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  1. Leeson Ah Mau

    Leeson Ah Mau

    Ah Mau went to school at De La Salle College and started playing rugby league with the Papatoetoe Panthers before moving to Otahuhu and played in Auckland Rugby League competitions. While playing for Otahuhu, Ah Mau was selected for the Tamaki Titans in the Bartercard Cup. Ah Mau played for the...
  2. Ruben Wiki

    Ruben Wiki

    Auckland centre (Otahuhu) came to Canberra in 1992 after representing the Junior Kiwis and NZ Maoris. Wiki's form as Mal Meninga's centre partner in 1994 made him one of the hottest properties in the game but the disclosure that he had signed a letter of agreement to play with the Auckland...
  3. Steve Price

    Steve Price

    C’bury officials spotted the young Toowoomba forward playing for Harristown High School in the Commonwealth Bank competition. Steve Price was a reserve forward in the grand final loss to Canberra in 1994 but in the premiership decider against Manly the following year, he produced that ‘something...
  4. Kane Ferris

    Kane Ferris

    A longtime representative of Canterbury age groups, he made the Junior Kiwis in 2002. He played two matches for the Junior Kiwis, starting at hooker. After playing for the Canterbury Bulls in the Bartercard Cup he was spotted by the New Zealand Warriors and bought into the 25-man squad for...
  5. Shannon Stowers

    Shannon Stowers

    Shannon spent time in the US in the early 2000's with Utah State University and Pasadena City College exploring football opportunities as a fullback/linebacker before returning back to NZ to pursue rugby league opportunities. A force within the Bartercard Cup - Shannon was nicknamed the Fridge...
  6. Matt Jobson

    Matt Jobson

    Played 24 games for the Newcastle Knights over 3 seasons before joining the Warriors in search of more game time. However he only managed to play two games for the club and instead spent most of the season playing for the Eastern Tornadoes in the Bartercard Cup. For 2005 Jobson joined the Wests...
  7. Karl Temata

    Karl Temata

    Played for Hibiscus Coast and Cook Islands in the 2000 RLWC before getting a contract with the Warriors. Would play mostly at prop or second row and off the bench. After playing 52 games for the Warriors in 4 seasons he signed for the Harlequins RL (known as London Broncos now) where he would...
  8. Evarn Tuimavave

    Evarn Tuimavave

    Made his NRL debut against the Northern Eagles. In early 2003, he was dropped and spent the next twelve months in the Bartercard Cup. In 2007, he played for the Auckland Lions in the NSWRL Premier League. He then cemented his place in the top 25-man squad and was regularly named on the bench in...
  9. Anthony Seuseu

    Anthony Seuseu

    A Counties Manukau Heroes player in the Lion Red Cup, in 1998 Seuseu played for the Mangere East Hawks in the Auckland Rugby League competition. Seuseu then joined the Hibiscus Coast Raiders, playing in New Zealand's Bartercard Cup. He toured Australia with the New Zealand Residents in 2000...
  10. Iafeta Paleaaesina

    Iafeta Paleaaesina

    Although his surname is often written with an apostrophe in the middle (between the 2 letter "a"s), this is incorrect. Played league for his High School Penrose College (now known as One Tree Hill College) he helped them make giant strides in the Auckland Secondary Schools competition. A sport...
  11. Jason Temu

    Jason Temu

    Temu grew up in New Zealand and played for the Marist Saints in the Auckland Rugby League. In 1994 he followed his coach, Stan Martin, to the Counties Manukau Heroes in the new Lion Red Cup competition. After several strong seasons with the Heroes he was offered a professional contract to play...
  12. Justin Morgan

    Justin Morgan

    Parramatta junior, a member of the Fairfield Patrician Brothers team that won the Commonwealth Bank Cup in 1992, made his first grade debut in 1994. The Eels’ winger, clubman of the year in 1997 before suffering a knee injury, went to Canberra in 2000. After representing Wales in the 2000 World...
  13. Richard Villasanti

    Richard Villasanti

    A Junior Kiwi, Villasanti was included in the wider Tonga squad for the 2000 World Cup but did not play in the tournament. Canberra junior found form as an interchange forward with the Warriors after two moderate seasons with the Tigers. Villasanti was used from the interchange bench in the...
  14. 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...
  15. Scott Coxon

    Scott Coxon

    A Newcastle junior, Coxon played for the Knights' President's Cup and reserve grade sides but could not break into the first grade side. Seeking first grade opportunities Coxon moved to the Western Suburbs Magpies in 1998. Over the next two years Coxon ended up making 39 first grade appearances...
  16. Talite Liava'a

    Talite Liava'a

    Liava'a is one of a handful of players to have played in two World Cups, representing Tonga in 1995 and 2000. At the 1995 World Cup he was twenty four and playing for the Litchfield Bears when picked by coach Mike McClennan. After his exposure in England at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup...
  17. 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...
  18. Terry Hermansson

    Terry Hermansson

    Hard-hitting Kiwi Test forward (4 Tests between 1994 and 1999) represented the Maori team in the 2000 World Cup. Hermansson, a veteran forward with two Sydney clubs during the 1990s, actually started his professional career with English Second Division club Doncaster in 1989-90. 1991–1992...
  19. 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...
  20. Quentin Pongia

    Quentin Pongia

    Kiwi prop came to Canberra from the C’bury (NZ) club in 1993. After securing a place on the 1993-94 Kiwi tour of England and France, Pongia added much-needed muscle to the Canberra pack in the Raiders' grand final win over C’bury in 1994. In 1998 he would sign and play for the Warriors in what...