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Kieran Foran has announced he will leave the New Zealand Warriors at the end of the 2017 season to be closer to his two children in Sydney. “It has been an incredibly tough decision to make but it has reached the point where I had to make a call and I’ve done that today,” said the 26-year-old...
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Mason Lino is the somewhat forgotten man waiting behind arguably the NRL’s best halves pairing. At 23 years of age he’s played three first-grade games and represented Samoa on the international stage. We go 1-on-1 with the talented playmaker to talk all things footy. KLC: The Intrust Super...
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Soane Hufanga made his National Youth Competition debut in Round 1, putting in a strong effort to run for 110 metres in a 48-10 loss to the Newcastle Knights. Kiwileaguecentral.com shared a few minutes with the powerful forward in the minutes after his U-20 debut for the Junior Warriors. KLC...
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The Warriors came back twice to secure a 26-22 victory over the Knights in Round 1, here’s how we rated each player’s performance. 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (C) The Warriors’ best to open the season, just as he had been through the two pre-season trials as well. Ran the ball 21 times for over...
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Warriors prop Sam Lisone has told kiwileaguecentral.com details of happened in the lead-up to the scuffle between himself and former Junior Kiwis teammate Danny Levi, which erupted in the closing minutes of Sunday’s match between the Warriors and Knights on Sunday. An initial push and shove...
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The Warriors have named their side for this Friday’s Round 2 clash against the Melbourne Storm at Mount Smart Stadium, after tasting victory last week against Newcastle. An unchanged starting line-up has been named for the New Zealand Warriors’ first Friday night game at Mount Smart Stadium...
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The Kiwi Ferns have parted ways with former coach Alan Jackson just months out from the 2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup in Australia. Former Junior Kiwis coach Tony Benson has been appointed to the role, following a review of the recent NRL Auckland Nines campaign which identified the need...
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NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has announced that Kieran Foran will be able to resume his career this season, after the NRL registered his contract with the New Zealand Warriors for 2017. Although he added the 26-year-old wouldn’t be able to play until the club’s third-round match against...
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In his pomp Francis Meli was one of the most devastating wingers to put on a New Zealand Warriors jersey. A prolific try-scorer and a brutal hitter on both sides of the ball, Meli enjoyed a 16-year career in both the NRL and Super League. Kiwileaguecentral.com caught up with him recently to...
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New Zealand Warriors head coach Stephen Kearney has today named fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck as the club’s 2017 NRL captain while also confirming Kiwi second rower Tohu Harris has been signed on a four-year deal from 2018. Kearney has additionally announced veteran second rower Simon Mannering...