1997

  1. mt.wellington

    Player Jerry Seuseu

    Jerry Seuseu A Mangere East Hawks junior, Seuseu represented the Counties Manukau Heroes in the Lion Red Cup in 1995 and 1996 before joining the Auckland Warriors where he was named Reserve Grader of the Year in 1997 in a side that lost the Reserve Grade Grand Final. Seuseu then became a...
  2. mt.wellington

    Player David Bailey

    David Bailey The Te Atatu Rooster junior first played professional footy with Rochdale. Came back to NZ and spent the 1994 season playing for Waitakere City in the Lion Red Cup. Signed and played for the Wakefield Trinity before signing with the Warriors. He would only play 3 games for the...
  3. mt.wellington

    Player Aaron Whittaker

    Aaron Whittaker Born and bred in Christchurch. Part of the Canterbury team coached by Frank Endacott that dominated local league in the early 90's. Was signed by the Steelers in 1992 where he played 3 games before returning to NZ to play for Canterbury. Went to England for 2 seasons before...
  4. mt.wellington

    Player Meti Noovao

    Meti Noovao A classy, consistent footballer, Noovao captained the Colts in 1995 and played anywhere from halfback to center. he proved that he was even more versatile in 1996, making the transition into the forwards at times and showing good form at hooker when required. A capable left-footed...
  5. mt.wellington

    Player Shane Endacott

    Shane Endacott Endacott was a junior in the Canterbury Rugby League competition, representing Papanui and Sydenham. He played for the Canterbury Cardinals in the new Lion Red Cup in 1994. During this time he studied at the University of Canterbury, gaining a Bachelor of Science degree...
  6. mt.wellington

    Player Grant Young

    Grant Young Young grew up in Wanganui, shifting to Queensland when he was a teenager. He played for a local Sunshine Coast club, the Beerwah Bulldogs, and from here made the Australian Residents side in 1994. In 1995 he signed with the newly promoted South Queensland Crushers in the club’s...
  7. mt.wellington

    Player Bryan Henare

    Bryan Henare An Otahuhu Leopards junior, Henare toured Great Britain in 1993 with the Junior Kiwis and he represented a New Zealand President's XIII in 1996. Henare also toured with the New Zealand Māori rugby league team in 1995. Henare played in the Lion Red Cup in 1995 for the Auckland...
  8. mt.wellington

    Player Brady Malam

    Brady Malam In 1996 the Glenora Bear junior made his ARL debut for the Auckland Warriors. He was a key part of the 1996 team that made the Reserve Grade Grand Final. He was also named Development Player of the Year. He went on to play 55 games for the Warriors, both from the bench and...
  9. mt.wellington

    Player Anthony Swann

    Anthony Swann Swann's career started with the Waitakere City Raiders in the 1994 Lion Red Cup, before he signed with the Auckland Warriors, joining there reserve grade side. He made the Warriors' first grade side in 1996 and played 36 times for the club. He was a New Zealand representative in...
  10. mt.wellington

    Player Mark Horo

    Mark Horo Auckland back rower, the younger brother of 1985-88 Test forward Shane Horo, played for English Club Salford in 1988-89, before joining P’matta. Mark Horo made his Test debut in the Kiwis’ stunning 13-6 win over Australia in 1987 while still playing in Auckland. He represented NZ...
  11. mt.wellington

    Player Marc Ellis

    Marc Ellis Ellis started playing rugby for Otago before gaining selection for the All Blacks in 1992. A wiry winger (he crossed for 6 tries when NZ beat Japan 145-7 in a 1995 World Cup qualifier. At the end of the 1995 season Ellis switched to league to play for the Auckland Warriors where...
  12. mt.wellington

    Player 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...
  13. mt.wellington

    General 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...
  14. mt.wellington

    Player Joe Vagana

    Joe Vagana
  15. mt.wellington

    Player Gene Ngamu

    Gene Ngamu STANDOFF | GENE NGAMU (#6) Born in Auckland on January 27, 1974, Ngamu played for Marist and Northcote in Auckland before being signed by Manly, then coached by Graham Lowe, in 1992. He made his first-grade debut and nine appearances in all in 1992 and 1993, signed with the...
  16. 1997 Colts Jersey

    1997 Colts Jersey

    Warriors Colts were sponsored by Coca-Cola and included future Warriors players like Monty Betham, Ali Lauitiiti and Warangi Koopu. Only jerseys out there were player issue or match worn. These werent available for general sale. The jersey photo used here doesnt have the sleeve sponsor on it...
  17. 1997 Home/Away Jersey

    1997 Home/Away Jersey

    Warriors would disband from the ARL and join the News Limited run Super League competition. Super League saw the introduction of a generic design by Nike that would only differ in club colours. There was only one jersey for both home and away fixtures with the only difference being the colour of...
  18. Jerry Seuseu

    Jerry Seuseu

    A Mangere East Hawks junior, Seuseu represented the Counties Manukau Heroes in the Lion Red Cup in 1995 and 1996 before joining the Auckland Warriors where he was named Reserve Grader of the Year in 1997 in a side that lost the Reserve Grade Grand Final. Seuseu then became a stalwart in the New...
  19. David Bailey

    David Bailey

    First played professional footy with Rochdale. Came back to NZ and spent the 1994 season playing for Waitakere City in the Lion Red Cup. Signed and played for the Wakefield Trinity before signing with the Warriors. He would only play 3 games for the Warriors. 1991–1994 Rochdale Hornets...
  20. Aaron Whittaker

    Aaron Whittaker

    Born in Auckland but raised in Christchurch. Part of the Canterbury team coached by Frank Endacott that dominated local league in the early 90's. Was signed by the Steelers in 1992 where he played 3 games before returning to NZ to play for Canterbury. Went to England for 2 seasons before...