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Final pick for me is Syd Eru, was very dangerous near the goal line!

Here is my final team, coach and captain.

Coach: Michael Maguire

1. Hohaia
2. Halligan (gk)
3. Timu
4. Mannering
5. Vatuvei
6. Ah Kuoi
7. Fien
8. Pongia
9. Eru
10. Tamati
11. Wiki
12. Kearney (c)
13. Nikau

Thanks all!!!

Nice team Ryno! I was going to choose Maguire as well. Need to rethink my coach.
 
My final choice is Joe Vagana at prop. 27 games for the Kiwi's and over 100 for the Warriors.

My final team is:

1. M Ridge (gk)
2. L Vainakolo
3. N Vagana
4. R Blackmore
5. J Rapana
6. T Leuluai
7. B Marshall
8. J Vagana
9. I Luke
10. B Todd
11. D Kidwell
12. A Lauiti’iti
13. H McGahan (c)

Coach: Frank Endacott

Thanks for an interesting and fun draft Wrighty! Really enjoyed it.
 
My final choice is Joe Vagana at prop. 27 games for the Kiwi's and over 100 for the Warriors.

My final team is:

1. M Ridge (gk)
2. L Vainakolo
3. N Vagana
4. R Blackmore
5. J Rapana
6. T Leuluai
7. B Marshall
8. J Vagana
9. I Luke
10. B Todd
11. D Kidwell
12. A Lauiti’iti
13. H McGahan (c)

Coach: Frank Endacott

Thanks for an interesting and fun draft Wrighty! Really enjoyed it.

Really rate your team!!
 
Are these the latest teams?

Wizards RageWrightyWenoWarriorsRynoDefence
1Brent WebbDallin Watene-ZelezniakDave WatsonMathew Ridge (gk)Lance HohaiaRoger Tuivasa Shek
2Sean HoppeJason NightingaleRichie BarnettJordan RapanaDaryll Halligan (gk)David Fusitua
3Steve MataiKevin IroJarrod McCrackenNigel VaganaJohn Timu
4Dean Bell (c)James LeuluaiClinton ToopiRichie BlackmoreSimon ManneringJoseph Manu
5Francis MeliKrisnan InuLesley VainakoloManu VatuveiShaun Kenny-Dowall
6Kieran ForanShaun Johnson (gk)Frano Botica (gk)Thomas LeuluaiFred Ah KuoiOlsen Filipaina
7Stacey JonesGary Freeman (c)Clayton FriendBenji MarshallNathan FienRobbie Paul
8John LomaxJesse BromwichBrent StuartBrent ToddQuintin PongiaJared Waerea-Hargreaves
9Howie TamatiDuane MannBrandon SmithIsaac LukeHenry Paul
10Nelson Asofa-SolomonaJames Fisher HarrisKevin TamatiNathan Cayless
11Marty TaupauMark SorensonDavid KidwellRuben WikiFrank Pritchard
12Tohu HarrisMark GrahamTony PuletuaAli Lauiti'tiStephen KearneySonny Bill Williams
13Jason TaumaloloJoseph TapineGreg EastwoodHugh McGahanTawera NikauTonie Carroll
As an outsider looking in for mine i like the look of Wizard Rage's backline and Defence's forward pack (altho who Wizard picks as his last prop could sway me).

Great work tho all you guys there's great names in all those sides.
 
3 picks to go.

Wizards RageWrightyWenoWarriorsRynoDefence
1Brent WebbDallin Watene-ZelezniakDave WatsonMathew Ridge (gk)Lance HohaiaRoger Tuivasa Shek
2Sean HoppeJason NightingaleRichie BarnettJordan RapanaDaryll Halligan (gk)David Fusitua
3Steve MataiKevin IroJarrod McCrackenNigel VaganaJohn TimuTonie Carroll
4Dean Bell (c)James LeuluaiClinton ToopiRichie BlackmoreSimon ManneringJoseph Manu
5Francis MeliKrisnan InuLesley VainakoloManu VatuveiShaun Kenny-Dowall
6Kieran ForanShaun Johnson (gk)Frano Botica (gk)Thomas LeuluaiFred Ah KuoiOlsen Filipaina (gk)
7Stacey JonesGary Freeman (c)Clayton FriendBenji MarshallNathan FienRobbie Paul
8John LomaxJesse BromwichBrent StuartBrent ToddQuintin PongiaJared Waerea-Hargreaves
9Howie TamatiDuane MannBrandon SmithIsaac LukeSyd EruHenry Paul
10Nelson Asofa-SolomonaJames Fisher HarrisJoe VaganaKevin TamatiNathan Cayless (c)
11Marty TaupauMark SorensonDavid KidwellRuben WikiFrank Pritchard
12Tohu HarrisMark GrahamTony PuletuaAli Lauiti'tiStephen Kearney (c) Sonny Bill Williams
13Jason TaumaloloJoseph TapineGreg EastwoodHugh McGahan (c) Tawera NikauSio Siua Taukeiaho
CoachFrank EndacottMichael MaguireWayne Bennett
 
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3 picks to go.

