2012 Brisbane Broncos season
|2012 Brisbane Broncos season|
|Play-off result||Lost Elimination Final |
(North Queensland Cowboys, 16-33)
|2012 record||Wins: 12; Draws: 0; Losses: 12|
|Points scored||For: 481; Against: 447|
|Tries||Alex Glenn (13)|
|Points||Peter Wallace (89)|
The 2012 Brisbane Broncos season was the 25th in the club's history. Coached by Anthony Griffin and captained by Sam Thaiday, they competed in the NRL's 2012 Telstra Premiership, finishing the regular season eighth (out of sixteen) to make it into the finals. The Broncos were then knocked out of contention in the first game of the finals against the North Queensland Cowboys. So began the Broncos' longest ever premiership drought.
- Round 1: Nick Slyney made his debut for the club, after previously playing for the North Queensland Cowboys.
- Round 3: Sam Thaiday played his 150th career game.
- Round 4: Josh McGuire played his fiftieth career game.
- Round 8: Josh Hoffman played his fiftieth career game.
- Round 9: Ben Hunt played his fiftieth career game and Peter Wallace his 100th game for the club.
- Round 10: Luke Capewell made his debut for the club, after previously playing for the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Gold Coast Titans.
- Round 10: Matt Gillett played his fiftieth career game.
- Round 12: Ben Hannant played his 100th game for the club.
- Round 13: Gerard Beale played his fiftieth career game.
- Round 14: Brendon Gibb, Lachlan Maranta and Jarrod Wallace made their debuts for the club.
- Round 14: Lachlan Maranta scored his first career try and Ben Te'o played his 100th career game.
- Round 16: Petero Civoniceva played his 300th career game.
- Round 17: Aaron Whitchurch made his debut for the club.
- Round 17: Aaron Whitchurch scored his first career try.
- Round 20: Corey Parker played his 250th career game.
- Round 21: Ben Hannant played his 150th career game.
- Round 26: Andrew McCullough played his 100th career game.
- Elimination Final: Justin Hodges played his 200th career game.
|First team squad||Coaching staff|
Updated: 21 February 2012
|Player||Signed From||Until End of||Notes|
|Luke Capewell||Gold Coast Titans|
|Petero Civoniceva||Penrith Panthers|
|Nick Slyney||Redcliffe Dolphins (Queensland Cup)|
|Player||Signed To||Until End of||Notes|
|Rohan Ahern||Mackay Cutters (Queensland Cup)|
|Dane Gagai||Newcastle Knights (Mid-season)|
|Kurtis Lingwoodock||Ipswich Jets (Queensland Cup)|
|Player||Club||Until End of||Notes|
|Alex Glenn||Brisbane Broncos|
|Anthony Griffin (Coach)||Brisbane Broncos|
|David Hala||Brisbane Broncos|
|Ben Hunt||Brisbane Broncos|
|Andrew McCullough||Brisbane Broncos|
|Corey Norman||Brisbane Broncos|
|Jharal Yow Yeh||Brisbane Broncos|
|Peter Wallace||Brisbane Broncos|
|Luke Capewell||Brisbane Broncos|
|Anthony Griffin (Coach)|
|Jharal Yow Yeh|
|2||Melbourne Storm (P)||24||17||0||7||2||579||361||+218||38|
|3||South Sydney Rabbitohs||24||16||0||8||2||559||438||+121||36|
|4||Manly Warringah Sea Eagles||24||16||0||8||2||497||403||+94||36|
|5||North Queensland Cowboys||24||15||0||9||2||597||445||+152||34|
|9||St. George Illawarra Dragons||24||11||0||13||2||405||438||-33||26|
|11||Gold Coast Titans||24||10||0||14||2||449||477||-28||24|
|14||New Zealand Warriors||24||8||0||16||2||497||609||-112||20|
|Saturday, 4 February||Trial 1||North Queensland Cowboys||Dolphin Oval||28 – 22||Gagai, Gibb, Copley, Barnes, Coombe||Hunt (2), Norman (2)||4,500|
|Saturday, 11 February||Trial 2||Gold Coast Titans||Pizzey Park||16 – 18||Beale, Glenn, Copley||P. Wallace (2)||7,252|
|Saturday, 18 February||Trial 3||Melbourne Storm||North Hobart Oval||30 – 34||Glenn, Te'o, Beale, Norman, Hoffman, Gagai||P. Wallace (5)||11,752|
|Legend: Win Loss Draw|
|Qualifying / Elimination finals||Semi-finals||Preliminary finals||Grand final|
|QF1: 7 Sep, ANZ Stadium|
|4||Manly-Warringah||10||SF1: 14 Sep, Allianz Stadium|
|EF1: 8 Sep, Dairy Farmers Stadium||North Queensland||12||PF1: 22 Sep, ANZ Stadium|
|8||Brisbane||16||South Sydney||8||GF: 30 Sep, ANZ Stadium|
|EF2: 9 Sep, Canberra Stadium||PF2: 21 Sep, AAMI Park||Melbourne||14|
|7||Cronulla-Sutherland||16||SF2: 15 Sep, ANZ Stadium||Manly-Warringah||12|
|QF2: 8 Sep, AAMI Park||Canberra||16|
|Saturday, 8 September||Elimination Final||North Queensland Cowboys||Dairy Farmers Stadium||16 – 33||Norman, Thaiday, Copley||P. Wallace (2/3)||21,307|
|Legend: Win Loss|
|Jharal Yow Yeh||4||2||0||0||8|
The following players appeared in a representative match in 2012.
