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  1. NZ Warriors Round 23 Review: Warriors spineless in sixth straight defeat

    NZ Warriors Round 23 Review: Warriors spineless in sixth straight defeat

    After the embarrassment of Round 22, the Warriors headed back to Mount Smart Stadium for the second to last time in 2017 to face the Canberra Raiders. In front of their smallest crowd of the year, the embarrassing Warriors run continued with their sixth loss in a row. The Warriors were close...
  2. NZ Warriors Round 22 Review: Embarrassment at McDonald Jones Stadium sums up Warriors 2017

    NZ Warriors Round 22 Review: Embarrassment at McDonald Jones Stadium sums up Warriors 2017

    After an abysmal Round 21 against the Cronulla Sharks, the Warriors made the journey to Newcastle to face a Knights team buoyed by their upset Round 21 win over the St George Illawarra Dragons. Both teams are only playing for pride, and this stage of the competition and the Knights proved they...
  3. Warriors  are Under Developed

    Warriors are Under Developed

    The Warriors are languishing in 11th place and look almost certain to miss the finals for a sixth straight year. Sadly, their place on the competition table is not the worst thing that has happened in 2017. This season many of the club’s young players have gone backwards rather than developed...
  4. NZ Warriors Round 17 Review: Perth curse continues for Warriors

    NZ Warriors Round 17 Review: Perth curse continues for Warriors

    After the hard fought win in round 15, the Warriors made the long Journey to Perth to face the Manly Sea Eagles. The Sea Eagles have been on a roll for the past month and facing them in Perth where the Warriors have never been victorious was always going to be a tough contest and the Sea Eagles...
  5. NZ Warriors Round 13 Review: Warriors Woeful against Wounded Eels

    NZ Warriors Round 13 Review: Warriors Woeful against Wounded Eels

    The Warriors travelled back across the ditch to ANZ Stadium to face the Parramatta Eels. Confidence was up again after last rounds victory over the Broncos and the Warriors were looking at getting their first win on Australian soil in 2017. However it was not to be as the Parramatta Eels...
  6. NZ Warriors Round 12 Review:Warriors ride Broncos into Winners Circle

    NZ Warriors Round 12 Review:Warriors ride Broncos into Winners Circle

    After back to back to back disappointing showings, the Warriors made their way back to Mt Smart to face the Brisbane Broncos. With State of Origin season upon us, the Broncos made the trip across the ditch missing 7 players from their squad but still had the likes of Ben Hunt, Jordan Kahu, Adam...
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    Team List NRL 2017 Round 12 - Warriors vs Broncos TEAM LIST

    NRL 2017 Round 12 - Warriors vs Broncos TEAM LIST Team List Tuesday.......................... VODAFONE WARRIORS v BRISBANE BRONCOS Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland 7.30pm, Saturday, May 27 VODAFONE WARRIORS 1 ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK (c) 2 CHARNZE NICOLL-KLOKSTAD 3 BLAKE AYSHFORD 4 DAVID...
  8. NZ Warriors Round 11 Review: Embarrassment continues in the Tron

    NZ Warriors Round 11 Review: Embarrassment continues in the Tron

    After Round 10's second half implosion, the Warriors travelled south of the Bombay's to face the St George Illawarra Dragons in Hamilton. A much-improved performance was required if the Warriors were going to come away with the sorely needed win. The Warriors woes continued however with the...
  9. ToiletDuck

    General Warriors: From obsession to apathy

    Hey guys, thought I'd post this here before letting it loose elsewhere. Some may find it a tad harsh, but it's how I (and many many people I've spoken with) feel. Feel free to tear it apart, but I feel like the time for sugar coating has well and truly gone. Most of it isn't new sentiment for us...
  10. NZ Warriors Round 10 Review: Warriors go from Wow to Woe in Second half collapse

    NZ Warriors Round 10 Review: Warriors go from Wow to Woe in Second half collapse

    After the Round 9 close victory over the Roosters and a week away from the NRL for international duties, the Warriors travelled to Pepper Stadium to face the Penrith Panthers. After two rounds where the Warriors defence was a highlight this performance highlighted the Warriors defence in a...
  11. NZ Warriors Round 7 Review: Warriors rue errors in Capital showdown

