Manly have stunned competition leaders Brisbane 44-14 in their NRL clash in Gosford to keep the Sea Eagles' finals hopes alive.
Wayne Bennett has expressed his disappointment over the dumping of Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey.
Brisbane's Corey Parker has battled through the pain barrier and will face Manly on Saturday night despite a huge, painful bruise across his arm.
Broncos centre Jack Reed has revealed how a fresh start under Wayne Bennett has enabled him to produce the best form of his career.
After sweeping aside the NRL's bottom-two ranked teams in the past fortnight, the Broncos will need to shift up another gear against the improving Sea Eagles.
Matt Gillett believes an increase in minutes this season for Broncos teammate Jarrod Wallace has restored the prop's confidence.
An experienced dummy-half gets one over his younger counterpart, a star playmaker's untimely injury, Melbourne's Kiwi connection, and the Broncos roll on.
Their coach has been told his services are not required beyond 2015 but the Broncos insist they will be expecting to meet a Manly side at its best.
Wests Tigers lock Martin Taupau and Broncos prop Adam Blair have both entered an early guilty plea, and will miss three and two weeks respectively.
He missed a pre-season boot camp due to his late arrival at the club, but Broncos prop Adam Blair believes it has galvanised the current ladder-leaders.