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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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Manly put Warriors into must-win situation

Manly put Warriors into must-win situation

by , 28 Jul 2014

“We don’t like Manly either Watmough” read a Warriors fan’s sign at Mt Smart. Unfortunately for the fan, love ‘em or hate ‘em the Manly juggernaut keeps on rolling. The Warriors on the other hand have now lost two games in a row, and are in a dogfight to make the top eight. It was […]

[VIDEO] New Zealand Warriors vs Manly Sea Eagles: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] New Zealand Warriors vs Manly Sea Eagles: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 27 Jul 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: Warriors tried hard minus their stars Shaun Johnson and Feleti Mateo but Manly were too strong, too classy and too clinical when it mattered. They are such a tough team and its going to take a special effort from anyone to stop the Sea Eagles from finishing as premiers. They are not invincible […]

Warriors at the crossroads

Warriors at the crossroads

by , 25 Jul 2014

If the Warriors had become dark horses and a dangerous team to play over the past few weeks, Saturday night was something of a setback. The team from Auckland could not have had a better start, a 12-0 lead after 10 minutes, however much like the losses to Souths and Penrith, a terrible period cost […]

Warriors need to toughen up: Mannering

by , 21 Jul 2014

Skipper Simon Mannering has implored the Warriors to toughen up mentally after dropping their guard against Brisbane. A three-game winning streak was halted when the Kiwi NRL outfit was unable to make the most of an early 12-0 lead at Suncorp Stadium. The Warriors crossed twice in the opening nine minutes but coach Andrew McFadden […]

Defence the best form of attack as Broncos down Warriors

Defence the best form of attack as Broncos down Warriors

by , 20 Jul 2014

With all the running with the Warriors, Josh Hoffman held up a determined Sam Tomkins over the line after he’d been in thick of it all, already bagging one four pointer. It was 12-6 at this time, after the Warriors had jumped to 12-0 lead after nine minutes. They hit the sheds, the Broncos in […]

Copley stars as Broncos beat Warriors

by , 19 Jul 2014

Makeshift Brisbane centre Dale Copley was the unlikely second-half hero as the Broncos put a tumultuous week behind them with a thrilling 28-22 NRL win over the Warriors on Saturday night at Suncorp Stadium. The Broncos stopped the in-form New Zealand outfit’s three-game winning streak as Copley produced the most-influential match of his career. The […]

[VIDEO] Brisbane Broncos vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Brisbane Broncos vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 19 Jul 2014 Popular article!

A very entertaining contest awaits as the Brisbane Broncos host the in-form New Zealand Warriors. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7.30pm AEST. After a poor start to the season, the Warriors have recovered superbly and are firming as dark horses for the premiership following three straight wins. The Warriors are coming […]

Andrew McFadden and those fickle Warriors clichés

Andrew McFadden and those fickle Warriors clichés

by , 19 Jul 2014

As one of the internet’s more cultured readerships, the Roarer republic will surely be familiar with the timeless National Lampoon franchise and it’s rib-tickling Christmas Vacation masterpiece. For those who haven’t lived, I’d describe it as a cinematic diamond that surely deserved more Oscars than the zero it received. In one of the movie’s more […]

NRL rivals are worried about the Warriors

NRL rivals are worried about the Warriors

by , 18 Jul 2014

After years of promising so much and delivering so little, the New Zealand Warriors are finally looking like they can make their way into the top four and push for the premiership. The Warriors came from the bottom half of the eight in 2011 to make it to the grand final. This came after a […]

Previewing your NRL team’s run home: Fourth to sixth

Previewing your NRL team’s run home: Fourth to sixth

by , 18 Jul 2014

After already predicting the final finishing predictions for the current top three teams (Manly, Penrith and Canterbury) yesterday, it is time to look at the next three teams. All on 22 points and fighting for the final top four positions are the Rabbitohs, Roosters and Warriors. South Sydney Rabbitohs At the start of the season, […]


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