Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed back-rower Corey Parker will line up for the club’s NRL qualifying final against North Queensland.
The 33-year-old has been taking every precaution in a bid to overcome a hamstring twinge and prove his fitness for the Suncorp Stadium derby.
Earlier, Parker had said he would wait until after today’s training session to decide on whether he would play.
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If Brisbane win they earn a preliminary final and a week off.
If they lose they next play the winner of this weekend’s Sharks-South Sydney finals clash.
Brisbane back-rower Alex Glenn has been cleared to play the qualifying final after overcoming a foot strain that forced his early training exit on Tuesday.
North Queensland have a 3-0 finals record against Brisbane.