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Brisbane forward Alex Glenn.

Off-contract veteran Alex Glenn says he is like "a nice red wine" as he targets a contract extension with the Brisbane Broncos and a starting position in the back-row.

The Kiwi international has given himself a strong chance of doing both after a strong pre-season and a commanding display in the 25-22 trial win over the Titans, where he scored a hat trick of tries in the back-row on the left edge.

There were reports linking Glenn to a possible switch to the Titans in the off-season but he said he had no intention of leaving the Broncos.

Glenn told last year he wanted to play 300 games at the Broncos and nothing has changed.

"I am 31 this year. Anyone can have their own judgement or their own opinion that the younger boys can do the same job as me, but I believe I have a lot more to give," Glenn said.

"You can't put a figure on experience. When games get into the grind, that is when experience kicks in.

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"There is always going to talk about players moving to different clubs and I didn't let it affect me. I was always contracted here at the Broncos in 2019.

"That was my job. That was my role. I didn't worry about the off-field chats that were going on. I just knew my job was here at the Broncos, to give my best and train as hard as I can and that is what I am going to continue to do.”

With the next generation snapping at his heels, Glenn said he felt reborn and rejuvenated.

When games get into the grind, that is when experience kicks in

Broncos forward Alex Glenn

"I’m very hungry," Glenn said.

"You look at Jaydn Su'A and you look at David Fifita, and the qualities they can produce as young players on an edge.

"I've got to thank those boys for pushing me to keep competing and keep training as hard as I can. It has only helped me.

"I am like a nice red wine. I just get better with age. Body-wise, I feel great. I felt great going into the game and everything out there felt great. To score a hat-trick is instilling a lot of confidence going into round one."

Glenn is in the Broncos leadership group with captain Darius Boyd, Andrew McCullough and Matt Gillett and said the role brought with it extra responsibilities.

"We do have a young squad. I know Darbs is the captain but the way I like to lead is through my actions and it has always been like that," Glenn said.

"I know that if I am doing everything at training and more I am only leading for these young boys to follow behind me.

"I learned that from the likes of Darren Lockyer, Hodgo' [Justin Hodges] and Corey Parker. I am trying to replicate that."

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