Indigenous All Stars
New Zealand Kiwis
NRL All Stars
Prime Minister's XIII
- Player of the year: Andrew McCullough
- Rookie of the year: Lachlan Maranta
- Back of the year: Justin Hodges
- Forward of the year: Alex Glenn
- Club man of the year: Jess West/Terry Gray
- Badel, Peter. "Titans utility Luke Capewell signs one-year deal with Broncos". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 25 July 2011.
- Dick, Barry (26 July 2011). "Petero Civoniceva released by Panthers to return to Broncos". The Courier Mail.
- Marsh, Peter (7 July 2011). "Two-year Broncos deal for young Dolphin Nick Slyney". Redcliffe & Bayside Herald.
- Ekert, Janessa (30 November 2011). "Ex-Bronco keen to make the cut". The Daily Mercury.
- Toohey, Barry (28 May 2012). "Newcastle Knights win fight for dumped Bronco Dane Gagai's signature". The Courier Mail.
- Ricketts, Steve (1 December 2011). "Nick Kenny quits Brisbane Broncos to focus on career as physiotherapist". The Courier Mail.
- Buchan, Jay (8 December 2011). "Fresh launch for Jets star". The Queensland Times.
- Ricketts, Steve (28 March 2011). "Darren Lockyer announces retirement at end of NRL season". The Courier Mail.
- Ricketts, Steve (29 July 2011). "Neck injury forces Broncos prop Shane Tronc to retire". The Courier Mail.
- Morton, Jim (18 January 2012). "NRL Broncos re-sign five youngsters". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Badel, Peter (18 July 2012). "Brisbane Broncos NRL coach Anthony Griffin signs new deal". The Courier Mail.
- "Peter Wallace, Corey Norman sign new deals to stay with Broncos". The Courier Mail. 24 February 2012.
- Heming, Wayne (19 March 2012). "Broncos' Gagai in new two-year NRL deal". The Brisbane Times.
- Chammas, Michael (3 April 2012). "Dragons sign Beale". The Brisbane Times.
- Jackson, Glenn (2 May 2012). "South Sydney sign Ben Te'o". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Balym, Todd (8 May 2012). "Petero Civoniceva to retire at the end of season". The Courier Mail.
- McLean, Trad. "Mitchell Dodds Signs New Deal With Broncos". Brisbane Broncos. Archived from the original on 5 April 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
- Badel, Peter (30 April 2011). "Brisbane Broncos rescue young centre Jack Reed from from [sic] rugby league obscurity after he was dumped by Canberra Raiders". The Courier Mail.
- Ricketts, Steve (28 June 2011). "New Broncos Deal For Scott Anderson". The Courier Mail. Archived from the original on 8 August 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
- Prichard, Greg (23 June 2011). "Rising colt: Baptiste scores new deal with Broncos, and a run-on debut". Sydney Morning Herald.
- Heming, Wayne. "Broncos sign two more young NRL hopefuls". National Rugby League. Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2011.
- "Young star Matt Gillett, Gerard Beale re-sign with Brisbane Broncos". The Courier Mail. 23 June 2010.
- McDonald, Margie (25 May 2010). "Ben Hannant returning home to Brisbane Broncos". The Australian.
- Heming, Wayne. "Hodges signs three-year deal with Broncos". National Rugby League. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2011.
- "Parker entends Broncos contract until 2014". National Rugby League. Archived from the original on 30 April 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
- "Re-signed Hoffman keen to don the six". ABC News. Retrieved 26 October 2011.
- Dick, Barry. "Sam Thaiday to captain Broncos in 2012, re-signs until 2015". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
- "2011 player stats". Archived from the original on 29 August 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
- "Honour Board". broncos.com.au. Brisbane Broncos. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2013.