Darius Boyd is slowly adapting to life with out Wayne Bennett as he prepares to take to the NRL area in membership soccer with out him for the primary time in his 13-year NRL profession.
Boyd has performed underneath Bennett’s regime since his debut in 2006, together with following him from Brisbane to St George Illawarra and Newcastle earlier than heading again to the Broncos.
Nevertheless he’ll play underneath new coach Anthony Seibold for the primary time in Saturday evening’s trial in opposition to the Gold Coast, as Brisbane finalise their preparations for Melbourne in spherical one.
“It was a shock to the system at first, I feel extra so having the efficiency guys all change as effectively,” Boyd mentioned on the Fox League launch.
“I’ve had the identical guys, Wayne and the efficiency employees for 13 years. It wasn’t simply Wayne, it was the scheduling and method we did issues has all modified and is new to me.
“However on the identical time it’s actually thrilling. Nothing in opposition to the previous however there are clearly other ways you are able to do issues. Wayne’s method and Seibs’ method each work.
“I feel Seibs could be very thorough with what he does. The eye to element is nice, I feel with the younger squad they actually thrive with that and wish that.”
Brisbane’s former assistant Jason Demetriou, in addition to Bennett’s long-time employees in high-performance boss Jeremy Hickmans, analyst Scott Barker and sports activities scientist Tannath Scott have been all moved on after the veteran’s departure.
Demetriou has since joined Bennett at South Sydney, whereas Seibold has introduced his personal employees with him together with efficiency supervisor Paul Devlin and assistant Peter Light.
Apart from the highly-publicised music and ambiance at coaching, the Broncos captain mentioned the most important distinction Seibold had introduced with him was extra recreation simulation within the type of full-scale competitors at follow.
“It’s simply numerous competitors at coaching, numerous 13-on-13,” Boyd mentioned.
“It’s a contest sport and we wish to higher ourselves.
“I do know personally it’s good to go to coaching and try to compete and get the most effective out of ourselves.”