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

Rabbitohs power past hapless Warriors

Rabbitohs power past hapless Warriors

by , 26 May 2018

South Sydney have steamrolled the creaking Warriors 30-10 in Auckland to amplify claims they are the form team in the NRL.

New Zealand Warriors vs South Sydney Rabbitohs: NRL live scores, blog

New Zealand Warriors vs South Sydney Rabbitohs: NRL live scores, blog

by , 26 May 2018 Video

Match result: South Sydney have taken a big win on the road over the New Zealand Warriors, victorious by 20 points in Auckland.

There is no doubt Penrith, New Zealand and Brisbane matter, but Parra?

There is no doubt Penrith, New Zealand and Brisbane matter, but Parra?

by , 19 May 2018

The year of 1988 produced a cracking one-hit wonder in the form of Underworld’s Underneath the Radar. I believe Penrith are playing it post-match in the dressing room after each win.

Warriors hold firm to edge out Eels

Warriors hold firm to edge out Eels

by , 19 May 2018

The New Zealand Warriors look like they have recovered from the 32-0 thumping they received courtesy of the Roosters last week, with a 24-14 win over the Parramatta Eels last night at ANZ Stadium.

Parramatta Eels vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog

Parramatta Eels vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog

by , 18 May 2018

The Parramatta Eels are just weeks away from even a mathematical chance of making the finals disappearing and must win when they host the third-placed New Zealand Warriors. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 6pm (AEST).

Parramatta Eels vs New Zealand Warriors: Preview and prediction

Parramatta Eels vs New Zealand Warriors: Preview and prediction

by , 18 May 2018

The Warriors will be looking to bounce back from an embarrassing loss as they travel to Sydney to play the last-placed Eels.

The Warriors can’t afford a slip up against the Eels

The Warriors can’t afford a slip up against the Eels

by , 18 May 2018

Reports are filtering in of a spectacular crash in Penrose, Auckland, where a huge bandwagon has slammed into the harsh brick wall of reality.

Warriors’ spine misfires in heavy loss

Warriors’ spine misfires in heavy loss

by , 13 May 2018

The Warriors failed to cope with the absence of Shaun Johnson and Issac Luke during their directionless loss to the Sydney Roosters, says skipper Roger Tuivasa Sheck.

Roosters rout Warriors 32-0

Roosters rout Warriors 32-0

by , 12 May 2018

The Roosters have consolidated their top eight spot, scoring five unanswered tries to beat the Warriors 32-0 at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.

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

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

by , 12 May 2018 Video

Match result: The Roosters have consolidated their top eight spot, scoring five unanswered tries to beat the Warriors 32-0 at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.


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