Darius Boyd

Sorry Darius, we don’t need you.

That was the message from the Brisbane Broncos players amid growing speculation the QLD Maroons ace will follow Wayne Bennett to Red Hill.

Boyd privately told Bennett he was leaving Newcastle before the coach’s decision to sever ties with the Knights.

But Brisbane’s backline stocks and salary-cap position shape as impediments to Boyd reuniting with Bennett next season.

Rumours sweeping the Broncos on Monday suggested Boyd could return as a centre option, with Justin Hodges in his twilight years and Jack Reed tipped to move into the forwards.

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