
While their victory over the wooden spoon favourites the Dragons last week is easy to overlook, they showed how much strike power they possess with 4 tries in the final 10 minutes.
I've tipped against the Dolphins near every week, and I'm continuing to do so here.
The Dolphins did well to ground out a win against the lowly Knights last week, but struggled for a lot of it.
The loss of Kaufusi hurts and I think the Broncos will put a double digit deficit on the Dolphins putting an end to "Phins up" at least for a week.
Dolphins vs Broncos team lists
Dolphins: 1. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 2. Jamayne Isaako 3. Euan Aitken 4. Brenko Lee 5. Tesi Niu 6. Isaiya Katoa 7. Sean O'Sullivan 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Kodi Nikorima 10. Kenny Bromwich 12. Connelly Lemuelu 18. Poasa Faamusili 13. Tom Gilbert 14. Jarrod Wallace 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Ray Stone 17. Mason Teague 21. Anthony Milford 22. Robert Jennings
Broncos: 1. Reece Walsh 2. Jesse Arthars 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Selwyn Cobbo 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Billy Walters 10. Payne Haas 11. Kurt Capewell 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Cory Paix 15. Keenan Palasia 16. Corey Jensen 17. Martin Taupau 18. Deine Mariner 19. Brendan Piakura
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