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Romp in RotoVegas

Okay, so maybe ‘romp’ is an exaggeration, but there’s definitely plenty to be positive about following the Warriors’ four tries to one, 18–4, win over Penrith at the weekend.

Sam Tomkins looked every bit like a marquee signing. Tomkins had plenty of critics last year, largely because of his mixed start to the season and the huge price tag that accompanies any discussion about his quality. If the weekend is anything to go by, this year he’s out to prove all the doubters wrong. He made things happen every time he joined the attacking line, his quick hands and superb angles are evident in the clips below. But, as you’ll discover, defence is what gets me going, and I loved how confident and assured he looked at the back. Whether it was under the high ball, positioning himself for last-ditch tackles or fielding kicks into the in-goal, the Wigan Warrior was everywhere. Continue reading Romp in RotoVegas

Who is the NRL Warrior?

Nearly 20 years ago, the NRL Warrior watched Dean Bell lead the DB Bitter Auckland Warriors out of the tunnel at Ericsson Stadium. Drummers drummed, fires flamed and a young boy lay on the floor of his bedroom, glued to the fuzzy screen of a 14-inch television screen, and fell in love.

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