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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.

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St George Illawarra Dragons vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores

St George Illawarra Dragons vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores

by , 19 Apr 2014 Popular article! Video

St George Illawarra welcome the New Zealand Warriors to Win Jubilee Stadium in what is a crucial match for both parties. Join The Roar for live scores from 5:30pm AEST this evening, and join the banter below in the comments. Despite having completely opposite starts to what was expected, the NRL ladder is so congested […]

Dragons to beat Warriors despite centre shake-up

Dragons to beat Warriors despite centre shake-up

by , 19 Apr 2014

The Dragons host the Warriors on Saturday at 5:30pm, which will be the second time these two sides have clashed in 2014. St George Illawarra took out that clash 31-12, and the bookies have Dragons as favourites to win. Both teams come off close losses last up and will gain some confidence from their performances. […]

We dealt well with troubles say Warriors

by , 14 Apr 2014 Video

Stand-in Warriors coach Andrew McFadden claimed his side had dealt well with one of the NRL club’s toughest ever weeks, despite losing a round six cliffhanger 21-20 to Canterbury. With Matt Elliott dumped as coach of the Auckland based side on Monday and owners Eric Watson and Sir Owen Glenn bickering over the direction of […]

Canterbury sink Warriors with another late field goal

by , 14 Apr 2014 Video

The Warriors had the passion of a team with a point to prove, but the calm heads of Canterbury ultimately proved too much. After a week from hell dominated by the departure of coach Matt Elliott and an undignified dispute between the NRL club’s owners, the Warriors players went a long way to restoring fans’ […]

[VIDEO] New Zealand Warriors vs Canterbury Bulldogs: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

[VIDEO] New Zealand Warriors vs Canterbury Bulldogs: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 13 Apr 2014 Popular article! Video

The Canterbury Bulldogs have been in superb form over the past fortnight and they will fancy their chances of defeating a New Zealand Warriors side coming off a very poor performance against Cronulla. Join us for live scores and commentary from 2:00pm AEST. Back to back victories over Melbourne and Sydney have Canterbury full of […]

Warriors vision evaporates in war of words

by , 11 Apr 2014

It promised to deliver the best sporting franchise in Australia or New Zealand. But Eric Watson and Sir Owen Glenn’s co-ownership of NRL club the Warriors is unravelling in spectacular fashion. The rift between the two Europe-based multi-millionaires has been exposed with their war of words over coach Matthew Elliott’s departure from the club. Watson […]

Time for a clean out at the Warriors

Time for a clean out at the Warriors

by , 10 Apr 2014

We are only five rounds into the 2014 NRL season and already we have our first coaching casualty, with Matthew Elliott parting ways with the Warriors. There has been the regular media beat down of what was going wrong and why Matthew Elliott was never the right choice and so on. But this goes further […]

Warriors’ coach exit diabolical: co-owner

by , 10 Apr 2014

Warriors co-owner Sir Owen Glenn has attacked what he describes as the “diabolical” circumstances surrounding the departure of coach Matthew Elliott from the NRL club. Club management said on Monday that Elliott had offered his resignation in a meeting with chairman Bill Wavish after the 37-6 defeat to Cronulla last weekend. But Glenn said Elliott […]

Matthew Elliott: The latest victim of the Warriors circus

Matthew Elliott: The latest victim of the Warriors circus

by , 9 Apr 2014

It’s a tough world in the NRL. Matthew Elliott has been sacked as Warriors coach after 29 games. The decision is not reflection on his ability as a coach, but rather a sad reflection of the circus that is the New Zealand Warriors. Hell, the CEO Wayne Sccarra didn’t even know they had sacked Elliot […]

Mateo and Townsend dropped from Warriors

by , 9 Apr 2014

Backrower Feleti Mateo and five-eighth Chad Townsend have been dropped from Warriors acting coach Andrew McFadden’s first NRL team selection. Sebastine Ikahihifo replaces Mateo at lock for the match against Canterbury-Bankstown in Auckland on Sunday, while Thomas Leuluai takes over the No.6 jersey. Ikahihifo made his first appearance of the season as a substitute in […]


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