In case you hadn't heard, the signing of Anthony Milford to the Broncos is kind of a big deal in Brisbane.

Milford to make Broncos, Nines debut

Broncos fans will get their first glimpse of Anthony Milford in a Brisbane jersey at the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines after the club's marquee recruit was named in coach Wayne Bennett's squad on Thursday.

Milford is one of four new Broncos who will make their first appearances for the club in Auckland with James Gavet, Greg Eden and Matt Parcell also selected to take part.

All Stars representatives Justin Hodges, Corey Parker and Sam Thaiday have all been omitted with a host of young players to also be given their chance to impress Bennett at Eden Park from January 31.

Broncos Auckland Nines squad: Andrew McCullough (captain), Ajuma Adams, Elijah Alick, Joe Boyce, Greg Eden, James Gavet, Alex Glenn, Todd Lowrie, Lachlan Maranta, Anthony Milford, Francis Molo, Darren Nicholls, Jayden Nikorima, Kodi Nikorima, Joe Ofahengaue, Tom Opacic, Matt Parcell, Aaron Whitchurch.

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