Boost for Broncos as club announced Oates resigning

In a huge boost to the Broncos’ future premiership prospects, the club have announced the re-signing of outside back/forward Corey Oates (25) on a three year deal.

Oates’ resigning is a coup for the Broncos, with the young Queenslander finishing the 2019 season as the club’s third most productive forward, and second most productive centre and wing option and fullback option.

Forwards

2019 productivity data – forwards

Centre and Winger

2019 productivity data – centres and wingers

Fullback(1)

2019 productivity data – fullback

While it is unfortunate the second and third years of Oates’ contract are options for the player, with consistently unproductive players such as Bird, Boyd, McCullough, utilising substantial salary cap space and tied to multi-year deals at the club, the structure of the three year deal for Oates was evidently influenced by the Broncos’ salary cap constraints.

Nevertheless, the retention of Oates is great news for the Broncos’ future premiership prospects.

Freddie08

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