General Warriors fun draft from 1995 onwards

Cleaned out in the centres so will go the makeshift route, and this guy filled in plenty of times in the centres and other positions to great effect..... Who could ever forget that magical try in the semi's he scored against the Storm to get us to the big dance.
- Lewis Brown.

1. Brent Webb (gk)
2. Francis Meli
3. Clinton Toopi
4. Lewi Brown
5. Many Vatuvei
6. Sam Tomkins
7. Nathan Fien
8. Jerry Seuseu (c)
9. Motu Tony
10. Mark Tookey
11. Ali Lauiti'iti
12. Ben Matulino
13.
 
My next choice is a player would have been a mainstay in our side for many years but had his career cruelly cut short by injury - Ben Henry.

1. Ivan Cleary (gk)
2. Henry Fa'afili
3. Peta Hiku
4. Jerome Ropati
5. Krisnan Inu
6. Chad Townsend
7. Kieran Foran
8. Ruben Wiki (c)
9. PJ Marsh
10.
11. Joe Galuvao
12. Awen Guttenbeil
13. Ben Henry
Nice choice, was my choice for lock as well.

Really put in,his attacking got better game by game.
 
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Went with versatility at lock,had to toss for this pick and lost but glad I still get him in another position.

When I first met him at a fan day,I judged the book by it's cover.
Big smiles and a bit goofyish.

Then on the field we got nippy, skillful, tough as teek tenacious never back down go all day till I die player.

A hooker who can play in the backrow.
Will add starch and hard workmanship to my pack.

1991 Raiders Rookie of the year.
1999 Warriors player of the year.

Is there a "Doctor in the House."

8- Sam Rapira (C)
9- Robbie Mears
10- Iaefeta paleaaesina
11- Sonny Fai
12- Sione Famauina
13- Jason Death
 
Went with versatility at lock,had to toss for this pick and lost but glad I still get him in another position.

When I first met him at a fan day,I judged the book by it's cover.
Big smiles and a bit goofyish.

Then on the field we got nippy, skillful, tough as teek tenacious never back down go all day till I die player.

A hooker who can play in the backrow.
Will add starch and hard workmanship to my pack.

1991 Raiders Rookie of the year.
1999 Warriors player of the year.

Is there a "Doctor in the House."

8- Sam Rapira (C)
9- Robbie Mears
10- Iaefeta paleaaesina
11- Sonny Fai
12- Sione Famauina
13- Jason Death

Every team needs a player like Death.
 
Cleaned out in the centres so will go the makeshift route, and this guy filled in plenty of times in the centres and other positions to great effect..... Who could ever forget that magical try in the semi's he scored against the Storm to get us to the big dance.
- Lewis Brown.

1. Brent Webb (gk)
2. Francis Meli
3. Clinton Toopi
4. Lewi Brown
5. Many Vatuvei
6. Sam Tomkins
7. Nathan Fien
8. Jerry Seuseu (c)
9. Motu Tony
10. Mark Tookey
11. Ali Lauiti'iti
12. Ben Matulino
13.

Nice- u got the combo there- manu always took the first one then while the defenders were scattered lewy (summoning his inner hooker) would shoot straight outta dummy half- got us on the front foot every time.
 

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Guest
  1. Ryno - Stacey Jones
  2. Pullintteeth - Maloney
  3. Tajhay - Shaun Johnson
  4. Weno Greg Alexander
  5. BoatsnHoes – Bomb to Manu
  6. Warriors55 – Kieran Foran
  7. Wizards Rage – Michael Witt – Put the ball down son! Put it down!
Round Two

8 Wizards Rage – Kevin Campion
9 Warriors 55 – PJ Marsh
10 BoatsnHoes - Ali Lauiti'iti (Jordan of Rugby League)
11 Weno - Phil Blake
12 TajHay - Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
13 PullinTeeth – Brent Tate – neck brace
14 Ryno – Steve Price – Best captain of the warriors

