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  • Mateo, Townsend cut

    McFadden swings the axe as Warriors prepare to face Bulldogs

    Newly appointed Warriors acting coach Andrew McFadden.
    by David Skipwith

    Auckland – Feleti Mateo and Chad Townsend are the two main casualties of acting Warriors coach Andrew McFadden’s first team selection, named today ahead of their round six NRL clash against the Canterbury Bulldogs at Eden Park on Sunday. Eager to make his mark and show he is capable of making the tough calls, McFadden has dropped the pair to the NSW Cup side, after ineffectual displays in Saturday’s heavy defeat to the Sharks. Sebastine Ikahihifo comes into the run-on side at lock and Thomas Leuluai makes his first start of the season...

  • Coach Elliot resigns

    Shock announcement sees McFadden take control for remainder of 2014 season

    Matt Elliott resigned from the Warriors' head coaching role, the club announced today.
    by David Skipwith

    Auckland – The Warriors today announced coach Matthew Elliott has resigned with immediate effect. Assistant coach Andrew McFadden, recently appointed assistant coach of the Kiwis, has been named acting head coach to the end of the 2014 NRL season. In accepting the resignation, Warriors chairman Bill Wavish acknowledged Elliott’s personal qualities, skill and intellect. “I have learned a lot from Matt and am saddened that he has made this decision. It speaks volumes of his character and integrity and I personally wish him well,”...

  • Warriors blown away

    Carney leads Sharks to first win of the season

    Sharks five-eighth Todd Carney looks for options against the Warriors.
    by David Skipwith

    Todd Carney and Jeff Robson combined to steer Cronulla to a commanding 37-6 win over the Warriors at Remondis Stadium today. Sharks winger Nathan Stapleton bagged four tries as the home side turned around a poor season start, that saw them winless and bottom of the table after four rounds, to record their first victory in front of 11,307 fans. With their two halves working in tandem, the Sharks attack finally clicked ensure the score keeper was kept busy, after a barren opening month of football saw the club post a competition-low 28 points. Robson’s...

McFadden swings the axe as Warriors prepare to face Bulldogs

Posted on: Apr 7 2014 - 6:30pm | #0
In: Latest News, Main, NRL Premiership 2014, Read
David Skipwith
Newly appointed Warriors acting coach Andrew McFadden.

Auckland – Feleti Mateo and Chad Townsend are the two main casualties of acting Warriors coach Andrew McFadden’s first team selection, named today ahead of their round six NRL clash against the Canterbury Bulldogs at Eden Park on Sunday. Eager to make his mark and show he is capable of making the tough calls, McFadden has dropped the pair to the NSW Cup side, after ineffectual displays in Saturday’s heavy defeat to the Sharks. Sebastine Ikahihifo comes into the run-on side at lock and Thomas Leuluai makes his first start of the season at five-eighth, while a shoulder injury to Glen Fisiiahi allows Ngani Laumape to make his first appearance of the season on the right wing. “It’s tough on Chad. He has been doing a good job but Thomas...

Matt Elliott resigned from the Warriors' head coaching role, the club announced today.

Shock announcement sees McFadden take control for remainder of 2014 season

Auckland – The Warriors today announced coach Matthew Elliott has resigned with immediate effect. Assistant coach Andrew McFadden, recently appointed assistant coach of the Kiwis, has been named acting head coach to the end of the 2014 NRL season. In accepting the resignation, Warriors chairman Bill Wavish acknowledged Elliott’s personal qualities, skill...

Posted on: Apr 7 2014 - 11:30am | #0
In: Latest News, Main, NRL Premiership 2014, Read
David Skipwith
Warriors back-rower Feleti Mateo.

Lousi named despite dangerous throw charge

Auckland – Ball-playing back-rower Feleti Mateo returns from injury to bolster the Warriors’ bench for their round five...

Warriors' Jerome Ropati is consoled by team mates after breaking his jaw in the match against the Tigers.

Luckless veteran out for up to 12 weeks with broken jaw

Auckland – Jerome Ropati faces anything from six weeks to 12 weeks on the sideline after breaking his jaw in the Warriors’...

NSW Cup: Warriors thrash Cronulla

Hooker Siliva Havili in action for the Warriors' NSW Cup side.

The Warriors kick-started their NSW Cup season with an emphatic 44-6 win over Cronulla at Remondis Stadium today. The visitors scored first, had their only blip of the day...

NYC: Warriors fightback falls short

Metia Lisati in action for the Junior Warriors.

A Junior Warriors second-half comeback fell short when they were beaten 32-26 by the young Cronulla Sharks in today’s NYC-opener at Remondis Stadium. Down 32-10 in the second term, the Warriors produced a three-try surge to post 16-unanswered points, but it was too little, too late, and the final score-line flattered the visitors. Talented Cronulla fullback Valentine Holmes was the...

Local News

New partnership aiming to make a difference

Pt Chevalier second rower Patrick Sipley scrashes into Mt Albert halfback Cody Walker.

Auckland – Auckland Rugby League officially signed off on their new partnership with charity organisation Youthline at a ceremony in Ponsonby last week. The official Memorandum of Understanding was signed at...

Pt Chevalier captain Ian Hayes lift the Fox Memorial Shield following their 2013 grand final win over Mt Albert.

Fox Memorial, Sharman Cup set to get underway

Easter weekend, Saturday March 30, will see the commencement of the Auckland Rugby League’s Premiership season with both...