Well I thought McCullough would be our skipper

It's not looking good in terms of retaining the services of Andrew McCullough.

Some reports suggests he will be released as early as this week.

Not good.

Back in November, I actually thought he'd take over from Alex Glenn as the Broncos skipper for 2021, you can read that here.

Full disclaimer, I am a huge McCullough fan.

The Broncos hierarchy seem to be keen on investing in the future of Jake Turpin in the #9 jersey, while McCullough will head south to link up with Anthony Griffin @ St George.

I understand it, McCullough is 31 and seeking a contract extension with the Broncos which they're not willing to give.

He's coming off a pretty serious hamstring injury last year - you can understand why the Broncos don't want to put pen to paper with him.

Turpin is just 24 years old, he's only played 23 first grade games.

Yes, he's a handy player with plenty of potential - but I thought McCullough would provide that touch of experience that is lacking in the Broncos squad for this year and perhaps the next couple.

Andrew McCullough is class.

268 first grade games & 3 for QLD in 2018.

If it weren't for Cameron Smith, you could argue he might have pulled on that maroons jersey plenty more times.

I don't like this move, I understand the position of the Broncos, but I thought McCullough was someone we needed - this in particular after the troubles of 2020.

What do we think?

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