history

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V RAIDERS

  The Auckland Warriors and Canberra Raiders clashed before even taking the field against one another, but ultimately went on to forge a fascinating and fluctuating rivalry marked by semi-final classics, golden point thrillers and home-ground hoodoos. Overall record: Played… 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 TIGERS

Regarded as two of the most unpredictable and exciting sides in the NRL, the 20-season rivalry between the Warriors and Wests Tigers has been marked by high-scoring try-fests and extraordinary comebacks. Overall record: Played 30 – Wests Tigers won 16,… Read More ›

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V SHARKS

Cronulla’s early and recent periods of dominance bookended a decade where the Warriors held the upper hand, leaving the Sharks with a six-win advantage after a rivalry spanning 25 seasons. Incredibly, almost a third of the teams’ 40 encounters have… Read More ›

THE RIVALRY: WARRIORS V TITANS

The Warriors’ 13-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 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 STORM

During a 22-season rivalry, the Warriors have crafted a well-deserved reputation as a bogey side for perennial contenders Melbourne – particularly at the Storm’s home grounds. The teams have staged many dramatic clashes, none more so than the Warriors’ twin… Read More ›