second row

  1. Jayson Bukuya

    Jayson Bukuya

    An Apsley and Norths Brisbane junior, Bukuya made his National Rugby League debut for the Cronulla Sharks in 2008. He joined the New Zealand Warriors for the 2014 season. On 1 November 2014, Bukuya was released from his Warriors' contract on compassionate grounds to return to Sydney. On 11...
  2. Ben Henry

    Ben Henry

    An outstanding debut season as a 17-year-old culminated in Ben being named the club’s 2009 Young NYC Player of the Year. He scored eight tries in his 19 appearances, going on to establish himself as captain in 2010. He led the side to the grand final – which the Junior Warriors won – but sadly...
  3. Sio Siua Taukeiaho

    Sio Siua Taukeiaho

    Taukeiaho is of Tongan descent and played for the Otara Scorpions in 2010 before being signed by the New Zealand Warriors. He played in the 2011 Toyota Cup winning Junior Warriors and was named in the Junior Kiwis that year. He made his first grade debut in round 26 against the St. George...
  4. 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...
  5. Sione Lousi

    Sione Lousi

    A tall back row forward or prop, Sione Lousi is another graduate from the Vodafone Warriors’ development programme. With links to the Richmond and Bay Roskill clubs, he’s a product of Auckland’s St Paul’s College, which has developed a long line of Kiwis including Mark Graham, Dane O'Hara, Nigel...
  6. Dominique Peyroux

    Dominique Peyroux

    New Zealand-born but of Cook Islands, French, Samoan and Solomon Islands descent, Peyroux played junior rugby league in Auckland before moving across the Tasman at age 15 to chase his dream of a career in the NRL. He signed with the Roosters in 2007 but was unable to earn a spot in the NRL...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Ben Matulino

    Ben Matulino

    Signed out of Wellington, Ben Matulino made an immediate impression with the Vodafone Junior Warriors in the inaugural NYC competition in 2008. The former St Bernard's College student quickly earned promotion to the NRL, going on to appear in each of the Vodafone Warriors' remaining 15 matches...
  10. Simon Mannering

    Simon Mannering

    After completing his high school education at Nelson College in 2004, Simon was signed by the Vodafone Warriors and made his debut in 2005. He soon became a regular feature of the line-up, playing in all 26 matches for the Warriors in 2007 and also appearing in each of the Kiwis' six tests. He...
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    Player Sio Siua Taukeiaho

    Does any one know what's happened to him? Loved arching him in the NYC side and he's not been around the last couple of games. Good prospect IMO.
  12. Player Henry Perenara

    Henry Perenara https://www.nrl.com/news/latestnews/newsarticle/tabid/10874/newsid/61296/perenara-to-ref-all-stars-/default.aspx I'm stoked for Henry. I was very impressed with his work in the Maori v England last year.
  13. Player Danny Sullivan

    Danny Sullivan You're thinking of Danny Sullivan. Junior Kangaroo, major prospect... in a trial for Parra I think in 2002 he goes down with a knee injury, goes to hospital and contracts golden staph. Horror injury, has to relearn to walk etc etc. Ando obviously knows him from his Parra...
  14. Player Matt Spence

    Matt Spence League player on and off since 1985. Heres my question Which former Warrior is now playing for Turangi Dambusters in the Bay Of Plenty Reserve Grade Comp
  15. Player Lewis Brown

    Apparently so. Plays for wests. Is a hooker. Kiwi. Bit of a talent apparently
  16. Player Logan Swann

    Logan Swann From www.nzherald.co.nz By Michael Brown Logan Swann will finish his first-grade career in the place it all started after he signed a one-year deal with the Warriors yesterday. The 31-year-old second-rower was signed because of a lack of experience in the back row following...
  17. 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...
  18. Player Micheal Luck

    Micheal Luck From tvnz.co.nz By Dale Budge Former Cowboys back-rower Michael Luck looks to have sewn up a spot on the Warriors bench as the team prepares for their first match of the NRL season proper in 10 days. Luck impressed the coaching staff in his first up effort for the club against...
  19. Player Karl Temata

    Karl Temata From tvnz.co.nz By Dale Budge Former Warrior Karl Temata suspects he was treated so poorly by the club at the end of last season because of the impending salary cap scandal. Temata, talking exclusively to tvnz.co.nz, explained how the club failed to offer him a legitimate...
  20. Player Wairangi Koopu

    Wairangi Koopu Koopu steps up to take the lead 14 February 2006 By GIFFORD LEE This season is Wairangi Koopu's year to take a leadership mantle at the Warriors as the rugby league franchise prepares to embark on the NRL season without the irreplaceable experience of Stacey Jones and Monty...