Darius Boyd

Boyd could be next to sign with Brisbane

Wayne Bennett’s return is almost certain to deliver Darius Boyd back to Brisbane, who already boast Ben Barba and Josh Hoffman as top-shelf fullback options.

Making Bennett’s selection jigsaw even more complex is the fact Brisbane have also been negotiating with Hull KR custodian Greg Evans, and poached 20-year-old superstar Anthony Milford from the Raiders on a two-year deal worth $1.5 million.

The Daily Telegraph understands Boyd might have been ready to part ways with Bennett had the master coach opted to rejoin St George Illawarra, as the 27-year-old wanted to be closer to his grandmother on the Gold Coast.

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Bennett’s return to Brisbane now provides the perfect fit for Boyd to continue playing under a coach who can understand and accommodate his unique needs, and be located just a short drive from his grandmother.

Read more at the Courier Mail