Email to friend icon

New Zealand Warriors

New Zealand WarriorsHaving joined the Australian Rugby League in 1995, the New Zealand Warriors experienced financial re-invention in 2000 to finally help the club become a force in the NRL. Since 2000, the Warriors won a Minor Premiership in 2002 but lost the Grand Final to the Sydney Roosters in the same season. New Zealand however became the first NRL side in Premiership history under the McIntyre system, to beat the Minor Premiers from eighth position in the first week of the 2008 finals series.

New Zealand Warriors Articles

I coulda been a contender! The coulda beens of 2014

I coulda been a contender! The coulda beens of 2014

by , 10 Sep 2014

The regular season is over, and as we head into one of the most exciting finals series in recent memory eight teams and their fans are drowning their sorrows with tap beer and odd clothing. It would be too harsh to say that they failed, as I’m sure not all teams start a year with […]

What is wrong with the Warriors?

What is wrong with the Warriors?

by , 9 Sep 2014

Another year gone, the same outcome for the Warriors and their fans. Let’s recap season 2014 from the New Zealand Warriors. It was a poor start followed by an improved run of form during Origin, followed by four to six weeks of games where they look like the best team in the NRL and may […]

McFadden frustrated by Warriors flop

by , 8 Sep 2014

Warriors coach Andrew McFadden failed to hide his frustration after his talented, but under-achieving side missed out on a gilt-edged opportunity to make the NRL finals. With Brisbane losing to Melbourne on Friday and Parramatta going down to Canberra on Saturday, the Warriors’ destiny was in their own hands against Penrith on Sunday night. The […]

[VIDEO] Penrith Panthers vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Penrith Panthers vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 7 Sep 2014 Popular article!

The last regular season game for 2014 will see the Penrith Panthers host the New Zealand Warriors at Sporting Bet Stadium. Join The Roar for lives scores and commentary from 6:25pm AEST. The Warriors will hoping to lock down the final spot in the top eight with a strong away victory against the Panthers, while […]

Win was all Warriors wanted: Mannering

by , 1 Sep 2014

Warriors skipper Simon Mannering steered clear of the maths as he led his team to a 42-0 whitewash against the Gold Coast Titans in Auckland. After two defeats in a row, the Warriors had begun the weekend in 10th place, two points below the top eight. Their seven-try victory over Gold Coast still left them […]

New Zealand Warriors vs Gold Coast Titans: NRL live scores, blog

New Zealand Warriors vs Gold Coast Titans: NRL live scores, blog

by , 31 Aug 2014

The New Zealand Warriors put their slim finals hopes on the line as they do battle with a Gold Coast Titans side playing for pride. Join The Roar from 2:00pm AEST today for live coverage of this Round 25 fixture. Under coach Andrew McFadden the Warriors have combined their creative flair with intelligent structure, but […]

Warrior Peyroux back to face former club Titans

by , 27 Aug 2014

Dominique Peyroux will make his comeback to the NRL against his former club in one of two changes to the Warriors’ starting side to face Gold Coast in Auckland. He comes at centre in a reshuffled backline, replacing winger David Fusitua, who was forced off early with a shoulder injury in the 46-12 defeat to […]

[VIDEO] New Zealand Warriors vs Sydney Roosters: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] New Zealand Warriors vs Sydney Roosters: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 24 Aug 2014

MATCH RESULT: The Sydney Roosters have roared back into Premiership favouritism with a thumping victory over the New Zealand Warriors on Sunday afternoon. The match loomed as a danger game for the Roosters but they showed up to play and are now just one win away from the top spot. The Warriors big loss has […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 17 Aug 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: The Knights once again beat a top eight contender as they down the Warriors by 6 point. First it was the Roosters, then Melbourne and now the Warriors. Newcastle finishing the year strongly. New Zealand’s top eight hopes dealt a blow given that they now host the Roosters next week in a must […]

Warriors hold off gutsy Cronulla

Warriors hold off gutsy Cronulla

by , 10 Aug 2014

The Warriors held off a tough Cronulla 16-12 at Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday with Ngani Laumape scoring a try double. First-half tries to the home side via Laumape in the seventh and then 24th minute and a typical 30th-minute four-pointer to Manu Vatuvei set up the win for the Warriors, who move up to […]


Older Articles »