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  1. Jeremiah Pai

    Jeremiah Pai

    He was first noticed when playing for the Eastern Tornadoes in the Bartercard Cup before making his NRL debut for the New Zealand Warriors in 2002. After leaving the Warriors he spent time with the Wests Tigers and in Parramatta and Melbourne but could not break into the first grade side...
  2. Vinnie Anderson

    Vinnie Anderson

    Auckland centre, the older brother of Louis and Fraser. Anderson played for Northcote Tigers and Mount Albert Lions in the Auckland Rugby League competition before transferring to East Coast Bays Barracudas to play alongside his father Warrick. His father later coached the Barracudas to the 2003...
  3. Lance Hohaia

    Lance Hohaia

    Waikato halfback had a sensational debut season with the Warriors in 2002 after represented Northern Districts against the touring French team in 2001. Hohaia grabbed the five-eighth role with both hands but an injury late in the season saw him relegated to the interchange bench in the club’s...
  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. Kevin Campion

    Kevin Campion

    Veteran Queensland forward, originally from Sarina, started his career with the cash-strapped G’Coast club in 1992. After four years with the Seagulls, Campion moved to St George where he was a member of the Dragons’ team that went down to Manly in the 1996 grand final. The ARL originally...
  6. Monty Betham

    Monty Betham

    Former Auckland lock, captain of the Junior Kiwis, represented Samoa in the 2000 World Cup competition before shifting to hooker in 2001. Betham, the son of the NZ boxing champion of the same name, represented NZ against France and Australia (as a lock) during the historic 2001 season in which...
  7. Jason Death

    Jason Death

    Nuggety player who was picked up cheap and proved to be a worth every cent. Won the Warriors Player of the Year award during his first season with the team. Played for the Warriors mainly at hooker but was known to fill in at lock. Went on to sign for the Rabbitohs and called it a day in 2004...
  8. Tyran Smith

    Tyran Smith

    Rugby League nomad, a centre turned back-rower, represented the Maori team in the 2000 World Cup. Smith appeared in 8 Tests for NZ between 1994 and 2000. Only played one season with the Warriors where he made 10 appearances and scoring one try. He was in great form with the W’Tigers in the...
  9. Meti Noovao

    Meti Noovao

    A classy, consistent footballer, Noovao captained the Colts in 1995 and played anywhere from halfback to center. he proved that he was even more versatile in 1996, making the transition into the forwards at times and showing good form at hooker when required. A capable left-footed goalkicker...
  10. Logan Swann

    Logan Swann

    Logan Swann was signed in 1994 as a Warriors development player. He played Warriors Colts in 1995 and Warriors Reserves in 1996. He was selected by his Reserves coach Frank Endicott, who was also coaching the Kiwis, to represent his country in 1996. He stayed with the Warriors for seven...
  11. Logan Edwards

    Logan Edwards

    Edwards played for the dominating Canterbury provincial side of the early 1990s alongside such talent as Quentin Pongia,Mike Dorreen, Whetu Taewa and coach Frank Endacott. This side continued its success as the Canterbury Cardinals in the 1994 Lion Red Cup. In 1993 he was selected for the New...
  12. Martin Moana

    Martin Moana

    After playing with Auckland in the club’s debut season in the ARL he had a nomadic career in England with Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield Trinity, Doncaster and Salford. He was a member of the Salford team that won the First Division grand final in 2003. 1995 - Played for Auckland Warriors...
  13. Jason Mackie

    Jason Mackie

    Takahiwai Warriors player who played rep footy for Northland. In 1993 he was the only second division player to be selected on the New Zealand Kiwis tour of Great Britain and France and became Northlands first ever test player. He played in all four tests on tour. Spent most of his time at the...
  14. Tony Tuimavave

    Tony Tuimavave

    Until the formation of the Auckland Warriors, Tony remained largely unheard off outside of the Auckland Scene. He played for the Mt Albert Lions and Northcote Tigers in the Auckland Rugby League competition. He was an Auckland rep from 1988 to 1994 playing over 30 matches for the province. In...
  15. Agnatius Paasi

    Agnatius Paasi

    Born in Tonga, Paasi moved to New Zealand when he was three years old. At age 17, Paasi moved to Australia on a scholarship to play for Keebra Park State High School where they won the Arrive Alive Cup in 2009. He also played some Australian rules football for the school. He was offered a...
  16. Sebastine Ikahihifo

    Sebastine Ikahihifo

    Ikahihifo presented a challenge for commentators when he first appeared on the NYC scene in 2009 and again when he made his NRL debut late in the 2012 campaign. Boasting explosive speed as a wide-running second-rower, he has a huge capacity for work on both attack and defence. A big minutes...
  17. David Bhana

    David Bhana

    After playing his junior football with the Northcote Tigers, David was brought into the Vodafone Warriors' development programme. On the back of an impressive showing in the 2012 trials he won a place in the club's NYC squad, making his debut for the Vodafone Junior Warriors in the first round...
  18. Elijah Taylor

    Elijah Taylor

    Born in Taranaki, Taylor attended Patea High School before moving to Northland with his family, where he attended Kaitaia College. Taylor was a rugby union age group representative for Taranaki, Northland and Auckland before taking up rugby league in 2006 while studying at St. Paul's College...
  19. Todd Lowrie

    Todd Lowrie

    A Scone Thoroughbreds junior, Lowrie began his career with the Newcastle Knights between 2003 and 2006. He joined the Parramatta Eels in 2007. After a few extensive injuries to the Parramatta Eels squad Lowrie was given a chance in the first-grade run on side, he played almost every game of the...
  20. Feleti Mateo

    Feleti Mateo

    Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Mateo is of English and Tongan descent. Mateo attended Westfields Sports High School until Year 10 and then moved to Terra Sancta College. During this time he played for the Dundas Shamrocks and Lalor Park Kookaburras before being signed by the Parramatta Eels...