Friday, August 31, 2012

GoodBy Petero - Well Done Broncos

I have always wanted to go and Watch NRL (National Rugby League) but I couldn't because of the face that they only play their games here in Brisbane on Friday nights!! 

I used to have my Football Games on Friday as well but luckily this Year our Games are all on Saturdays .. 

My First time Watching Rugby with my Fellow Brisbane International Student Ambassadors .. 

Occation: Brisbane Broncos Vs Penrith Panthers 

Date: 31 August 2012 
Location: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.

This Game was the last Game for Petero Civoniceva as he hanged his boots after the game .. 

Petero Was Born in Fiji 1976 but his family moved in to Queensland before his first Birthday .. He started his Career in Rugby League with The Broncos reserve team where he played 39 games games and moved up to the first team as a center after that .. he won the Rookie of the Year award in 1998 and won the Grand Final with them in the same year .. 

Petero was the Player of the Year in 2004 and 2006 and won the Grand Final with the Broncos in 2006 .. he also played his 200th game with the broncos in 2007 ..

In 2008 he moved to play with Penrith Panthers in Western Sydney where he became the captain of the team .. He played with the Panthers until end of 2011 season .. 

in 2012 he returned back to the Broncos where he started .. in this season he became the 17th player in NRL history to play 300 games in NRL .. he also was in the Queensland maroons Team in the State of Origin games 2012 and ended his Career against the Panthers in the last game of the normal season of 2012 

Civoniceva Career:

Brisbane Broncos: 1999 - 2007
Played 215 Games - Scored 22 Tries

Penrith Panthers: 2008 - 2011 
Played 74 Games - Scored 3 Tries

Brisbane Broncos: 2012
Played 20 Games - No Tries

Queensland Maroons: 2001 - 2012
Played 33 Games - 1 Try

Australia's National Team: 2001 - 2011
Played 45 Games - 2 Tries.

Back to the game .. The atmosphere was Great at the Suncorp Stadium with 35,172 spectators at the Stadium .. 

The Final Score of the Game was 19 - 12 For the Broncos to Finish Civoniceva's Career with a Win .. 

After the Game they let the fans go inside the field for the post match farewell speech for Civoniceva. 

GoodBye Petero Civoniceva and all the best for the Future .. 

It was a great Experince and I will Go and Watch more NRL Games for sure .. 
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The Game's Album in Facebook:

For More Information:
Brisbane Broncos:
Phone: (07) 3858 9111

Suncorp Stadium:
Phone: (07) 3331 5000

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