NRL   – Brisbane Broncos Qld and Australian star Sam Thaiday (pictured) says he’s looking forward to showing off his full range of attacking skills at this weekends Auckland Nines.

Thaiday, who will lead the Brisbane side in Auckland, will be playing in the shortened form of the game for the first time after lobbying coach Wayne Bennett for his chance.

The Nines will be the last chance the players have for some light hearted footy before heading overseas for the World Club Challenge and Thaiday says don’t be surprised if he pulls out the odd chip kick or flick pass