Depleted Broncos stall
THE Warriors have bounced back from successive NRL losses in style, swatting aside an undermanned Brisbane 28-10 in Auckland.
In stark contrast to previous defeats, the Warriors could do no wrong on their home turf and dominated in defence and attack in the five tries to two win. Aided by a forward pack that made 300 more metres than their opponents, Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson was handed enough time and space to wreak havoc.
He nabbed a try and two try assists to go with his four conversions, while fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck hit the line from deep to snare a try and assist of his own. Brisbane was without key players because of State of Origin commitments.