- Jersey Name
- 1995 Warriors Away Jersey
- Year/s Jersey Active
- Jersey Type
- First Grade Away
- Jersey Debut
- 18th March 1995, Round 2 vs Illawarra Steelers at Steeler Stadium, Wollongong.
- Jersey Supplier
- CCC Canterbury Clothing
- Left Breast Sponsor
- Auckland Warriors
- Right Breast Sponsor
- Main Jersey Sponsor
- DB Bitter
- Sleeve Sponsor
- Ansett NZ
- Upper Back Sponsor
- DB Bitter
- Front Collar Sponsor
- CCC Canterbury Clothing
- Fairly common
1995 Warriors Away Jersey
Jersey Name 1995 Away Jersey
Year/s Jersey Active 1995
Jersey Type First Grade Away
Jersey Debut 18th March 1995 vs Illawarra Steelers
Jersey Supplier CCC
Left Breast Sponsor Auckland Warriors
Right Breast Sponsor ARL
Main Jersey Sponsor DB Bitter
Sleeve Sponsor Ansett NZ
Upper Back Sponsor DB Bitter
Front Collar Sponsor CCC Canterbury Clothing
Rarity Fairly common
Canterbury Clothing CCC
All jerseys were made in New Zealand with a heavy 52% cotton and 48% polyester blend. Widely available but highly coveted by all fans so finding one will cost you a pretty penny.
As with the home jersey of this year by far the most common away jersey was made by Lenco. Made of thin 100% polyester. Almost all jerseys you see online for sale are this kind.
Peerless New Zealand
The Peerless New Zealand variation was made in New Zealand with a cotton/polyester blend. This version is not very common though this does not seem to affect the price at all. I have no idea if it came with the Peerless text inside the arrow logo like the 1995 home jersey but I am yet to see one.
In 2019 the NRL re-released a retro version under its heritage brand that is still available at some sites. The picture below is from the famous Peter Wynn store in Parramatta, NSW, Australia.
Two types of player jerseys were used for 1st Grade matches.
The first and more rare had an embroidered red CCC logo on the front collar area. The blue chevron was cut short so the logo would stand out. Still need to do more research into which games it was played but just like the home version it appears it was used early on in the season.
Now for some completely unknown reason these jerseys were made by Lenco and had Lenco tags under the collar. Unless we find someone from that era that worked at the club, Canterbury Clothing or Lenco we may never know why.
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The other had a white CCC logo just like the official replicas. These were made of the heavy cotton/polyester blend. I heard in a podcast that they were almost unbearable to play in during hot summer games in Australia.
The number used on all match worn jerseys I have seen were the same shiny vinyl material used on the home jersey but in blue.
All match worn jerseys I have seen have about 50mm (2 inches) cut from the top of the sleeve and resewn back on. I can only imagine that was to reduce jersey grabbing as the replicas went past the elbow.
Another variation is 100% polyester made in Australia CCC jersey but for some reason there is only one known example of this jersey. Much lighter than the cotton blend version. Although it was issued by the club and looks match prepared it seems unusual that it would have the Ansett text logo instead of the full Ansett logo that every game day picture shows the team wearing.
I acquired this jersey from a player from an opposing team who had asked every club in the competition for a signed jersey. There must be more out there surely but to date only one has surfaced.
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General - 1993-1996 Warriors Jerseys
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