junior kiwis

  1. Kodi Nikorima

    Kodi Nikorima

    Kodi Nikorima (born 3 April 1994) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays for the New Zealand Warriors in the NRL. Nikorima can play as a halfback, five-eighth, hooker and fullback. He previously played for the Brisbane Broncos and is a New Zealand international...
  2. Manaia Cherrington

    Manaia Cherrington

    Manaia Cherrington (born 2 August 1994) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the New Zealand Warriors in the National Rugby League. He plays at hooker and previously played for the Wests Tigers, and he also signed with the Cronulla Sharks for the 2017...
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    Player Manaia Cherrington

    [Signing] Cherrington joins club Richard Becht | Image: www.photosport.nz Fri 9th June, 12:58PM Former Wests Tigers and Cronulla hooker Manaia Cherrington is joining the Vodafone Warriors for the rest of this season and next on a second-tier contract. A member of the Kiwis’ squad in England...
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    Player Isaiah Papalii

    Isaiah Papali'i Starting a player discussion thread on Isaiah Papalii who has been signed up by the Warriors. Kid has some awesome sporting ability. A name you will definitely hear more of in time... Gold medals for weightlifter November 2014 Congratulations to Year 11 student Isaiah...
  5. Isaiah Papalii

    Isaiah Papalii

    The former Mount Albert Grammar student First XV player has been a standout with the Junior Warriors. While playing First XV for MAGs he helped the team win National First XV Championship Final against Hastings High School in 2016. Same year he would make his Warriors NYC debut and be selected...
  6. Ofahiki Ogden

    Ofahiki Ogden

    Odgen played for Mangere East Hawks and made New Zealand rep teams right throughout the age groups. The big second rower underlined his durability by appearing in all but two of the Vodafone Warriors’ 27 NYC games in 2015. Ogden was given a contract by the club to the end of 2017. 2012 New...
  7. Jazz Tevaga

    Jazz Tevaga

    Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Tevaga is of Samoan, Maori and European descent. Tevaga played his junior football for the Burnham Chevaliers in Christchurch and Papakura Sea Eagles in Auckland and he attended Papakura High School, where he played in the 2013 National Secondary School...
  8. Omar Slaimankhel

    Omar Slaimankhel

    Slaimankhel was born in Pakistan to Afghani refugees. When he was two years old his family moved to New Zealand. Slaimankhel grew up playing rugby union until he switched codes to join the New Zealand Warriors rugby league development side. He played in the first XV for Auckland Grammar School...
  9. Steve Rapira

    Steve Rapira

    Rapira played for Hukanui in the Waikato Rugby League competition and the Waicoa Bay Stallions in the Bartercard Cup. Rapira played for the New Zealand Under-16's in 2004 and made the Junior Kiwis in 2005. He became a New Zealand Warriors junior and playing in their inaugural 2008 Toyota Cup...
  10. Leeson Ah Mau

    Leeson Ah Mau

    Ah Mau went to school at De La Salle College and started playing rugby league with the Papatoetoe Panthers before moving to Otahuhu and played in Auckland Rugby League competitions. While playing for Otahuhu, Ah Mau was selected for the Tamaki Titans in the Bartercard Cup. Ah Mau played for the...
  11. 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...
  12. Kane Ferris

    Kane Ferris

    A longtime representative of Canterbury age groups, he made the Junior Kiwis in 2002. He played two matches for the Junior Kiwis, starting at hooker. After playing for the Canterbury Bulls in the Bartercard Cup he was spotted by the New Zealand Warriors and bought into the 25-man squad for...
  13. Herewini Rangi

    Herewini Rangi

    Rangi grew up in Huntly and played for the Taniwharau Rugby League Club that would also produce Warriors like Lance Hohaia and Wairangi Koopu. In 2001 he played for the Waikato Under-17s and also made the National U-17 team. He made the Junior Kiwis in 2002. Herewini would play only one...
  14. 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...
  15. Jonathan Smith

    Jonathan Smith

    A junior from the Mangere East Hawks, Smith was a Junior Kiwi in 1998. He was then signed by the Auckland Warriors in 2000. While at the Warriors he played in the Queensland Cup for Wynnum Manly Seagulls and Brisbane Souths due to a feeder agreement between the clubs and also played for the...
  16. Peter Lewis

    Peter Lewis

    A junior from Wellington's Upper Hutt, Lewis was signed by the Auckland Warriors in 1998 and moved to Auckland. In Auckland he played for the Warriors unbeaten reserve grade side in 1998 and was good enough to be selected for the Junior Kiwis. He attracted some interest from Australian clubs in...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. Gene Ngamu

    Gene Ngamu

    NZ five-eighth came to Manly with Graham Lowe in 1992 and was chosen to tour with the Kiwis on the tour of Great Britain and France in 1993-94. Ngamu was sacked by the Sea Eagles when it was learned that he had signed with the Auckland Warriors for 1995 and that he had returned from the NZ tour...
  20. Sebastine Ikahihifo

    Sebastine Ikahihifo

    Ikahihifo presented a challenge for commentators when he first appeared on the NYC scene in 2009 and again when he made his NRL debut late in the 2012 campaign. Boasting explosive speed as a wide-running second-rower, he has a huge capacity for work on both attack and defence. A big minutes...
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