The Broncos are one win away from their first grand final in eight years.
It’s a very different storyline to this time last season, when they prematurely shut up shop for 2022 after a humiliating fall from grace.
And it’s come off the back of a ploy by coach Kevin Walters to restore pride in the club and playing group.
Or as club legend Steve Renouf put it, the players have “learnt what it means to be a Brisbane Bronco.”
The Broncos’ 2022 implosion was one of the biggest stories of the season. They sat in the top four by the end of Round 19 following a seven-game winning streak, only to lose five of their last six games and miss the eight.
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A walk around the club’s training base at Red Hill during pre-season…