Wizards RageWrightyWenoWarriorsRynoDefence
1Brent WebbDallin Watene-ZelezniakDave WatsonMathew Ridge (gk)Lance HohaiaRoger Tuivasa Shek
2Sean HoppeJason NightingaleRichie BarnettJordan RapanaDaryll Halligan (gk)David Fusitua
3Steve MataiKevin IroJarrod McCrackenNigel VaganaJohn TimuTonie Carroll
4Dean Bell (c)James LeuluaiClinton ToopiRichie BlackmoreSimon ManneringJoseph Manu
5Francis MeliKrisnan InuLesley VainakoloManu VatuveiShaun Kenny-Dowall
6Kieran ForanShaun Johnson (gk)Frano Botica (gk)Thomas LeuluaiFred Ah KuoiOlsen Filipaina (gk)
7Stacey JonesGary Freeman (c)Clayton FriendBenji MarshallNathan FienRobbie Paul
8John LomaxJesse BromwichBrent StuartBrent ToddQuintin PongiaJared Waerea-Hargreaves
9Howie TamatiDuane MannBrandon SmithIsaac LukeSyd EruHenry Paul
10Nelson Asofa-SolomonaJames Fisher HarrisJoe VaganaKevin TamatiNathan Cayless (c)
11Marty TaupauMark SorensonDavid KidwellRuben WikiFrank Pritchard
12Tohu HarrisMark GrahamTony PuletuaAli Lauiti'tiStephen Kearney (c)Sonny Bill Williams
13Jason TaumaloloJoseph TapineGreg EastwoodHugh McGahan (c)Tawera NikauSio Siua Taukeiaho
CoachFrank EndacottMichael MaguireWayne Bennett

Thanks for creating the chart. Makes it easy to see the different selections.
 
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Shuffled again on my final pick.

Put JFH back into the 13 jersey and moved Eastwood into 12 where he started his career at the Broncos.

So went up front again,had one of the quickest play the balls no matter how many came in on him.

Biggest legs I ever seen,but had knees like mine always on ice.

1- Dave Watson
2 - Richie Barnett
3- Jarrod McCracken
4- Clinton Toopi
5- Krisnan Inu
6- Frano Botica (G.K)
7- Clayton Friend (C)
8- Brent Stuart
9- Brandon Smith
10- Terry Hermanson
11- Tony Puletua
12- Greg Eastwood
13- James Fisher Harris

Coach - Graham Lowe

Thank you Wrighty and my Warriors brothers.
Missed out on many like we all did but pretty wrapped with what I came up with and happy for all yall.

Rynos pack = Ouch.
 
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Shuffled again on my final pick.

Put JFH back into the 13 jersey and moved Eastwood into 12 where he started his career at the Broncos.

So went up front again,had one of the quickest play the balls no matter how many came in on him.

Biggest legs I ever seen,but had knees like mine always on ice.

1- Dave Watson
2 - Richie Barnett
3- Jarrod McCracken
4- Clinton Toopi
5- Krisnan Inu
6- Frano Botica (G.K)
7- Clayton Friend (C)
8- Brent Stuart
9- Brandon Smith
10- Terry Hermanson
11- Tony Puletua
12- Greg Eastwood
13- James Fisher Harris

Coach - Graham Lowe

Thank you Wrighty and my Warriors brothers.
Missed out on many like we all did but pretty wrapped with what I came up with and happy for all yall.

Rynos pack = Ouch.

Glad to see Dave Watson in your team Weno (and not just because the missus is the same ngati mutunga whanau). He was old school mongrel!! For too brief a time him and McCracken as the kiwi centre pairing had oppositions shitting themselves!
 
Glad to see Dave Watson in your team Weno (and not just because the missus is the same ngati mutunga whanau). He was old school mongrel!! For too brief a time him and McCracken as the kiwi centre pairing had oppositions shitting themselves!
Thanks brother.
Thought about reuniting that pairing and putting Toopi to the back.
But Toopi in his prime was sublime at center.