Tag: Shaun Johnson

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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2018 Warriors Depth Chart

  FULLBACK ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK 91 GERARD BEALE 88 PETA HIKU 87 ZAC SANTO 86   Family photo at home 📸 #WarriorNation #whanau #NRL pic.twitter.com/XAkEB2wsF5 — Vodafone Warriors (@NZWarriors) January 11, 2018   WINGERS DAVID FUSITU’A 88 KEN MAUMALO 88 GERARD BEALE 88 CHARNZE NICOLL-KLOKSTAD 87     CENTRES SOLOMONE KATA 89 GERARD BEALE 89 PETA […]

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Johnson blames himself for Warriors woes ahead of must-win Broncos clash

Embattled New Zealand Warriors superstar Shaun Johnson has blamed himself for his team’s form slump after back-to-back losses. The Warriors are sitting 14th and desperately need to beat an understrength Brisbane at home this weekend. “I definitely think over the last couple of weeks I’ve let them down,” said Johnson. “There’s a lot of people […]

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Awesome foursome the best spine Kiwis have ever had: Stacey Jones

Kiwi legend Stacey Jones says New Zealand go into tonight’s Anzac Test against Australia with its greatest ever spine. The all-Warriors quartet of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Kieran Foran, Shaun Johnson and Issac Luke will play together at Test level for only the second time but that hasn’t stopped Jones hailing them as the best ever. “It’s […]

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Let’s not fall for it again: History says Super Warriors should be written off at all costs

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Beer, cigarettes, KFC, New Zealand Warriors. We humans sure are gluttons for punishment. Get ready Warriors fans – you are in for a season of hope, despair, denial and pain. With a team that boasts Shaun Johnson, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Issac Luke, Ben Matulino, Simon Mannering and Ryan Hoffman, you’d think the Warriors […]

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2017 Predictions: New Zealand Warriors

BY CURTIS WOODWARD New Zealand Warriors Coach: Stephen Kearney Pre-season: Auckland Nines February 4th and 5th, v Melbourne February 11th, v Titans February 19th   What they’ll get right: They must, must, must, absolutely must make Mount Smart Stadium an impossible place for visiting teams to play. If they can get going at home, they’ll […]

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