Tag: New Zealand Warriors

Wayne Bennett blames Origin for Brisbane’s shock loss to New Zealand Warriors

Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has blamed his team’s 26-6 loss to the New Zealand Warriors on State of Origin. The Broncos only had four players involved last Wednesday but said build-up to the rare Sunday game in Brisbane was hindered. “We didn’t have a lot of players (four) in Origin as much but the […]

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NRL sack the wrong touch judge after forward pass fiasco in Auckland

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The NRL has taken action against the referee and touch judge that missed the forward pass in Auckland last Friday that led to Cronulla’s late win over the New Zealand Warriors. It cost the Warriors two premiership points. “The referee and touch judge at the centre of the controversial decision to […]

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Blake Green says there’s a reason behind Warriors success but it’s not what you think

New Zealand Warriors playmaker Blake Green says his team is building momentum based on their defensive efforts – not their attack. The Warriors play Cronulla tonight in Auckland. “Obviously it was great to get the result to break the win-loss thing that we’d been going through,” Green told stuff.co.nz. “But the way we did it, […]

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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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