Billy Slater talks at the launch of the 2016 NRL Auckland Nines in Sydney on Thursday morning. WATCH the video in the player above.
Some of the biggest names in the NRL are set to return to Rugby League in the 2016 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines.
And some of the biggest names in the game will make their debuts with their new clubs in the tournament.
General public tickets were released today for the 2016 tournament which is poised to be the most star-studded yet.
Billy Slater, one of the best fullbacks in the world and Matt Moylan, a superstar of the future, have earmarked the tournament for their return to big-time football, along with Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson.
Meanwhile Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is likely to make his Warriors debut in Auckland on February 6-7 at Eden Park.
The ticket release was marked by a function at Rugby League Central in Sydney, attended by Slater and Moylan.