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New Zealand Warriors win under 20s grand final over Brisbane Broncos in thriller

Chris Barclay   The junior Warriors defied the heat and a white-hot comeback from the Brisbane Broncos to claim their third National Youth Competition title in typically dramatic circumstances on NRL grand final day at ANZ Stadium on Sunday.

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Warriors v Roosters

Michael Chammas   NZ WARRIORS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 12.00pm

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Warriors sneak home against gutsy Sharks

Shark attack: Feleti Mateo tries to get a pass away under all sorts of Cronulla pressure.

Sarah Harvey   The Warriors have been pushed all the way by a relentless Sharks team, eventually coming out narrow victors at Mt Smart Stadium.

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Warriors v Sharks

Michael Chammas   Warriors v Cronulla at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 2pm

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors

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Jon Tuxworth   All the talking points from the Warriors' 54-18 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium.

Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 10:  Konrad Hurrell of the Warriors dives over to score a try during the round nine NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Canberra Raiders at Eden Park on May 10, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin   The Canberra Raiders host the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium from 2pm Sunday. (AEST)

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Canberra Raiders' performance won't influence whether prop Paul Vaughan will re-sign

Paul Vaughan is keen to re-sign with the Raiders despite their on-field woes.

David Polkinghorne   Paul Vaughan says the Raiders' performance will have no bearing on whether he re-signs with the club.

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth   Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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Manly Sea Eagles score convincing win over Warriors

Shortfall: Manly's Kieran Foran attempts unsuccessfully to stop a Konrad Hurrell try. The Sea Eagles had the last laugh, however.

Sarah Harvey   Like a rudderless ship, a depleted Warriors side showed they are nothing without Shaun Johnson, going down 22-12 to table-topping Manly in an arm wrestle at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.

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Warriors into top eight after 30-20 win against Panthers

Standout: Warrior Manu Vatuvei's defence was impressive.

Sarah Harvey   The club finds itself inside the sacred top eight, the first time in two years.

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All Blacks were awesome, but England are still in a good place

Mike Brown had a night to forget.

Ian McGeechan   Lancaster and his players have learnt much on this tour - now they must put the lessons to good use, writes Ian McGeechan.

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Warriors boost finals hopes by beating Broncos

Simon Mannering tries to break the Brisbane line for the Warriors.

Sarah Harvey   For the first 30 minutes of Saturday night's game against the Broncos at Mt Smart Stadium the Warriors looked half asleep.

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Danny Care injury hits an already-depleted England as All Blacks loom

Sidelined: Danny Care.

Liam Napier and Mick Cleary   A miskick has ruled England halfback Danny Care out of Saturday’s first Test against the All Blacks at Eden Park.

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NRL heavyweight Jim Doyle sees silver lining in Australian sport's 'blackest day'

NRL chief operating officer Jim Doyle.

Brad Walter   NRL chief operating officer Jim Doyle hopes the 15-month investigation into doping allegations in the game will be complete before he leaves at the end of the season to take charge of the Warriors.

NZ Warriors v Newcastle Knights

Flying Knight: Akuila Uate.

Michael Chammas   NZ WARRIORS v NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 2.00pm.

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New Zealand Warriors too strong for Gold Coast Titans despite Dave Taylor hat-trick

Warriors utility Feleti Mateo tries to get past the Gold Coast defence.

Steve Mascord   Queensland’s forwards will have added weight on their shoulders in Origin I following the Gold Coast-Warriors game: 122kg, to be exact.

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Titans v Warriors

Michael Chammas   GOLD COAST TITANS v NZ WARRIORS at Cbus Super Stadium, Saturday 5.30pm

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Jacob Lillyman in line for Queensland State of Origin selection

Jacob Lillyman in action against the Raiders last weekend.

Aaron Goile   A return to State of Origin could be confirmed for Warriors prop Jacob Lillyman tonight when Queensland announce their squad for game one.

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Michael Ennis labels Josh Morris' tackle 'play of the year'

Top Dog: Josh Morris.

Aaron Goile   The play of the year. That's how Canterbury skipper Michael Ennis described Josh Morris' try-saving, match-saving tackle on Shaun Johnson in last night's 16-12 NRL win over New Zealand in Hamilton.

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Canterbury Bulldogs fend off New Zealand Warriors to extend lead on ladder

Forceful: Bulldogs prop James Graham battles Warriors defenders on Sunday night.

Aaron Lawton   Canterbury have kept up their winning streak and extended their lead at the top of the NRL ladder after beating New Zealand 16-12 in Hamilton on Sunday.

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