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  1. NZWarriors.com

    Pick Your Team Pick Your Team 2017 Rnd 6 - Warriors vs Eels

    Pick Your Team 2017 Rnd 6 - Warriors vs Eels After the Round 5 game against the Gold Coast Titans at Mt Smart stadium do you want to see any changes for the Round 6 game against the Parramatta in Auckland again? Promotions? Demotions? Any new injury concerns? Any returning players? Any...
  2. Kieran Foran

    Kieran Foran

    Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Foran went to Ellerslie Primary School and played for the Ellerslie Eagles before his family moved to Australia. Foran attended St Ives North Primary School and then went on to attend Marist College North Shore, alongside friend and future Sydney Roosters player...
  3. NRL 2016 Round 26 Review: Embarrassing showing sums up 2016 for Warriors

    NRL 2016 Round 26 Review: Embarrassing showing sums up 2016 for Warriors

    With all 2016 playoff hopes dashed the Warriors had one game left before they could turn their focus onto 2017. A good performance against the Parramatta Eels was required to try and end the season on a positive note but an embarrassing 40-18 loss just served to plunge the dagger further into...
  4. Marata Niukore

    Marata Niukore

    Marata impressed playing for Aorere College in Auckland’s inaugural College Rugby League First XIII competition last year. He trialled with the Sydney Roosters’ SG Ball side but returned home to join the Howick Hornets in Auckland’s Fox Memorial premiership. He was called in for his Vodafone...
  5. Api Pewhairangi

    Api Pewhairangi

    Born in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Pewhairangi played his junior football for the Te Aroha Eels before being signed by the Newcastle Knights in 2009. He played for the Knights' NYC team from 2010 to 2012, captaining the side in 2012. However Pewhairangi could not break into the first-grade...
  6. Michael Witt

    Michael Witt

    Having played at a number of clubs as a journeyman he would sign a 3 year deal for the Warriors. He would play five-eight with Grant Rovelli in the halves and also was the Warriors first choice goal kicker. His goal kicking was at the time one of the most accurate in the competition. Witts most...
  7. PJ Marsh

    PJ Marsh

    Brisbane Brothers ‘Rookie of the Year’ in 1998 won a trial with P’matta the following year. After capturing a First Division premiership with the club as a halfback, coach Brian Smith utilised Marsh’s quickness around the rucks to good effect as an interchange hooker. The arrival of former...
  8. Paul Whatuira

    Paul Whatuira

    Wellington centre, a member of the NZ Maori team that competed in the 2000 World Cup, came to Penrith with a view to cement a regular first grade position after moderate seasons with the Warriors and Melbourne. Whatuira did that and more in 2002, proving a more than capable centre partner to...
  9. 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...
  10. Matt Spence

    Matt Spence

    Spence then moved to Australia, joining the Parramatta Eels and making his first grade debut in 1995. He impressed many in his rookie season and was awarded the Eric Grothe Rookie of the Year award at Parramatta. However he needed a knee reconstruction in 1997 and this injury plagued his next...
  11. Peter Lewis

    Peter Lewis

    A junior from Wellington's Upper Hutt, Lewis was signed by the Auckland Warriors in 1998 and moved to Auckland. In Auckland he played for the Warriors unbeaten reserve grade side in 1998 and was good enough to be selected for the Junior Kiwis. He attracted some interest from Australian clubs in...
  12. Mark Horo

    Mark Horo

    Auckland back rower, the younger brother of 1985-88 Test forward Shane Horo, played for English Club Salford in 1988-89, before joining P’matta. Mark Horo made his Test debut in the Kiwis’ stunning 13-6 win over Australia in 1987 while still playing in Auckland. He represented NZ in the 1988...
  13. 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...
  14. Staff Daniel Anderson

    Daniel Anderson On the Sunday Roast, it has been said Daniel Anderson has been approached to coach the Penrith Panthers side in 2009.