2005

  1. Miket12

    Player Lance Hohaia

    In one of the other threads, I see there's some comment about Lance and his abilities as a #14/bench utility player. Not being able to find a thread on him, I thought I'd start one where people can relate there stories about The Hobbit. Oh, and please don't turn this thread into another debate...
  2. 2005 Anniversary Jersey

    2005 Anniversary Jersey

    Released to mark the Warriors 10 year anniversary since entering the ARL/NRL. Worn in Round 16 against our inaugural opponents the Brisbane Broncos. The jersey was styled after our first original jersey. One small change to the Warriors logo was the old colours and replacing the Auckland part...
  3. 2004/2005 Special Jersey

    2004/2005 Special Jersey

    There was no reason as to way these jerseys were released. They were simply referred to as Warriors Special jerseys. Most collectors refer to them as the Warriors hoop jersey. First worn against the Roosters in Round 25 2004. Was then used again in 27th February 2005 for the trial game against...
  4. 2005 Stacey Jones Tribute Jersey

    2005 Stacey Jones Tribute Jersey

    In 2005 when Stacey Jones first 'retired' from the Warriors a limited edition jersey of 200 was released to commemorate his time at the club and raise money for the man himself. Need confirmation but I believe these jerseys were made up by the Mad Butcher. Each one has an embroidery and...
  5. 2004/2005 Away Jersey

    2004/2005 Away Jersey

    The home and away would be the only range of jerseys where the Warriors would use them for consecutive years without altering it in the slightest. The only change from the year before was the use of a different sleeve sponsor logo. 2003 used Lion Red League while 2004/2005 used Lion Red Beer...
  6. 2004/2005 Home Jersey

    2004/2005 Home Jersey

    The home and away would be the only range of jerseys where the Warriors would use them for consecutive years without altering it in the slightest. The only change from the year before was the use of a different sleeve sponsor logo. 2003 used Lion Red League while 2004/2005 used Lion Red Beer...
  7. Nathan Fien

    Nathan Fien

    Nathan Fien debuted for the Cowboys in 2000 and a year later he would be playing off the bench for Queenslands State of Origin squad. After playing 93 games for the Cowboys, Nathan signed with the New Zealand Warriors from season 2005 onwards. He later extended his contract until the end of...
  8. Ruben Wiki

    Ruben Wiki

    Auckland centre (Otahuhu) came to Canberra in 1992 after representing the Junior Kiwis and NZ Maoris. Wiki's form as Mal Meninga's centre partner in 1994 made him one of the hottest properties in the game but the disclosure that he had signed a letter of agreement to play with the Auckland...
  9. Todd Byrne

    Todd Byrne

    Todd Byrne started his professional career with the Roosters. It was while playing for the Roosters that he would be best remembered for his failed cover tackle on Scott Sattler during the 2003 Grand Final loss to the Panthers. Todd played for the Roosters during their 2003 World Club Challenge...
  10. Steve Price

    Steve Price

    C’bury officials spotted the young Toowoomba forward playing for Harristown High School in the Commonwealth Bank competition. Steve Price was a reserve forward in the grand final loss to Canberra in 1994 but in the premiership decider against Manly the following year, he produced that ‘something...
  11. Louis Anderson

    Louis Anderson

    His junior clubs were the East Coast Bays Barracudas in Auckland and the Taniwharau Rugby League Club in Huntly. Played for the Warriors alongside his brother Vinnie Anderson. Would stay for 4 seasons racking up 67 matches before moving to Warrington Wolves where he would again hook up with his...
  12. Epalahame Lauaki

    Epalahame Lauaki

    Epalahame Lauaki was signed from the Glenora Bears and made his professional and Warriors debut in 2004. During his Warriors career he was used mainly as an interchange player, starting only ten games in sixty nine appearances. A player who was noted for his often brutal tackles he would become...
  13. Tony Martin

    Tony Martin

    Former London Broncos centre overcame a shocking facial injury suffered in a cycling accident to be a try-scorer in Melbourne’s stunning 20-18 win over St George Illawarra Dragons in the 1999 grand final. Martin left the Storm at the end of 2000 to return to English club football before joining...
  14. Tevita Latu

    Tevita Latu

    Spotted by the Warriors while playing Bartercard Cup for the Brothers team in 2003. He would make his debut that year in Round 13. After 3 seasons of sporadic appearances for the Warriors he would head to Cronulla in 2006 where he would be convicted of assaulting a female and sentenced to 8...
  15. Vince Mellars

    Vince Mellars

    Mellars played his junior rugby league for Wainuiomata and Petone. After being signed by the New Zealand Warriors he moved to Auckland, playing for Otahuhu in the 2002 Bartercard Cup. He also represented Wainuiomata and Wellington in the Bartercard Cup. Mellars made his impressive NRL debut...
  16. Karl Temata

    Karl Temata

    Played for Hibiscus Coast and Cook Islands in the 2000 RLWC before getting a contract with the Warriors. Would play mostly at prop or second row and off the bench. After playing 52 games for the Warriors in 4 seasons he signed for the Harlequins RL (known as London Broncos now) where he would...
  17. Evarn Tuimavave

    Evarn Tuimavave

    Made his NRL debut against the Northern Eagles. In early 2003, he was dropped and spent the next twelve months in the Bartercard Cup. In 2007, he played for the Auckland Lions in the NSWRL Premier League. He then cemented his place in the top 25-man squad and was regularly named on the bench in...
  18. Lance Hohaia

    Lance Hohaia

    Waikato halfback had a sensational debut season with the Warriors in 2002 after represented Northern Districts against the touring French team in 2001. Hohaia grabbed the five-eighth role with both hands but an injury late in the season saw him relegated to the interchange bench in the club’s...
  19. Sione Faumuina

    Sione Faumuina

    Auckland forward spent a season with the Raiders before returning ‘home’ to play with the Warriors in 2002. Faumuina was left out of the club’s grand final squad in 2002 but a more consistent season, especially coming off the interchange bench, saw him selected as five-eighth in the one-off Test...
  20. Brent Webb

    Brent Webb

    Australian-born fullback (Cairns, Queensland) was playing in the Queensland Cup competition where he was the top try scorer before being spotted by Daniel Anderson in 2002. Webb cemented a first grade place in 2003 after the departure of Ivan Cleary and impressed with his ability to change pace...
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