Sport

Is Dani the cheerleading queen?

Danielle Svensson is in Big League magazine’s Cheerleader of the Year contest.
Danielle Svensson is in Big League magazine’s Cheerleader of the Year contest. Contributed

SHE'S been dancing since she was four and now Danielle Svensson has found her dream job.

During home games, she takes to the Suncorp Stadium field before kick off as part of the Broncos cheerleading squad.

In her first season with the cheerleaders, Danielle is already one of the Broncos representatives for Big League magazine's Cheerleader of the Year.

The job has also taken the 20-year-old to Vanuatu, thanks to a new sponsorship deal with one of the island's major resorts.

Danielle, along with five other Broncos cheerleaders, was flown to the Breakas Resort Vanuatu to film commercials.

"It's been a great year so far," she said.

"All the girls are really fun and the work is great. I've been dancing all my life so this is just great.

"I only started cheerleading at the end of last year. This is my first full season.

"Hopefully I'll be doing it for a few years to come yet."

A lifelong Broncos fan, Brassall girl Danielle said she loved being able to represent the club.

"There are so many fans out there, it's good to be part of something that so many people love," she said.

"I love rugby league. I grew up in a Broncos household so it's just amazing being part of their game days.

"It really doesn't feel like a job. I get to sit on the sideline and cheer the Broncos on every week."

Danielle, who outside her cheerleading is studying nutrition, spent the rugby league off-season cheering for the Gold Coast Blaze basketball team.

"It's really different cheering for the basketball.

"We're dancing all the time and indoors instead of on a field."

Danielle will appear in a future edition of the Big League magazine, along with the other Broncos cheerleader representative.

From there the public will be able to vote for her as the NRL Cheerleader of the Year.

Topics:  brisbane broncos, cheerleading, rugby league, suncorp stadium



Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Leda to appeal servo knockback

An artist's impression of the proposed Kings Forest service station.

Leda to appeal rejection of new Tweed Coast Road servo

Top French medal for WWII radio operator

Royal Australian Air Force wireless operator Rob Jenkins aboard the Lancaster plane nicknamed "Uncle Joe" by the crew.

Tweed WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honour

Health, education and roads top budget wish-list

DOLLARS: Treasurer Scott Morrison (centre) is preparing to hand down his first Budget.

Calls for more health and education funding in the Tweed

Latest deals and offers


ACF take Minister to Court

ACF chief executive Kelly O'Shanassy

The Australian Conservation Foundation go to court to stop Carmichael mine.

Dash Cam: Roo takes on car

Kangaroo leaps car.

Kangaroo could have kept going, jumps car instead.

British family bashed in Thailand

Family beaten and kicked unconscious by gang in Thailand.

Family beaten and kicked unconscious by gang in Thailand.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

VIDEO: Art Deco fan pays $835,000 for Imperial Hotel

No Caption

Iconic "Impy" sold at a bargan price to bidder who loves Art Deco.

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances