37 Facts About Anthony Milford


Anthony Milford has co-captained Samoa, and represented the Australian Prime Minister's XIII and the Queensland Maroons.


Anthony Milford was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and is of Samoan descent.


Anthony Milford is the cousin of St George Illawarra Dragons players Francis Molo and Michael Molo.


Anthony Milford began playing his junior rugby league for the Souths Juniors in Acacia Ridge.


In 2010, Anthony Milford represented the Queensland Under 16s, while playing for Souths Logan Magpies.


Later that year, at just 17 years old, Anthony Milford debuted for the Raiders Under 20's team.


In September 2012, Anthony Milford was set to be named in the Junior Kiwis side to face the Junior Kangaroos, before he officially pledged his allegiance to his birth country of Australia.


In December 2012, Anthony Milford was named in Queensland's 2013 Junior Emerging Origin Squad.


Anthony Milford played 20 games, scored 20 tries, kicked 64 goals and 1 field goal for 209 points in his U20s career from 2012 to 2013.


In 2013, Anthony Milford trained with Canberra's NRL squad in the pre-season, despite still having two years left of NYC eligibility.


Anthony Milford finished his debut season in the NRL being named the Raiders Rookie of the Year with him playing in 18 matches and scoring nine tries.


Anthony Milford played for Samoa national rugby league team in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, playing in all of their four matches, scoring one try and kicking nine goals.


Early in the 2014 NRL season, Anthony Milford was being pursued by the Canberra Raiders, Coach Ricky Stuart was keen to keep him in the Nation's Capital however Anthony Milford decided to stick with the contract he signed in 2013 to join the Brisbane Broncos.


Anthony Milford finished the 2014 NRL season with him playing 23 matches, scoring 12 tries, kicking three goals and kicking two field goals in his last year with Canberra.


On 9 September 2014, Anthony Milford was selected in the Australia Kangaroos 2014 Four Nations train-on squad, but later didn't make the final 24-man squad.


On 21 January 2015, Anthony Milford was named in Brisbane's 2015 Auckland Nines squad.


Anthony Milford finished off the 2015 season having played in all Brisbane's 27 matches, scoring 13 tries, kicking 3 goals and kicking 3 field goals.


On 20 September 2016, Anthony Milford was added to the Australia Kangaroos 2016 Four Nations train-on squad but later make the final 24-man squad.


On 28 September 2016, Anthony Milford won the Peter Frilingos Headline Moment of the Year award at the Dally M Awards, his match winning field goal in golden point extra time in Round 4 in the Grand Final rematch against the North Queensland Cowboys.


Anthony Milford finished his solid 2016 NRL season with him playing in all of the Broncos 26 matches, scoring 14 tries, kicking eight goals and kicking four field goals.


In February, Anthony Milford was selected in Brisbane's 2017 NRL Auckland Nines squad.


On 5 May 2017, Anthony Milford extended his contract with the Broncos to the end of the 2021, with him set to be the first Million Dollar Brisbane player after the Melbourne Storm were keen to lure him away from Brisbane.


Anthony Milford finished the 2017 NRL season with him playing in 23 matches, scoring 7 tries and kicking 21 goals for Brisbane.


Anthony Milford who was in frame for either Australia or Samoa missed the 2017 Rugby League World Cup due to his shoulder injury.


Anthony Milford finished the 2018 NRL season having played 25 matches, scoring 6 tries and kicking 1 field goal for Brisbane.


On 6 October 2018, Anthony Milford was awarded the Paul Morgan Medal as the Broncos Player of the Year.


Anthony Milford made 24 appearances for Brisbane in the 2019 NRL season as the club finished 8th on the table and qualified for the finals.


Anthony Milford played 13 games for Brisbane in the 2020 NRL season as the club suffered their worst ever year both on and off the field culminating in the club's first Wooden Spoon.


On 1 July, Anthony Milford was informed by Brisbane that his contract would not be renewed at the end of the 2021 NRL season.


On 30 July 2021, Anthony Milford signed a one-year deal to join South Sydney starting in 2022.


However, on 19 September 2021, Anthony Milford was arrested following an alleged assault in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.


Anthony Milford was charged with three counts of assault occasioning bodily harm one count of wilful damage.


On 18 July, the Newcastle club announced Anthony Milford would be moving on at the conclusion of the 2022 NRL season to return to Queensland, signing a two-year deal with The Dolphins.


In October 2022, Anthony Milford was named in the Samoa squad for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.


Anthony Milford was later suspended for one game over the incident.


Anthony Milford played for Samoa in their 2021 RLWC final loss against Australia.


In round 4 of the 2023 NRL season, Anthony Milford made his club debut for the Dolphins against the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium.