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Warriors great Manu Vatuvei has announced his retirement from rugby league, a month after it was revealed a brain cyst had ended his prospects of a boxing career.
 

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The Vodafone Warriors have today agreed to grant prop Chris Satae an immediate release from his contract to continue his career in the English Super League.
 

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TerryGaines TerryGaines you go for the Warriors don’t ya?

Please do Souths a favour this week and beat Manly.

I’m praying for a miracle.

Surely you guys will play much better after that Kearney rocket.
 
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Good win for the Warriors, but it;s surely too little too late, with their horrendous run-in; they have to play all the top sides.
 

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Warriors coach Stephen Kearney has confirmed that veteran hooker Issac Luke isn't in his plans for 2020 and will need to find another club if he hopes to continue his 270-game career.
 
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Warriors coach Stephen Kearney has confirmed that veteran hooker Issac Luke isn't in his plans for 2020 and will need to find another club if he hopes to continue his 270-game career.
He had a lot of potential but didn't really realise it in this side..
 

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Penrith hooker Wayde Egan has agreed to terms for a three-year contract with the Vodafone Warriors through to the end of the 2022 NRL season.
The 22-year-old will join his new teammates when preseason training starts early next month.

https://www.warriors.kiwi/news/2019/10/23/panthers-hooker-egan-agrees-terms/
Then the Warriors are not looking to make the top eight next year either.

Egan:

a) doesn't score tries at a rate any better than once per ten games played,

b) doesn't kick goals,

c) doesn't get to claim he was inspired to join the Warriors as his last club told him to look elsewhere.

My memory is fading, but didn't the current Warriors coach lead Para to multiple spoons on the back of horrible signings?

Doesn't a spoon collection eventually make it impossible to sign anyone but rubbish players?

Fortunately for people with dodgy memories like myself, we have YouTube. Please enjoy this clip of a notable Warriors Hooker showing what Egan should to live up to.


 

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Provincial North Island fans will have two chances to see the Vodafone Warriors prepare for their 2020 NRL campaign when they face the Melbourne Storm and Wests Tigers early next year.

In confirming the NRL trials today, Vodafone Warriors CEO Cameron George announced the club would return to Rotorua and Palmerston North for its preseason matches.

https://www.warriors.kiwi/news/2019/10/25/taking-nrl-trials-to-provinces/
 

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The Vodafone Warriors and the Blues have today united the once-deeply-divided codes by jointly announcing what is believed to be a world-first rugby league-rugby union blockbuster double header to be played at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday, March 21 next year.

The mouth-watering back-to-back games will not only bring the NRL and Super Rugby competitions together on the same day and stage, but it will also pit Auckland’s two oval ball clubs against their Australian capital counterparts.

The “Codes of Auckland” event will kick off with the Vodafone Warriors facing beaten NRL grand finalists the Canberra Raiders at 5pm followed by the Blues taking on Super Rugby semi-finalists the Brumbies at 7.35pm.

 

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The off-season is over. It’s officially the pre-season at Mt Smart Stadium and the boys are ready to go “All In” as they hit the training pitch.

With a new season, comes a whole new range of Vodafone Warriors kit from Canterbury of New Zealand.

Starting with our 2020 training gear.

 

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The Warriors have signed Nathan Brown as a guest coach - specifically to work with their young hookers.

With Issac Luke leaving the club, the Warriors are short on experience in the key dummy-half role and Brown, who was one of the game's top rakes in the 1990s, will be a handy man to have on board.
 

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The Vodafone Warriors have today unveiled an array of striking jerseys they will wear on special occasions throughout the 2020 NRL season.