Round Three

15 Ryno – Isaac Luke – rumoured to have gang connections?
16 Pullintteeth - Simon Mannering – epic defender/workhorse
17 Tajhay - Dean Bell – rated in top ten Kiwis of modern era
18 Weno - Robbie Mears
19 Boatsnhoes – Clinton Toopi
20 Warriors55 – Ruben Wiki – Warriors second best prop ever
21 Wizards – Michael Luck

Round Four

22 Wizards – Kearney – not as coach just the player
23 Warriors 55 – Ivan Cleary
24 Boatsnhoes – FrancisMeli
25 Weno Konrad Hurrell – most quintessential Warrior ever
26 TajHay – Joe Vagana
27 PullinTeeth Sio Taukeiaho
28 Ryno Tohu Harris

Round Five

29 Ryno – Wade McKinnon
30 PullinTeeth- Feleti Mateo
31 Tajhay - Lance Hohaia – Huntly Hurricane
32 Weno – Sonny Fai- RIP
33 BoatsnHoes – Ben Matulino – Shoulder charge king
34 Warriors55 -Awen Guttenball
35 Wizards – Q Pongia – RIP

Round 6

36 Wizards – Nigel don’t call me Joe Vagana
37 Warriors 55 – Jerome Ropati
38 BoatsnHoes – Brent Webb
39 Weno - Iafeta Paleaaesina
40 TajHay - Sean Hoppe
41 PullinTeeth - Villa The Gorilla
42 Ryno -Kevini Iro but posted a pic of Tony Iro


ROUND 7

43 Ryno – Fusitua 22 tries in a season followed by 4 tries the next when paired with Kata
44 PullinTeeth – Nathan Friend
45 TajHay – Hoffman – not Hasselhoff
46 Weno – Sam Rapira
47 Boatsnhoes - Jerry Seuseu
48 Warriors55 - Henry Fa'afili
49 Wizards – Matthew Ridge – famous for his goal kicking, amazingly quick transition to league, and putting his knee in the opponents face when they played the ball.

ROUND 8

50 Wizards – Big Ken
51 Warriors 55 – Joe Galavao
52 BoatsnHoes – Sam Tomkins – Brilliant in England possibly ATG. Mediocre for warriors
53 Weno - Sione Famauina
54 TajHay - 9. Thomas Leuluai – many sons of great players end up stars too
55 PullinTeeth - Richie Blackmore – involved in the greatest Kiwi try I have seen where he set up McCracken to go over for the game winner sparking pandemonium at 42c Southsea crescent in Hamilton (my address as a 14 year old)
56 Ryno -Ngani Laumape – Great servant of Hurricanes rugby union

ROUND 9

57 Ryno – CNK – many warriors fans upset we let him go
58 PullinTeeth – John Simon
59 TajHay – Daniel Betts
60 Weno – Todd (Skinny) Byrne.
61 Boatsnhoes - Mark Tookey
62 Warriors55 – Krisnan Inu – Rocks or Diamonds. More Diamonds.
63 Wizards – Gene Gnamu

ROUND 10

64 Wizards – Tea Ropati – He’s a Ropati
65 Warriors 55 – Chad Townsend
66 BoatsnHoes – Nathan Fien
67 Weno – Shaun Berrigan
68 TajHay - Hitro Okesene
69 PullinTeeth - Kevin Locke
70 Ryno -Jacob Lillyman.

ROUND 11

71 Ryno – Russel Packer – King of charging off the back fence.
72 PullinTeeth – Paul Whatuira
73 TajHay – Shontayne Hape
74 Weno – Dane Carlaw
75 Boatsnhoes - Motu Tony
76 Warriors55 – Peta Hiku
77 Wizards – Adam Blair

ROUND 12

78 Wizards – Glen the Fish Fisiiahi
79 Warriors 55 – Ben Henry
80 BoatsnHoes – Lewis Brown
81 Weno – Jason Death
82 TajHay - Jazz
83 PullinTeeth - Lee Oudenryn
84 Ryno -

ROUND 13 Bonus Round Player and Coach Selection

85 Wizards –
86 Warriors 55 –
87 BoatsnHoes –
88 Weno –
89 TajHay -
90 PullinTeeth -
91 Ryno -