new zealand maoris

  1. mt.wellington

    Player Boycie Nelson

    Boycie Nelson Nelson grew up playing rugby league, playing for the Glenora Bears in the Auckland Rugby League competition. Nelson was signed by the Auckland Warriors and played for their Colts side in the 1995 Lion Red Cup. In 1996, he was involved in the Waitakere City Raiders side that...
  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. Tragic

    Player Doc Murray

    One I always liked was Doc Murray, I thought he was good for ISP or whatever it was called then and think he had a few 1st grade games. I thought he would make the step up to NRL but didnt seem to.
  4. 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...
  5. mt.wellington

    Player Gavin Hill

    Gavin Hill
  6. Adam Blair

    Adam Blair

    Born in Whangarei, New Zealand, Blair is of Māori descent. Blair played his junior football for the Northland Carvers and attended Whangarei Boys High School before recruited by the Melbourne Storm as a 16 year old where he moved to Brisbane, Queensland and played for their feeder club the...
  7. mt.wellington

    Player Bodene Thompson

    Another story that deserves to be posted and not lost in another thread that will get locked sooner or later... The fat kid who fell in love with league By Michael Burgess 5:00 AM Sunday Feb 22, 2015 Bodene Thompson has proven durable. New Warriors recruit Bodene Thompson wasn't exactly...
  8. 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...
  9. Paul Whatuira

    Paul Whatuira

    Wellington centre, a member of the NZ Maori team that competed in the 2000 World Cup, came to Penrith with a view to cement a regular first grade position after moderate seasons with the Warriors and Melbourne. Whatuira did that and more in 2002, proving a more than capable centre partner to...
  10. Tyran Smith

    Tyran Smith

    Rugby League nomad, a centre turned back-rower, represented the Maori team in the 2000 World Cup. Smith appeared in 8 Tests for NZ between 1994 and 2000. Only played one season with the Warriors where he made 10 appearances and scoring one try. He was in great form with the W’Tigers in the...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Gavin Hill

    Gavin Hill

    Goal-kicking Auckland forward, a former rugby union player with the NZ Maori team, gave good service to the Bulldogs for two seasons before signing with the Auckland Warriors. Hill made his Test debut with the Kiwis in the one-off match against Papua New Guinea in 1992 but was sensationally...
  14. Russell Packer

    Russell Packer

    Educated at Foxton Beach School and Manawatu College, Packer originally played rugby union from a young age for the junior Foxton rugby club and also for a junior Marist club in Nelson. Packer also played in the Foxton Rugby League Under 14s side at the age of nine years in a curtain raiser...
  15. Player Peter Lewis

    Peter Lewis Peter Lewis would get a run in the douche bag 13.
  16. Player Aaron Heremaia

    Aaron Heremaia Pork & Garlic Sauce: https://www.sportal.co.nz/league-news-display/heremaia-feels-heat-116245
  17. Player Russell Packer

    Russell Packer https://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3673747a10713,00.html we need to sign this kid up ASAP!!
  18. General Herewini Rangi

    what i don't understand is why any of our regular first graders get dropped back to bartercard cup, they should be sent over to play premier league or queensland cup. Herewini Rangi recently said in an interview that Bartercard Cup is no where near the standard of football as queensland cup...
  19. Player Ruben Wiki

    Ruben Wiki From smh.com.au THE NRL will investigate whether the New Zealand Warriors were guilty of breaking anti-tampering laws when poaching Canberra legend Ruben Wiki from the Raiders. The new allegations will come as a further blow to the Warriors, who are reeling in the face of the...
  20. Player Wairangi Koopu

    Wairangi Koopu Koopu steps up to take the lead 14 February 2006 By GIFFORD LEE This season is Wairangi Koopu's year to take a leadership mantle at the Warriors as the rugby league franchise prepares to embark on the NRL season without the irreplaceable experience of Stacey Jones and Monty...