1995

  1. Peter McLeod

    Peter McLeod

    Few New Zealand administrators have helped to change the New Zealand sporting landscape quite as significantly as Peter McLeod did. His sudden death last Wednesday has served to underline the scale of his contribution to not just rugby league – and especially the Vodafone Warriors – but also to...
  2. mt.wellington

    Player Peter McLeod

    Just wanted to offer the McLeod family my deepest condolences for the passing of Peter McLeod. A lot of fans have never heard his name before but if it werent for this mans huge effort we wouldnt have a club representing NZ in the NRL. Simple as that. While it was members of the Mt Albert...
  3. 1995 Away Jersey

    1995 Away Jersey

    White away/alternate version of the home jersey. CHECK THROUGH THE IMAGE GALLERY OF THIS POST TO VIEW THE DIFFERENT TYPES AVAILABLE OFFICIAL REPLICA - Made by CCC. Two versions of this jersey were made with one made of polyester and the other cotton. Both versions are rare and one in good...
  4. 1995 Home Jersey

    1995 Home Jersey

    The original jersey. This would be the Warriors inaugural jersey. The original logo was designed by Francis Allan from the Advertising company Colenso and was released in August 1992. The first tekoteko featured a straight tongue however Warriors CEO at the time, Ian Robson, and Marketing...
  5. Denis Betts

    Denis Betts

    Great Britain forward, a veteran of 30 Test appearances and a three-times Lions tourist (1990, 1992 and 1996), joined his former Wigan coach John Monie at the newly promoted Auckland Warriors in 1995. Betts, who had played with Wigan since 1986, returned to the club in 1998 until seeing out his...
  6. Frano Botica

    Frano Botica

    Former All Black (7 Tests) was an ace goal-kicking winger/fullback during Wigan’s championship reign in the early 1990s. Botica returned to NZ with Wigan coach John Monie in 1995 for the Warriors’ debut season but left only one season and saw out his professional career with Castleford in...
  7. Richie Blackmore

    Richie Blackmore

    Otahuhu Leopard centre/ winger with a background in rugby union appeared in 25 Tests for the Kiwis during the 1990s. Blackmore was signed from Castleford Tigers where he had played since 1991. He missed the opening matches with the Warriors after the overlap of the English season. He flew in on...
  8. Mike Dorreen

    Mike Dorreen

    Was part of the Canterbury teams that dominated domestic Rugby League in New Zealand in the 90's. Signed with the Warriors and played out the 1994 with the Hawkes Bay Lion Red Cup team. Only played four games with the Warriors before playing a handful of games for the Sydney Tigers and the...
  9. Stacey Jones

    Stacey Jones

    Former Junior Kiwi Test captain made his mark as a 19-year-old halfback in the Warriors’ debut season. The grandson of Maunga Emery, NZ international halfback of the 1960s, Jones was selected in the Kiwis’ World Cup squad at the end of 1995 and was a regular visitor to the Test arena during the...
  10. Andy Platt

    Andy Platt

    Great Britain Test forward played for St Helens (1982-87) and Wigan (1988-94) during his English career before joining his former Wigan coach John Monie and fellow team mates Dean Bell, Denis Betts and Frano Botica at Auckland for the Warriors’ debut season in the ARL. Platt played 35 games for...
  11. John Kirwan

    John Kirwan

    ‘All Black’ legend with a record 63 RU Test matches to his credit changed codes to play for the Auckland Warriors in 1995. The grandson of Jack Kirwan, who represented the Kiwis after changing codes in 1926, and the cousin of former Test captain Mark Graham, Kirwan made his RU Test debut in 1984...
  12. Logan Edwards

    Logan Edwards

    Edwards played for the dominating Canterbury provincial side of the early 1990s alongside such talent as Quentin Pongia,Mike Dorreen, Whetu Taewa and coach Frank Endacott. This side continued its success as the Canterbury Cardinals in the 1994 Lion Red Cup. In 1993 he was selected for the New...
  13. Syd Eru

    Syd Eru

    Wellington hooker, a 19-Test veteran for NZ between 1995 and 1998, was a foundation member of the Auckland Warriors in 1995. He was signed as a back up hooker but by the end of the 1995 season he had replaced Duane Mann as the starting hooker. He played 59 games for the Warriors and retired from...
  14. Joe Vagana

    Joe Vagana

    One of the tallest players to ever represent NZ, forward Joe Vagana represented Western Samoa in 1995’s World Cup before making his Test debut with the Kiwis the following year. He spent six seasons with the Warriors’ after the club’s debut in the ARL, but following the Kiwis’ World Cup campaign...
  15. Martin Moana

    Martin Moana

    After playing with Auckland in the club’s debut season in the ARL he had a nomadic career in England with Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield Trinity, Doncaster and Salford. He was a member of the Salford team that won the First Division grand final in 2003. 1995 - Played for Auckland Warriors...
  16. Jason Mackie

    Jason Mackie

    Takahiwai Warriors player who played rep footy for Northland. In 1993 he was the only second division player to be selected on the New Zealand Kiwis tour of Great Britain and France and became Northlands first ever test player. He played in all four tests on tour. Spent most of his time at the...
  17. Tea Ropati

    Tea Ropati

    Centre/five-eighth, a representative of NZ Universities that won a World Cup in 1986, toured Australia with the NZ squad that year but did not appear in a Test (5 minor tour games). After touring Australia with an Auckland representative team in 1987 Tea Ropati had a season with Newcastle during...
  18. Se'e Solomona

    Se'e Solomona

    NZ prop (4 Tests), the uncle of Malo and David Solomona, played for Sheffield Eagles (1988-89), Widnes (1991-92) and Oldham (1992-94) before linking with the newly promoted Auckland Warriors in 1995. Solomona also represented Western Samoa in three Pacific Cup competitions and the 1995 World Cup...
  19. Tony Tuimavave

    Tony Tuimavave

    Until the formation of the Auckland Warriors, Tony remained largely unheard off outside of the Auckland Scene. He played for the Mt Albert Lions and Northcote Tigers in the Auckland Rugby League competition. He was an Auckland rep from 1988 to 1994 playing over 30 matches for the province. In...
  20. Tony Tatupu

    Tony Tatupu

    Tony first played for the Mt Albert Lions in the Auckland competition before joining the North Harbour Sea Eagles for the 1994 Lion Red Cup season. Between 1991 and 1993 he played 12 games for Auckland.[1] From there he joined the Auckland Warriors for their inaugural season in the Australian...
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