New Zealand Warriors

New Zealand WarriorsHaving joined the Australian Rugby League in 1995, the New Zealand Warriors struggled initially before enjoying regular finals appearances in the 2000s. The Warriors have made the Grand Final twice, in 2002 and 2011, but have come away empty-handed on both occasions.

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The Warriors endured a rough campaign in 2017. They were still in touch with the top eight in late June, despite only winning seven of their first 15 matches, but a nine-game losing streak to close out the season saw them finish the season well off the pack.

Senior coach: Stephen Kearney
Captain: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
2017 finish: 13th
Premierships: none

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2018 Team List
Bunty Afoa, Blake Ayshford, Gerard Beale, James Bell, Adam Blair, Manaia Cherrington, Sam Cook, David Fusitu’a James Gavet, Blake Green, Tohu Harris, Chanel Harris-Tavita, Peta Hiku, Ata Hingano, Shaun Johnson, Solomone Kata, Matiu Love-Henry, Mason Lino, Sam Lisone, Isaac Luke, Simon Mannering, Ken Maumalo, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Agnatius Paasi, Isaiah Papali’i, Junior Pauga, Hayze Perham, Leivaha Pulu, Nathaniel Roache, Zac Santo, Ligi Sao, Tevita Satae, Patrick Sipley, Lewis Soosemea, Jazz Tevaga, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Albert Vete, Joseph Vuna, King Vuniyawa

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Last updated: 21 December, 2017

New Zealand Warriors Articles

New Zealand Warriors vs Brisbane Broncos: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

New Zealand Warriors vs Brisbane Broncos: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 14 Apr 2018 Popular article! Video

The New Zealand Warriors are looking to continue their unbeaten start to the season when they host the Brisbane Broncos at Mt Smart Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 3pm (AEST).

Top tip: Don’t Warrior, be happy

Top tip: Don’t Warrior, be happy

by , 11 Apr 2018

Office tipping rivalry aside, this year’s NRL competition has been fantastic – even more so if you’re a Dragons or Warriors fan, like me. Not so much for the lone Melbourne fan at work, who has gone quiet. Very quiet.

Can anyone stop the Warriors?

Can anyone stop the Warriors?

by , 8 Apr 2018

At the start of the year many experts had the New Zealand Warriors as wooden spooners. Five weeks into the competition the Warriors find themselves at the top of the NRL ladder and undefeated after five games.

New Zealand Warriors vs North Queensland Cowboys: NRL live scores, blog

New Zealand Warriors vs North Queensland Cowboys: NRL live scores, blog

by , 7 Apr 2018 Video

Match result: The New Zealand Warriors just keep rolling on, taking a ten-point win over the Cowboys on Saturday.

All aboard the NRL train

All aboard the NRL train

by , 5 Apr 2018

You may have noticed some of your friends and colleagues starting to get on one of the following NRL trains, and people who were on a different locomotive in the pre-season are now switching trains.

The Warriors will be 2018 grand finalists

The Warriors will be 2018 grand finalists

by , 2 Apr 2018

The Warriors will worry a lot of teams in 2018.

Sydney Roosters vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog

Sydney Roosters vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog

by , 31 Mar 2018 Popular article! Video

Match result: The New Zealand Warriors have scored an upset victory over the Sydney Roosters in dominant fashion, victorious by a margin of 24 points.

Warriors steal win from Raiders

Warriors steal win from Raiders

by , 24 Mar 2018

Shaun Johnson has kicked two field goals in the last three minutes to allow the Warriors to snatch an incredible 20-19 victory over Canberra at GIO Stadium.

Canberra Raiders vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

Canberra Raiders vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 24 Mar 2018 Video

Match result: Shaun Johnson has kicked two field goals in the last three minutes to allow the Warriors to snatch an incredible 20-19 victory over Canberra at GIO Stadium.

A big couple of months for resurgent Warriors

A big couple of months for resurgent Warriors

by , 21 Mar 2018

In the next seven rounds the ever-improving Warriors face a formidable playing schedule.


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