The Broncos will test out their batch of young front-rowers in the World Club Series after naming a 19-man squad to travel to England.
Jai Arrow, Herman Ese'ese, George Fai, Joe Ofahengaue and Tevita Pangai junior will all get a chance to impress ahead of the start of the NRL Telstra Premiership season, with Adam Blair and new recruit Korbin Sims left at home.
Benji Marshall will also miss the trip to rehabilitate a minor achilles' tendon injury suffered at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
Brisbane will face Warrington in their World Club Series match on February 18.
Broncos' World Club Series Squad: Jai Arrow, Darius Boyd, Herman Ese'ese, George Fai, Matt Gillett, Alex Glenn, Ben Hunt, Jordan Kahu, Andrew McCullough, Josh McGuire, David Mead, Anthony Milford, Corey Oates, Joe Ofahengaue, Tevita Pangai Jnr, Jonus Pearson, James Roberts, Jaydn Su'A, Sam Thaiday