Rivalries

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V TITANS

The Warriors’ 14-season rivalry with the Gold Coast Titans can be neatly divided into two parts, with the holiday strip-based club enjoying the early running before the Warriors wrested control in 2011. The large Kiwi expat population in southeast Queensland… Read More ›

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V BULLDOGS

The Warriors’ rivalry with the Canterbury Bulldogs intensified during the early-2000s following a string of spectacular comebacks and upset victories by the Auckland-based club, while the Bulldogs’ consistently large contingent of Kiwi imports ensured an extra bit of fire and… Read More ›

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V BRONCOS

The Warriors’ rivalry with the Broncos kicked off via an epic contest in their 1995 premiership debut. Competition between the two clubs has consequently held a special place in the Auckland-based club’s narrative ever since, and has produced many thrillers,… Read More ›

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V DRAGONS

The Auckland Warriors endured their troubles against the St George Dragons and Illawarra Steelers early in the club’s existence, and that was only exacerbated by the St George Illawarra Dragons merger in 1999 – the Warriors’ success rate against the… Read More ›