Coach Wayne Bennett during a Brisbane Broncos training session at Red Hill.
Coach Wayne Bennett during a Brisbane Broncos training session at Red Hill. DAVE HUNT

Time for Bennett to deliver on title call, says Walters

BRISBANE legend Kevin Walters believes it's time for Wayne Bennett to deliver another premiership - two years after the super coach declared the 2017 season could be the year of the Bronco.

The Courier-Mail reports that on the eve of Friday night's Brisbane-Panthers sudden-death blockbuster at Suncorp Stadium, Walters concedes time is running out for several senior Broncos to break the longest title drought in the club's 29-year history.

When Bennett returned to Red Hill in 2015, the code's most successful coach called for patience from Brisbane fans, estimating it would take two years to build the Broncos into a legitimate premiership force.

Now the pressure is on Bennett to deliver on his premiership forecast, with Broncos playmaking icon Walters acutely aware of the performance benchmarks at the richest club in the NRL.

Read more at The Courier-Mail.

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