Many New Zealand league fans were disillusioned to hear news this week of the Warriors sending Otahuhu boy Raymond Faitala-Mariner off to the Bulldogs in favour of Australian forward Shaun Lane.
In some ways that’s understandable.
The Warriors are New Zealand’s NRL team after all and have a...
Educated at Edgewater College, the highly promising back rower made his NYC debut as an 18-year-old in 2012 and went on to make six appearances. He made rapid progress the following year, establishing himself as a wide-running second rower.
Faitala-Mariner strung together three exceptional...
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