    NZ Warriors Round 7 Review: Warriors rue errors in Capital showdown

    Copyright Photo: www.gettyimages.com.au The Warriors made the journey back to Australia after the back to back victories at Mount Smart to face the Canberra Raiders. Playing the Raiders in Canberra is no easy feat and the Warriors would need to bring their A-game to tame the rampant Raiders...
  12. NZ Warriors Round 6 Review: Defense shines in Eels encounter

    NZ Warriors Round 6 Review: Defense shines in Eels encounter

    After last week’s closer than expected victory over the Gold Coast Titans the Warriors were once again playing at Mount Smart Stadium, this time facing the Parramatta Eels in a must-win encounter. Losing here would see the Warriors sitting 2-4 with a hard mountain to climb to regain top eight...
  13. Nz Warriors 2017 Round 2 Review : A Storm hits Mount Smart

    Nz Warriors 2017 Round 2 Review : A Storm hits Mount Smart

    Auckland was hit with a barrage of rain in the week leading up to the Warriors second round match up against the Melbourne Storm. On Friday night with the torrential rain still hitting Mount Smart, a brave 9,811 fans faced the elements to watch this clash as the Warriors went down 26-10. The...
  14. Nz Warriors 2017 Round 1 Review :  Round 1 Hoodoo broken in Ugly Win

    Nz Warriors 2017 Round 1 Review : Round 1 Hoodoo broken in Ugly Win

    The Vodafone Warriors kicked off the 2017 NRL Season at Mount Smart Stadium for the first time since 2009 with a win over the Newcastle Knights. The team had a lot of expectations leading into this game against last year's wooden spooners and although it was ugly, they got the victory and the...
  15. WARRIORS SHOT AT REDEEMPTION

    WARRIORS SHOT AT REDEEMPTION

    This Friday night sees the Warriors host the Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart stadium. The last time they played Melbourne, the Warriors were beaten 42-0 in what was one of the worst performances in the history of the club. This was further compounded when 6 players decided to mix energy drinks and...
  16. Nz Warriors 2017 Season preview : Above the Line - The Kearney Era Begins

    Nz Warriors 2017 Season preview : Above the Line - The Kearney Era Begins

    Finally, the Nrl season is almost here, we are only a few days away and I cannot wait! The Nines have come and gone, the preseason matches are all over and it's time for the real deal. This also means it's time for me to give my thoughts on how the Warriors will fare in their 2017 campaign...
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    Eels Have no Right to Complain over Foran

    Ever since Kieran Foran had his contract with the Warriors registered, there has been a constant theme in the media that the Paramatta Eels have some right to be aggrieved. Foran was able to negotiate a release from the Eels mid-2016, just halfway through his first year of a four-year deal. At...
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    Post Match NRL 2017 - Round 1 - Warriors vs Knights Post Match Discussion

    NRL 2017 - Round 1 - Warriors vs Knights Post Match Discussion New Zealand Warriors 26 vs 22 Newcastle Knights Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland Thread to share your thoughts on the Round 1 game between the New Zealand Warriors and Newcastle Knights after the match. Name your Man of the Match...
  19. Will Foran Make the Difference?

    Will Foran Make the Difference?

    There has been much debate about whether Kieran Foran is the missing piece in the Warriors puzzle. Would the club have been smarter to invest the money in an aggressive prop, or a backrower with some attacking flair? Before discussing what signing Foran means for the Warriors roster it is...
  20. New Zealand Warriors NRL 2016 Season Review: Another year to forget comes to an end

    New Zealand Warriors NRL 2016 Season Review: Another year to forget comes to an end

    Now that 2016 has ended the mourning period has officially passed for me so I have now decided that it's time to comb through the painful memories of the Vodafone Warriors 2016 NRL season and conduct my season review. 2016 wasn't the year Warriors fans hoped for as the Warrior found themselves...