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Don’t Look Back In Anger

The Anzac round is one filled with remembrance. It’s a time to reflect on the lives of those who have come and gone before us, a time to honour the sacrifices they made for their country and for everyone who calls it home. It’s a time to consider the impact of not just the Anzac campaign, but of all wars, both then and now, and wonder why we can’t all get along. Lastly, it’s an opportunity to showcase the honour in battle, in fighting the good fight, no matter whether you win or lose.

And while Tuesday night did not end in celebration for those of us who reside in Warrior Nation, there was much to be proud of. In perhaps their most committed performance of the season, the men from Mt Smart travelled to enemy territory and found themselves leading the table-topping Storm at the 65-minute mark. The Warriors weren’t flashy — instead their performance felt rather Melbourne-like — but they were dedicated, and when they had opportunities to score, for the most part they took them. Continue reading Don’t Look Back In Anger

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Remember the Titans

No matter what happens during the match, Saturday will be a special day — you can at least count on that. The Warriors get their first chance to host an Anzac Day fixture, on the most momentous occasion to date, and in what will be the opening match of a five-game marathon of rugby league. There’ll be an official Anzac Day ceremony, including The Last Post and a moment of silence — Lest We Forget — in recognition of the 100-year anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign.


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