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Low Blow

On a night when Joseph Parker became the number one contender for the IBF crown, it was the Canberra Raiders who landed a massive body blow to the Warriors’ finals hopes. As Mt Taranaki watched on, the men from Mt Smart sunk to new lows in what is fast becoming a nightmare season.

There’s been some bad nights, some difficult 80-minutes so far this year, but I think the reason Saturday felt like such a cheap shot is because we were supposed to have hit rock bottom already — why on earth did we have to go back there again? Continue reading Low Blow

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Proud

It was an emotional week in Warrior Nation. Embarrassment in Melbourne, injuries, controversy off the field and massive changes to the game-day lineup. The atmosphere surrounding the club took a hit, social media trolls were baying for blood and the media’s head exploded.

However, what resulted was perhaps the most satisfying two hours I have ever spent at Mt Smart. Continue reading Proud

What’s going on?

Twenty-one years and my team is still

Trying to climb that great big ladder of hope

To a Premiership title

I realised quickly that I’d always be loyal

That a few losses wouldn’t spoil my faith, uh huh

For the team called the Warriors

 

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This is the Moment

Remember this date: 16 April 2016. It’s a date we look forward to as I write these words, but one day — maybe later this year, next year or whenever Ryan Hoffman is lifting the Provan-Summons Trophy surrounded by Simon Mannering, Shaun Johnson and Co. — we’ll look back at this date with hindsight and remember that 16 April 2016 was the day when everything changed, when the Warriors released the shackles, went all-in on their season, all-in on their future and backed themselves to come up with the best hand.

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