2008

  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. Ricky Henry

    Ricky Henry

    Henry is a former centre, who played for the Warriors reserves in the club's early years, and he was in the South Sydney NRL squad in 1999. He also played for the Junior Kiwis, New Zealand Residents and New Zealand Maori. Henry has been in the Warriors system since 2008, when he was an...
  3. Stacey Jones

    Stacey Jones

    After playing 238 games for the Warriors from 1995-2005 Stacey Jones joined the Catalans Dragons for two seasons before being released to return home. He rejoined the New Zealand Warriors as their kicking coach for the 2008 season. As part of his release from the Dragons he was not allowed to...
  4. 2008 Heritage Jersey

    2008 Heritage Jersey

    As part of the NRL Centennial year all teams jerseys across the NRL wore a special heritage jersey. The Warriors went with a remake of the 2000 away jersey. There were a number of changes from the updated Warriors, Vodafone and NRL logos and a lower back and sleeve sponsor but the key...
  5. 2008 U20 Home Jersey

    2008 U20 Home Jersey

    2008 saw the introduction of the Toyota sponsored Under 20's National Youth Competition. They would play the same teams and venues as the first grade squad and for the first few years the jerseys would be the same bar the Toyota Cup badge and certain sponsors. U20 jersey also bore the...
  6. 2008 Away Jersey

    2008 Away Jersey

    2008 was the Centennial year for Australian Rugby Leagues domestic competition. All teams jerseys across the NRL featured a special Centennial badge. That badge was the only change on the front of the 2008 home jersey while there was a slight change to the Loadlift logo. OFFICIAL REPLICA - As...
  7. 2008 Home Jersey

    2008 Home Jersey

    2008 was the Centennial year for Australian Rugby Leagues domestic competition. All teams jerseys across the NRL featured a special Centennial badge. That badge was the only change on the front of the 2008 home jersey while there was a slight change to the Loadlift logo. OFFICIAL REPLICA - As...
  8. Ivan Cleary

    Ivan Cleary

    Manly junior had a great season at fullback while deputising for the injured Matthew Ridge in 1993. Cleary's standout performances earned him a contract with Norths but after being injured in the early part of the season, he made his comeback in the centres because of the good form of rookie...
  9. Malo Solomona

    Malo Solomona

    The nephew of another former Warrior, Se'e Solomona, Malo actually spent two seasons as part of the North Queensland Cowboys development program before returning to Auckland and playing for the Auckland Lions in the Bartercard Cup. After signing for the Warriors he played for the Auckland Lions...
  10. Ryan Shortland

    Ryan Shortland

    Shortland was born in Masterton but grew up in Australia. Shortland signed with the Melbourne Storm and was sent by the Storm to play in the Queensland Cup with the Norths Devils. He played one first grade game for the club in Round Two of 2007. A knee ligament injury playing for Brisbane...
  11. Sonny Fai

    Sonny Fai

    Fai played only one senior game for his junior club, the Mangere East Hawks, before being promoted to the Counties Manukau Jetz in the Bartercard Cup. A Warriors development player since 2003, he later played for the Auckland Lions in the 2007 NSWRL Premier League and the Junior Warriors in the...
  12. Ian Henderson

    Ian Henderson

    Henderson made his National Rugby League premiership debut for the Sydney Roosters against the Parramatta Eels in Round 1 of the2003 NRL season. After two years at the Roosters he moved to Parramatta however did not achieve more game time and left half way through the 2005 NRL season. Henderson...
  13. Brent Tate

    Brent Tate

    Tate, the brother-in-law of former Warriors captain and Australian Test forward Steve Price, was graded by the Broncos from Redcliffe in 2001. The straight-running centre had an amazing 2002 season – making his State of Origin debut for Queensland in the drawn series before being chosen as an...
  14. Aidan Kirk

    Aidan Kirk

    Aiden was a Newcastle Knights junior but would join the Roosters. As Anthony Minichello's underling he failed to make first grade and would instead play NSWRL Cup with then coach Ivan Cleary. He would eventually captain the side. In 2007 Kirk joined the New Zealand Warriors, reuniting with...
  15. Michael Witt

    Michael Witt

    Having played at a number of clubs as a journeyman he would sign a 3 year deal for the Warriors. He would play five-eight with Grant Rovelli in the halves and also was the Warriors first choice goal kicker. His goal kicking was at the time one of the most accurate in the competition. Witts most...
  16. Michael Crockett

    Michael Crockett

    Crockett spent time at the St George-Illawarra Dragons and Melbourne Storm before eventually making his First Grade debut for the Wests Tigers in 2006. He played 8 games and scored 7 tries. The following season he was signed to the Warriors on a two year deal. In Round 12 he was sent off after...
  17. Patrick Ah Van

    Patrick Ah Van

    Ah Van made his debut for the New Zealand Warriors in 2006 against the Manly Sea Eagles. He went onto play in fifty four games for the club. In 2007 he also played for the Auckland Lions in the NSWRL Premier League and he played for the Auckland Vulcans in the 2009 and 2010 NSW Cup competitions...
  18. Grant Rovelli

    Grant Rovelli

    After playing as a North Queensland Cowboy junior, Rovelli moved to Sydney and signed with the Roosters. He would play for the Premier Team and win the Grand Final in 2004. The New Zealand Warriors signed Rovelli before the 2006 season. Head Coach Ivan Cleary had previously coached Rovelli...
  19. Micheal Luck

    Micheal Luck

    After playing Australian Schoolboys rep footy in 1999 Luck would make his NRL debut for the Cowboys in 2001. Luck would play 76 games for the Cowboys, mostly from the bench, before signing for the Warriors. In his first season for the Warriors, 2006, Luck managed to play every single NRL game...
  20. 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...
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