Warriors Orange Peeler
HOOKER | DUANE MANN (#9)
The well-travelled Mann was nearing the end of his top level playing career when he joined the Auckland Warriors for their debut campaign. The Glenora Bears product made his Kiwi Test debut against the Kangaroos Australia in 1989, toured England and France at the end of that season and landed a contract with English club Warrington. He went on to make more than 120 appearances for the club before returning home after signing with the Auckland Warriors. The long-time Kiwi hooker captained his country in 1994 and later captained Tonga at the Rugby League World Cup . He also captained Glenora to success in Auckland’s Fox Memorial premiership as well as coaching at club level before taking on roles with the New Zealand Rugby League and the Auckland Rugby League. He is now working for the Vodafone Warriors as the club’s academy and pathways manager.
NRL career: 13 games (1995), 12 points (3 tries).
Warriors: 13 games (1995), 12 points (3 tries).