Tag: New Zealand Warriors

Warriors ready for Dragons blockbuster despite injury concerns

Kiwi veteran Issac Luke says the 5-1 New Zealand Warriors are ready for the undefeated St George Illawarra Dragons in a massive Friday 6pm clash in Auckland. “We didn’t show up last week (against Brisbane), so we have to make sure we show up this week,” Luke said. “What better chance to showcase our great […]

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RTS calls out Roosters: Tells old club Warriors coming to win

The New Zealand Warriors are headed to Allianz Stadium to win. That’s the message from Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck who will come up against his former team the Sydney Roosters and fellow fullback threat James Tedesco. There are several mouth-watering match-ups on Saturday including RTS and Tedesco and Shaun Johnson against Cooper Cronk. “I’m excited […]

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Why the Warriors are fighting impossible battle with Tuivasa-Sheck’s kingpin rugby manager

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Roger Tuivasa-Sheck’s manager Bruce Sharrock has denied the Warriors captain is on his way to the Auckland Blues in 2019. Radio New Zealand reported on Thursday that the NRL superstar had agreed to switch codes at the conclusion of this rugby league season but was yet to tell teammates while only […]

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Roger Tuivasa-Sheck reportedly signs with Auckland Blues

Radio New Zealand is reporting that Warriors captain and NRL superstar Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has already agreed to terms with the Auckland Blues rugby side for 2019. RTS has played union previously and has publically admitted in the past to wanting to be an All Black. His manager confirmed last year that rugby was a serious […]

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Taumalolo to play for Tonga at World Cup while Blair signs with Warriors

In another blow for the New Zealand Kiwis ahead of the World Cup – the world’s best forward Jason Taumalolo has switched allegiances to play for Tonga according to The Daily Telegraph. The Kiwis will already be without Kieran Foran, Jesse Bromwich, Kevin Proctor and Tohu Harris. Meanwhile, fellow Kiwi Adam Blair has been officially […]

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Warriors ownership negotiations may help Knights land James Graham

The chances of Canterbury captain James Graham heading to the New Zealand Warriors are slim at best as ownership negotiations stall between current boss Eric Watson and potential suitor Paul Davys. The NZ Herald is reporting that Davys made an offer this week to purchase the franchise for $15 million but Watson is after $20 […]

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Kearney needs to get tough on under-performing superstars: Campion

Former Warriors hardman Kevin Campion has urged Coach Stephen Kearney to get tough on under-performing stars. The Warriors are set to miss yet another finals series and Campion says it’s time Kearney wielded the axe. “Stephen’s only a relatively young coach and he’s got some superstars in that side on big money,” Campion told stuff.co.nz. […]

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Vatuvei the Friendly Beast: Departing legend admits rugby league saved him from prison

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  He has been one of rugby league’s great characters and helped New Zealand rugby league in their eternal fight for hearts and minds across the ditch in a country obsessed with a little thing called the All  Blacks. Manu Vatuvei has given so much to our great game so it was […]

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