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Captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has reinforced his commitment to the New Zealand Warriors by signing one of the longest deals in the club’s history, ensuring he’ll remain at Mount Smart Stadium until the end of the 2022 season. The four-year signing coup was announced by Warriors CEO Cameron George...
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Saturday afternoon’s 20-16 victory over an under-strength Melbourne Storm side gives Warriors coach Stephen Kearney plenty to consider this week. Here’s what we took away from the Kiwi club’s first pre-season trial of the year in Rotorua. Jazz Tevaga is not an NRL hooker Poor service from...
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Most of the New Zealand Warriors’ experienced first graders will be onboard for the second and final NRL trial against the Gold Coast Titans at Sunshine Coast Stadium in Kawana Waters on Saturday (5.00pm kick-off). Combining for the first time in the halves will be Warriors regular Shaun...
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Front rower Sam Lisone has signed a new two-year contract to keep him at the New Zealand Warriors until the end of the 2020 NRL season. Lisone, who turned 24 today, was off-contract at the end of this season but has recommitted to the club in a deal which will extend his Warriors career to at...
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Anthony Gelling, who recently returned to Auckland after six seasons in England, has been signed by the New Zealand Warriors on a one-year contract. After being given an early release by the Wigan Warriors, the Cook Islands international was invited to train with the Warriors this week. “It’s...
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Kiwileaguecentral.com is celebrating the 50 best New Zealand league players on the planet right now, with the release of our annual NZ Top 50. * Note this list is based on Kiwi-eligible players who haven’t represented another tier-one nation, not who a player last played for at Test level...
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The NRL will make history with the launch of a Women’s Premiership next year, with the New Zealand Warriors expressing interest in joining the proposed six-team competition. (Main photo: NRLPhotos). It follows the success of the Women’s Rugby League World Cup, with plans also revealed which...
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The Kiwis crashed out of the Rugby League World Cup with a limp 4-2 loss to Fiji on Saturday, and their coach David Kidwell and captain Adam Blair, seem to think it was the fault of fans and media. In honour of that bizarre claim, here’s a list of 10 things which made the Kiwis’ World Cup...
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Everyone loves a Kiwi, and here’s the proof. We list every player with a New Zealand link who will take the field in the opening weekend of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup for teams other than the Kiwis. Samoa Ken Maumalo (born in Auckland) Joseph Paulo (born in Auckland) Ben Roberts (5 Tests...
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The New Zealand Warriors have re-signed Ligi Sao until the end of the 2019 NRL season and secured Canberra fullback/wing Zac Santo for the rest of this season and next on a second-tier contract. Sao (24) returned home last season after a three-year stint with Manly which netted 21 NRL...