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  1. mt.wellington

    Player Frano Botica

    Frano Botica Former All Black (7 Tests) was an ace goal-kicking winger/fullback during Wigan’s championship reign in the early 1990s. Botica returned to NZ with Wigan coach John Monie in 1995 for the Warriors’ debut season but left only one season and saw out his professional career with...
  2. mt.wellington

    Player Richie Blackmore

    Richie Blackmore Otahuhu Leopard centre/ winger with a background in rugby union appeared in 25 Tests for the Kiwis during the 1990s. Blackmore was signed from Castleford Tigers where he had played since 1991. He missed the opening matches with the Warriors after the overlap of the English...
  3. Tony Kemp

    Tony Kemp

    Kemp was born in Whangarei but raised in Waitara, and attended Waitara High School. He played rugby league for the Randwick Kingfishers in the Wellington Rugby League competition and in 1987 made theJunior Kiwis. In 1986/87 he joined the Doncaster for a season before taking up a professional...
  4. Sione Faumuina

    Sione Faumuina

    Auckland forward spent a season with the Raiders before returning ‘home’ to play with the Warriors in 2002. Faumuina was left out of the club’s grand final squad in 2002 but a more consistent season, especially coming off the interchange bench, saw him selected as five-eighth in the one-off Test...
  5. Mark Tookey

    Mark Tookey

    Massive forward made a name for himself as a ‘super-sub’ with P’matta before signing a huge contract with the Warriors. Tookey struggled to find form with the club, even playing for feeder club Newtown in the Metropolitan Cup competition. He fought his way back and was in the Warriors’ squad in...
  6. Frank Watene

    Frank Watene

    Frank Watene was part of the Warriors development system for 4 years before his debut. He would play his one and only match for the Warriors on the last round of the 1998 season and be released by the club that year. 1998 Auckland Warriors 1999–2001 Wakefield Wildcats 2002–2003 Dewsbury Rams...
  7. Frano Botica

    Frano Botica

    Former All Black (7 Tests) was an ace goal-kicking winger/fullback during Wigan’s championship reign in the early 1990s. Botica returned to NZ with Wigan coach John Monie in 1995 for the Warriors’ debut season but left only one season and saw out his professional career with Castleford in...
  8. Richie Blackmore

    Richie Blackmore

    Otahuhu Leopard centre/ winger with a background in rugby union appeared in 25 Tests for the Kiwis during the 1990s. Blackmore was signed from Castleford Tigers where he had played since 1991. He missed the opening matches with the Warriors after the overlap of the English season. He flew in on...
  9. Player Motu Tony

    I heard around the traps that he got injured during the Superleague Grand Final - is he going to be able to play in the Melbourne test or the Tri Nations at all? How bad was it? If he is ruled out then this is trully the most unlucky Kiwi squad ive ever seen in terms of injuries fingers...
  10. General Brett Seymour

    Brett Seymour Broncos terminate seymour and costigan/s contracts well both gone effective immedately. they won't be playing for the clydesdales either for the rest of the year. https://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411749/812339
  11. Player Awen Guttenbeil

    Awen Guttenbeil Is it just me or has Guttenbeil found a new lease of life coming off the bench this year. What I cannot understand is why the Warriors have not signed him?:roll: He has been at the club for 10 years which means next year part of his salary will not be included in the Cap. I...
  12. Player Sione Faumuina

    Sione Faumuina From the NZ Herald this morning. Whilst we know that Sione will be stand-off due to previous articles this takes it from a mere intention to a stated fact and not something that will be discarded if so-so after the trials.